Come to Eldon, Iowa and view the exterior of the house that inspired Grant Wood to paint American Gothic, one of the most recognized paintings in the world. Tour the adjacent American Gothic House Center which showcases Grant Wood’s life and the history of the house. Props on hand encourage visitors to pose in front of the historic American Gothic House and create their own unique American Gothic portrait.

 

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Jul 06
2015

Join us for “Brews and Brushes” July 31st

 
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We are very excited to announce our upcoming "Brews and Brushes" FUNdraiser! Spend an evening painting "American Gothic Flowers" alongside local artist Chris Abigt. This stunning Grant Wood-inspired original painting by Chris will make a lovely souvenir from your evening. The event will take place Friday, July 31 from 6-9 pm (doors open at

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Jun 04
2015

American Gothic Days June 12-14

 
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It is almost time again for Eldon’s annual American Gothic Days! The American Gothic House Center is hosting several events in conjunction with American Gothic Days. The American Gothic 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June 13 at 7:30 a.m. Registration is $20 and includes a t-shirt, map of the

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American Gothic House Center
Administrator: Holly Berg

300 American Gothic St
Eldon, IA 52554

Phone: 641.652.3352
TheAmericanGothicHouse@gmail.com