What's New at Brucemore

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  • Brucemore’s Executive Director Receives State Leadership Award

    David Janssen, Executive Director of Brucemore, will be recognized with the Iowa Museum Association Leadership Award at the annual conference scheduled to be held virtually on October 4, 2021. Cynthia…

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  • Community Garden Project Wins National Award

    The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that Brucemore and Feed Iowa First are the recipients of an Award of Excellence forthe Historic Community Garden Project.…

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  • Brucemore Receives Cultural Leadership Partner Grant

    Brucemore is pleased to have been awarded a Cultural Leadership Partnership Grant from the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Grant funds will support…

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  • Preservation in Progress

    Brucemore kicked off Phase IV of the Mansion Envelope Restoration Project in April of 2021. This phase focuses on stabilizing the north façade of the 1880s mansion by addressing causes…

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  • Saving the Outdoor Statuary

    An essential part of the Brucemore collection is the statuary scattered outdoors across the estate’s 26 acre cultural landscape. As the second family to call Brucemore home, the Douglases, expanded…

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  • New Officers Elected to Board

    Brucemore announces the officers elected to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees for 2021: President Brian Fagan, Partner at Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC Vice President Doug Neumann,…

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  • Best Garden and Landscape

    Brucemore was voted the Best Garden and Landscape in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area in Little Village‘s annual award competition for the second year a row! Readers had…

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  • Phase III of Mansion Project Completed

    Brucemore completed Phase III of the Mansion Envelope Restoration Project in early December. Over the course of nine months, contractors stabilized the east and west façades of the 1880s mansion…

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  • Dining in Style – Highlights from the Collection

    New Virtual Exhibit As we prepare to celebrate the holidays a little differently this year, some of our favorite holiday traditions may be neglected. If you normally sit down to…

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  • Diaries Return to Brucemore Collection

    Gifts From Douglas Family Descendent Provide New information The artifacts in Brucemore’s collection have a strong connection to the families who lived on the estate and the businesses they owned.…

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