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Arts & Culture

The traditional Amana culture still thrives vividly throughout our community. The Amana Colonies are home to a flourishing artistic community rooted in both local and regional influences. Explore the traditional Amana art forms our local artisans still practice such as woodworking, willow basketry and needlework.

Peruse our art galleries offering original paintings, hand-colored print etchings, decorative ceramics and much more. Familiarize yourself with Amana culture by visiting the Amana Heritage Museum located in a 19th century schoolhouse or enjoy live entertainment at one of our multiple venues throughout the year. The unique culture in the Amana Colonies is one for the whole family to enjoy.

Our work will make you smile!

3146 Hwy 6, Homestead

AJ's Copper Garden & Metal Art Gallery is a sales outlet for the artists studio located next door. 10 artists build metal art sculptures of Copper, Brass & Stainless Steel. These sculptures are simply amazing creations from a team of…

Your Headquarters for Handmade in Amana Items

1210 G Street, PO Box 114, High Amana

The Amana Arts Guild Center offers a unique attic art gallery and sales shop experience. We specialize in all kinds of "Handmade in Amana" items and we feature rotating exhibits throughout the season. We have baskets, quilts, tinware, blacksmithing, woodwork,…

This Amana Community church building is one of seven Amana village churches of the Community of True Inspiration. Built in 1865, from local brick, this church building looks much as it did 130 years ago. Hosts guide visitors through the…

Amana's original furniture shop! Proudly handcrafting solid Walnut, Cherry, and Oak furniture, clocks, and gift items. Featuring traditional Amana designs alongside many new original designs. Custom work is welcome and encouraged...bring us your plans and let us bring them to…

The Amana Heritage Museum is comprised of three 19th Century buildings, set in spacious grounds. The Noé House, built in 1864, was originally a communal kitchen and later a doctor's residence. Exhibits in the Noé House trace the history and…

The Amana Heritage Society maintains a group of arts-and-culture, museums that display and interpret artifacts and photos of the history of the Amana Colonies. With an intact communal-era kitchen, coopershop, the original school house, a communal-era wash house, the preserved…

Mini-Americana is the largest known collection of 1/12 scale miniature replicas built by one man, woodworker Henry Moore (1911-1983). Following a scale of one inch to one foot, Mini-Americana is a unique display of over 200 miniatures that depict the…

Amana Colonies Only Broom & Basket Makers

618 8th Avenue, West Amana

Schanz Furniture and Refinishing has a selection of brooms and a few baskets also. Located 1/2 mile East of South Amana on Hwy. 6 and open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm. The Amana Colonies' only broom and basket makers…

From our hands to yours. Over 100 regional artists.

(319) 622-3969

4506 220th Trail, Amana

Catiri's Art Oasis was established in 2001. Ithiel & Jenise Catiri decided to move to the beautifully wooded rolling hills of Amana to establish a life, creating & selling their artworks. Over the years, the gallery has rapidly evolved to…

Visit the extraordinary world of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art! Enter through a towering plant-filled atrium and branch off into galleries filled with a selection of more than 2,000 years of art. From Roman busts to American landscape paintings…