Open: Tuesday to Friday. 10am-5pm:
Saturday to Sunday. lpm-4pm.
Facilities: Exhibition Area; Studio/Classrooms. Dubuque. Iowa.
Activities: Arts Festival: Concerts; Education Programs (adults and children): Gallery Talks;
Guided Tours (on request): Lectures; Temporary Exhibitions; Workshops.
Publications: newsletter (quarterly).
The Dubuque Museum of Art fosters, facilitates, and promotes the study and appreciation of the visual arts. The Museum is dedicated to cultural growth, to enhance the quality of life, and to contribute to the general development of the community and region. Exhibitions, gallery tours, outreach programs, gallery talks, and a variety of educational initiatives serving the most diverse audience possible are the foundation of Museum programming.
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Blanden Memorial Art Museum
920 3rd Ave. South Fort Dodge. IA 50501 Tel: (515) 573-2316 Fax: (515) 573-2317 Internet Address: ht t p://www. Dod genet.com/~blanden Director: Charles P. Helsell Admission: voluntary contribution.
Attendance: 15.000 Established: 1930 Membership: Y .ADA Compliant: Y Parking: on street & municipal lot on 10th St.
Open: Tuesday to Wednesday. 10am-5pm;
Saturday to Sunday, lpm-5pm.
Closed: National Holidays.
Exterior view of Dubuque Museum of Art facility. Photograph courtesy of the Dubuque Museum of Art.
Exterior view of Blanden Memorial Art Museum. Photograph by Thomas A. Lion, courtesy of Blanden Memorial Art Museum. Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Blanden Memorial Art Museum, cont.
Facilities: Architecture (neoclassic building, 1932); Galleries (3; 5,500 square feet); Library (4,000 volumes, non-circulating); Shop; Studio/Classrooms (2).
Activities: Artist-in-Residence Workshop; Concerts (6/year); Education Programs (all ages); Films (occasionally); Gallery Talks (minimum of 10/year); Guided Tours (groups 5+, reserve in advance); Lectures (minimum of 10/year); Permanent Exhibits; Recitals; Traveling Exhibitions.
Publications: collection catalogue, “Handblog of the Permanent Collection”; exhibition catalogues (4-5/year); magazine, “Bulletin” (3/year).
Located in the Oak Hill Historic District, the Blanden Memorial Art Museum was dedicated in 1932 as Iowas first art museum. The permanent collection counts among its strengths European and Asian art. Holdings include works by internationally known artists Max Beckman, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, and Henry Moore, as well as Iowa Regionalists Marvin Cone, Daniel Rhodes, Tom Savage, and Grant Wood. Throughout the year, the Museum hosts diverse visual arts exhibitions.