March, 2013

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Presentation: Maquoketa Creativity: An Outsider Perspective

Sunday, March 24, 2013 John and Sandra Hudson delivered this presentation focusing on creativity within our daily lives and our local community. John Hudson drew upon his academic research and shared some hints about jump-starting our creativity. Once everyone was in a creative mindset, Sandra Hudson shared examples of creativeRead More

Arteage à Trois by Bill Wohlford, Amy Nielsen, and Judy O. Gray (members of The Art Collective)

Thursday, March 21, 2013-Saturday, April 27, 2013 Bill Wohlford, Amy Nielsen, and Judy O. Gray are three members of The Art Collective, which was established in 2007 when a group of Quad Cities area artists joined forces to create wider markets for the works of the many talented artists ofRead More

Reception for Tom Christopher Exhibition

Thursday, March 14, 2013 MAE hosted a reception in honor of pastel artist Tom Christopher. Visitors came to meet Tom and learn about his work, which appeared in our north gallery February 16 through March 15, 2013. MAE provided tasty snacks and beverages.

Open Stage Night for the Performing Arts

Friday, March 8, 2013 This Open Stage Night proved to be one of our best yet with extremely diverse acts. We welcomed singers, songwriters, a band, a pianist, a novelist, comedians, thespians and more. MAE provided low-cost refreshments, fun props, lighting, and sound equipment.

Student Gallery: The Way I See Things, Photography by Isaac Biehl

Friday, March 1, 2013-Monday, April 15, 2013 Isaac Biehl is a senior at Maquoketa High School, and he also takes classes through Clinton Community College. He has been active in school, participating in basketball, soccer, and football. He is also a member of Club hOpe, a student organization that seeksRead More