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February 2018

ARTS TREK 2018

February 20 - April 20

The Arts Trek program introduces second grade students from the Dubuque Community and Holy Family school systems to the Dubuque Museum of Art. Students learn about the role and functions of an art museum, tour current exhibitions and discuss a variety of art concepts. CALL FOR DOCENTS DuMA is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as trained tour guides, or docents, for the Arts Trek program. Contact Director of Education Margaret Buhr at (563) 557-1851 for more information.

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YOUNG AT ART

February 27 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$3

WHEN: Every second and fourth Tuesday, toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Museum to enjoy a merry and messy time creating art. Please come dressed to get messy! Instructor: Hana Velde. TUITION: $3 per child per session. All supplies are furnished. Please call Margaret Buhr at 563.557.1851 Monday-Friday, or email mbuhr@dbqart.com for more information or to enroll a student. You must register by noon the day before.

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March 2018

First Fridays

March 2 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10.00

Happening the first Friday of every month, DuMA stays open late and offers special programming in conjunction with other community arts events. Experience the creative spirit of our community, along with great friends, stylish appetizers and a cash bar, and great art. $10 Admission (Members Free) Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays. Media Partner 365ink magazine  Series Sponsor: Richardson Motors

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Join us for free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month at 1 PM. Second Saturdays features culturally-diverse performing arts acts and hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy. January 13: Fever River Puppeteers Digs for Pigs February 13: Snow carving festival March 10: Clarke Drama: The Bully Show April 14: Dreaming Allegiance Hip Hop Sponsored by Mediacom

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Baby & Me Tours*

March 13 @ 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Babies and their caregivers are welcome to participate in a 30-minute tour of the Museum exhibitions, focused on shapes, colors and textures. Baby and Me tours are offered every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. *Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum at 563-557-1851

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smART Saturdays: Mini-Terrariums

March 17 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$5 - $10

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald March 17th – Mini-Terrariums Welcome the approach of Spring by creating Mini-Terrarium scenes using provided materials! Children and their adult caregivers will design their own nature-inspired…

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Gallery Talk – “Charles Thwaites: An American Journey” with Graeme Reid

March 18 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Join Graeme Reid, Director of Collections and Exhibitions at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, for a gallery talk in conjunction with DuMA's new exhibit: Charles Thwaites: An American Journey. From Milwaukee’s burlesque houses to Mabel Dodge Luhan’s Pink House in Taos, Charles Thwaites quietly went about recording his surrounds with a keen eye and a rare talent. This talk will trace Thwaites’ artistic journey from a chance encounter with an artist at UW Madison in the 1920s, to being at the epicenter of New Mexico’s cultural life in…

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K-8 Student Art Exhibition

March 22 - May 13
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Celebrate the work of young Dubuque artists in the annual K-8 Student Art Exhibition. 2018 dates are from March 22-May 13, 2018, please check ahead of time to see which dates a specific school's artwork will be on display. Parents and family of featured students may see the K-8 exhibit for free if they do not wish to purchase regular museum admission, by informing the volunteer at the front desk.

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Eva Hesse (2017) 1 hour 48

March 25 @ 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Eva Hesse  (2017) 1 hour 48 Documentary focusing on the life and times of Eva Hesse, a Jewish German-born American sculptor, known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics. Hesse was one of the artists who ushered in the post-minimal art movement in the 1960s. Free.

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SPRING BREAK ART ESCAPE 2018

March 29 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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One event on March 26, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on March 30, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on March 27, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on March 28, 2018 at 9:30am

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$45 - $50

Looking for a creative way to fill the spring break week? Young artists will explore the Museum’s galleries for the inspiration and head to the studio to create their own works of art in a variety of mediums. Instructor: Hana Velde All supplies included. Please dress for mess. Grades K-2: Thursday, March 29-Friday, March 30, 9:30-11 a.m. Grades 3-5: Monday, March 26-Wednesday, March 28, 9:30-11 a.m. Cost: $50 per child ($45 DuMA members) To register call DuMA at (563) 557-1851…

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