CANCELED–Gallery Talk: Flow

 

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 artists Libby Reuter, Susan Knight, Jennifer Bates, and Anna Metcalfe for a gallery talk regarding their work in the current exhibit “Flow: Journey Through the Mississippi Water Shed.”

Free.

CANCELED – FLOW Lunch & Learn: Mary Beth Stevenson

CANCELED:
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and related travel restrictions, the Lunch and Learn programs for Wednesday, March 18 and 25 have been canceled. Please check this page for updates as they occur. Be well and stay healthy!

Join us for a noontime presentation with Mary Beth Stevenson. Mary joined the City of Cedar Rapids in December 2019, and serves as the Watersheds & Source Water Coordinator.

During this program Mary will discuss how the City of Cedar Rapids is working to improve water quality and reduce flood risk by working at the watershed scale.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, “Flow: Journey Through the Mississippi River Watershed.”

This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

CANCELLED – FLOW Lunch & Learn: Source Water Protection

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS

Please monitor our website for updates or rescheduled dates.

Join us for a noontime presentation with Rebecca Ohrtman, Source Water Protection Coordinator at Iowa DNR Field Services Bureau, Manchester, IA.

Source water is a river, lake or aquifer that supplies drinking water to the public. Source Water Protection is preventing contaminants from entering the source water. The area impacting the source water is called the “capture zone”. We all need to be aware of what is in our source water capture zone for sustainability of our drinking water.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition, “Flow: Journey Through the Mississippi River Watershed.”

This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

11 FLOW Lunch & Learn: Mussels and Why They Matter

Join us for a noontime presentation with National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Curator of Conservation Programs: Jared McGovern, and Educator: Caitlin Donald.

“Mussels and Why They Matter” is presented in conjunction with with DuMA’s exhibition: “Flow: Journey Through the Mississippi River Watershed.”

This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

FLOW Lunch & Learn: Eric Schmechel

Join us for a noontime presentation with Eric Schmechel, Urban Coordinator, Dubuque Soil and Water Conservation: Catfish Creek Watershed Management Program, in conjunction with the exhibition: Flow: Journey Through the Mississippi River Watershed.

This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

Art a la Carte: Water is Life

Thurs, February 27th
4:00 PM – 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Inspired by the museum’s Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed exhibit, students will use water to create droplet-themed artwork. Students will have a chance to play with watercolors, watercolor pencils, and blowing, misting, and splatter-painting techniques.

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Art A La Carte: Art & Science – More Alike Than You Think

Saturday, January 25th
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests

Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Students will explore the connections between art and science. After a tour of the Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed exhibition, students will make their own artistic contribution to science by creating a science illustration using mixed media.

New Exhibition Opening/Member Preview

Join us for an exhibition opening and member preview of two new DuMA exhibitions, Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed and A City at Work: Dubuque Portraits from 1912. Light refreshments and cash bar provided.

Flow: Journey through the Mississippi River Watershed is an exhibition focusing on themes of water and our personal connection to it. Featuring Libby Reuter and Joshua Rowan of St. Louis, Missouri; Jennifer Bates of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Susan Knight of Omaha, Nebraska; and Anna Metcalfe of Minneapolis, Minnesota. A City at Work: Dubuque Portraits from 1912 is selection of photographs from the Klauer Collection. Both exhibitions open on January 18, 2020 and continue through April 19, 2020.

Non-Members $10 and Members free