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! 

Opening Reception for Forgotten Photographs: Cornelia Clarke’s Botanical Images - January 11, 5 - 6:30pm. STEWART GALLERY
Grinnell Historical Society presents this special exhibit featuring the work of Grinnell photographer Cornelia Clarke. Special performance by Catherine Rod as Cornelia Clarke at 5:45pm.

Stew Fest - January 26. THE STEW
Our second annual celebration of the Stew! Join your creative community for an event of stew-tasting, awards, and more. More info coming soon…

Gallery Talk: Filling in the Blanks on Cornelia Clarke’s Life - January 27, 2:00pm.
Grinnell historian Dan Kaiser will present on Stewart Gallery featured artist Cornelia Clarke.

Apocalypso Tantric Noise Choir - February 9, 7:30pm. THE STEW
This experimental jazz trio from Fairfield, IA has been playing together for 20 years. Their members are brothers Eric (keyboards) and David (drums) Hurlin, and James Moore (guitar).

High School - Middle School Annual Art Show Opens - February 14. STEWART GALLERY
Soft opening, no reception. Stay tuned for information about closing reception in March.

High School / Middle School Art Show Closing Reception - March 7, 5-6pm. STEWART GALLERY
Closing reception with light snacks. More info coming soon…

Vox Feminae - March 8, 7pm. THE STEW
Grinnell’s own women’s acapella chorus will perform a variety of music from across the ages! A lively and casual event with snacks and beverages.