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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  • 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

Welcome to Legion Arts

  • Thursday, April 2, 2015
  • With support from the Visual Artists Network, Legion Arts has been pleased this spring to ha...
  • Thursday, May 7, 2015
  • When he was 10 years old, Mel Andringa discovered that puzzle manufacturers used the same stamp to cut puzzles...
  • Sunday, May 24, 2015
  • 7:00 pm
  • Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmo...
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  • 7:00 pm
  • Well known for his many years as Jackson Browne's go-to stringman, David Lindley effortlessly combines America...

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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

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

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

    • May 7 - May 31, 2015
    • Mel Andringa
    • When he was 10 years old, Mel Andringa discovered that puzzle manufacturers used the same stamp to c...
    • May 7 - May 31, 2015
    • UI Intermedia Collective
    • This exhibition of video work by nine University of Iowa graduate students in the Intermedia Department is entitled Boom Boom Boom.
    • May 24, 2015
    • Red Molly w/ Tim Shelton
    • Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-...
    • May 26, 2015
    • David Lindley
    • Well known for his many years as Jackson Browne's go-to stringman, David Lindley effortlessly combin...