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January 2018

Film screening: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray

January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Film screening: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray (2016) 1 hour. An intimate portrait of the groundbreaking artist Elizabeth Murray. This film explores the relationship between Murray’s family life and career, and reconsiders her place in contemporary art history. Footage of Murray in her studio, home videos, interviews with art world luminaries and Murray's own journals round out this moving, thought-provoking profile. NOTE: START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 1 PM INSTEAD OF 1:15 PM

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February 2018

Gallery Talk with Photographer Noah Doely

February 4 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join the artist for a gallery talk regarding his exhibition: OUT OF DARKNESS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY NOAH DOELY. Noah Doely is Assistant Professor of photography at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, where he also earned a BFA in sculpture before completing and MFA in visual arts from the University of California, San Diego. This program is free. OUT OF DARKNESS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY NOAH DOELY is open through FEBRUARY 4, 2018, and is sponsored by Cottingham and Butler. Image: Noah Doely, Untitled #1…

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Lunch and Learn: Snow Carving

February 8 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Come bundled up for the outdoors and learn about this creative winter art form! Free.

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Second Saturday: ART in the PARK Snow Sculpting Event

February 10 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Beat the winter blahs with a very special February Second Saturdays event! Three professional snow-sculpting teams will compete to see who can carve the best snow creation, including a team from Dubuque who participated in last year’s U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition. The carving begins on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and ends at Noon on Sunday, Feb. 10, as the public event beings. Join the Winter fun on Sunday, at Washington park directly in front of the Museum, and vote for your…

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Baby & Me Tours*

February 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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Lunch and Learn: Dubuque’s Terra Cotta Buildings

February 22 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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This presentation will examine the use of architectural terra cotta in the construction of several of Dubuque's iconic buildings, including The Cottingham and Butler Headquarters (former Security/Stampfers Building), the Security Building, the Fischer Building (former Bank & Insurance Building) and others. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. (Lunch not provided) Free. Presented by Duane Hagerty, CEO, Heritage Works Dubuque

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March 2018

Second Saturdays at DUMA

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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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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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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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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Lunch & Learn – Charles Thwaites: An American Journey Exhibition

March 21 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join Associate Curator Stacy Peterson and Educator Margaret Buhr for a gallery tour and discussion of the Museum's new exhibit: Charles Thwaites: An American Journey during the lunch hour. This program is free. Note: the Museum does not provide lunch to attendees.

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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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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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