New Exhibition Opening/Member Preview

Join us for an exhibition opening and member preview of two new DuMA exhibitions, Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed and A City at Work: Dubuque Portraits from 1912. Light refreshments and cash bar provided.

Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed is an exhibition focusing on themes of water and our personal connection to it. Featuring Libby Reuter and Joshua Rowan of St. Louis, Missouri; Jennifer Bates of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Susan Knight of Omaha, Nebraska; and Anna Metcalfe of Minneapolis, Minnesota. A City at Work: Dubuque Portraits from 1912 is selection of photographs from the Klauer Collection. Both exhibitions open on January 18, 2020 and continue through April 19, 2020.

Non-Members $10 and Members free

Yoga & Art

Decompress and rejuvenate with an hour of yoga and art!

Non-members $10, Members FREE

Exhibitions Reception & December First Fridays

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 Seen Through Metaphors: Paintings by Ioana Mamali” features seven new works in oil that explore the artist’s experience growing up under Communism.

First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Key City Creative, Upcycle Dubuque, Stoned Art, Inspire Cafe and Outside the Lines Art Gallery. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

5-7 pm, Members FREE, Non-Members $10

 

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First Fridays Featuring Artist & Author Arthur Geisert

DuMA First Fridays will feature the new Arthur Geisert: Tall and Not-So-Tall Tales exhibition. Join us for light refreshments and a hands on etching activity.

First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Key City Creative, Upcycle Dubuque, Stoned Art, Mary Pop-In Shoppe, Inspire Cafe and Outside the Lines Art Gallery. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

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New Exhibitions Reception

Celebrate With Us – DuMA hosts a reception for our new exhibitions: Arthur Geisert: Tall and Not-So-Tall Tales, and Reflections: Photography by the Dubuque Camera Club.


Arthur Geisert: Tall and Not-So-Tall Tales
September 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020

The Dubuque Museum of Art is pleased to present a new exhibition highlighting the boundless imagination and humor of children’s book author and artist Arthur Geisert. Sponsored by Dupaco and the James B. and Melita McDonough Foundation


Reflections: Photography by the Dubuque Camera Club
September 21 – November 10, 2019

The Dubuque Camera Club explores themes of “reflection” in the 7th annual exhibition of photographs by club members. Organized by the Dubuque Museum of Art in conjunction with the Dubuque Camera Club.

First Friday

DuMA First Fridays Featuring Painter Alec Egan

Alec Egan, Living Room, 2019, oil and flashe acrylic on canvas, 96×72 inches, collection of Tim Walsh and Mike Healy

September DuMA First Fridays will feature California-based artist Alec Egan who explores nostalgia and memory in his latest series of contemporary oil paintings. Also enjoy the jazz and bossa nova music of Blu Flame while you explore the galleries.

First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Key City Creative, Upcycle Dubuque, Stoned Art, Mary Pop-In Shoppe, Inspire Cafe and Outside the Lines Art Gallery. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

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Sponsored by Dupaco Community Credit Union
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First Fridays (Featuring the Alumatics!)

First Fridays w/Music

First Fridays is a monthly, city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Outside the Lines Art Gallery, Upcycle Dubuque, Key City Creative and Inspire Cafe. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

This summer DuMA is adding to the First Friday fun and will be featuring performances by local musicians each month.

July feature – Alumatics – Bluegrass

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

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First Fridays: Exhibition Opening for DuMA Biennial and Thomas Paquette

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 5 PM – 8 PM

First Friday June 2019 will feature the opening of two new exhibitions: 2019 DuMA Biennial and Thomas Paquette: America’s River Re-Explored.

First Fridays is a monthly, city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Outside the Lines Art Gallery, Upcycle Dubuque, Key City Creative and Inspire Cafe. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

This summer DuMA is adding to the First Friday fun and will be featuring performances by local musicians each month. June’s musician: Blue Flame – Jazz & Bossa Nova 

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

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First Fridays

First Fridays w/Music

May’s First Friday will kick off of our brand new summer music series featuring local musicians. First up will be Kristina Castaneda and Shawn Healey.

Make sure to also check out our new exhibition: America’s River Re-Explored, Paintings of the Mississippi from Source to Gulf by Thomas Paquette.

First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, Key City Creative. Upcycle Dubuque, Inspire Cafe and Outside the Lines Art Gallery. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

This event is made possible by our generous sponsor Dupaco Community Credit Union.

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

This summer DuMA is adding to the First Friday fun and will be featuring performances by local musicians each month.

May 3 – Kristina Castaneda/Shawn Healy – Contemporary Covers
June 7 – Blue Flame – Jazz & Bossa Nova (New Exhibition Opening & Member Preview)
July 5 – Bluegrass Alumatics – Bluegrass

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DuMA April First Fridays Featuring K-8 Student Artists

The April First First Friday will be featuring K-8 Student Artists.

Celebrate the artwork of young Dubuque Artists. Exhibition on view March 25-April 14, 2019

Make sure to catch the free heated trolley that will be making stops at each First Friday location every 10 to 15 minutes. First Fridays and trolley are generously sponsored by Dupaco Community Credit Union

First Fridays is monthly, a city wide gallery hop celebrating our creative community. Other First Friday locations include: Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Smokestack, and Outside the Lines Art Gallery. Make sure to hop, hop, hop to all First Friday locations~

$10 Admission (Members Free)

Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays.

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Sponsored by Dupaco Community Credit Union
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