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. Admission to the Center is free.



Sep 26

Position Announcement


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 09/23/2016   Position:  American Gothic House Center Administrator, Wapello County Conservation Board   Description:  The successful candidate will serve as the Administrator to the American Gothic House Center (AGHC) located in Eldon, Iowa. This is a regular full-time salaried position. The Administrator will work under the guidance of a 5-person

Aug 03

Join us for “Brews and Brushes” on August 26

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We are very excited to announce our next “Brews and Brushes” FUNdraiser! Spend an evening painting “Harvest Moon” 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, August 26 from 6-9 pm (doors open at 5


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American Gothic House Center
Administrator: Holly Berg

300 American Gothic St
Eldon, IA 52554

Phone: 641.652.3352