Sioux Center Arts

Sioux Center’s Recreation and Arts Council is a proud supporter of the area arts. 

Sioux Center Arts' programs include after-school art, summer art camps, theatre camps and workshops, and an annual community play. 

Sioux Center Arts also hosts multiple concerts throughout the year, and is a proud sponsor of NISO - Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra.  

For questions regarding arts programs and events, please contact Kir Cosgrove, Arts Director, at (712) 722-0781 ext.118 or email

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Upcoming Events & Classes

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 5th is Breakfast with Santa!  The fun begins at 9am at the Sioux Center Mall.  Visit with Santa, Crafts-to-go, free Mini Train Rides, and free Breakfast Pizza!

Santas Workshop (1)

Call for Artists

The Sioux Center 125th Committee would like to invite proposals from local artists for a public 2-D art rendering to be reproduced and sold beginning May 1 of 2016. A panel of individuals from the Sioux Center art community will jury entries and a work will be selected for purchase by the city.

A total of two proposals per artist may be submitted. Along with imagery of the entries, the proposal must include a biographical paragraph with an artist’s statement about each entry, including the date of creation. All work submitted must be original, suitable for public display, and allowed to be reproduced by the city of Sioux Center. Work created in the last two years is acceptable. Proposals will be accepted until the entry deadline of Saturday, January 2, 2016, and the artist will be chosen by January 15, 2016. Art work must be complete by April 15, 2016.

The theme for this work is “Picture our Past” and should reflect the spirit and ethos of the Sioux Center Community. Media may include painting or drawing but no photography please.  The artist chosen will receive $1,500 compensation for his or her work. 

Mail entry form, biographical information, artist’s statement, and any other materials to: Bethany Wallace, 335 1st Ave NW, Sioux Center, Iowa 51250. Questions? Contact Bethany Wallace at

Nutcracker Ticket Sales

The Nutcracker ticket sales begin Nov. 11. The Nutcracker will be performed by Ballet Quad Cities and local dancers through a collaboration between Sioux Center Arts and Orange City Arts.

Performances will be December 19 at 1:30 and 7:30pm at Unity Christian Knight Center. Advance ticket prices: Adult $15, Student (thru college)$10. At door: Adult $20, Student (thru college) $15.

Tickets available at Sioux Center City Office, front desk: 335 1st Ave. NW, Sioux Center. Cash or check only (payable to Sioux Center Arts).

Individual and business sponsorships for this event are still available. Please help support the arts in our community!

For details, please contact Kir Cosgrove at arts@712-722-0781 ext. 118.