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November 2019

Paint the Town: Art Party & Auction

November 8 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main St
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$100

Join us for the art party of the year!  The Dubuque Museum of Art's Annual Gala is an unforgettable evening of dining, entertainment and art celebrating and benefiting Iowa’s oldest cultural institution.  Tickets are $100 per person. All proceeds directly benefit the museum's education and community outreach programs. Advanced registration is open now!  Visit https://dbqart.ejoinme.org/gala for tickets or call 563.557.1851 x. 110.  

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Molly Wood Gallery Talk w/ Fran Hedeman & Kennie Harris

November 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

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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ArchiTREK Walk & Talk: Dubuque Star Brewery

November 21 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
$5

ArchiTREK Walk & Talk: Dubuque Star Brewery November 21, 2019 at 12 PM – 1 PM $5 Suggested Donation Star Brewery Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001, United States This tour will start at noon inside Stone Cliff Winery. Please check back for more information. DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture that will provide insights into Dubuque's historic buildings. Walk and Talk events are 45-60 minute lunchtime walking tours in downtown Dubuque. Tours will focus…

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Pumpkin Prints

November 21 @ 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Pumpkin Prints, Instructor: Hana Velde Thurs, Nov 21, 4:00 -4:50pm Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members and $15 Guests Materials included After a tour of Arthur Geisert’s Pumpkin Island etchings, we will head down to the classroom to create our own unique pumpkin prints using monotype and glue line printing processes.

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December 2019

Museum Store Sunday – Be A Patron!

December 1
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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We invite you, your family, and your community, to “Be A Patron” at your favorite museums and cultural institutions on Museum Store Sunday, December 1, 2019. Holiday shoppers will not only find quality gifts filled with inspiration and educational value, but through their purchases, will also directly support their favorite museums. Shoppers foster ongoing appreciation and knowledge of art, nature, culture, science, and history. When you, the patron, purchase a gift from the museum store, you help to sustain the…

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Mini-book Making

December 5 @ 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 @ 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 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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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Baby & Me Tours

December 10 @ 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

December 10 @ 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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