The Grant Wood Studio and Armstrong Visitor Center will be reopening for the season on Saturday, April 2 at 12:00 p.m. Admission to the Studio is free for everyone during regular Studio hours courtesy of a grant from the Esther and Robert Armstrong Charitable Trust.
Grant Wood comes to life in this light-filled, inspirational loft known as the Grant Wood Studio, located right here in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Wood lived and worked in the Studio from 1924 through 1935, but his spirit is still very much alive as visitors observe the decorative details and craftsmanship that went into transforming the loft into a studio, performance space, and living quarters. Visitors stand in the very spot where Wood painted some of his most famous works, including American Gothic (1930). The experience continues with a visit to the nearby Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, which houses the world’s largest collection of artworks by Grant Wood.
Currently, face masks are required, and the docent guided Studio tours are limited to groups of ten (10) people at a time. Tours begin on the half hour. All COVID precautions have been implemented for your safety.
Grant Wood Studio hours
Saturday, Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, Noon to 4:00 p.m.
The Studio is located at 810 Second Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401.
For more information, please visit www.crma.org or call 319.366.7503.
The mission of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art is to excite, engage, and educate through the arts. The Museum’s collection contains more than 8000 works of art by hundreds of artists, including the world’s largest collection of works by Grant Wood. For more information on exhibitions or related programs call the Museum at 319.366.7503 or visit the Museum’s web site at www.crma.org. Museum Hours: noon to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday; noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday; 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. on Saturday. Grant Wood Studio Hours: noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. To arrange special weekday tours of the Grant Wood Studio, please call Education Director, Erin Thomas at 319.366.7503 x 203.