smART Saturdays: Time Capsules

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald

June 16th – Time Capsules
Join in the long tradition of creating a time-capsule to preserve memories for the future. Young artists will be provided with a container to decorate and fill with small objects that they create, each representing a thought, insight, or feeling relevant to their current selves.

Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class.

For more information and to register online, click here.

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smART Saturdays: Pet Rocks

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald

May 5th – Pet Rocks
Participants and their caregivers will paint and decorate rocks using a variety of interesting materials, with emphasis on giving their creations a personal flair. “Adoption cards” will be provided to engage creative story-telling by naming and describing what makes their pet unique.

Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class.

For more information and to register online, click here.

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smART Saturdays: Buggy Bouquets

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald

April 21st – Buggy Bouquets
Celebrate April flowers and the Birthday of Iowan artist Grant Wood by creating your very own “Lilies of the Alley” using a wide variety of provided material options. Children and their adult caregivers will construct a vase “arrangement” of paper flowers, butterflies, caterpillars, bugs, or whatever makes you think of Spring!

Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class.

For more information and to register online, click here.

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SPRING BREAK ART ESCAPE 2018

Looking for a creative way to fill the spring break week? Young artists will explore the Museum’s galleries for the inspiration and head to the studio to create their own works of art in a variety of mediums.

Instructor: Hana Velde

All supplies included. Please dress for mess.

Grades K-2: Thursday, March 29-Friday, March 30, 9:30-11 a.m.

Grades 3-5: Tuesday, March 27-Wednesday, March 28, 9:30-11 a.m.

Cost: $30 per child ($25 DuMA members)

To register call DuMA at (563) 557-1851 or visit www.dbqart.com. Deadline: March 21

smART Saturdays: Mini-Terrariums

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald

March 17th – Mini-Terrariums
Welcome the approach of Spring by creating Mini-Terrarium scenes using provided materials! Children and their adult caregivers will design their own nature-inspired scene using provided materials in the form of a tiny terrarium. Note: No live plants or materials will be used in this project.

Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class.

For more information and to register online, click here.

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ARTS TREK 2018

The Arts Trek program introduces second grade students from the Dubuque Community and Holy Family school systems to the Dubuque Museum of Art. Students learn about the role and functions of an art museum, tour current exhibitions and discuss a variety of art concepts.

 

smART Saturdays: Stickers, Buttons, and Magnets, Oh My!

Occurring once a month in the newly remodeled Glab Family Art Studio, smART Saturdays offer a fun opportunity to connect with your child through flexible open-ended art projects designed to encourage creativity and thinking outside the box. Instruction and project guidelines will be provided, but individual expression is encouraged. Instructors Amethyst Barron & Caitlin Donald

February 17th – Stickers, Buttons, and Magnets, Oh My!
In February, fight off dreary Winter days by making bright and colorful keepsakes of your very own design. Materials and instructions will be provided for the creation of custom pin-back badge buttons, refrigerator magnets, and stickers, for participants to take home. A hand-operated badge maker will be available for use, guided by an instructor.

Activities offered on a drop-in basis, however you must register by calling the Museum at 557-1851 the Thursday before the Saturday class.

For more information and to register online, click here.

Sponsored by:

YOUNG @ ART

WHEN:

Every month, toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Museum to enjoy a merry time creating art. Please come dressed to get messy! Instructor: Hana Velde.

To avoid conflicts, we will be moving Young at Art class to 3-3:45pm for the summer months

TUITION:

$3 per child per session. All supplies are furnished.

Please call Margaret Buhr at 563.557.1851 MondayFriday, or email mbuhr@dbqart.org for more information or to enroll a student.

You must register by noon the day before.