Slow Down Brunch

Enjoy a laid back meal of southern food provided by the Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ with blues/folk musical stylings of Dubuque musician John Moran.

This artful dining experience benefits the Dubuque Museum of Art programs.

Reservations are limited. For additional information email Amethyst Barron at or call 563-557-1851

$35.00 per person.

Artist Studio Tours: Opperman & Eshelman

See the artist process in action! Visit the art studios of boot maker Paul Opperman and potter Paul Eshelman. This is a free event for DuMA members & $10 for guests

Members and guests are encouraged to provide their own transportation, but a limited amount of rides can be provided by DuMA if needed.

 1-2 PM Paul Opperman Studio: 818 S Grandview Ave, Dubuque, IA

3-4 PM Eshelman Pottery: 238 N Main St, Elizabeth, IL

Advanced registration is preferred, call 563-557-1851 x11 or email

The studio tours are offered in conjunction with the exhibition: “Handmade Craft Invitational” continuing through September 9, 2018.

Paul Opperman Eshelman Pottery

Summer Art Camp

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 a.m.  Ages 13-16

Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Cost: Museum members: $45 Guests: $50. All supplies furnished.

Register here

If you are unable to use the above form, call DuMA at (563) 557-1851)



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.


$3 per child per session. All supplies are furnished.

Please call Margaret Buhr at 563.557.1851 MondayFriday, or email for more information or to enroll a student.

You must register by noon the day before. There will be no Young @ Art in August 2018