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Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero Slated For Figge Art Museum Thursday

September 9th, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum virtually this Thursday Sep 10 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero. Cara Romero is a member of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Romero will discuss her photographic practice and the use of technology in her recent work. Guests will be invited to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk. Romero’s photographs can be seen in private and museum collections worldwide. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Magnetic West: The Enduring Allure of the American West. This live online program is free but advanced registration is... Read More

Celebrate 15 Years of the Figge with Art Scavenger Hunt

August 7th, 2020

Celebrate the Figge’s 15th Anniversary with an Art Scavenger Hunt around the Quad Cities! Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) will be hosting an Art Scavenger Hunt this Saturday Aug 8 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. all around the Quad Cities. This is a great way to explore the Quad Cities and support local businesses while enjoying special offers from all the businesses the day of the scavenger hunt. This event is free, but registration is required at https://sales.figgeartmuseum.org/ShoppingHome.aspx. A list of participating business will be provided after registration. Each business will... Read More

Go Beyond the Galleries at Figge Art Museum

August 3rd, 2020

Go beyond the galleries with the Figge Art Museum! Beyond the Galleries Tour will take place this Friday Aug 7 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport). Andrew Wallace, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, will lead a behind the scenes tour of the Curatorial storage area and other private areas of the Figge Art Museum not seen by the public. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided by Zeke’s Island Café. Tickets are just $35, and available for the in-person tour which includes appetizers, refreshments, and a special gift.  Tickets can be purchased online... Read More

Virtual Wine & Art with the Figge!

June 2nd, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum for a Virtual Wine & Art night this Thursday Jun 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. online! Meghan Purcell will lead participants through various types of printmaking, using foam, cardboard, paint and markers to make fun prints inspired by the museum’s collection! Explore your own artistic expression using a variety of techniques with this uniquely spontaneous medium. This class will be taught virtually using Zoom with the Zoom code being provided after registration. Supply pick up date is Tuesday, June 2 from 4-6 p.m. unless otherwise arranged by contacting ballen@figgeartmuseum.org Instructor:... Read More

Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

February 19th, 2020

Bring the whole family to FREE Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Feb 22 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy free admission all day and scheduled family-fun activities! Here is a schedule of the day’s events: Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby – Snack stop & Students Rebuild Hunger Challenge Studio 1 – Living Memory with the Davenport Creative Arts Academy Studio 2 – Collage inspired by Didier William Studio 3 – Printmaking inspired by George Olson Studio 4 – Clay – in partnership with Living Proof Exhibit. Wintergarden & Lobby–... Read More

Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fair at the Figge!

September 3rd, 2019

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 8 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Bechtel Plaza will be filled to the brim with premier art, including hand-woven textiles, paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sculptures, stained glass and much more! The Midwest’s finest group of artists comes together to showcase quality art pieces just in time for early holiday shopping. Don’t forget to grab something... Read More

Young Artists Rock Figge Through May!

April 22nd, 2019

The Figge Museum in Davenport continues to feature the works of young artists from Illinois grade schools through May 5! Check out some of the imaginative and colorful works from artists ages 5-12 alongside vintage classics on the walls of the Figge!        Read More