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.

Mission

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

UI Dance Company Presents Dances Described

Join us for an interactive  program  of dance and  dialogue  with the UI Dance Company.  In their 2023-24 season the company has focused on  adaptability &  accessibility,  resulting in an evening…
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Current Exhibitions

Kurt Ullrich | Personal Collection of Iowa State Fair Photographs plus His Collection of Regional Artists Lithography & Originals

Local Artist and Author, Kurt Ullrich, will have his Iowa State Fair photography collection on display during February and March, 2024. The North Gallery will include his photography, most notably…
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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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Workshop

PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS: FROM CAMERAS TO IPHONES WITH TIME REES

Learn the basics of photographic principles from renowned artist Tim Rees in this convenient two-hour workshop! Cost: $10 per person Ages: 12 Through Adult Register online, by phone, email, or…
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$10.00

RAINBOW GLASS STILL LIFE

Overlapping glass bottles create an array of new colors! Ages: 9 – Adult

$5