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Smart Saturdays program in Dubuque
Looking for a creative outlet for your children? Here’s something fun and educational at the Dubuque Museum of Art! Perfect for kids ages 6-10, smART Saturdays provide a variety of hands-on art activities in the museum’s remodeled children’s art classroom. “Participation in art classes can make children smarter, more inventive and confident,” said Margaret Buhr, director of education at the Dubuque Museum of Art. “SmART Saturday classes do that as well as celebrate the joy of discovery. Classes also provide a great bonding opportunity for children and their caregivers. And most importantly, classes are fun, lots of fun!” The new program will be held one Saturday a month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting on Jan. 27. Runde Auto Group is the proud sponsor of smART Saturdays! The programs are designed to encourage creativity [...]
Today was Prescott Elementary School’s Luncheon to support various FREE after-school art programs for Prescott students. Continued support from the community helps Prescott keep these classes available to the students free of charge. Everyone enjoyed the wonderful lunch which included Champps’ Soup, Bread Various Desserts and a Drink. Prescott students were there to help out by distributing desserts, picking up dishes and answering questions for people. Those who attended were also treated to a full orchestra and choir of Prescott students as they played and sang while people enjoyed their food. Everyone was welcome to the event, no reservation was required AND you got to take home an original piece of pottery made by a Prescott student. Here’s a Rundown of Prescott’s Art Programs: (Click on the Picture to Enlarge)
Jordan Degree, of the Dubuque Art Center, was in this week at Runde Chevrolet to pick up a vehicle for the Art Center. Last year I had the opportunity to get to know Jordan and learn about what the Art Center offered the community.  This year we got an update from Jordan about what’s happening with the Art Center and what they have planned for the vehicle they purchased. Hey Jordan, last year you were here to borrow the Community Support Truck for the Art Center, right? How did it work out for you? Yes, we were moving to our new location at 137 Main Street in Dubuque – we are on the first floor. That was actually the second time we used the [...]
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