UPCOMING EVENTS

From gallery openings to theatre productions, sing-alongs and beyond, we host a variety of events at the downtown Arts Center and other venues in town. 

Check back for ongoing updates! 


Empty Bowls Fundraiser and Jingle Bell Holiday - November 16, 5-8pm. GRINNELL ARTS CENTER
Our second annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for MICA in conjunction with Jingle Bell Holiday. Buy a bowl, enjoy soup.

Local Artist Market - November 16-17. THE STEW
Featuring ceramics, woodworking, fiber arts, and more.

Karen Meat + pictoria vark - November 30, 7pm. THE STEW
Iowa City-based Karen Meat perform their fun and theatrical indie-rock, featuring home-made costumes and more. Grinnell College act pictoria vark will open.


DECEMBER
Elizabeth Moen + squirrel flower in concert - December 8, 7pm. THE STEW
Do not miss this show! Two of Iowa’s best songwriters on one bill. squirrel flower, project of Grinnell College student Ella Williams, was recently featured on NPR.

Under Milk Wood - December 14-16. THE LOFT THEATRE
Grinnell Community Theatre presents the classic Dylan Thomas radio play, directed by Wendy Abrahamsen.


THE ARTS CENTER WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 1