January, 2018

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Brown Bag Lunch Talks with Kimberly Darling

February 8  | 11:30- 1PM Where: Maquoketa Art Experience                                   124 S. Main St., Maquoketa, IA Have you ever visited an art gallery or museum and thought “What were they thinking? This isn’t art.” or “How can they call this art!” Are you someone who wants to have a better understanding ofRead More

Museums and Art in Paris

Monday, January 29, 2018, 6:30pm                                                    The Museums of Paris  An exploration of the collections in Paris’ museums range from classical ancient monuments to iconic worksRead More


Do you love music?  Do you remember the mental and emotional enjoyment of singing? Are you more than 55 years old, female and live in the Maquoketa area? Do you just want to sing? Then the TREBLE TAPESTRY VOICES Group may be for you!  TAPESTRY VOICES is a group of women’sRead More

Love Letters by A. R. Gurney | A Valentine Event-Come and Enjoy

    Performances: Friday Feb 9 – 7:30pm (Cast: June Wahl & Jack Jones) Saturday Feb 10 – 7:30pm (Cast: Janet Burrow & John Burrow)  Sunday Feb 11 – 3:00pm (Cast: Leslie Jacobsen & Jay Kahn)   Summary: Love Letters is a funny and emotional portrait about the powerful connection of love. Two friends,Read More

Dave Updegraff – Photography Exhibit | May 1st- June 28th, 2018

  I have three passions in my life. My family, my work, and my photography. I will leave it up to you to decide their order of importance. I can only say that my life would be incomplete without all three of them. Obviously there are more but these areRead More

Dawn Wohlford Exhibit

 May 3 – June 28, 2018 Artist Biography: Sculptural paper artist Dawn Wohlford learned how to make paper at a workshop in New York City during the National Art Educator’s conference in 1983.  Afterwards, she went back to Northeast Missouri State University and read everything she could find about the craft,Read More

Alec LaCasse Guest Wood Carver | Exhibit Jun 9 – 17, 2018

More to follow

Iowa State Foundation – Public Reception – Faces of Iowa State Exhibit

Thursday, January 18,2018 | 5 -7 pm Maquoketa Art Experience3 124 S. Main Street Maquoketa, Iowa Open to the Public  Faces of Iowa State Video by Rose Frantzen:

Vero Rose Smith Exhibits

July 2 – August 30, 2018 Artist Bio Vero Rose Smith is a photographer, painter, and designer currently based in Iowa City, Iowa. Her recent work has focused on collective memory, the intersection of humanity and environment, and social justice. She is the Assistant Curator for the Legacies for IowaRead More

Iowa Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit

December 1, 2019 – January  30, 2020 More to Follow

Awesome Art Association | Student Directed and Hosted By MAE

A free student run ART CLUB for high school students in the community. Come and see what it is about Let out your creative side in a fun environment When:  Every Tuesday Begins September 6th, 2016 Time:  4-5 pm Where: Maquoketa Art Experience (124 S Main) A safe place forRead More

Doodle Group

This group meets the third Thursday of every month at MAE at 1:00 pm Come “zen” and doodle  Meet   *   Create   *   See

Open Studio

Every fourth Thursday of the month | 1-4pm | FREE Bring any art project to work on during this four-hour time period. MAE can provide easels, computers, and drop cloths. Just bring your other materials and project(s).  

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