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February 2019

African American Art: Lunch & Learn with Dr. Mary Gitau

February 22 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Speaker Dr. Mary Gitau, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Clarke University, presents a talk on "Hidden Figures" and the individuals that inspired the film. "Hidden Figures" is based on a true story of three female African American Mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. They faced discrimination and institutional racism as they tried to build a career in a male-dominated workplace. Regardless, they were some of the brains behind…

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Neighborhood Portraits Workshop

February 23 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$20 – $25

Online Registration Form Inspired by the colors and artworks in the current exhibition African American Art of the 20th Century, students will create personal expressions of their neighborhood environments and learn brush techniques using acrylic paint. Ages: This workshop is geared to children 9 and older, but all ages are welcome. Instructor: Hana Velde Tuition: $20 Members, $25 Guest (materials included) Members save 20% on all classes. Scholarships are available. Contact Margaret Buhr, director of education, at 563.557.1851 or at…

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Gallery Talk: Virginia Mecklenburg

February 24 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Chief Curator at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Virginia Mecklenburg, will present a gallery talk on the "African American Art In The 20th Century" exhibition that she curated.

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March 2019

DuMA March First Fridays Featuring Artist Madai Taylor

March 1 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10.00

The March First First Friday will be featuring Artist Madai Taylor and his exhibition "An Elegy to America in Black and White" on exhibition through April 28, 2019. Make sure to catch the free heated trolley that will be making stops at each First Friday location every 10 to 15 minutes. First Fridays and trolley are generously sponsored by Dupaco Community Credit Union. First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations…

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Talk with Judy Richardson

March 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Roosevelt Middle School, 2001 Radford Road
Dubuque, IA 52002 United States
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Free

Judy Richardson will give a featured talk sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque in conjunction with the Dubuque Museum of Art's new exhibit, "African American Art in the 20th Century." Richardson was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement, working on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and organizing a "freedom school" for young people to work together across racial lines to achieve equal rights for all Americans. She was associate producer of the seminal PBS…

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Second Saturdays – University of Iowa Latin Jazz Ensemble

March 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

The University of Iowa Latin Jazz Ensemble joins us playing the music of the Caribbean and South America. Join us for free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month at 1 PM. Second Saturdays feature culturally-diverse performing arts, acts, and hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy. Sponsored by Mediacom

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Baby & Me Tours*

March 12 @ 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

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 month. There will be no tour in January. *Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum at 563-557-1851  

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YOUNG AT ART

March 12 @ 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

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

WHEN: Every second Tuesday of the month, toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Museum to enjoy a merry 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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Teen Night FIeld Trip DuMA

March 12 @ 4:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Multicultural Family Center, 1157 Central Ave
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Free event! Dinner will be served! REGISTER ONLINE AND MORE INFO HERE

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ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Urban Renewal

March 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

This noontime presentation will look at the Urban Renewal and its impact on Dubuque Architecture. This event is free and open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch as lunch will not be provided. Register Online Call the Museum at 563-557-1851 if you have any questions, or if you are unable to use the online form.

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