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Press Release: 2017 DubuqueFest Arts, Wellness, & Music Programming Announced!

Dubuque County Fine Arts Society Hosts 40th Annual DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival May 19-21, 2017 Free Festival Celebrates Music, Art and Culture in Historic Downtown Dubuque DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 26, 2017—Dubuque County Fine Arts Society will host its 40th annual DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival May 19-21, 2017. Held in the heart of the historic downtown […]

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Flame Painted Copper to Shimmer at DubuqueFest

Dan and Frances Hedblom of Copper Elements in Rochester, Minnesota, will bring their flame painted copper wall art to DubuqueFest fine arts fair for the first time this year. Their unique sun-catching metalwork, along with the work of over 60 other artists, will be available for purchase on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, in downtown Dubuque’s Washington Park.

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Tim Olson with vintage camera

DubuqueFest Photo Panorama

You’re invited to find Tim Olson & his old-timey camera during the festival and pose for this panoramic portrait! Using a vintage 1935 studio camera he will create a hundred foot long photo panorama. Stop by Washington Park in downtown Dubuque on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & 19 to take part in this community portrait.

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Emerging Artist Scholarship Winner

This year’s emerging artist scholarships were awarded to 2 Dubuque artists: Edward Obermueller and Barb Zehentner McKinlay. These individuals and over 60 other artists will display their work in Washington Park at the DubuqueFest fine arts fair on May 18-19, 2013. Click to read more about Barb and her kiln-formed art glass.

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The Heavenly States

The Heavenly States, an indie-rock quartet based out of Austin, Texas, will make their return appearance at this year’s DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival, sharing their original music in a free performance under the stars on the Town Clock stage on Saturday, May 18 at 9 p.m. Songwriter and guitar player Ted Nesseth spoke to DubuqueFest about the show.

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