Arts & Culture

Operating Support Grant - EO

Operational Support Grant Application is now online and open!

The City of Dubuque is beginning its granting cycle for FY19 now! The Operating Support grant is available to non-profit arts organizations that operate in the city. For more details about the grant, the application, the guidelines and the scoring rubric click here

All applicants must attend one of the following grant workshops:
March 13th  Carnegie Stout Library Aigler Auditorium noon - 1:30 pm 
March 21st  Carnegie Stout Library Aigler Auditorium  5pm - 6:30 pm

Congratulations to the Winners:
Team Iowa!
Winners, Team Iowa with a clean sweep

The Dubuque Museum of Art and the Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs joined forces to host a new project. Art in the Park: Snow Sculpting event. Dubuque residents have been known to take advantage of all the seasons and this event was no different. This snow sculpting event was one where the pros and the newcomers participate in the creation of artwork using the abundant raw material of the season, snow. Using an array of tools, generally found in any garage, these compressed blocks of snow were transformed into temporary works of art. Go to Art in the Park page to learn more.

Team Iowa had a clean sweep becoming the winners of Best in Snow, People's Choice, and United States National Snow Sculpting Iowa State Championship title! Congratulations to Team Iowa! Continue to explore by viewing event photos.

Master Plan

The Arts and Cultural Master Plan and subsequent Community Engagement Strategy tasks us with the responsibility of facilitating the community's desire to to see and experience more arts and culture in Dubuque. We invite all members of the community to participate in bringing the arts and Cultural master plan to fruition. To learn more about how you can participate this in 2018 click here

The Arts Mean Business in Dubuque

The arts industry in Dubuque generates $47.2 million in annual economic activity.
Learn more

State of the Arts Report

Click here to view a PDF of the State of the Arts. To request a printed copy, email the Arts and Cultural Affairs Coordinator.

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