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Beaux Arts Coming To Iowa’s Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

May 7th, 2022
Beaux Arts Coming To Iowa's Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum‘s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

May The 4th Be With You: ALL ‘Star Wars’ Films Ranked! What’s Number One?

May 4th, 2022
May The 4th Be With You: ALL 'Star Wars' Films Ranked! What's Number One?

Star Wars is the most popular space saga and most exciting adventure film franchise in the world. It captured the hearts and minds of all ages and created an entire community of its own. And, since partnering with Disney, the force and its popularity has grown and become an even hotter brand. I admittedly can’t call myself a major Star Wars geek but I do admire the films and their rock star entertainment value. I love getting lost in their world and as today is Star Wars Day, I put on the Disney +documentary Empire of Dreams (highly recommended) and decided to rank the existing 11 films. Phantom... Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

April 30th, 2022
Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport's Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Sunday

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum‘s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

Walk On Over To Geneseo ArtWalk Saturday Morning

April 29th, 2022
Walk On Over To Geneseo ArtWalk Saturday Morning

Geneseo’s popular Artwalk is back and better than ever in 2022! The Geneseo Artwalk showcases local art and is Saturday April 30, 2022, in Downtown Geneseo. Downtown Geneseo springs to life during the Artwalk, welcoming Spring and offering outstanding shopping and dining options. Many stores will host art performances in stores, featuring original works and live art demonstrations such as painting, sculpting, wood-working and more. Live music, interactive exhibits and food trucks will also be featured. Shake off the cabin fever and join us in downtown Geneseo on Saturday April 30 to help us celebrate... Read More

Iowa’s Beaux Arts Fair Blossoms Sunday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

April 27th, 2022
Iowa's Beaux Arts Fair Blossoms Sunday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Join us for the spring Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds this Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.! This will be the 69th year for the fair with proceeds benefiting the Figge Art Museum’s art education and outreach programs. For more information, see HERE.  Read More

Geneseo Artwalk Showcases Local Artists And Artworks Next Weekend

April 25th, 2022
Geneseo Artwalk Showcases Local Artists And Artworks Next Weekend

Geneseo’s popular Artwalk is back and better than ever in 2022! The Geneseo Artwalk showcases local art and is Saturday April 30, 2022, in Downtown Geneseo. Downtown Geneseo springs to life during the Artwalk, welcoming Spring and offering outstanding shopping and dining options. Many stores will host art performances in stores, featuring original works and live art demonstrations such as painting, sculpting, wood-working and more. Live music, interactive exhibits and food trucks will also be featured. Shake off the cabin fever and join us in downtown Geneseo on Saturday April 30 to help... Read More

Get Jazzed with The Quad City Singers May 26

April 24th, 2022
Get Jazzed with The Quad City Singers May 26

Join the Quad City Singers for a night of drinks, hors devours & jazz favorites, including Moonglow, Come Rain or Come Shine, Taking a Chance on Love, Come Fly with Me, Operator and many more! Old Oaks Winery. May 26 Cocktails at 6:00 PM Concert at 7:00 PM Get your tickets here: HEAR THE PEOPLE SING  Read More

Beyond Van Gogh Quad Cities Coming To A Starry, Starry Night In Illinois And Iowa Soon!

April 19th, 2022
Beyond Van Gogh Quad Cities Coming To A Starry, Starry Night In Illinois And Iowa Soon!

Immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s artwork like you’ve never seen it before with Van Gogh Quad-Cities! The iconic works come to life all around you, appearing and disappearing, flowing across multiple surfaces, and heightening the senses with their immense detail. Expanding Vincent’s universe to a sharable and lively 360° experience requires a different way of thinking. Mathieu St-Arnaud and his team worked to make Van Gogh’s works larger than life – while certain paintings are presented in all their simplicity, others have been enhanced, expanded and enlarged to fill... Read More

Mixed Media Art Event March 18

March 18th, 2022
Mixed Media Art Event March 18

Check out The Nines – a mixed media art event – this Friday at DeSoto Pottery Studio in Rock Island! Check out all the details here: DESOTO POTTERY STUDIO PRESENT THE NINES  Read More

Western Illinois University Museum Studies Hosts Museums in Progress Symposium March 18

March 15th, 2022
Western Illinois University Museum Studies Hosts Museums in Progress Symposium March 18

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – – Western Illinois University’s Museum Studies Program will host “Museums in Progress” at noon Friday, March 18 at the WIU-QC Riverfront Hall, room 111. The symposium, which will also be hosted virtually, will include a discussion with museum professionals Hannah Mason Macklin and Professor Dan Hicks. Attendees will be able to discuss, learn and debate how curators are increasingly using anticolonial practices to engage with objects that have been plundered or defined through colonial ideologies. Macklin is currently an education manager at the... Read More