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…

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,…

Tangible Space: Moonsick Magazine

May 11, 2016

Gwen (Beatty) Werner is a local writer, as well as an actor, musician, barista, and legal clerk. 1. What was the impetus to start Moonsick Magazine? How long has it been online? It began as…

Hate Male

May 9, 2016

  After a horrific rape and murder happened in the downtown neighborhood last summer much of Dubuque was upset. A particular news outlet reported a portion of the horrific event as “had sex with” instead…

Show Quality: Interview with Local Breeder Brian Wilhelm

May 9, 2016

Brian Wilhelm specializes in breeding “bullies” (such as the American Pitbull Terrier). Wilhelm and other members of their group, 8TRE Bullies, can regularly be seen walking their show-quality dogs throughout downtown Dubuque, as well as…

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