Grant Wood Birthday BASH
February 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Join us at the American Gothic House Center on Feb 4, 2023, as we celebrate Grant Wood’s birthday! Schedule:
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Speaker Michael Zahs will talk about Grant Wood (GW), show part of his GW collection, and reveal (2) new GW paintings he recently acquired! Limit: 25 participants. Program is FREE but preregistration is REQUIRED on or before January 27th at 5:00 p.m. Call the center at 641-652-3352 or register online at: www.mycountyparks.com/County/Wapello/Events.aspx
Note: We may have a second presentation at 11:15 a.m. in the event this time slot gets full. Make sure to get “waitlisted” online or call and leave your contact information for this possibility.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE birthday scavenger hunt for school-aged children. Come to the American Gothic House Center (AGHC), get an official scavenger hunt form, find the answers in the gallery, and turn it in. All correct forms will be entered into a drawing for a $50 certificate good for merchandise at the AGHC gift shop. First 100 kids will receive a birthday gift bag. All children must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or over. No preregistration necessary. Winner will be notified February 6th.
Note: The American Gothic House Center, 300 American Gothic Street, Eldon, will be closed to the public until 1:00 p.m. on this date. No scavenger hunt forms will be distributed until 2:00 p.m.