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Fall Into Art Gallery Tour
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October 4, 2013

5-10 p.m.

Fall Into Art is a FREE Friday night walking tour around downtown Dubuque. Visit thirteen participating galleries to see special exhibits from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

This self guided tour offers a culturally rich exploration of the downtown Dubuque Cultural Corridor including Cable Car Square, the Historic Millwork District, Historic Old Main, and Upper Main/Farmers’ Market.

The trolley will make a loop, stopping at each participating gallery roughly every 20 minutes--but the route is very walkable, too!


Carnegie-Stout Public Library
360 W. 11th St.
563.589.4225  |  www.dubuque.lib.ia.us 
Come and enjoy this Art @ Your Library® opening reception featuring painter Ellen Henkels with her Four Seasons of Four Mounds exhibit and boot maker Paul Opperman with his crafted custom boot exhibit made using old fashioned techniques. Meet the artists and see live demonstrations of their work.  Art @ Your Library® continues the relationship between the Library and art throughout its 111 year history by bringing unique, local exhibits to the Library.
Clarke University Off-Site Exhibit
700 White Street (enter at 7th Street side entrance)
563.588.8146  |  www.clarke.edu
Clarke University offers a comprehensive undergraduate art program with BA and BFA degrees in studio art, graphic design, art education, and art history.  This exhibition will showcase a variety of student work.

Dubuque Museum of Art
701 Locust St.
563.557.1857  |  www.dbqart.com
Established in 1874, the Dubuque Museum of Art is Iowa’s oldest cultural institutions. Located in the heart of downtown, the Museum’s permanent collection reflects 20th Century American art with an emphasis on mid-American Regionalism.

Everything Photography
1135 Main St.
563.845.7207  |  www.everyphotostore.com
Our exhibit, “Foot Traffic” will be composed of many street portraits of people who walk in front of our downtown store. The idea came after many conversations about the wide range of people who we see walk by every day. From business men to street walkers, our goal is to document the diversity of downtown Dubuque and those who are regular characters in the daily drama of “Foot Traffic”.

Gallery C
900 Jackson St.
917.715.7384  |  www.gallerycm.com
Gallery C is a contemporary art gallery specializing in innovative art by emerging and established artists from around the globe. Showcasing artwork and featuring events that create dialog, engage the community, and enrich the experience of the arts, the gallery also emphasizes a collaborative effort among artists and arts organizations to most fully impact the community.

Loras College Art & Digital Design Off-Site Exhibition
219 W. 9th Street
563.588.7940  |  www.loras.edu
The Art & Digital Design program at Loras College strives to educate students to be versatile, principled, creative problem-solvers.  This exhibition displays a variety of student art & design works. 

Matter Creative Center
140 E. 9th Street
563.556.0117  |  www.mattercreative.org
Matter Creative Center is the best place to grow your creativity. MCC offers classes, pottery painting, building lab, parties, and more. Experiences for all ages and abilities.

Nash Gallery
371 Bluff St. (above Monk’s Kaffee Pub)
563.580.4029  |  www.dcfas.org
This grassroots gallery features urban and comic book art by Dubuque and regional artists. Work ranges from paintings, photography, digital prints, and sculpture to video installation, apparel, graffiti, and skateboard decks.

Outside the Lines Art Gallery
409 Bluff Street, Cable Car Square
563.583.9343  |  www.otlag.com
Open year round featuring work by local and near-regional artists including fine art, jewelry, pottery and sculpture. Bi-monthly artist receptions are open to the public. The gallery also designs/installs home and corporate col­lections. Tonight, meet artists Dan Schuster and Gary and Tyler David.

Studio Works
900 Jackson St., LL3
563.564.9142  |  www.dbqstudioworks.org
Studio Works, Dubuque’s newest addition to the arts, is located in newly renovated Schmid Innovation Center in the heart of the Historic Millwork District. Studio Works offers private studios to resident artists, as well as vibrant work areas for associate artists. View the work of local artists and the working studio space. 

The Salon
902 Main St.
563.580.9888  |  www.facebook.com/SalonDes RefusesDbq
The Salon features the works of artists who were not accepted by the VOICES and the Dubuque Art Museum’s DuMA exhibitions. The Salon provides a space to promote emerging talent from the Dubuque area.

University of Dubuque Off-Site Exhibit
Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Department
919 Main St.
563.589.3717  |  www.dbq.edu
Portraits. What do I look like? What do you look like? And if I look like this, am I really like this? Students in the Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Department will take “portrait” as a theme for this traditional show – works of art on paper – presented in a non-traditional way. 3D glasses will be provided.

Voices from the Warehouse District 9
Follow Your Voice
275 W. 10th St.
307.630.9447  |  www.voicesgallery.org
Voices began as a way for the artist’s voice to be heard, and quickly gathered support from the Dubuque community now in its ninth year.



(rev. 9/12/13)



Thanks to our Fall Into Art planning committee - we couldn't do this without you!
Margaret Buhr, Jordan DeGree, Louise Kames, Ali Levasseur, Seth Myers, Stormy Mochal, and Jessie Rebik

For more information, please contact Dubuque Main Street at 563-588-4400 or office@dubuquemainstreet.org

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