Cedar Rapids Museum Of Art

Into the Blue: An All-Iowa Juried Exhibition

Location: 410 Third Avenue SE
Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
410 3rd Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Next Upcoming Date: Sunday, June 9 2019 to Sunday, September 15 2019




Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Sunday, June 9 to Sunday, September 15 2019
  • Wednesday, August 21 to Wednesday, November 27 2019
  • Friday, August 23 to Friday, November 29 2019
  • Sunday, August 25 to Sunday, December 1 2019
  • Tuesday, August 27 to Tuesday, December 3 2019
  • Wednesday, August 28 to Wednesday, December 4 2019
  • Friday, August 30 to Friday, December 6 2019
  • Sunday, September 1 to Sunday, December 8 2019
  • Tuesday, September 3 to Tuesday, December 10 2019
  • Wednesday, September 4 to Wednesday, December 11 2019

A color-specific celebration of Iowa artists!

Juried by CRMA Associate Curator Kate Kunau, Into the Blue draws work from artists all over the state of Iowa.  The work on display must have been created within the last three years and blue must be the dominant color. Into the Blue celebrates the hue in both two and three-dimensional works across all media and examines how blue has been incredibly important to artists for centuries:  From the luxurious (and expensive!) ultramarine used to color the Virgin Mary’s cloak and star-studded vaults of heaven in medieval and Renaissance art to the exuberance of Yves Klein’s trademarked shade and, blue has long inspired artists and this exhibition.
This exhibition and accompanying educational programming have been made possible by Collins Aerospace and the Richard D. Pinney Exhibition Fund.  Additional support has been provided by the Hotel-Motel Tax Fund, the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts, members of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, and contributors to the Museum’s Annual Fund.  Annual educational programming support has been provided in part by Transamerica.