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 [...]
The Voices Mural Project artists have all headed home, leaving an abundance of colorful scenery in their wake. There are now 18 murals in downtown Dubuque, created by artists from all over the country. The works of art are drawing attention from locals and tourists alike. “It’s been an honor to bring to muralists with such international acclaim to Dubuque,” said Sam Mulgrew, president of Humanities Iowa and one of the five directors of Voices Productions. “The work of these artists will be sure to transform the urban experience in downtown Dubuque.” Voices Productions suspended its 11-year tradition of the Millwork District gallery shows this year to embark on this public art project. Runde Auto Group is proud to be a major sponsor of the Voices Mural Project, along with Humanities Iowa. Here are the murals: 1st and Locust Street, by ARCY from Connecticut “My pieces showcase the freedom of what can be achieved [...]
A couple of months ago Jordan Degree got a Chevy HHR for the Dubuque Art Center from Runde’s. The Are Center had plans to get it wrapped in a vinyl coat and that’s exactly what they did! Jordan says he is loving the HHR and is very pleased with how the wrap turned out. Check out the pictures below and look out for it on the roads!