• Call for High School Musicians: Mentoring Program

    The DAAC Music Series is accepting applicants for Project II, a music mentoring program for high school students. Project II is intended for students with some musical background and an interest in group performance and…
  • Mentoring Youth: Live Performance and Songwriting

    In late 2015, members of the Dubuque Area Arts Collective developed a new program building on the organization’s mission statement to mentor and empower young artists. Project 1 was devised to encourage young musicians to…
  • Behind InHarmony: Dean Wellman

    It’s tough being an artist. One must master a wide range of technical skills, hone creative thinking and position oneself effectively to create new work. This requires self-discipline, imagination and, often, a friendly demeanor –…

Dubuque Area Arts Collective Events

  • ARTIST CALL: Illuminating Stories

    August 20, 2016
    Submissions are due by September 11, 2016. Illuminating Stories is an exhibit that explores illustration across its ever-changing contexts. Illustration is truly a realm of multi-media which includes digital, hand-drawn, printed and inked works. Illustration is not diminutive. It is not less. Illustrators don’t strive to replicate nature, illustrators diminish…

GRAIN MAGAZINE Articles

  • Art Careers: Putting Art Degrees to Work

    April 18, 2016
    Do you remember the last time you saw a listing for artist needed in an on-line jobs board or the Sunday newspaper classified ads? What can I do with a major in Art or Design?Louise Kames is chair of the Art and Design department at Clarke University. The following is…

Video Interviews and Performances

  • Mentoring Youth: Live Performance and Songwriting

    August 20, 2016
    In late 2015, members of the Dubuque Area Arts Collective developed a new program building on the organization’s mission statement to mentor and empower young artists. Project 1 was devised to encourage young musicians to work together toward learning the fundamentals of live performance and songwriting. This goal was to…

RUIX ZINE Articles

  • Ruix Podcast

    August 19, 2016
    #23 DAAC’s Project 1 In February 2016, the DAAC introduced Project 1. Funded by an Iowa Arts Council Project Grant, Project 1 provided mentorship to local high school musicians. On this special edition of Ruix Podcast, we interview these young musicians and get their thoughts on Project 1, and playing…

Arts In Dubuque Map

  • Arts in Dubuque Map

    Searching for art classes, looking to purchase art work or attend a theater play? Find art organizations of all diciplines in Dubuque and the area. List Your Arts Organization/Business FOR FREE:…
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