Legion Arts is an award-winning, Cedar Rapids nonprofit dedicated to the creation, presentation, understanding and impact of contemporary art.

Based at CSPS, a restored landmark building on the edge of downtown Cedar Rapids, Legion Arts presents cutting edge art, music theatre, film and other events at a variety of venues; supports young artists, experimental art forms and new idea.

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  • Local audiophile gives Surf Zombies vinyl an 8; release show Sept. 11

    Surf Zombies headman Brook Hoover asked local audiophile Michael Roeder to assess the new vinyl version of the band’s instant surf rock classic  It’s…a Thing. Michael (who also operates the music blog Play B Sides) ran the record through the paces … Continue reading

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, June 4, 2015
  • Jen P. Harris’ luminous, intricately layered ink paintings are inspired by philosophical, religious and s...

  • Thursday, September 3, 2015
  • Opening reception Thursday, Sept. 3, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

  • Friday, September 4, 2015
  • 8:00 pm
  • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room ...
  • Friday, September 11, 2015
  • 8:00 pm
  • The Surf Zombies raise surf rock from the dead with fast, crazy surf originals that straddle alternative, u...

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Local audiophile gives Surf Zombies vinyl an 8; release show Sept. 11

Surf Zombies headman Brook Hoover asked local audiophile Michael Roeder to assess the new vinyl version of the band’s instant surf rock classic  It’s…a Thing. Michael (who also operates the music blog Play B Sides) ran the record through the paces … Continue reading

Concert for Nepal to aid country still in great need

The “Concert for Nepal” Saturday, Aug. 1 at CSPS Hall will cap off a month-long fundraising effort led by local Nepali man Suresh Basnet to bring relief to remote villagers struggling after a devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on April … Continue reading

Make Music Day comes to Cedar Rapids June 21

On Sunday, June 21, the first day of summer, the city of Cedar Rapids will be filled with live music, as Legion Arts coordinates the first annual MAKE MUSIC DAY CEDAR RAPIDS. MAKE MUSIC DAY, the wild and wonderful mix … Continue reading

Bob Untiedt joins Legion Arts

Bob Untiedt joins the Legion Arts staff as Finance and Development Specialist after years of volunteering with the organization. A native of eastern Iowa, he grew up in Davenport and Durant, Iowa, and attended Coe College in the 1980s. Among other … Continue reading

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • Jun 4 - Sep 27, 2015
    • Jen P. Harris
    • Jen P. Harris’ luminous, intricately layered ink paintings are inspired by philosophical, relig...

    • Sep 4 - Sep 5, 2015
    • SPT Season Tickets
    • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room
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    • Sep 4 - Sep 5, 2015
    • SPT Theatre
    • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room