CANCELED–YOUNG @ ART

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public through at least Friday, May 1st, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

WHEN:

Every second Tuesday of the 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 MondayFriday, or email mbuhr@dbqart.org for more information or to enroll a student.

You must register by noon the day before. 

CANCELED–Baby & Me Tours

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public through at least Friday, May 1st, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

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

 

CANCELED–Second Saturdays at DUMA

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public through at least Friday, May 1st, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

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

 

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

 

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

 

Pumpkin Prints

Pumpkin Prints, Instructor: Hana Velde

Thurs, Nov 21, 4:00 -4:50pm

Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members and $15 Guests

Materials included

After a tour of Arthur Geisert’s Pumpkin Island etchings, we will head down to the classroom to create our own unique pumpkin prints using monotype and glue line printing processes.

Second Saturdays: Dupaco Community Day

 

DuMA will hold a fall community day that includes a family friendly Junior Dead Artist’s program featuring beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter. There will also be art activities, a scavenger hunt, refreshments, and docent lead tours of the newly opened Arthur Geisert children’s book illustration exhibition.

This event is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Dupaco Community Credit Union

Second Saturdays sponsored by Mediacom

 


DuMA Family Art Carnival

Step right up for a creative community event for all ages! Free outdoor art activities, gallery tours, family art studio adventures and ice cream treats. Hy-Vee Grill available for purchase. Guaranteed to put smiles on the faces of the young and young at heart.

Sponsored By: U.S. Bank and Mediacom