Arts & Culture

Thank you for supporting the Arts and Business Day!

The City of Dubuque is continuing to support and celebrate both the business and arts sectors. A luncheon and after hours event was held to learn more about the Arts and Business or the Business of the Arts. We thank all of the attendees and hope that you were able to gain a lot of information. Feel free to share your feedback with us on our soon to come survey!

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The Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission, instituted in 2005, has been instrumental in the expansion of arts and culture in Dubuque. They have Championed many notable arts and culture initiatives in Dubuque such as Art on the River, the arts granting program for Special Projects and Operating Support and the Arts and Cultural Master Plan. Over the years generous and talented individuals have stepped forward to participate in shaping the future of the arts in Dubuque. Now there is a vacant seat waiting for the next champion of the arts to take up the mantle. Follow the link for more information about the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission  and click here to apply.

The Arts Mean Business in Dubuque


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