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
  • New and recent works by Des Moines painter Frank Hansen will be on view. Also opening Thurs: mixed-media work...
  • Friday, October 3, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • Help Iowa treasure Pieta Brown celebrate the release of her self-produced 14-song Paradise Outlaw. Th...
  • Sunday, October 5, 2014
  • 7:00 pm
  • 24-year-old singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and “American Idol” finalist Casey Abrams co-wrote, s...
  • Friday, October 10, 2014
  • 8:00 pm
  • Tchotchke used in a sentence: “a bedroom with polka-dot curtains, flowery wallpaper, and shelves cluttered w...

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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
    • An opening artist reception is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 pm Award-win...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Narciso Meneses Elizalde
    • An opening artist reception is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 pm Narciso M...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Frank Hansen
    • An opening artist reception is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 pm Young Fra...
    • Oct 2, 2014
    • Artist opening reception
    • New and recent works by Des Moines painter Frank Hansen will be on view. Also opening Thurs: mixed-...
    • Oct 2 - Nov 2, 2014
    • Lauren Tucci
    • An opening artist reception is set for Thursday, Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 pm Lauren Tu...