July, 2017

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Ellen Wagener | Pastel Artist | September 2 – October 30, 2017

“Drip, Blow, Burn, and Sunrise in Jackson County”     A One of a Kind Exhibit, You Will Want to See Artist Statement: Ellen Wagener says she knew her life’s calling before she hit kindergarten. “I really wanted to be an artist, because when I grew up in DeWitt, thereRead More

Bruce Howdle Ceramic Exhibit : Animals In Motion and Wild Things In The Human Habitat.

Monday, July 10 – Thursday, August 31, 2017 Meet the Artist Reception| Friday, July 14, 4pm – 7pm Artist’s Statement After a college career focused in the fine arts with an emphasis in clay, I founded a studio in the middle of the USA and vowed to make it work. MotivatedRead More

Kimberly Darling Exhibition | Fates and Fiber

Monday, July 10, 2017 – Thursday, August 24th, 2017 Meet the Artist Reception | July 14 | 4-7pm   Artist’s Statement: I have always been engaged by the creative fiber arts. I come by it honestly;it was bred into me. I inherited my love of textiles from my mother, whoRead More

Layers of Maquoketa Coffee House

  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 Maquoketa Art Experience Come join us for an evening of literary reading, drama, instrumental and vocal performances at the 2nd Layers of Maquoketa Coffeehouse. Enjoy the talents of your very own friends and neighbors and relax with coffee and teaRead More

Party with a purpose! Friday, August 11, 2017 | 7pm – 10:00pm

Join us for a night to support FIDA’s work in Haiti Patrick Bentrott, executive director of FIDA-US  A short introduction of FIDA and their work in Haiti will be given Location : Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S. Main St. $25 per ticket  Buy in advance or at the door!  Read More

Meet the Artist Reception | July 14 | 4-7pm

           Bruce Howdle | Ceramic Artist                                          and    Kimberly Darling   | “Fates and Fiber” artist                    Read More

Slices of Life | Sunday, July 9, 2017 | 2:00pm

Press Release*** Press Release*** Press Release*** Press Release*** The Jackson County Historic Preservation Commission will, in co-operation with the Jackson County Historical Society and the North Bend Community Center, present the program, Slices of Life, at the Maquoketa Art Experience (MAE) on July 9, 2017. The program will be hostedRead More