Exterior view of Sioux City Art Center (1996) designed by Skidmore. Owings. & Merrill. Photograph courtesy of Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa.
Ella Witter, Peonies, early 1950s, oil on canvas. Permanent Collection of Witter Gallery. Photograph courtesy of Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, Iowa.
Witter Gallery, cont.
Publications: newsletter (monthly).
Given as a gift to the community by artist and teacher Ella Witter, daughter of one of the founders of Storm Lake, the Witter Gallery offers monthly exhibitions, including solo and group shows by regional artists working in a variety of media as well as touring exhibitions.
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Waterloo Museum of Art
Waterloo Center for the Arts 225 Commercial St.
Waterloo, IA 50701 Tel: (319) 291-4491 Fax: (319) 291-4490 Internet Address: www.waterloo-ia.org/arts Director: Ms. Cammie V. Scully Admission: voluntary contribution.
Open. Monday to Friday, 10am-opm, Photograph courtesy of Waterloo Museum of Art, Waterloo,
Saturday to Sunday, lpm-4pm. Iowa.
Closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day,
Thanksgiving Day to Thanksgiving Friday Christmas Day to December 26.
Facilities: Auditorium (250 seats); Childrens Gallery (interactive, based on cultural themes; Sat-Sun, lpm-4pm); Classrooms; Galleries: Library (2,000 volumes, by appointment): Sculpture Court; Shop (original art by Midwestern artists, crafts, Haitian art: Sat-Sun, lpm-4pm); Theatres (2; 385 seats and 68 seats).
Activities: Arts Festival; Concerts: Education Programs (adults and children); Films; Gallery Talks; Guided Tours; Lectures; Performances; Permanent Exhibits; Temporary Exhibitions: Traveling Exhibitions.
Publications: calendar (monthly); class brochures; exhibit/program announcements; exhibition catalogues; newsletter (quarterly).
Located in the Waterloo Center for the Arts, the Museum features regional paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings, including works by Grant Wood. Marvin Cone, and Thomas Hart Benton; an extensive collection of Caribbean folk art with an emphasis on Haitian paintings and sculpture; American decorative art, including pottery, jewelry, glass, textiles and mixed media; and American folk art. The Museum organizes and mounts approximately 35 exhibitions each year. Exhibitions of selections from the permanent collection in the Reuling, Reddington and Grant Wood galleries change twice a year. Exhibitions in the Raymond T. Fosberg Riverside galleries, which interpret and expand upon the permanent collection, change every five weeks. Additionally, small exhibitions of selected permanent collection works and special community outreach exhibits are displayed in the Rotary -Lichty Galleries. The Center also houses the Waterloo Community Theater, Black Hawk Children’s Theater, the WTaterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony offices. Metropolitan Chorale, and Waterloo Municipal Band.