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Visit the Center

The Waterloo Center for the Arts stimulates inquiry, provokes dialogue and connects people through the arts.



Tuesday – Saturday | 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday | 1:00 – 4:00PM

Admission for all WCA galleries is free

Phelps Youth Pavilion
Wednesday – Saturday | 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Sunday | 1:00 – 4:00PM
Daily admission $5 per person$2 with the presentation of a valid EBT card for up to 4 people
Free for members and children under the age of 1

The Phelps Youth Pavilion is a split-level children’s museum filled with creative, hands-on experiences, from simple drawing and painting projects always available in our Arts Workshop to magical high-tech adventures and a climbable Playscape for young ones to traverse.

Find Us

The Waterloo Center for the Arts is located on the banks of the scenic Cedar River in downtown Waterloo. Visitors can enjoy the changing exhibitions of art throughout the Center in addition to indoor and outdoor activity spaces (including rooftop decks, RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Expo Plaza, Arts Mall & Mark’s Park) overlooking the river.

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