Movies at the Museum

In partnership with Fidelity Bank & Trust, DuMA presents Movies At The Museum at dusk (approx 8:30 pm) on Saturday, August 21st with a viewing of Moana staring Dwayne The Rock Johnson & Auli’i Cravalho.
Grab your lawn chair, blanket, snacks, and bring your friends to Washington Park to enjoy an outdoor movie night.
Moana (PG/2016/Animation) – An adventurous teenager named Moana living on a Polynesian island in ancient times sails out to sea on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master wayfinder. Together, they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.
Movie Length – 1hr 47min
To view the movie trailer click here.

Second Saturdays – Turnt Kidz TK

Online Event
Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 1 PM CST
Price: Free
Join us for a vibrant hip hop dance performance by the Turnt Kidz TK.

Turnt Kidz TK, are a non for profit hip hop dance group for young youth in Dubuque Iowa directed by Renee Dunn.
Second Saturdays is a free and family-oriented programming that occurs every second Saturday of the month at 1 PM. Second Saturdays feature culturally-diverse performing arts, acts, and suggested hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy.

This pre-recorded program will be posted on the DuMA Facebook profile and YouTube channel.

Generously sponsored by Mediacom

Young At Art Goes Online – Fables


Online Event
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 2 PM CST
Price: Free

On the second Tuesday of the month Young At Art goes online! Preschool-aged kiddos can join-in with a parent/caregiver for a reading of a Caldecott Award-winning picture book and related art project using materials found around the home. This month the featured book will be “Fables” by Arnold Lobel.

This is a pre-recorded 15 to 20 minute free video series for 3-6 year olds is posted on the DuMA YouTube and Facebook profile at 2 pm the day of the event

2021 Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Competition

 

Washington Park
Feb 10 at 8 AM CST – Feb 13 at 4 PM CST
Price: Free · Duration: 3 days

This free, family-friendly event is brought to you by the Dubuque Museum of Art, in partnership with the City of Dubuque’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and Winterfun, Inc. This event is also made possible by the generous support of our corporate sponsor, Barton Wealth Management.

Sculpting will take place Wednesday through noon on Saturday, with teams working day and night to turn blocks of 288 cubic feet of snow into masterful works of art. The winning team will have the opportunity to represent the state at the 2022 U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, WI.

Sculptors begin their work on Wednesday, February 10 and have through noon on Saturday to transform their 288 cubic feet block of snow into a work of art. The public is invited to visit the park to view the progress throughout the week.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Saturday afternoon family-event will shift to safer, socially distanced or home-based opportunities including alternate methods for people’s choice voting, sharing of suggested at-home snow sculpting activities, and promotion of drive-by or socially distanced on foot viewing of the completed pieces.

Young At Art Goes Online – Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears

Online Event
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 2 PM CST
Price: Free

On the second Tuesday of the month Young At Art goes online! Preschool-aged kiddos can join-in with a parent/caregiver for a reading of a Caldecott Award-winning picture book and related art project using materials found around the home. This month the featured book will be “Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears” by Verna Aardema.

This is a pre-recorded 15 to 20 minute free video series for 3-6 year olds is posted on the DuMA YouTube and Facebook profile at 2 pm the day of the event

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