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LHAF 2018 Accepting Artist Applications

The MVAAC is now accepting artists applications for the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival 2018 in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Poster design by Mount Vernon High School Student Intern, Barbara Lynch.

MVAAC Grants 2018

MVAAC awards funds for local projects – January 2018 MOUNT VERNON, IA —The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council (MVAAC) recently awarded more than $8,000 for local projects. They include grant funds for the following: high school Spanish library; design/construction of

Balderdash Ditty Music

Balderdash Ditty is back for additional shows.  Free to the public.  Interactive children’s music program.  Co-Sponsored by the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council and the Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation.  All Showings 10:30 – 11:15 at Old School Shops in Mount

LHAF 2017 is in the Record Books

Thanks all for coming out to the LHAF 2017…we had great weather, great art and a great day!!!

LHAF is less than a week away…September 16, 2017, 9 – 4 pm


LHAF 2017 September 16th Sneak Peek

All – please join us on September 16th 2017 from 9 am – 4 pm for the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival in downtown Mount Vernon, IA.  Here is a sneak peek at some of the phenomenal art being displayed and sold.  The

Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Sept 16, 2017

The Mount Vernon Area Arts Council is proud to present the Lincoln Highway Arts Festival.   Artist Booths, Demonstrations, Music, Dance, Kids Art and More… 9:00 am – 4 pm Artist applications can be found at the following location: Lincoln Highway

2017 Lincoln Highway Arts Festival Applications Available

Artists the 2017 LHAF application is available. Sign up at the following location: Sneak Peak of some of the phenomenal art:

MVAAC Presents Lisbon High School Students with Scholarships

The two recipients of the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council scholarships for 2017 were Ally Smith and Kasey Springsteen.

MVAAC Presents Mount Vernon High School Students with Scholarships

The two recipients of the Mount Vernon Area Arts Council 2017 scholarships from Mount Vernon High School were Stacey Jaeger and Ethan Wenz.