May, 2015

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Politics Expressed in Prints

Friday, May 29, 2015 Serhat Tanyolacar is a Turkish born multi-media artist, print maker, political activist and autism advocate. His latest large scale relief prints focus on reconstructions of daily life imagery with the components of nostalgia and popular culture. His reconstructed narratives bring an absurd socio-political commentary over theRead More

Discussions With Dale Fisher, Curator at University of Iowa Museum of Art

Thursday, May 14, 2015 20th Century and Modernism In Europe and America, revolutionary visions broke with conventional representational works as artists explored modern ideas and modes of expression. The pervasive influence of the vaguely defined “modern” led artists and their audience to consider their lives in imaginative ways, influenced byRead More

Make Mother’s Day Extra Special: Bring Her to the Muscial Performance of Inti-illimani

Sunday, May 10, 2015 A Chilean Orchestra which formed in 1966 and continues today with a rich history of music and a story to tell– Inti-Illimani (Inti-E-gee-manee) means “Son of the Illimani,” in the Aymara dialect.) The group has a dramatic history, starting in 1967 in Santiago, Chile, as aRead More

Great Give Day

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Great Give Day…Pass it on! The Maquoketa Art Experience is participating in @Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s 24-hour online giving day on Tuesday, May 5. There’s a bit of friendly competition to be had, so get ready to play. We wish all nonprofits across Northeast IowaRead More

John Evans | Pastel Artist

Sunday, May 3, 2015-Wednesday, June 24, 2015 John E. Evans is an artist working primarily in pastel and colored pencil. He is a retired art teacher who spent 39.5 years in the classroom. A graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a bachelors degree in art education, John beganRead More

Artist Reception | Open To The Public

Sunday, May 3, 2015 Meet and Greet the Artists who are currently Exhibiting: John Evans – Pastel Artist Anna Haglin – Altered Books and Prints Eastern Iowa Regional Woodcarvers

Eastern Iowa Regional Woodcarving Exhibit

Friday, May 1, 2015-Saturday, June 27, 2015 Reception | Meet the Artists Sunday, May 3, 2015 | 1-3pm Featured Artists: Darin Musel – I have been creating one thing or another and the medium did not matter. It seems there has been one constant over time which has been theRead More

Music To Our Ears: University of Iowa Violin and Vocal Duet

Friday, May 1, 2015 Timothy Hsu, violin An Oklahoma native, Timothy Hsu has had the opportunity to perform and teach in various cities throughout the country and South America, including Baltimore, Dallas, Aspen, Iowa City, Nashville, Oklahoma City, and Washington, D.C. Mr. Hsu has always had a passion for teachingRead More