Maquoketa Art Experience (MAE) is a non-profit organization established in 2008 and located in downtown Maquoketa, Iowa. MAE is dedicated to arts education, fostering an appreciation of the arts and to building community by engaging the residents of Maquoketa and surrounding areas in diverse creative activities.


To develop and cultivate an expanding interest in art within Jackson County residents and visitors to our community by supporting lifelong learning, sustaining our cultural heritage, and appreciating the arts in our everyday lives.

Upcoming Events

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Current Exhibitions

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Weekly Recurring Events

Coffee Chat @ MAE

Every Thursday @ 10 AM – Informal, open chat…and COFFEE!

Crochet & Chat

First and Third Thursdays at Maquoketa Art Experience at 1:00 pm Second and Fourth Thursdays at Maquoketa Brewery at 6:00 pm  Maquoketa Art Experience and Maquoketa Public Library are working together to host…
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