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February 2018

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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Free

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

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
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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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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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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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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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Free

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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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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Lunch and Learn: Dubuque’s Brewery Architecture

March 29 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Presented by Duane Hagerty, CEO, Heritage Works Dubuque Learn about the architecture and construction methods of Dubuque's two important brewery complexes:  The Dubuque Brewing and Malting Complex (also known as the H&W Complex) and the Dubuque Star Brewery Complex. Free. Feel free to bring a sack lunch (Lunch not provided)

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April 2018

MULTI-MEDIA PROGRAM: Ticket to Dubuque with Bob Dunn and Lou Fautsch

April 22 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Ticket to Dubuque is a loving look at our city using original songs, photographs, and narration. It touches on the city’s founding, its growth, its neighborhoods, its landmarks, the natural beauty of the hills & the Mississippi River, and its ability to meet past and recent challenges. Free.

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