Call for High School Musicians: Mentoring Program

August 26, 2016

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

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…

Behind InHarmony: Dean Wellman

August 20, 2016

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 –…

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…

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…

Ryan Bentzinget Interview

August 18, 2016

Ryan Bentzinger is a teaching artist based out of Iowa City. He graduated with a BA in Studio Art with Honors in Education from the University of Iowa in 2011. He is licensed under the State…

Interview with Brooks Strause and Dredge

August 18, 2016

Live interview with Iowa City musician Brooks Strause and Dubuque metal band Dredge. Host: Jonathan Lance Eagle Brooks Strause is a prolific and eclectic singer-songwriter from Iowa City, regarded as one of Iowa’s top songwriters.…

Dark Slide Skateboard Show

August 18, 2016

An overview of the Dark Slide skateboard show sponsored by the Dubuque Area Arts Collective. The Dubuque Area Arts Collective and Mind Flip Productions presented the 3rd Annual Dark Slide Skate Art Show in 2015.…

COLLECTIVE BREATHS: Opening Reception

August 16, 2016

Group Exhibit Reception, Project 1 Documentary Screening, Release Of Grain Magazine and CSA Art Display And Pick-up    Opening reception: Saturday, August 20 from 7 pm to 10 pm. The new DAAC Gallery is located…

Art: The New Meditation

August 15, 2016

Creating art is about reaching a state of awareness and breaking free from the constant negative chatter in our minds. “All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind,…

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