Bluff Strokes Mississippi River Art Workshops Paint Dubuque

Steeple Square (15th & White) will host our Patron Party (Oct 13, 6-9pm) and Public Sale (Oct 14, 9am-7pm)


Thank you 365Ink for awarding Bluff Strokes the Impact Award for "Best Idea"! 

A week of painting, culminating in a big party and sale!

Patron Party Friday, October 13 from 6-9pm at Steeple Square (15th & White)

Get the first opportunity to see the winners and buy your own origial painting!  Patron Passes are $125 for (2) to attend, with $100 Art Voucher applying to a purchase of art, with a fall meal (provided by The Food Store), wine (Van's Liquor) and beer (Jubeck's) included.  Get there early for the best chance at getting the painting you love!  Doors open at 6pm.  Live music!  Patron Passes are available at all Premier Bank locations, Riverlights Bookstore, Body & Soul Asbury and Roshek locations and Julien's Journal office on Bluff St.  Checks only please.

Public Art Sale * Saturday, October 14 from 9am-7pm at Steeple Square

Everyone welcome!  Come see and purchase the art created over the previous week.  Fresh Paintings from the Farmer's Market will be arriving as the artists finish their morning paintings.  For those attending the Friday Patron Party, come back to see the fresh, new art right off the easels!  Live music all day!

Quick Paint

Wednesday, October 11, from 3-6pm.  Watch for artists painting all around downtown Dubuque, the Riverwalk, Graffiti walls and industrial sites.   

Nocturne Paint Out

Tuesday, October 10, starting at  5pm - Artists will set up in downtown areas with good electric light and interesting signs and structures (bars, Fenelon Place, Main St, the Cathedral).   The Graffiti at 1st & Main, with Harley's parked in front of it, became our Best of Show winner last year and we plan on having more motorcycles this year!