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Muscatine Art Center

1314 Mulberry Avenue

About Us

Showcasing the 1908 Musser Mansion and the contemporary Stanley Gallery, the Muscatine Art Center offers eastern Iowa both decorative arts associated with the original home, and exciting changing exhibitions. We invite you to spend an afternoon with us. Admission is free.

Established as a museum in 1965 by a gift of Laura Musser's heirs, Mary Catherine McWhirter and Mary Musser Gilmore, the mansion features many distinctive architectural details of the Edwardian period.

The grounds of the Muscatine Art Center cover over four acres and include a "Japanese Garden" with pagodas, small pools, waterfalls and native Iowa wildflowers. In addition, an enclosed courtyard has been developed for outdoor sculpture.

In 1976, C. Maxwell and Elizabeth Stanley donated the Stanley Gallery which provides contemporary space for changing exhibitions and studio art classes.


Karen Cooney

Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017
The opening night for the exhibit was wonderful. The music room had great music and food and wine. The exhibit was a great way to start the holiday season.

Doug Cocklin

Saturday, March 24, 2018
It is always a nice place with beautiful art work.

Kara Miller

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Wonderful art center has a ton of history of Muscatine

kayla shader

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Love the garden :)

Eva McBride

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018
Always something beautiful to see

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