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November 2017

smART SATURDAYS NOVEMBER

November 18, 2017 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$5 - $10

Expect the Unexpected with these "out of the box" art encounters for young artists ages 6-16. Held on the first and third Saturday of the month from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (unless otherwise specified) the series will explore a variety of art approaches guaranteed to "get your nerd out!" All supplies furnished unless specified, an additional materials fee may be required for certain projects. Come dressed to mess. Fee is $10 per child ($5 for members) For the 6-9…

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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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Free

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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December 2017

First Fridays

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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. In December our theme will be the Winter Holidays! Come on down for eggnog and other holiday snacks, as well as a Winter-themed activity. $10 Admission (Members Free) Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates…

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FAMOUS DEAD ARTIST: Margaret Bourke-White

December 3, 2017 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

FAMOUS DEAD ARTIST LECTURE SERIES Dali, Warhol, and O'Keefe, previously featured Dead Artists 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. Featured artists span the visual, performing, literary, and culinary worlds and have included Pablo Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, Julia Child, and Leonard Bernstein, among many others. December 3rd features Jen Hogue performing as Margaret Bourke-White. Margaret Bourke-White was a photographer best known for her work…

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archiTREK: Ale & Architecture

December 7, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
$15

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture designed to provide insights into Dubuque’s historic buildings. Ale and Architecture consists of 90-120 minute walking tours of bars in the historic upper and lower Main Streets. Patrons will make 2-3 stops in bars along the route and can purchase their own drinks at each stop. Tours will be given by Jason Neises, Vice Chair of the Dubuque County Preservation Committee. Tours begin at the designated…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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. December will feature a screening of the 1966 animated version of the Grinch followed by an ornament making activity lead by the Hempstead Art Club. Who knows... maybe the Grinch himself will make an appearance?

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Baby & Me Tours*

December 26, 2017 @ 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

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YOUNG AT ART

December 26, 2017 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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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.

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January 2018

Second Saturdays at DUMA

January 13 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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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CHARLES THWAITES: Exhibition Opening & Member Preview

January 19 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

DuMA members are invited to join the Musuem for a special art reception and preview of the exhibit CHARLES THWAITES: An American Journey.

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