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Dubuque Museum of Art

701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States

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March 2018

K-8 Student Art Exhibition

March 22 - May 13
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One event on March 22, 2018 at 5:00pm

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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K-8 Exhibition Features Artwork by Students from All Dubuque Community and Holy Family SchoolsThe DuMA, in collaboration with the Dubuque Community School District and Holy Family Schools, will present the annual All Schools K-8 Student Art Exhibition in March. The exhibition dates are March 22-May 13, 2018. An opening reception in honor of participating students, parents and teachers will take place on Thursday, March 22 from 5-6 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. "The museum has a long commitment to partnering with…

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April 2018

Baby & Me Tours*

April 24 @ 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

April 24 @ 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. There will be no Young @ Art…

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May 2018

First Fridays

May 4 @ 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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smART Saturdays: Pet Rocks

May 5 @ 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 May 5th – Pet Rocks Participants and their caregivers will paint and decorate rocks using a variety of interesting materials, with emphasis on giving their creations…

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Opening Reception: Biennial High School Student Art Exhibit

May 10 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Every two years, the Museum exhibits the work of high school artists from all three Dubuque High Schools. Students both create the art and install it. Art teachers select the artwork that will be included in the exhibition. Thank you to the art teachers, for keeping the visual arts a strong and vibrant presence in our schools and thank you to the talented young artists for sharing your amazing art! Opening Reception Thursday, May 10, 5-6:30 pm Sponsored by Anderson-Weber…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

May 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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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. Turkana, May 12, 1 pm Turkana will perform Turkish music with the aim of adding its own threads to the world’s musical tapestry. Sponsored by Mediacom

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Film Series: The Woodmans (2010)

May 20 @ 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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The Woodmans (2010) 1 hour 22 minutes A fascinating, unflinching portrait of the late photographer Francesca Woodman, told through the young artist's work and candid interviews with her artist parents Betty and who have continued their own artistic practices while watching Francesca's professional reputation eclipse their own.

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Annual Members Meeting

May 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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June 2018

First Fridays

June 1 @ 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 June: Celebrate the opening of two new Summer exhibits: Lost in the Midwest: Photographs by Sandra Dyas and Handmade: A Craft Invitational $10 Admission (Members Free) Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

June 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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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. Magician Bob Beardsley, June 9, 1 pm Magician Bob Beardsley’s sleight of hand tricks will keep you entertained and asking, “How did he do that?” Sponsored by Mediacom

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smART Saturdays: Time Capsules

June 16 @ 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 June 16th – Time Capsules Join in the long tradition of creating a time-capsule to preserve memories for the future. Young artists will be provided with…

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Muse’s Menu

June 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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The annual Muse’s Menu dinner will kick off the artful series of the dining experiences benefiting museum programs. Feast on a multi-course menu, featuring pairings of art and cuisine crafted by Angela and Carolyn from Life’s a Feast, Saturday, June 16th at 6:30 pm Register in advance by emailing Amethyst Barron at abarron@dbqart.com or calling 563.557.1851. Space is limited. The dining series will continue this fall. Stay tuned for further details!

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Artist Talk: Sandra Dyas

June 19 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Artist Sandra Dyas will give a gallery talk on Tuesday, June 19 from 12:15-1 pm. Dyas will discuss her exhibition, Lost in the Midwest: Photographs by Sandra Dyas, on exhibition from May 26-September 9, 2018.

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Dead Artists Series: 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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Doug Donald will play Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Performances are usually Standing Room Only. Come early to secure a seat. Doors open at 12:45 pm Dali, Warhol, and O'Keefe, previous Dead Artists

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July 2018

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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Second Saturdays at DUMA

July 14 @ 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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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. Sponsored by Mediacom

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The 100 Years Show Starring Carmen Herrera (2015) 40 minutes

July 22 @ 1:15 PM - 2:05 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free showing of: The 100 Years Show Starring Carmen Herrera (2015) 40 minutes Carmen Herrera is one of the oldest working artists today. She was a pioneering abstract painter in the '40s and '50s, but only recently found the recognition that eluded her for most of her career, as she approaches her 100th birthday. In the lobby.

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