Events

Coffee Chat @ MAE

Every Thursday @ 10 AM – Informal, open chat…and COFFEE!

Crochet & Chat

First and Third Thursdays at Maquoketa Art Experience at 1:00 pm Second and Fourth Thursdays at Maquoketa Brewery at 6:00 pm  Maquoketa Art Experience and Maquoketa Public Library are working together to host a fun and crafty social hour. Bring your current knit/crochet work in progress and chat with other crafters. Meet informally at MAE on the first and…
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Open Studio Every Thursday | 11 to 2

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Open Studio Every Thursday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Feel free to come and create or just unwind in our relaxed and beautiful setting every Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm. Bring any project you're working on ... or just come to sit and chat. Bring a friend or meet new ones while you're…
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Kurt Ullrich | Personal Collection of Iowa State Fair Photographs plus His Collection of Regional Artists Lithography & Originals

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Local Artist and Author, Kurt Ullrich, will have his Iowa State Fair photography collection on display during February and March, 2024. The North Gallery will include his photography, most notably from the Iowa State Fair. The South Gallery will host his collection of regional artists, signed lithographs and some original works of art. An artist's…
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RAINBOW GLASS STILL LIFE

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Overlapping glass bottles create an array of new colors! Ages: 9 - Adult

$5

UI Dance Company Presents Dances Described

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Join us for an interactive  program  of dance and  dialogue  with the UI Dance Company.  In their 2023-24 season the company has focused on  adaptability &  accessibility,  resulting in an evening of four works. "Winning" by Artistic Director Stephanie Miracle is a piece that playfully dips and dives, forms and dissolves in questions of why we compete, how we…
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Town & Country Quilters

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Town & Country Quilters Quilt Display The talented women and men from Town & Country Quilters will have their quilts on display at Maquoketa Art Experience during the months of April and May, 2024. Stop in to see the elaborate designs and craftsmanship that goes into their quilts.  On Saturday, April 20th from 2 to…
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Explosion of Colors | Naser D. and Patricia Shahrivar

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Welcome to An Explosion of Color | Art by the Shahrivars Artists Naser and Patricia Shahrivar will have their art on display in the North and South Galleries at Maquoketa Art Experience during the months of June and July, 2024. Naser concentrates on Landscapes and Abstract paintings. Patricia's paintings include Portraits, Landscapes and Abstracts. An…
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Creativity Through Art and Music | Ryan Olsen

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

View the intricate wood carvings of Idaho's Ryan Olsen from June 10-15, 2024 at Maquoketa Art Experience. Be sure to join Ryan on June 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for an artist's reception. Admission is always free and open-to-the-public.                    About Ryan Olsen: Ryan first became…
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Fiber Evolution | Artist Unleashed | Diane L. Murtha

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Come See Diane L. Murtha's Contemporary Fiber Art in the North Gallery during August and September, 2024 at Maquoketa Art Experience.  Diane has magically transformed textiles into beautiful pieces of contemporary fiber art. Follow her visual journey and growth from crafting beautiful traditional quilts to art quilts, and into modern works. Initially influenced by her…
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The Art of Forrest Grey

Maquoketa Art Experience 124 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA

Maquoketa native, Ms. Forrest Grey, will have her artwork on display in the South Gallery at Maquoketa Art Experience the months of August and September, 2024.  The Gallery is free and open-to-the-public. Donations are welcome.  Artist Reception: Saturday, August 3 from 2-4 PM The Artist Reception is free and open-to-the-public. No need to RSVP ...…
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