Arts Schedule

2019 Arts & Wellness Programming!

Dubuque Area Writers’ Guild Reception Writers Guild

Friday, 6 – 8 pm at Dubuque Museum of Art

The Dubuque Area Writers Guild is excited to announce that it will be publishing the 43rd edition of its Gallery book project. This year’s publication will be an open-genre anthology showcasing the art and writing of Dubuquers and those with ties to the Dubuque area. Writers and artists are of all ages and may be invited to read at a reception to celebrate the launch of the anthology, which will be held Friday, May 17th during at the Dubuque Museum of Art. The public is invited to attend the reception/reading and encouraged to purchase copies of The Gallery.
Books will also be available at the art fair information booth in Washington Park throughout the weekend. Free and open to the public.

Fine Art FairArt Fair Pic for Slider

Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm & Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm in Washington Park

DubuqueFest’s juried fine art fair in Washington Park features the work of over 75 artists & artisans. We invite you to meet the artists, learn about process & inspiration, and invest in original hand crafted pieces. Shop for hand-blown & fused glass, ceramics, metal work, free form sculpture, painting, jewelry, fiber, fabric, photography, mixed media, textiles, copper work, hand turned wood, watercolors, leather work, wearable art, & more! It’s an art gallery in the park! Free. Visit our Gallery of Artists for a sneak peak of the fair.

 Youth Art Saleyouth art sale1

Sunday, 12 – 3 pm in Washington Park

Because kids are artists too! Youth of all ages will be selling handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces.  Everything from jewelry and clothing accessories to portraits, paintings, and glassware. Art Fair shoppers, you won’t want to miss this! Participation is free for all young artists, but you must register in advance. Contact Rose at to reserve your table.

 Kids’ Sustainable Crafts Tent with Green Iowa AmeriCorpskids tent

During Art Fair hours in Washington Park

Parents and children are invited to get creative with hands-on projects. Through a partnership with Green Iowa AmeriCorps, join in the fun of creating sustainable and eco-friendly crafts.