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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  • LANDFALL FESTIVAL 2014 Sept. 16-20

    Musicians from Europe, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East highlight the seventh annual Landfall Festival of World Music taking place at various venues in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Sept. 16 through 20. Landfall Mainstage acts, appearing nightly … Continue reading

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, October 2, 2014
  • Young Frank cut wood, bailed hay, fed cows, had a tumor, and dreamt big, on a small farm near Des Moines. His...
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
  • Revival Theatre Company presents the Midwest premiere of a musical based on the 1991 film starring River Phoen...
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • Praised by the likes of Fatboy Slim and Damon Albarn, Mali’s Bassekou Kouyate is a musical visionary blurrin...
  • Friday, October 31, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room with ...

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LANDFALL FESTIVAL 2014 Sept. 16-20

Musicians from Europe, the Caribbean, South America and the Middle East highlight the seventh annual Landfall Festival of World Music taking place at various venues in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Sept. 16 through 20. Landfall Mainstage acts, appearing nightly … Continue reading

Legion Arts seeks business manager

Legion Arts has an opening for a full-time business manager. The basic job description is as follows: Provide administrative support to CFO and CEO, managing payroll, accounts payable and financial statements; Oversee employment policies and personnel, facility maintenance, vendor and … Continue reading

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

    Upcoming Eventsmore

    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Jesse McLean
    • Award-winning media artist Jesse McLean has presented her work at museums, galleries and film festiv...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Narciso Meneses Elizalde
    • Narciso Meneses Elizalde was raised in the small town of Totoapa, Hidalgo, in Mexico. His family ...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Frank Hansen
    • Young Frank cut wood, bailed hay, fed cows, had a tumor, and dreamt big, on a small farm near Des Mo...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Lauren Tucci
    • Lauren Tucci’s dark, fantastical ceramic pieces tell half-stories… the viewer supplies the rest....