Last updated: 1/10/2012
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Street Address
304 West Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Mailing Address
304 West Seerley Boulevard
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Tues & Thurs: 8-9, Wed & Fri 8-5, Sat & Sun 1-4
Tuesday, Thursday8 AM - 9 PM
Wednesday, Friday8 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, Saturday1 PM - 4 PM
Free will donations are gratefully accepted.
Museum Type(s)
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Mary Huber, Director
phone: 319-268-5550
Emily Drennan, Curator
phone: 319-268-5503
Vicki Simpson, Development Coordinator
phone: 319-268-5501
Penny Azbill, Education Coordinator
phone: 319-268-5504
Gail Leflore, Sr. Services Coordinator
phone: 319-268-5506
Abby Haigh, Administrative Assistant
phone: 319-273-8641

Small regional arts center and sculpture garden featuring temporary exhibits and a permanent collection.


Opening doors to the creative arts and humanities.


Originally the home of regional poet, James Schell Hearst, the arts center opened to the public in May of 1989.

Artifact Collections

Works of art by regional artists and sculptors.

Research Collections

Artifacts from the original home of James and Meryl Hearst including copies of his poetry and essays, personal letters, and photographs.

Educational Programs

Two - and three-dimensional studio arts classes for children and adults and writing classes for adults. Ongoing lecture series focusing on contemporary and post-modern visual and literary arts.



Lecture Halls

Performance Areas


The Hearst Center is under the auspices of the Cultural Division of the City of Cedar Falls, Iowa.



Appointment required: No


Tri-annual class brochure and bi-annual Upcoming Exhibits and Events brochure.


Wheelchair Accessible


Hearst Center Gift Shop

Come to the Hearst Center Gift Shop and find new and unique items! Email Abby Haigh for more information about the Gift Shop.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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