New Museum Project Updates

Beyond. The future of DuMA 150 years in the making.

New Museum Project Updates

For an overview of the project and the plan for DuMA's future, click here.


The names of the firms who responded to the RFQ for Construction Manager at Risk services will be announced publicly at 5:00 PM (central) on 7/17/2024 via Zoom. Click here to be directed to the live feed.

              Meeting ID: 846 2716 9325

              Passcode: 955550

This meeting will be recorded, and a link to the video will be posted to this website for record.


Request for Qualifications for Construction Manager at Risk Services for the Future Dubuque Museum of Art Facility.


Notice of Intent to Enter into a Guaranteed Maximum Price Contract for Construction Manager at Risk Services for construction of the new Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa.


Collections Management Consultant Expression of Interest

Schulhof Rashidi Architects, LLP (SRA) in conjunction with the Dubuque Museum of Art (DuMA) and Anser Advisory seeks a Collections Management Consultant to work on a new museum in Dubuque, Iowa.

The Dubuque Museum of Art, founded in 1874 and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums in 2004, is Iowa’s oldest cultural institution. Named a national affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution in 2016, DuMA’s mission is to create engaging art experiences that excite, inspire, and connect the community.

The project is a 38,000 SF new building located in Dubuque Iowa.

The museum is soliciting proposals from consultants that specialize in the evaluation of art collections and are qualified in recommending the best practices for the handling, care and storage of the collection. The collection management consultant will be a critical member of the team during the design and construction phases of the project and is to work closely with the owner and the design team in ensuring the successful transition of the museum from its current home to its future facility.

Please fill out this form to receive a Request for Proposal (RFP) with additional details. The RFP will be due on June 18th, 2024.


List of Qualified Respondents to Preliminary RFQ

Arup US, Inc.
Buesing & Associates, Inc.
Dharam Consulting, LLC
Directional Logic, Inc.
Eckersley O’Callaghan Partners, LLC
Eligator Acoustic Associates
Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc.
FP&C Consultants KC, LLC
Introba, Inc.
Jensen Hughes
Lerch Bates, Inc.
Meyer Borgman Johnson (MBJ)
Morrissey Engineering
Origin Design
TD2 Engineering & Surveying
Thornton Tomasetti
Threshold Acoustics, LLC
VDA, Inc.


Engineer and Consultant Expression of Interest and Request for Preliminary Qualifications

Schulhof Rashidi Architects, LLP (SRA) in conjunction with the Dubuque Museum of Art (DuMA) and Anser Advisory seeks engineers and consultants with experience with the design and construction of museums to work on a new museum in Dubuque, Iowa.

Please fill out this form to express your interest in joining the project team in one of the following disciplines. No other disciplines should apply at this time:

  • Acoustical Consultant
  • Structural Engineer
  • MEPFP + IT Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Facade/Waterproofing Consultant
  • Lighting Designer
  • Security Consultant
  • Cost Consultant
  • Code Consultant
  • Vertical Transportation Consultant

Responses must be received by 5:00 PM Central on May 9th, 2024