Category: Events

  • 2018 Dubuque Area Writers Guild Anthology

    2018 Dubuque Area Writers Guild Anthology

    2018 is the 40th anniversary of the Dubuque Area Writers Guild Anthology This year is the 40th anniversary of the DAWG anthology and we are completing our compilation in collaboration with another great organization, the Dubuque Facing Project.  The Dubuque Facing Project is a non-profit organization that “connects people through stories to strengthen communities. Their model guides […]

  • 2018 Elisha Darlin Award Tim McNamara

    2018 Elisha Darlin Award Tim McNamara

    Dubuque County Fine Arts Society is proud to announce: Timothy McNamara to receive 2018 Elisha Darlin Art Award January 2018, the Fine Arts Society nominations included Art on the River Committee, Creative Adventure Labs, Tim McNamara, Northeast Iowa School or Music, Tim Runde, and Voices Productions. Fine Arts Society presents the 2018 Elisha Darlin award to […]

  • DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival 2018 this weekend

    DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival 2018 this weekend

    Dubuque’s very own homegrown all arts festival is back! Join us in Washington Park & Town Clock Plaza in beautiful Downtown Dubuque for three FREE days of art, live music, and interactive hands-on activities for all ages! May 18 – 20, 2018. Check back here in the coming weeks for updates on our programming schedule, […]

  • DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival

    DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival

    Offering three full days of music, art, and culture May 20-22, 2016. DubuqueFest is located in picturesque downtown Dubuque in Washington Park and on the Town Clock Plaza this festival is an arts celebration for the entire family. More Details at

  • Dubuque One Acts

    Dubuque One Acts

    Dubuque Fine Arts Players Produces Premieres of Winning One-Act Plays – From Its 38th Annual National Contest August 20, 21 and 22, 2015 – 7:30pm Nation’s oldest one-act play writing contest premieres three prize-winning dramas on Mindframe’s stage. World premiere live performances of three outstanding new theater works will be presented by Dubuque Fine Arts […]

  • Locally Established: DubuqueFest Fundraiser Series

    DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival is such an integral part of downtown that several local establishments in the area have decided to help us host fundraisers for the 2015 festival! Join us for our final 2015 fundraiser at Jubeck New World Brewing, where a portion of every beer sold will go toward funding DubuqueFest. Stop down, […]

  • Mississippi River Art Workshops

    Mississippi River Art Workshops

    Welcome to Mississippi River Arts Workshops.  Our initiative was organized in late 2014 by a group of Dubuque area artists and arts supporters who recognize the unique beauty of the community and surroundings.  Our goal is to create art experiences for artists which explore and capitalize on this natural and man-created beauty.  We will focus […]

  • DubuqueFest Panorama on Exhibit at Roshek Building May 16-18

    Tim Olson’s DubuqueFest Panorama will be on display at Roshek Building, 700 Locust Street in Dubuque as part ofDubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival May 16-18. The exhibit will feature the 110-foot panorama photo shot at DubuqueFest 2013 as part of a community engagement project. (See project history.) Tim Connery and Kylie Clark’s documentary short film that […]

  • Old House Tour Features North End Homes

    Old House Tour Features North End Homes

    The 28th Annual Old House Enthusiast Tour will take place during DubuqueFest again this year on Saturday, May 17 & Sunday, May 18 from 10am-5pm. The tour features the Windsor and Linwood Cemetery Neighborhood in Dubuque’s North End. The annual tour encourages Dubuquers and visitors alike to explore Dubuque’s historic treasures and neighborhoods and learn […]

  • Rich Rossignol’s Poster Art

    Rich Rossignol’s Poster Art

    Do you love the annual DubuqueFest posters as much as we do? The stunning artwork for this year’s official poster, and the coordinating DubuqueFest brochure cover art were designed by local graphic designer, tattoo artist, clothing designer, and visual artist Rich Rossignol. Rich, who works as the creative director of JMJ Screen Printing in Dubuque, has served […]