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MacNider Museum in Mason City announces new additions to its permanent collection


This news story was published on September 25, 2019.
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MASON CITY – The latest exhibition at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, New to the Collection, is now open in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery. This show features the newest additions to the Museum’s Permanent Collection.

The Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s collection of American artworks grows each year through donations, bequests, and designated monetary gifts. New to the Collection highlights additions to the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum’s Permanent Collection from 2013 – present. These recent acquisitions include a watercolor by Mason City native Charles Fritz, a colorful print collage by Jim Dine and a life-sized sculpture by internationally recognized sculptor Jonathan Borofsky.

New to the Collection will be on display in the Museum’s Center Space Gallery through November 16, 2019.

Charles Fritz, Permanent Iowa Resident (Red-tailed Hawk), watercolor on paper, circa 1976

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    September 26, 2019 at 9:47 am

    How much money does the museum bring in to the city as opposed to how much the city spends to keep it in operation? Talk about a welfare society? The art museum should be at the top of the list, with the library a close second.