Artoberfest is Friday, October 21, 2022!

We are pleased to announce the return of our popular fall fundraiser Artoberfest. The date of the event is Friday, Oct. 21, from 6 to 9 pm. Everyone attending must be ages 21+. Tickets are $50 each and are now for sale online as well as at the MacNider Art Museum, HyVee East, HyVee West, and Moorman Clothiers.

The fundraiser will feature a variety of tasty brews from all over the Midwest, a delicious assortment of food, live music by the Hats, a silent and a live auction.

If you would like to make a donation for or volunteer at Artoberfest please call the museum at 641-421-3666.

The Museum will be closed Oct. 21-22 for Artoberfest preparation & cleanup.

2022 Sponsors: ITC Midwest, Henkel Construction, North Iowa Community Credit Union, Bergland + Cram, CENT Credit Union, Central Park Dentistry, Clear Lake Bank & Trust, Country Meadow Place, Dental Center of North Iowa, First Citizens Bank, Hawkeye Auto Body, Hogan-Hansen, Moorman Clothiers, NSB Bank, Raymond James Associates, Tierney Development & Construction, LLC, & the Generous People of North Iowa

Frequently Asked Questions About Artoberfest

What is Artoberfest?
Artoberfest is a fundraiser for the Charles H. MacNider Art Musuem. The event involves patrons sampling beers or wines, listening to music, enjoying scrumptious food, and participating in silent and live auctions – all to benefit the museum. Details subject to change.

What is the date and time?
The in-person event is Friday, October 21 from 6-9 pm

Where is the location?
At the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum, 303 2nd Street SE, Mason City, IA

How much are tickets?
Tickets are $50 each and are now for sale online, at the MacNider Art Museum, HyVee East, HyVee West, and Moorman Clothiers. Everyone attending must be age 21+.

Where do the proceeds go?
Proceeds will benefit the operations of the MacNider Art Museum. Each year the museum has a variety of programs, exhibits, and classes for the public. While we do receive partial city funding the Museum is responsible for earning up to 1/2 of its own revenue.

Are tickets available at the door?
It depends on how ticket sales go! We will post if the event sells out ahead of October 21.

What is the suggested attire?
We suggest dressy casual – no tuxes or ballgowns required (unless that’s your preference)! Masks are optional. 

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