Art, Bikes, and Beer

Join Paul Schulhof & Az Rashidi
Principals of Schulhof Rashidi Architects
Designers of the Dubuque Museum of Art’s new art campus

In casual conversation fueled by our shared love of craft beer, bikes, art and the city

Tuesday, May 7

Bicycle World
1000 Jackson St
Hosted by David Hartig

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Prior to the reception, join Paul and Az for their 6PM Dubuque Architecture Days presentation hosted by Dubuque Main Street at 7 Hills Event Center

Schulhof Rashidi Architects Paul Schulhof and Az Rashidi
Schulhof Rashidi Architects


Cedar Rapids-born, former big leagues pitcher Cal Eldred will headline two days of programs celebrating the exhibition “Picturing America’s Pastime” at the Dubuque Museum of Art (DuMA) on April 13 and 14, 2024 in Dubuque, IA.

Also on April 13:
– Casey-award winning author Phil S. Dixon will lead a conversation about the history of the Negro Leagues. Dixon sits on the National Advisory Board for the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, has authored seven books, and interviewed over 500 players and their families.
– Illinois-native and Major League Baseball Supervisor of Umpires Larry Young will share highlights from his career which included calling Nolan Ryan’s 5,000th career strikeout against Rickey Henderson and the 1996 and 2003 World Series.
– Author-historian John Liepa will host a discussion on the origins of baseball in Iowa and author-historian John T. Pregler will discuss his research on Dubuque’s role in the history of professional baseball.

On April 14, the conference shifts to Dyersville for an exclusive program at the Field of Dreams movie site, the “If You Build It Exhibit,” and Dwier Brown’s Baseball Hall of Dreams.

All discussions will take place at the historic Hotel Julien Dubuque, site of a series of meetings that led to the creation of the American League.

All-inclusive tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students and members of the Dubuque Museum of Art and the Society for American Baseball Research. Tickets include lunch and refreshments, all talks, and a tour of DuMA’s exhibitions “Picturing America’s Pastime: A Snapshot of the Photograph Collection at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum” and “Picturing Dubuque Baseball curated by John T. Pregler.”

Hotel Julien is offering a special rate of $149 plus tax to all attendees. Hotel rooms may be booked by calling (800)798-7098 and mentioning the Dubuque Museum of Art

Lunch and Learn genealogy series: Mike May

Shaking the Family Tree

Trace your roots without getting tangled up in the process. Join us for a genealogy-packed lunch and learn series that will help you begin your ancestry search as well as examine lesser-known tales of Dubuque’s past.

October 26, November 2, and November 9 from 12:15–1 PM.

Free for members

Museum admission price for non-members

October 26 led by Mike May, adult services librarian at Carnegie-Stout Public Library.

Are you interested in exploring your family tree, but are not sure where to begin? In this introduction to genealogy, learn how to get started with the free tools offered at Dubuque’s Carnegie-Stout Public Library. This selection of resources includes genealogy “how-to” books, databases like Ancestry Library Edition and the Telegraph Herald Digital Archive, and equipment you can use to digitize family letters and photos.

Dubuque’s Black Heritage: 1830-1980. A lunchtime discussion

Ricki King of Roots to Branches Genealogy and City of Dubuque assistant planner Chris Happ Olson will discuss what they have discovered in their work on Dubuque’s Black Heritage Survey.  This program is the final in a series of free lunchtime programs about genealogy and Dubuque history related to Intimate Exchange: Wendy S. Rolfe and Thérèse Mulgrew.  The exhibition and supporting programs are made possible by the Iowa Arts Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, and Trappist Caskets.

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