General Information


With hundreds of works by local and regional artists, the permanent collection provides a fascinating perspective on
Iowa, the Midwest and the nation.
To propose an exhibit, email Curator/Registrar, Emily Drennan.


We offer a variety of classes for all ages and skill levels. For a full listing of classes, check the Friends of the Hearst Website. To book an education tour or ask questions, email Education Coordinator, Angie Hickok.



Be a part of a creative team by volunteering for educational events, programs and more. Email Education Coordinator, Angie Hickok or email Programs Coordinator, Sher Huber-Otting for more information.

Keep up to date on the changing exhibits, new classes/workshops, new events and more by checking the Hearst Center on Facebook and the Friends of the Hearst Website.

Room Rental

Make the Hearst Center your next destination for your work retreat, bridal shower, birthday party and more. Find the right space for your next event. To book a room, email Programs Coordinator, Sheri Huber-Otting.

Classes / Events

Find classes and workshops in drawings, painting, ceramics, creative writing and more. Classes for adults and children are available.

"It's happening at the Hearst!" There is something for everyone to enjoy, from Final Thursday Reading Series, Hearst Film Series to Lunchtime Concert Series.

Keep up to date by following us on Facebook, checking Friends of the Hearst website, and check out the Education brochure.

Public Art

Enjoy the public art around the Cedar Valley. For more information about public art or to schedule a tour, call the Hearst Center 319-273-8641.

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Gift Shop

Visit the Hearst Gift Shop to find locally made and unique items. Find the perfect gift and have a one of a kind item. Email Gift Shop Manager, Abby Haigh, for more information or to become a vendor.

Sculpture Garden Rental

We invite you to use our elegant and inspirational setting for your next group event. Rooms are available year-round. Have your wedding in the Hearst Sculpture Garden. To make a reservation call the Hearst Center.

Get Involved!

Become a member of Friends of the Hearst or
apply to become a volunteer at the Hearst
Estate planning. For more information on becoming a member of Friends of the Hearst or joining the Friends of the Hearst Board, visit

To learn more information visit our Friends of the Hearst website.