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November 2017

Roy Behrens Gallery Talk

November 19, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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In conjunction with the exhibition Razzle-Dazzle: World War I Camouflage Ephemera, collection owner Roy Behrens will speak about the little known use of designers, architects and artists (including Iowan Grant Wood) as army, navy, and civilian camouflage experts (called camoufleurs) during World Wars I and II. A noted scholar on the aesthetics and history of camouflage, Behrens is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles on the subject and has been described by Communication Arts magazine as "one of…

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February 2018

Gallery Talk with Photographer Noah Doely

February 4, 2018 @ 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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March 2018

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

March 18, 2018 @ 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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June 2018

Artist Talk: Sandra Dyas

June 19, 2018 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Artist Sandra Dyas will give a gallery talk on Tuesday, June 19 from 12:15-1 pm. Dyas will discuss her exhibition, Lost in the Midwest: Photographs by Sandra Dyas, on exhibition from May 26-September 9, 2018.

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August 2018

Gallery Talk with Carol Sauvion

August 26, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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A Gallery Talk with Carol Sauvion Sunday, August 26th 1 PM - 2 PM Carol Sauvion, creator and producer/director of the award-winning PBS series "Craft in America", will present a lecture in conjunction with the exhibition “Handmade Craft Invitational.” Ms. Sauvion has operated Freehand, a Los Angeles gallery specializing in functional craft, for 37 years. The exhibition: "Handmade Craft Invitational" continues through September 9, 2018. Free Admission

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September 2018

Community Day/Smithsonian Museum Day Live

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Community Day - Women Making History Join us in celebrating the opening of the exhibition Just to Live is Holy: Women Religious and a Tradition of Art, Faith and Justice and Smithsonian Day Live. This year's theme is "Women Making History". Visitors will enjoy: FREE admission all day (10 am - 4 pm) Staff and docent-led tours of the exhibit Just to Live is Holy "Women of Dubuque" portrait project pop-up exhibit in the Museum Lobby Viewing and celebrating the new outdoor…

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October 2018

Louise Kames Gallery Talk

October 24, 2018 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Gallery walk through of Just to Live is Holy exhibition and Louise Kames' Dear Mother installation.

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February 2019

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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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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April 2019

Third Thursday Tour

April 18 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join Curator, Stacy Peterson and Director of Education, Margaret Buhr for an informal tour of the "African Art in the 20th Century" from the Collection of the Smithsonian American Art. Included will be a a brief history of African American art and stories about the artists and their creative process. You will be encouraged to share your insights about this remarkable exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Loïs Mailou Jones, Moon Masque, 1971, oil and collage on canvas. Smithsonian…

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June 2019

Gallery Talks: Sarah Humphreville and Thomas Paquette

June 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 1 PM – 3 PM Join us for a joint gallery talk for two new DUMA exhibitions: 2019 DUMA Biennial and Thomas Paquette: America's River Re-Explored. The presentation begins with Sarah Humphreville, juror of the 2019 DUMA Biennial, and will be followed by artist Thomas Paquette regarding his exhibition America's River Re-Explored, Paintings of the Mississippi from Source to Gulf. The 2019 DUMA Biennial is open through September 8th. America's River Re-Explored is open through…

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