CANCELED–Lunch and Learn Series: Introduction to American Art

Due to public health concerns, the Spring (April and May) Lunch and Learn  presentations with Carol Ehlers have been postponed. Please continue to check our website and events calendar for announcements regarding rescheduled dates. We apologize for the inconvenience.

 

Art Talk Series is from March – November 2020

Mark your calendars for the series of art talks, Introduction to American Art, offered between March and November of 2020. These talks are offered by Carol Ehlers, who is an Art Insights Volunteer for the Art Institute of Chicago and hosted in partnership with the Dubuque Art Museum (Dubuque, IA), Bettendorf Public Library (Bettendorf, IA), and the Butterworth Center (Moline, IL). Carol is also Volunteer Docent at Figge Art Museum (Davenport, IA).

This series of art talks provides information about American Art, in anticipation of touring exhibit, For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design, that will be on view at the Figge Art Museum beginning in February of 2021. The exhibit offers a unique history of American painting from 1809 to the present day. Due to the size of the exhibit, the Introduction to American Art series will only look at a few select artists from the earlier years featured in the exhibition.

Spring:

Program 1 – Dubuque Art Museum, Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 12:15, Hudson River School Artists: Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, Frederic Edwin Church, and Albert Bierstadt

Program 2 – Dubuque Art Museum, Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 12:15, Winslow Homer, American Realist and William Merritt Chase, Gilded Age

Program 3 – Dubuque Art Museum Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 12:15, Americans in Europe: John Singer Sargent and Henry Ossawa Tanner

Fall:

Program 4 – Dubuque Art Museum, Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:15, Introduction to American Impressionism and Giverny Connection

Program 5 – Dubuque Art Museum, Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12:15, Childe Hassam, Master of American Impressionism and Cecelia Thaxter’s Garden

Program 6 – Dubuque Art Museum, Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12:15, Frederick Carl Frieseke & Gardens of American Impressionism.

Lunch and Learn“ Programs at Dubuque are the same programs offered at Bettendorf Public Library and Butterworth Center only shorter version due to time.

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.

CANCELED — ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Stained Glass Heritage

Due to public health concerns, this event has been canceled. Please continue to check the website for updates regarding a potential make-up date for this presentation the future.

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture.
This noontime presentation will cover Dubuque’s beautiful stained glass heritage. 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.

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: How Fires Shaped Dubuque’s Downtown

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture.

This noontime presentation will cover the fires that have affected Dubuque’s architecture over the years. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

 

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: Dubuque’s Streetcar Lines

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture.

This noontime presentation will uncover the history of Dubuque’s streetcar lines. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

Lunch & Learn with Joan Lingen, BVM, Ph.D.

Our next installment of Lunch & Learns will cover Impressionism (10/10) & Post Impressionism (10/17) Presented by Joan Lingen, BVM, Ph.D., Clarke University.

Free admission. Bring a sack lunch if you wish, but food will not be provided by the Museum.

ArchiTREK Ale & Architecture: Dubuque’s Urban Renewal

DuMA and Heritage Works partner to present a series of walking tours of Dubuque architecture that will provide insights into Dubuque’s historic buildings.

Ale and Architecture consists of 90-120 minute walking tours of bars in the historic upper and lower Main Streets. Patrons will make 2-3 stops in bars along the route and can purchase their own drinks at each stop.

This evening walking tour will look at the urban renewal impact on Dubuque’s Main Street, this tour will begin at 6:00pm in the Riverboat Lounge.

Get tickets online.

Call the Museum at 563-557-1851 if you have any questions, or if you are unable to use the online form.