Charles & Elizabeth Bisignano Art Gallery

2019-20 Schedule

UD Permanent Collection Highlights

August 19 - September 28, 2019

Reception: September 28, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Dubuque Chorale Songfest)


Wood: The Story of Dubuque's Warehouse District

September 30 - October 25, 2019

Reception: October 18, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. (UD Homecoming/The Doo Wop Project)


7th International Photography Exhibition

October 28 - November 8, 2019

Reception: November 4, 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.


Iowa Visions: Paintings by Rachel Deutmeyer and Anna Segner

November 11 – 29, 2019

Reception: November 23, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (The Texs Tenors with Dubuque Symphony Orchestra)


University of Dubuque Photography Club

December 2, 2019 - January 3, 2020

Reception: December 9, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis)


Plein Air Painters of Dubuque

January 6 - 31, 2020

Closing Reception: January 31, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Tom Cotter, comedian)


Children of Abraham, An Exhibition

February 1 - 21, 2020

Reception: February 1, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Shesh Besh, The Arab-Jewish Ensemble)


7th Annual Dubuque High School Art Show

February 24 – March 18, 2020

Reception: February 27, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Siberian State Symphony Orchestra)


The Wendt: Relentless Integrity and Social Media

March 20 - April 18, 2020

Reception: March 20, 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. (Piano Fondue, Dueling Pianos)


The EDGE Exhibition: UD Student Art Show

April 20 - 28, 2020

Reception: April 28, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.


DART Senior Thesis Exhibition

April 29 – May 16, 2020

Reception: May 16, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  in conjuction with UD Commencement



Bisignano Art Gallery hours are 12:30 to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, during the normal academic year. Summer hours vary or by appointment only. The Gallery is also open in conjunction with all major events staged in John and Alice Butler Hall. The Gallery adjoins lobby space serving Babka Theatre and John and Alice Butler Hall.

For more information on the gallery or exhibit schedule, please contact Professor Alan Garfield (AGarfield@dbq.edu), Gallery Director, at 563.589.3717 or Thomas Robbins, Heritage Center Executive Director, at 563.589.3325.