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June 2018

Artist Demo

June 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on July 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on June 30, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required. Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM Sam Schold. cigar box guitars Saturday, June 30, 1-3 PM Paul Eshelman, slipstone pottery Saturday, July 14th, 1-3 PM Paul Opperman, boot making Saturday, August 18th, 1-3 PM Patricia Lehnhardt, book making

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Dead Artists Series: Doug Donald as Mark Twain

June 24 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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One of the Museum’s most anticipated semi-annual events, the Famous Dead Artist series brings legendary artists to life through portrayals by local actors. Doug Donald will play Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Recent performances have been Standing Room Only. Come early to secure a seat! Doors open at 12:45 pm View recordings of previous Dead Artist performances Here!

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archiTREK (Rescheduled!)

June 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$5 – $15

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture. Walk and Talk and Ale and Architecture will provide insights into Dubuque's historic buildings. Walk and Talk are 45-60 minute lunchtime tours in downtown Dubuque including the Historic Federal Building, the Roshek building, US Bank and the Grand Opera House. Tours will focus on form and function with interior/exterior interpretation. Ale and Architecture consists of 90-120 minute walking tours of bars in the historic upper…

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Look & Learn: Artist Demo with Paul Eshelman

June 30 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join us at DuMA for a demonstration of the creation of slipcast stoneware with Artist Paul Eshelman. The clay vessels of Eshelman pottery order and dignify human life. Clarity is given to simple forms by contrasting glazed and unglazed surfaces. Pure clean glazes render elegant presentation of food and drink. Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required. Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM Sam…

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July 2018

First Fridays: Sculpted in Summer

July 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10.00

Sculpted In Summer celebrates the unique connection between the art of floral design and works of fine art. The idea is simple: A work of art in the museum’s collections that inspires is selected and a ‘living’ sculpture from either living flowers, cut or dried stems or edibles is created. The end result may be simple and elegant, or wild and outrageous..the possibilities are endless! Join us Friday, July 6 at 5 pm, when these living sculptures are unveiled to…

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Summer Art Camp

July 9 @ 10:00 AM - July 14 @ 11:30 AM
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One event on June 24, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on July 9, 2018 at 10:00am

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

Young artists will explore the Museum’s galleries for inspiration and head to the studio to create their own works of art in a variety of mediums. The Museum’s educational philosophy focuses on experimentation, problem solving and “thinking outside the box.” Students create art in a safe and positive environment, finding inspiration in the Museum’s exhibitions and collections. Originality and self-expression is encouraged. Monday-Friday, June 18-22, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 6-8 Monday-Friday, June 24-29, 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 9-12 Monday-Friday, July 9-13, 10-11:30…

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Baby & Me Tours*

July 10 @ 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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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 No Baby & Me Tours in August

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YOUNG AT ART

July 10 @ 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. There will be no Young @ Art…

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smART Saturdays: Mini-Boats

July 14 @ 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 July 14 – Mini-boats  Celebrate Summer weather by creating mini-boats that actually float! A variety of techniques will be demonstrated on how to make fun, water-resistant…

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Look & Learn: Artist Demo Paul Opperman & Boot Making

July 14 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Join us at DuMA for a demonstration of boot making with Artist Paul Opperman. Making a great fitting, stylish pair of boots takes all the skills of drawing, pattern making, sewing, and sculpting the lasts and heels to make a finished boot. Held in conjunction with the exhibition: Handmade Craft Invitational, DuMA will feature a series of artist demos on selected weekends. No registration is required. Saturday, June 23, 1-3 PM Sam Schold. cigar box guitars Saturday, June 30, 1-3…

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