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February 2019

African American Art: Lunch & Learn with Dr. Mary Gitau

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

Speaker Dr. Mary Gitau, Assistant Professor of Social Work at Clarke University, presents a talk on "Hidden Figures" and the individuals that inspired the film. "Hidden Figures" is based on a true story of three female African American Mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. They faced discrimination and institutional racism as they tried to build a career in a male-dominated workplace. Regardless, they were some of the brains behind…

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Neighborhood Portraits Workshop

February 23 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$20 – $25

Online Registration Form Inspired by the colors and artworks in the current exhibition African American Art of the 20th Century, students will create personal expressions of their neighborhood environments and learn brush techniques using acrylic paint. Ages: This workshop is geared to children 9 and older, but all ages are welcome. Instructor: Hana Velde Tuition: $20 Members, $25 Guest (materials included) Members save 20% on all classes. Scholarships are available. Contact Margaret Buhr, director of education, at 563.557.1851 or at…

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March 2019

Talk with Judy Richardson

March 7 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Roosevelt Middle School, 2001 Radford Road
Dubuque, IA 52002 United States
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Free

Judy Richardson will give a featured talk sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque in conjunction with the Dubuque Museum of Art's new exhibit, "African American Art in the 20th Century." Richardson was at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement, working on the staff of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and organizing a "freedom school" for young people to work together across racial lines to achieve equal rights for all Americans. She was associate producer of the seminal PBS…

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Second Saturdays – University of Iowa Latin Jazz Ensemble

March 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

The University of Iowa Latin Jazz Ensemble joins us playing the music of the Caribbean and South America. Join us for free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month at 1 PM. Second Saturdays feature culturally-diverse performing arts, acts, and hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy. Sponsored by Mediacom

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Baby & Me Tours*

March 12 @ 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 month. There will be no tour in January. *Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum at 563-557-1851  

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YOUNG AT ART

March 12 @ 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 Tuesday of the month, toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Museum to enjoy a merry 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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ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Urban Renewal

March 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

This noontime presentation will look at the Urban Renewal and its impact on Dubuque Architecture. This event is free and open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch as lunch will not be provided. Register Online Call the Museum at 563-557-1851 if you have any questions, or if you are unable to use the online form.

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African American Art: Lunch & Learn with Dr. Henry Grubb

March 22 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

The Maroons: Free People of Color in America  Maroons were Africans and their descendants in the Americas who formed settlements away from New World chattel slavery. Some had escaped from plantations, but others had always been free, like those born among them in freedom. Part of the Dubuque Chapter NAACP Speakers Bureau Lunch & Learn Series. Free free to bring a sack lunch, however lunch will not be provided by the Museum.

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Spring Break Art Camps

March 25 @ 9:00 AM - March 29 @ 11:00 AM
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One event on March 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$65 – $75

Spring Break Art Camps: Monday-Friday, March 25-29th Section I: Grades K-2, M-F, 9-11 am (optional sack lunch add-on 11 am-Noon) Section II: Grades 3-5, M-F, 1-4 pm Tuition: $65 Members | $75 Guests (materials included); $10 sack lunch (optional) Instructors: Rachel Spurling and Caitlin Donald Looking for a creative way to fill Spring Break Week? Young artists will explore the Museum’s galleries for inspiration, then head to the studio to create their own works of art in a variety of…

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April 2019

K-8 Student Art Exhibition Opening

April 4
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

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African American Art: Lunch and Learn with Lynn Sutton

April 5 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Food Deserts in Urban America and Urban Dubuque Part of the Dubuque Chapter NAACP Speakers Bureau Lunch & Learn Series. Free free to bring a sack lunch, however lunch will not be provided by the Museum.

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Youth Drawing Classes

April 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Winter/Spring 2019 Youth Art Classes Online Registration Form Back to Basics: Drawing Class Saturdays, January 19 & 26, February 2 & 9 (4-week session) Section I: Ages 8-12: 9-10:30 am Section II: Ages 13-16: 10:30 am-Noon Tuition: $60 Members | $75 Guests (materials included) Instructor: Hana Velde Students will practice the act of observing through continuous line drawing, drawing upside down, and drawing negative spaces, then begin a still life project to discover how shading and perspective add depth to…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

April 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 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: Fever River Puppeteers: Bremen Town Musicians -February: Magician Bob Beardsley -March: Latin Jazz Ensemble Sponsored by Mediacom

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May 2019

ArchiTREK Ale & Architecture: Dubuque’s Urban Renewal

May 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Riverboat Lounge, 200 Main St
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture that will 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. This evening walking tour will look at the urban renewal impact on Dubuque's Main Street, this tour will begin…

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June 2019

ArchiTREK Walk & Talk: Roshek Building

June 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Roshek’s, 700 Locust St
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$5

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 12 PM – 1 PM $5 Suggested Donation DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture that will provide insights into Dubuque's historic buildings. Walk and Talk events are 45-60 minute lunchtime walking tours in downtown Dubuque. Tours will focus on form and function with interior/exterior architectural interpretation. This noontime tour will begin in the lobby of the Roshek Building. There is a suggested $5 donation per person…

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