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Dubuque Museum of Art

701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States

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January 2018

Film screening: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray

January 28 @ 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Film screening: Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray (2016) 1 hour. An intimate portrait of the groundbreaking artist Elizabeth Murray. This film explores the relationship between Murray’s family life and career, and reconsiders her place in contemporary art history. Footage of Murray in her studio, home videos, interviews with art world luminaries and Murray's own journals round out this moving, thought-provoking profile. NOTE: START TIME HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 1 PM INSTEAD OF 1:15 PM

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February 2018

First Fridays

February 2 @ 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 February, break your cabin fever! Come see our newly opened exhibits and join your creative community. $10 Admission (Members Free) Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future…

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Gallery Talk with Photographer Noah Doely

February 4 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Join the artist for a gallery talk regarding his exhibition: OUT OF DARKNESS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY NOAH DOELY. Noah Doely is Assistant Professor of photography at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, where he also earned a BFA in sculpture before completing and MFA in visual arts from the University of California, San Diego. This program is free. OUT OF DARKNESS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY NOAH DOELY is open through FEBRUARY 4, 2018, and is sponsored by Cottingham and Butler. Image: Noah Doely, Untitled #1…

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Lunch and Learn: Snow Carving

February 8 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Come bundled up for the outdoors and learn about this creative winter art form! Free.

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Second Saturday: ART in the PARK Snow Sculpting Event

February 10 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

Beat the winter blahs with a very special February Second Saturdays event! Three professional snow-sculpting teams will compete to see who can carve the best snow creation, including a team from Dubuque who participated in last year’s U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition. The carving begins on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and ends at Noon on Sunday, Feb. 10, as the public event beings. Join the Winter fun on Sunday, at Washington park directly in front of the Museum, and vote for your…

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Baby & Me Tours*

February 13 @ 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

February 13 @ 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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smART Saturdays

February 17 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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One event on March 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 21, 2018 at 10:00am

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$5 - $10

Explore a variety of creative approaches, perfect for kids ages 6-16, through a variety of hands-on art activities in our remodeled children’s art classroom. Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald For more information or to register, please contact: Margaret Buhr Director of Education, Dubuque Museum of Art mbuhr@dbqart.com 563-557-1851 ext. 15 Sponsored by:

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Father Daughter brunch

February 18
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$25

Celebrate Valentine's Day this year with a special brunch at the museum, just for fathers and daughters. Your ticket includes food and beverages and a tour of the current exhibits. Tickets are $25, with DuMA members receiving a discounted price of $20. Click Here to Order Tickets

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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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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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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 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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