Waterloo Center for the Arts


225 Commercial St
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Phone: 319-291-4490

Overlooking the scenic Cedar River in downtown Waterloo, the Waterloo Center for the Arts offers something creative for the entire family: changing gallery exhibits, classes, outstanding facility rentals, special events, gift store, the Phelps Youth Pavilion (interactive children’s museum focused on cultural & agricultural exploration), Mark’s Park (free outdoor splash pad and playground), and the RiverLoop Amphitheatre and Expo Plaza (outdoor spaces for concerts, events and festivals). The Center also holds the largest public collection of Haitian artwork in the US, Midwestern works by Grant Wood & Thomas Hart Benton, American Decorative Art, and International Folk Art.


    Tuesday - Saturday | 10:00AM - 5:00PM
      Phelps Youth Pavilion
    Wednesday - Saturday | 10:00AM - 4:00PM
      Sunday | 1:00 - 4:00PM  


Galleries: Free; Phelps Youth Pavilion: $5/person; $2 with EBT card; FREE for members and children under the age of 1. Children 12 yrs and under must be accompanied by adult.