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, December 4, 2014
  • Hominine and Mr. Lips: Two Works is an exhibition by New York-based artist Andrew Br...
  • Friday, February 6, 2015
  • 8:00 pm
  • Minneapolis-based, dance couple Chris Yon and Taryn Griggs ”interact with droll humor and deadpan slapstick ...
  • Sunday, February 8, 2015
  • 7:00 pm
  • Led by dynamic front woman and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle, The Ragbirds command an arsenal of instrume...
  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
  • 7:00 pm
  • In his three and a half decades as a recording artist, Willie Nile has earned a reputation as a fierce rock ...

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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

    • Dec 4 - Feb 1, 2014
    • Andrew Brehm
    • Hominine and Mr. Lips: Two Works is an exhibition by New York-based artist...
    • Dec 11 - Feb 1, 2014
    • UI 3D Design Students
    • Students from the University of Iowa 3D Design Program won this year’s CONNECT competition at SOFA...
    • Dec 15 - Feb 1, 2014
    • Adam Burke
    • In five videos, a performer uses a wooden stick to push on the wavy membrane between air and water. ...
    • Feb 6 - Feb 7, 2015
    • Chris Yon
    • Minneapolis-based, dance couple Chris Yon and Taryn Griggs ”interact with droll humor and deadpan ...
    • Feb 8, 2015
    • The Ragbirds
    • Led by dynamic front woman and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle, The Ragbirds command an arsenal o...