Art Center

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Exhibitions, Collections & Programs

Once the private home of a lumber heiress, the Musser Museum features many distinctive architectural details of the Edwardian period. The mansion's 11 rooms host important collections of paintings, sculpture, Oriental carpets, and decorative arts. The adjoining Stanley Gallery hosts national, traveling art exhibitions.


The Muscatine Art Center is funded in part by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

For More Information

To view a full listing of events and exhibitions visit the Muscatine Art Center website.

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    Ballet Des Moines to stop in Muscatine Sunday to help welcome spring

    The “Dance into Spring” tour, bringing together Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium, will present a free outdoor performance on the Muscatine Riverfront at 5:30 p.m. this Sunday (May 2). Read on...
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    Dance into Spring on the Muscatine riverfront set for May 2

    In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, Ballet Des Moines and Hancher Auditorium at the University of Iowa have come together to create Dance Into Spring, a state-crossing collaboration featuring outdoor performances in Des Moines, Iowa City, and Muscatine. Read on...
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