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Get Weird at Abernathy’s March 9

February 26th, 2024
Get Weird at Abernathy’s March 9

Join Red & Becca at Abernathy’s for Weird Craft Night! Unleash your inner artist as you craft a collage masterpiece on canvas using an eclectic mix of materials including magazines, medical prints, and other odd findings. All supplies are included, so you can let your imagination run wild! Don’t worry if this is your first time collaging, Red and Becca will be there the entire time, dishin’ out weird guidance as needed. When: Saturday, March 9th 5-7pm From 5:00 to 6:00 PM, enjoy a Sip and Shop session (BYOB), where you can browse Abernathy’s and mingle with fellow crafters,... Read More

Ashley January Exhibition Jan. 17-Feb 24 at Western Illinois Art Gallery

February 24th, 2024
Ashley January Exhibition Jan. 17-Feb 24 at Western Illinois Art Gallery

Chicago artist Ashley January will have a solo exhibition, “Human | Mother | Black,” on display Tuesday, Jan. 17 – Friday, Feb. 24 at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery. A reception for the artist will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. The artist will speak about their work at 5 p.m. January creates contemporary paintings informed by her maternal experience. Due to pregnancy complications that led to her son’s premature birth, her body of work addresses the crisis of the Black maternal mortality and morbidity rate in America. Recently, January became the first... Read More

2024 Putnam Museum Gala Slated for February 24

February 23rd, 2024
2024 Putnam Museum Gala Slated for February 24

The Putnam Museum is excited to invite you to theur 2024 Putnam Gala, Mysteries of the Museum. Join them on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the Putnam Grand Lobby for an exclusive first look at a newly discovered, rare artifact from the historic Putnam collection. In addition to this exciting reveal, guests will have exclusive access to a variety of other rarely seen, mysterious artifacts and specimens from the Putnam’s extensive 250,000 item collection. As you explore the museum, indulge in delicious food and drinks in a party atmosphere unlike any other. They are also excited to... Read More

Davenport Schools Art Students Have Artworks Displayed At NorthPark Mall

February 20th, 2024
Davenport Schools Art Students Have Artworks Displayed At NorthPark Mall

The community is invited to experience 14 sets of two-sided panels that feature the beautiful artwork of ALL 15 of our Davenport Community Elementary Schools. You will find the set up in the NorthPark Mall between Rue 21 & ExpressMen, half-way between JC Penny and Von Maur. Come check out the budding artists through March 4th!  Read More

Ashley Art Exhibit Continues At Western Illinois Art Gallery

February 16th, 2024
Ashley Art Exhibit Continues At Western Illinois Art Gallery

Chicago artist Ashley January will have a solo exhibition, “Human | Mother | Black,” on display Tuesday, Jan. 17 – Friday, Feb. 24 at the Western Illinois University Art Gallery. A reception for the artist will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. The artist will speak about their work at 5 p.m. January creates contemporary paintings informed by her maternal experience. Due to pregnancy complications that led to her son’s premature birth, her body of work addresses the crisis of the Black maternal mortality and morbidity rate in America. Recently, January became the first recipient... Read More

Love Stories Dances into the Quad Cities February 9-10

February 9th, 2024
Love Stories Dances into the Quad Cities February 9-10

Fall in love with love and with Ballet Quad Cities as an all-new Love Stories takes the Brunner Theatre Center stage just in time for Valentine’s Day! Experience Aaron Copland’s rarely seen love letter to the American Wild West, Billy the Kid, with choreography by Artistic Director Courtney Lyon, plus other memorable selections to round out the evening. Seating is in the round and audiences can expect to feel the energy! Friday. February 9 and Saturday, February 10 – 7:30pm Get your tickets here: LOVE STORIES    Read More

Improvmania Hits Speakeasy Stage January 27

January 22nd, 2024
Improvmania Hits Speakeasy Stage January 27

Four performers enter. Only one can be champion! Join in on the fun at The Speakeasy on January 27 at 8pm! The Nightcaps present a new improv experience, Improvmania! Four talented improvisers take to The Speakeasy stage to battle it out for chance to become the Nightcaps Improv Champion as the host for the evening rewards and takes away points to determine the best performer of the night. Come cheer for your favorites as you experience an improv show like you never have before! Doors open at 7 and the show begins at 8 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. Call 309-786-7733,... Read More

Women on Fire Lights Up Figge November 17

November 17th, 2023
Women on Fire Lights Up Figge November 17

Women on Fire is back! On Friday, November 17, 2023, the Figge Art Museum comes alive with true stories performed by local QC women. The presentation will be followed by a Live podcast discussion about the stories women tell, and the roles women play. This year’s special guest is Kevin Goff, author, actor, filmmaker and great grand Nephew of Hattie McDaniel. Join us for cocktails at 5:30 pm and the program will begin at 6:15 pm. Admission is free! Learn more here: FIGGE ART MUSEUM  Read More

Celebrate the Festival of Trees This November

November 12th, 2023
Celebrate the Festival of Trees This November

Celebrate the opening of Festival of Trees at the Quad Cities’ “premiere” holiday event! Be one of the first to purchase or bid on beautiful designer displays while enjoying culinary creations by Chef Chris Carton and cash bar with signature cocktails! Dance the night away with musical entertainment by Funktastic 5 while taking in the marvelous displays and participating in fun photo ops and raffles! Take chance in the money machine or purchase a lucky lotto ticket to WIN big prizes courtesy of Estes Construction and Necker’s Jewelers! Raffle tickets are also available for the VIP Baskets... Read More

Western Illinois University Art and Design Talent Exhibition Taking Place

November 11th, 2023

Art enthusiasts, rejoice! The captivating creations of Western Illinois University’s talented art students are on display at the Department of Art and Design Talent Grant and Tuition Waiver Exhibition. This annual showcase, running until November 28 at the University Art Gallery, is a testament to the creativity and skill of WIU’s budding artists. The exhibition features a diverse array of works by art majors, each piece a unique expression of individuality and artistic prowess. Among the exhibiting artists are Rivers Ashton, Molly Borth, Ashlee Bullock, Jae Corales, Alexis Danner-Clark,... Read More