Clay Basics II – Solar Systems

Thursday, April 16
4:00 – 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $15 Members, $20 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

We will kick it up a notch and play with oven bake clay this class. Colorful and pliable Sculpey is easy to use and bakes into a durable plastic, perfect for small projects. For the science-minded artist, we’ll try our hands at creating a mini solar system model that can be baked and strung as a mobile.

CANCELED-Clay Basics I – Clay Birds

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through at least Friday, April 3, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

Thursday, April 2
4:00 – 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $15 Members, $20 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Students will enjoy visualizing in three dimensions working with with air dry clay. We will explore coiling and texturing techniques as we make little clay birds (or dinosaurs!) and a nest for them to live in.

CANCELED-Ancient Artifacts: Cylinder Seals, Bead Making and Cave Painting

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through at least Friday, April 3, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

Saturday, March 28
1:00 – 2:30 PM Ages 6-9
2:30 – 4:00 PM Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Students will explore early humans and their artwork, with a focus on how and why they made art. Activities include making cylinder seals, cave painting, and bead making.

CANCELED-Painting Basics II – Dreamscapes

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through at least Friday, April 3, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

Thursday, March 26
4:00 – 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

This class will focus on composition, brush use, color mixing, and color theory as we explore acrylic painting techniques. Students will prepare a canvas board and work on an imaginative dreamscape painting.

CANCELED–Spring Break Art Camp: Making Many

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through at least Friday, April 3, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

Monday-Thursday, March 16-19
Section I: Grades K-3, M/T 9 AM – 12 PM
Section II: Grades 3-6, W/TH 9 AM – 12 PM

Cost: $30 Members, $40 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Looking for a creative way to fill Spring Break week? Students will explore how artists make multiples and explore different techniques to accomplish that. Activities will include plaster casting and foam relief prints.

Art a la Carte: Water is Life

Thurs, February 27th
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Inspired by the museum’s Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed exhibit, students will use water to create droplet-themed artwork. Students will have a chance to play with watercolors, watercolor pencils, and blowing, misting, and splatter-painting techniques.

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Art a la Carte: PU! Smelly Art

Friday, February 21st
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Ages 6-9
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Art can involve all of the senses. Explore how different artists use the sense of smell in their work, then create your own smelly masterpiece.

Art a la Carte: Art Talk Tool Kit

Thursday, February 13th
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Ages 6-9
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Using the current exhibitions for inspiration, students will learn the basics of looking at and how to speak to
others about the amazing world of art. Students will be invited to share their knowledge as docents during the Museum’s community Day in April!