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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  • Artist ‘explores’ Mars with new project

    Ian Etter brings his multi-media exploration, “Manned Mock Mars Mission (MMMM),” to the CSPS galleries May 1-June 29. An opening artist reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm, at CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. The … Continue reading

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, March 6, 2014
  • Exuberant Politics is a multi-site celebration of art, activism and political feelin...
  • Friday, April 25, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • Kris Delmhorst A sweet voice, spiked with a shadowy growl…  A folksy sound, peppered w...
  • Saturday, April 26, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • The Surf Zombies raise surf rock from the dead, wielding fast and crazy surf originals that successfully strad...
  • Thursday, May 1, 2014
  • An opening reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm. Meet the artist. Free and open to all

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Artist ‘explores’ Mars with new project

Ian Etter brings his multi-media exploration, “Manned Mock Mars Mission (MMMM),” to the CSPS galleries May 1-June 29. An opening artist reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm, at CSPS Hall, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids. The … Continue reading

Robert Lindsey-Nassif’s ‘Opal’ based on real girl’s diaries

Robert Lindsey-Nassif’s Opal will be presented at CSPS on Friday and Saturday Jan. 31 & Feb 1, and Feb 7 & 8 at 8 pm. The musical is based on the magical and mysterious diary of seven-year-old Opal Whiteley — … Continue reading

Hinterlands’ ‘The Circuit’ earning raves

This review originally appeared on Milwaukee Mag.com Tickets to Oct. 25-26 CSPS shows here For all its punk sensibility, there is a core of heartfelt and sometimes pungent nostalgia in The Circuit, the latest project by the imaginative Detroit-based performance … Continue reading

Sixth Annual Landfall Festival of World Music coming Sept. 24-28

The sixth annual Landfall Festival of World Music comes to Cedar Rapids Sept. 24-28 featuring over 70 musicians from 12 countries including Brazil, Corsica, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Poland, Mongolia, Norway, Reunion Island, Sweden, Ukraine and the United States. Locations this … Continue reading

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • Mar 6 - Apr 30, 2014
    • Exuberant Politics
    • Exuberant Politics is a multi-site celebration of art, activism and politi...
    • May 1 - Jun 1, 2014
    • Stuart Klipper
    • An opening reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm. Meet the artist. Free and open ...
    • May 1 - Jun 29, 2014
    • Ian Etter
    • An opening reception is planned for Thursday, May 1, 5-7 pm. Meet the artist. Free and open ...