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Dubuque Art Center

Address: 210 West 1st Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563 556 0117
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Ranked #25 of 26 Attractions in Dubuque
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Dubuque, Iowa, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I would highly recommend to those interested in this sort of thing! I don't have an endless amount of things to say about it, but it was unique.

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CHicago, IL
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

This is a very small art museum. One tiny room of permanent collection, a few Grant Woods. Then 2 galleries of special exhibits of which I highly enjoyed. Not really worth the entrance fee so try to go on free Thursday. They could really use more information on Grant Wood, the native Iowan artist and if they have more of... More 

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Waverly IA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

We were fortunate to enjoy the exhibit of the area art competition. We were impressed with the variety & quality of the entries. Loved the exterior sculpture of the modern American Gothic couple. It was a fun experience. It's a small center, but it offers excellent art!

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Delray Beach florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Went to a lecture (weekly) a few weeks ago. Enjoyed it as well as the art & children's project that was being featured that month. Well worth a visit

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Ames, IA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

The Dubuque Art Center works hard to offer the community reasons to visit. They have a respectable collection of artworks, including some by Grant Wood. But they also offer the "Dead Artist" series, where actors portray a famous artist and give a lecture as that character and allow questions following the presentation. The museum reaches out to the community -... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

This is a great Art Center, classes for young and old alike. People are nice, classes are well run. The painting class i took was informative, fun and creative. Great for the community!!

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