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December 2019

Mini-book Making

December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Mini-book Making, Instructor: Hana Velde Thurs, Dec 5, 4:00-4:50pm Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests Materials included Have you ever dreamed of making your own picture book, graphic novel, or comic book? Inspired by the works of picture book artist Arthur Geisert, we will create blank mini-books that can be filled with your own stories, poems, drawings, and dreams. Call Margaret Buhr at 563-557-1851 M-F, or email mbuhr@dbqart.org for more information or to enroll a student.

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Exhibitions Reception & December First Fridays

December 6, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10.00

DuMA will be hosting an exhibition reception for Molly Wood & Ioana Mamali.  The Museum will also be a festive stop on the city-wide First Fridays gallery hop featuring an ugly sweater contest, hot chocolate bar and make/take ornaments. "The Poison Garden: Photographs by Molly Wood" is 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. Sponsored by Cottingham & Butler "Totalitarianism…

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Famous Dead Artists – Georgia O’Keefe & Alfred Stieglitz

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on December 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Iconic artist of the Southwest, Georgia O’Keeffe, played by Lenore Howard and American photographer and modern art promoter, Alfred Stieglitz, played by Doug Donald, will be the first couple in the 30th Famous Dead Artist program. One of the Museum’s most anticipated annual events, the Famous Dead Artist series brings legendary artists to life through portrayals by local actors. Featured artists span the visual, performing, literary, and culinary worlds and have included Pablo Picasso, Charlie Chaplin, Julia Child, and Leonard…

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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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Free

  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

Yoga & Art

January 4 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10

Decompress and rejuvenate with an hour of yoga and art! Non-members $10, Members FREE

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Baby & Me Tours

January 14 @ 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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YOUNG @ ART

January 14 @ 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 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.org 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 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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Free

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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Drawing Basics I – Still Life

January 16 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Students will engage in the act of observing through activities such as 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 their drawings. Exercises will include observation through continuous line drawing, drawing upside down, and drawing negative spaces, and a still life project to discover how shading and perspective add depth to their drawings. Instructor: Hana Velde Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests…

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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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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. 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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