Events & Exhibits

Marion’s Veterans: Korea and Vietnam

Exhibit runs through April 30, 2017

This informative exhibit will highlight the sacrifices of Marion’s Veterans of the Korea and Vietnam conflicts. Admission to the exhibit and programs is free courtesy of a grant from the McIntyre Foundation of Cedar Rapids.

The Peace Movement
Sunday, April 30 – 1:30-3 p.m.
Join Vicki Hughes as she explores American culture in the late 1960s – peace signs, draft card burning, and more.

Be a Part of the Exhibit!
All Veterans and/or their families are invited to submit profiles, photos and artifacts for display. All items will be returned, but a copy of the collection of profiles and stories will be sent to the United States Library of Congress.

Submit a profile online.

Meet our Featured Veterans

Visit the Heritage Center Museum to see videos of our featured veterans talking about their service. Watch all five videos or choose your area of interest.

Meet Our Veterans (Length: 2:08)
Joining the Service (6:49)
Under Fire (9:00)
R&R–Rest & Relaxation (3:05)
The Lighter Side (4:39)


Changing of Exhibits

May 1-12, 2017

The Heritage Center will be closed May 1-12 as our main exhibit is being changed. Please call for an appointment to access any of our permanent collection during this time.


Pancake & Egg Breakfast Fundraising Event

Saturday, May 13, 2017 – 7-11 a.m.

Tickets $7 in advance  –  $8 at the door  –  12 years and younger free

Don’t miss our 5th Annual Pancake & Egg Breakfast Fundraiser. This popular event features a delicious breakfast and a chance to visit with your friends and neighbors.

Tickets are available at the Heritage Center.

Sponsorships and contribution opportunities are still available. Contact the Heritage Center at 447-6376 for more information.

The Heritage Center will NOT be open regular afternoon hours on Saturday, May 13. Exhibits may be viewed from 7-11 a.m. that day during the Pancake Breakfast.


Art by Your Friends & Neighbors

May 20 – July 29, 2017

This is our 16th annual exhibit of more than 65 works of art by our area’s talented citizens. Many works are offered for sale. View the exhibit and cast your vote for the Peoples Choice Award.

Contact the Heritage Center by April 30 if you have original artwork and would like to have it considered for the exhibit.

Thank you to sponsor Hills Bank and Trust Company for providing free admission and the Peoples Choice Awards.

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