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.

  1. Scarecrow and Jack-O-Lanterns 001 (JPG)

    Scarecrows and Jack-o-Lanterns bring Fall fun to Muscatine Art Center grounds

    Following fall tradition, many local residents are busy creating scarecrows and Jack-o-Lanterns to decorate their own homes for the Halloween season. Read on...
  2. Bryce Taylor as Daniel Parvin (2) (JPG)

    "Muscatine and the Civil War: Letters Home" film premieres October 23

    A series of short films will introduce local residents to Muscatine Civil War soldier Daniel Parvin letters to home written from 1861 when he enrolled through his recovery from a gruesome battle injury in 1864. Read on...
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