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.

Event Rescheduled for January 18th Due to Inclement Weather: 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

 

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Stained Glass Heritage

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture.

This noontime presentation will cover Dubuque’s beautiful stained glass heritage. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

Grant Wood’s Secrets

DR. SUE TAYLOR
Professor Emerita of Art History
Portland State University

Hosted in conjunction with the Grant Wood Art Colony, University of Iowa.

In Grant Wood’s Secrets, the title of her talk and new book, author and professor Sue Taylor incorporates original research and close readings of Grant Wood’s iconic, as well as lesser-known, artworks to reveal how the artist’s sometimes anguished psychology and art was shaped by his close relationship with his mother.

Presenting Wood’s unfinished autobiography “Return from Bohemia” for the first time ever, Sue Taylor integrates the artist’s own recollections into fresh interpretations of his art. Dr. Sue Taylor holds advanced degrees in art history from Roosevelt University and the University of Chicago. Taylor has worked as a museum curator and newspaper critic as well as a professor of art history.

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: How Fires Shaped Dubuque’s Downtown

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture.

This noontime presentation will cover the fires that have affected Dubuque’s architecture over the years. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

WINTER ARTS – 2020 Snow Sculpting Competition

Saturday, February 8th
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Washington Park (Across from the Museum)
FREE

The Dubuque Museum of Art and the City of Dubuque Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs are pleased to partner to present the 2020 Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival, a free community event.

The public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite sculpture for a People’s Choice Award. A State of Iowa award winner will be selected by a local jury and will advance to the US National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, Wis. Both winners will be announced at the event at 3:45 p.m.

The community snow sculpting portion of the event offers the public an opportunity to sculpt as well, either as a team or individually. Community teams or individuals of any age interested in creating snow sculptures of their own will have access to a number of designated blocks. Tools will be provided. Those interested in carving snow should wear clothing appropriate for the weather.

The Dubuque Museum of Art will offer free admission and tours of the current exhibits during the event. The Glab Family Art Studio will be open with lots of hands-on activities for all ages.

Hot beverages and food will be available for purchase on site, courtesy of Frosted N’ Filled and Happi Hibachi

The event is supported through in-kind contributions from Sundown Mountain Resort, Jamar Pattern., and Truck Country and is a sanctioned Winterfun, Inc. contest.

For additional information, or questions on event schedule changes, visit www.cityofdubuque.org/winterarts or contact the Dubuque Museum of Art at 563.557.1851.

Rescheduled: January 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!

Event Rescheduled for January 18th Due to Inclement Weather:January 11th: Fever City Puppeteers perform Little Red Space Helmet-Girl
March 14th: Tri-State Magic Club performance and workshop

Sponsored by Mediacom

 

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Streetcar Lines

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.

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

 

Molly Wood Gallery Talk w/ Fran Hedeman & Kennie Harris

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.

Arthur Geisert Gallery Talk w/Bedrick, Kames & Pope

Join us for a panel discussion about renowned illustrator Arthur Geisert‘s artwork and books as it relates to his DuMA exhibition: Tall and Not-So-Tall Tales.  Geisert will be joined by the guest speakers: Claudia Zoe Bedrick (publisher/editor of Enchanted Lion Books,) Louise Kames (Professor and Chair of Visual & Performing Arts, Clarke University,) and Lisa Pope (Librarian, Elkader Public Library.)