Second Saturdays at DUMA

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.

Note: There will be no Second Saturday programming in June due to the June 8th Gallery Talks 

Sponsored by Mediacom

Second Saturdays at DUMA

 

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!

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

 

Second Saturdays at DUMA: Holiday

 

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

 

Pumpkin Prints

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.

Second Saturdays: Dupaco Community Day

 

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

 


DuMA Family Art Carnival

Step right up for a creative community event for all ages! Free outdoor art activities, gallery tours, family art studio adventures and ice cream treats. Hy-Vee Grill available for purchase. Guaranteed to put smiles on the faces of the young and young at heart.

Sponsored By: U.S. Bank and Mediacom

Dubuquefest: DuMA Art Tent

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.

 

Second Saturdays at DUMA

In May the Dubuque Museum of Art will be hosting the musical group Turkana.

Turkana is made up of Turkish and American musicians that perform Turkish music with the aim of adding its own threads to the world’s musical tapestry.

This performance at DuMA is part of free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month at 1 PM. Second Saturdays feature culturally-diverse performing arts, acts, and hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy.

Sponsored by Mediacom

Community/Family Day

This free event will also feature live performances by two Dubuque arts and cultural organizations, along with guided tours of the exhibition, refreshments, and hands-on art activities. The lineup and schedule includes:

-Performance by Dubuque’s Dreaming Allegiance: 1 p.m.

Junior Famous Dead Artist Matinee: Renee Tyler performing as artist Elizabeth Catlett, 2:15 p.m. A glimpse into the life of African American artist Elizabeth Catlett who explored themes relating to race and social activism in her sculpture, paintings, and prints. Catlett was a student of Grant Wood and among the first MFA graduates from the University of Iowa, which recently named a dormitory hall in her honor.

-Performance by the Dubuque Dream Center Gospel Choir & Dance Troupe: 3 pm

The exhibition and Free Community Day are sponsored by American Trust & Savings Bank and their Junior Banker program. Additional support was provided by Runde Auto Group, which is sponsoring free admission to the DuMA on Saturday mornings during the Dubuque Winter Farmers’ Market.

African American Art in the 20th Century continues at DuMA through April 21, 2019.

Loïs Mailou Jones, Moon Masque, 1971, oil and collage on canvas. Smithsonian American Art Museum, bequest of the artist.