Fall Fiber Art Show & Sale

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 from 10am-5pm
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2 from 10am-4pm

The Amana Arts Guild, 1210 G Street, High Amana, located in one of the seven Amana historic villages of the Amana Colony, will sponsor a Fall Fiber Art Show and Sale on Saturday November 1 and Sunday November 2. The show and sale is a special Holiday shopping event for those unique one of a kind items. Admission is free. Hot cider and treats will be available.

This intimate event celebrates rug-making, spinning, weaving, and needlework.  Several of the artisans will be demonstrating their craft.  Along with individual artisans the Guild’s “Handmade in Amana” shop will be open to the public. The shop features quilts, baskets, rag rugs, all types of needlework as well as a variety of other arts and crafts. 

Amana Communal Meal

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8
5pm social hour | 6pm dinner

The Amana Arts Guild will sponsor its annual authentic old fashioned Amana communal meal on Saturday, November 8, ‘Gemutlichkeit’ (social hour) at 5 pm and dinner at 6 pm at the Amana Arts Guild Center in High Amana. A traditional Amana menu is served in the communal day’s atmosphere in our historic main building. The cost is $22 per person, reservations are required, limited seating available. For information, call 319-622-3678 from 10am-3pm on Tuesday thru Thursday or email amanarts@southslope.net The Amana Arts Guild Center is located one block north of Highway 220 in the village of High Amana.

Art Exhibit

Lynn Reihman-“Shoot Everything”

EXHIBIT RUNS: September 11 - November 8

This exhibit consists of a variety of subjects, Reihman’s photography is a unique blend of numerous outdoor subjects, and his night time shots of stars are out of this world along with a great variety of other types of subjects.

Lynn is a lifetime resident of South Amana where he lives with his wife Amy and their daughter Amelia.

The Amana Arts Guild Gallery is open daily, except Tuesdays, from 10:30-4:30pm through September, October will be weekends only. For more information call 319-622-3678 or email amanarts@southslope.net

Old World Crafts & Education

The Amana Arts Guild offers a rich diversity of programs and activities providing a wide range of cultural experiences in all area of the arts. Established in 1978 as a non-profit organization, the Guild continues to expand its list of programs and serves as a valuable resource for the Amana community, the state of Iowa, and the entire Midwest region.

Our educational program includes seasonal classes and summer (July) workshops for children and adults. They include but are not limited to: painting, blacksmithing, basketry, tinsmithing, woodworking, rug weaving, and photography.

The Amana Arts Guild encourages efforts of all citizens in the preservation of local cultural heritage. In addition it offers the public a variety of seasonal events including; a Festival of American Basketry, a Festival of the Arts, a Fall Fiber and Clay Art Show, a Communal Meal Celebration as well as Biannual Song and Poetry Festival. Each year the Guild presents a "Friends of the Arts Award" to individuals who have made important contributions towards growth of artistic life in Amana.

The Guild maintains an arts center in High Amana as well as a wagon and blacksmith shop in West Amana.