October, 2012

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University of Iowa Presentations to Area Schools

Monday, October 29-Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Dale Fisher, Curator of Education at the University of Iowa Museum of Art and his associates presented a variety of programs throughout the week to second graders through tenth graders. Programs included Graphic Novel and Comic Art, American Indian and First Peoples, and AfricanRead More

Young Entrepreneurs Presentation

Monday, October 22, 2012 You may have heard about many young, native Maquoketans moving back to the area to start a fresh, new business. MAE has too, and we wanted to learn more about these innovative entrepreneurs and their respective business ventures. This one-hour presentation, hosted in collaboration with theRead More

Not-so-Starving Artists

Monday, October 22, 2012 This recreational artists’ group met, created art, and shared conversation and a meal. Artists in attendance worked on various projects including watercolor painting, quilting, and beading.

Open Stage Night for the Performing Arts

Saturday, October 20, 2012 MAE hosted our fourth Open Stage Night in celebration of the performing arts. We had musicians, singers, comedians, puppets, and improv actors take the stage to share their talents with the crowd. The puppets were especially amusing to watch from the audience.

Student Exhibition: Paintings by Korey Schepers

Monday, October 15, 2012-Friday, November 30, 2012 Korey Schepers is a senior at Maquoketa High School and also takes college-credit classes through Clinton Community College. She is actively involved in the school where she participates in cross-country, tennis, soccer, softball, Student Senate, Art Club, and plays saxophone in the band.Read More