DuMA will be hosting an art activity area during Dubuquefest in Washington park, Saturday, May 18 from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday, May 19 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Visitors to the Dubuque Museum of Art’s kids’ art tent will have a chance to upcycle cardboard into several imaginative, unique, and useful projects. From marionette puppets to cardboard cityscapes, treasure boxes to miniature pirate ships, come explore how recycled materials have unlimited creative potential!
In addition, the Museum will be open extended hours on Saturday, May 18th, from 10 AM – 4 PM.
In conjunction with DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival, the Dubuque Area Writer’s Guild will publish their annual anthology, Gallery, showcasing the writing and art of Dubuque area residents of all ages.
Writing submissions were accepted in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and memoir. Black and white artwork was also considered for publication.
Writers from the publication are selected and then invited to read from their work at a reception held at the Dubuque Museum of Art on Friday, May 17, 2019 during DubuqueFest.
Beverages and light snacks will be provided.
The public is invited to attend a reception and reading to celebrate the launch of the annual Dubuque Area Writer’s Guild anthology, which will be held Friday, May 19th during Dubuque Fest at the Dubuque Museum of Art. Copies will be available for purchase.