December | January | February

Poetry Out Loud
January 20 at 2 p.m.
Free and open to the public. Please join us to support our local students!
This event is sponsored by the Hearst Center and the Iowa Arts Council.
The Hearst Center is excited to host a regional POETRY OUT LOUD competition this winter! All local students grades 9–12 are invited to register and compete in this national poetry recitation competition (students outside of the Cedar Falls Community Schools system are welcome.) For rules, approved poems and more information please visit For more information and to sign up, please call 319.268.5550 or email

Brunch + Learn
Join us for coffee, sweet treats and great discussions with our featured artists from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Mae Latta Hall. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to reserve seating by calling 319.273.8641.

January 9-Barbara Fedeler
Two new large-scale panoramic lanscapes by Barbara are currently on view in the new exhibition, Recent Acquisitions. Barbara is a professor of art at Warburg College.

January 16-Tatiana Ivaschekno-Jackson
Trained both in St. Petersburg, Russia and in the United States, Tatiana is known for her impressionist landscapes and portraits. She will discuss her work, including a new acquisition on display at the Hearst as part of the Recent Acquisition exhibition.

Dazzle Hour
Jan. 4 from 5-6 p.m.
Join us after work and unwind with travel-inspired mono-printing int he gallery. Start your weekend off right with light bites and champagne while you enjoy the travel drawings of Marguerite Wildenhain. Parents - we will be offering hands on art activities for your children in education classrooms during this time, $3/child!

More Music in Mae Latta Hall
Featuring music by members of the Cedar Valley Acoustic Guitar Association. You’ve enjoyed them on summer evenings at Movies Under the Moon, now you can relive those warm memories this winter in Mae Latta Hall. Music begins at 7 p.m.

January 17: Rick Vanderwall

Final Thursday Reading Series
Last Thursday of the month at 7 pm, Mae Latta Hall
The Final Thursday Reading Series is back with another great slate of featured regional authors and,
as always, an open mic where you can share your own creative writing. Q&A follows each reading.
Open mic at 7:15 pm, featured author at 8 pm. Free and open to the public.

January 31: Ann Myles' poetry has been published in Ghost City Review, Lavender Review and The New Verse News

The Songbook Trio
Gems from the Great American Songbook, performed live by Steph, Tom, and Al in Mae Latta Hall at 7 pm.
Free and open to the public.

Jan. 10: Modern Times, The Last Pages of the Great American Songbook

Lunchtime Concert
Bring your lunch, unwind, and enjoy fantastic concerts by UNI musicians! 12–1 p.m. Free and open to the public.

January 11: Dr. Jean McDonalds (mezzo) and Jeffrey Brich (tenor) will sing selections by Henry Purcell and Benjamin Britton with Dr. Korey Barrett (piano)

Red Herring Readers Theatre
Red Herring presents The Boys in the Band, written by Mart Crowley and directed by Scot Morris
Sponsored by Jones Law Firm
Michael is hosting a birthday celebration for a pal when he gets an unexpected visit from an old friend, Alan. The problem is, Alan is straight-and extremely straitlaced-and everyone else at the party is gay.

January 29 at 7 p.m.

We've Got Stories to Tell
Join us for a talk with author, Kenneth Lyftogt at the Hearst Center, as part of a series with local historians collaborated and sponsored by the Cedar Falls Historical Society.

January 8 from 6-8 p.m.

James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, Iowa, 50613
Gallery Hours
Mondays | Closed
Tuesday & Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday & Friday | 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday | 1:00pm-4:00pm
Hearst Center for the Arts is part of the Department of
Municipal Operations & Programs, City of Cedar Falls.
City of Cedar Falls