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October 2019

Second Saturdays: Dupaco Community Day

October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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  DuMA will hold a fall community day that includes a family friendly Junior Dead Artist’s program featuring beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter. There will also be art activities, a scavenger hunt, refreshments, and docent lead tours of the newly opened Arthur Geisert children's book illustration exhibition. This event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Dupaco Community Credit Union Second Saturdays sponsored by Mediacom  

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Arthur Geisert Gallery Talk w/Bedrick, Kames & Pope

October 13, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free

Join us for a panel discussion about renowned illustrator Arthur Geisert's artwork and books as it relates to his DuMA exhibition: Tall and Not-So-Tall Tales.  Geisert will be joined by the guest speakers: Claudia Zoe Bedrick (publisher/editor of Enchanted Lion Books,) Louise Kames (Professor and Chair of Visual & Performing Arts, Clarke University,) and Lisa Pope (Librarian, Elkader Public Library.)

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Lunch & Learn with Joan Lingen, BVM, Ph.D.

October 17, 2019 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Our next installment of Lunch & Learns will cover Impressionism (10/10) & Post Impressionism (10/17) Presented by Joan Lingen, BVM, Ph.D., Clarke University. Free admission. Bring a sack lunch if you wish, but food will not be provided by the Museum.

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November 2019

Molly Wood Gallery Talk w/ Fran Hedeman & Kennie Harris

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Artist Molly Wood, whose photographs are featured in the exhibition "The Poison Garden" has created a new body of photographs of toxic botanicals, as part of her well-known Fatal Flora series, during a recent residency at Alnwick Poison Garden in Northumberland, England. Fran Hedeman, member of the Herb Society of Dubuque and gardener Kennie Harris of the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens will talk about specific species of plants featured in Molly's photographs following her talk. Free admission.

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December 2019

Second Saturdays at DUMA: Holiday

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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  Celebrate the spirit of the season by creating ornaments to deck the DuMA tree as well as your own. Also a visit by the Grinch and cider and cookies! FREE FAMILY FUN 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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January 2020

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Streetcar Lines

January 16 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture. This noontime presentation will uncover the history of Dubuque's streetcar lines. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

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Rescheduled: January Second Saturdays at DUMA

January 18 @ 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. In January, Sandye of Fever City Puppeteers and Chuck Voight of the Hazel Green Opera will perform Little Red Space Helmet-Girl, a space age twist on a fairy-tale classic with a little science snuck in! Event Rescheduled for January 18th Due to Inclement Weather:January 11th: Fever…

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February 2020

WINTER ARTS – 2020 Snow Sculpting Competition

February 8 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art/Washington Park, 699 Locust St
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Saturday, February 8th 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Washington Park (Across from the Museum) FREE The Dubuque Museum of Art and the City of Dubuque Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs are pleased to partner to present the 2020 Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival, a free community event. The public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite sculpture for a People’s Choice Award. A State of Iowa award winner will be selected by a local jury and will…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

February 8 @ 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. January 11th: Fever City Puppeteers perform Little Red Space Helmet-Girl February 8th: Turnt Kidz-TK modern dance and hip-hop workshop and performance March 14th: Tri-State Magic Club performance and workshop Sponsored by Mediacom  

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Baby & Me Tours

February 11 @ 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. Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum at 563-557-1851  

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