July, 2012

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Open Stage Night

Friday, July 13, 2012 MAE hosted another fun-filled evening for performing artists in and around our community. We provided new sound equipment, microphones, and lighting purchased through our Dubuque Racing Association grant, a keyboard, improv topics, and some fun props. We also offered soft drinks and bottled water for aRead More

Opening Reception for Arthur Geisert’s Thunderstorm

Saturday, July 7, 2012 MAE invited the public to stop by to view and learn more about Arthur Geisert’s illustrative etchings from his latest children’s book, Thunderstorm. We provided snacks and beverages, free of charge.

Illustrative Etchings by Arthur Geisert

Sunday, July 1, 2012-Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Artist Statement Arthur Geisert is an artist and illustrator from Bernard, Iowa who specializes in etching. This exhibit featured his children’s picture book titled, Thunderstorm. The illustrations are etchings created on copper plates using Dutch mordant as the acid. This technique dates backRead More