BLACK AS YOU ARE. Art Exhibit and Spoken Word Honoring Black History Month


Reception: February 2nd, 7-11pm

Event Location

Smokestack 62 E 7th St, Dubuque, IA 52001

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Event Details

In honor of Black History Month, Art For Us and the Dubuque Area Arts Collective are thrilled to extend a special invitation to you for the “Black As You Are” Art Exhibit. This exhibition pays tribute to local and regional black artists and allies, as they share their inspirations, perspectives and narratives through the power of art.

The exhibit will be on display Feb. 2–24, open M-S from 5 to 10pm.


Spoken Word Showcase: 8:30pm -9:30pm

In Collaboration with Dubuque Heritage Works & The City Of Dubuque “Our Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams” project will be a captivating addition to the Black As You Are exhibit, enhancing the overall experience for our audience that will intertwine spoken word performances with visual arts, showcasing the deep connections between oral traditions and visual narratives within the Black community.

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About the Organizers

Art4US is a creative consultancy and talent acquisition organization in Dubuque, IA, specializing in curating culturally enriched events centered on art, music, and fashion for visual and performative artists. Visit Art4US on Instagram at Contact ART4US at: Info@artforus.co


The Dubuque Area Arts Collective (DAAC) is a 501c3 Non Profit Organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for growth and development for new and emerging artists of all media in Dubuque, Iowa and the surrounding communities. Learn more about the Dubuque Area Arts Collective at dubuquearts.com. Contact DAAC at daac.community@gmail.com


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