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Dubuque Museum of Art

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701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
5635571851 dbqart.org

January 2020

YOUNG @ ART

January 28 @ 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$3

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. TUITION: $3 per child per session. All supplies are furnished. Please call Margaret Buhr at 563.557.1851 Monday-Friday, or email mbuhr@dbqart.org for more information or to enroll a student. You must register by noon the day before. 

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Art a la Carte: Drawing Basics II – Portraits

January 30 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Thurs, January 30th 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests Materials included Instructor: Hana Velde Students will try out the techniques and tricks of portrait drawing, including the study of facial proportions and learn about the subtle shading needed to bring their portraits to life! Students have the option to create a self-portrait, study a classmate, or use a photograph as a portrait subject. CLASS SIGN UP FORM DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

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February 2020

Yoga & Art

February 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10

Decompress and rejuvenate with an hour of yoga and art! Non-members $10, Members FREE

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Art a la Carte: Old School Selfies

February 7 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 2:30 PM

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Friday, February 7th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 6-9 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests Materials included Instructor: Caitlin Donald Students will examine the history of self-portraits and compare them to the “selfies” of today. A self-portrait will be created using a “selfie” students have taken. CLASS SIGN UP FORM DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

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First Fridays

February 7 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10.00

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~ There will be no First Friday in January. $10 Admission (Members Free) Follow DUMA (DubuqueArt) on Facebook, Twitter (#DUMAfirstfridays), and Instagram for updates and to share your ideas for future FirstFridays. Media Partner 365ink…

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Second Saturdays at DUMA

February 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

  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. 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  

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Baby & Me Tours

February 11 @ 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Babies and their caregivers are welcome to participate in a 30-minute tour of the Museum exhibitions, focused on shapes, colors and textures. Baby and Me tours are offered every month. Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum at 563-557-1851  

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Art a la Carte: Art Talk Tool Kit

February 13 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

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! CLASS SIGN UP FORM DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

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

February 20 @ 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

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.

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Art a la Carte: PU! Smelly Art

February 21 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on February 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

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. CLASS SIGN UP FORM DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

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Art a la Carte: Clang Clang! – Noisy Art

February 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on February 22, 2020 at 2:30 PM

Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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$10 – $15

Saturday, February 22nd 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 6-9 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Ages 10-14 Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests Materials included Instructor: Caitlin Donald Did you ever listen to a painting? Explore how different artists use sound in their work, then make your own noisy masterpiece. CLASS SIGN UP FORM DOWNLOAD BROCHURE

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March 2020

Grant Wood’s Secrets

March 15 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

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…

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ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Stained Glass Heritage

March 19 @ 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

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.

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June 2020

Second Saturdays at DUMA

June 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St.
Dubuque, IA 52001 United States
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Free

  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  

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