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Figge Offers Free Admission to Quad-Cities Essential Workers This Week

April 12th, 2021
Figge Offers Free Admission to Quad-Cities Essential Workers This Week

To honor and celebrate Quad Citizens who have stepped up to support the community throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Figge Art Museum is offering free admission to all essential workers this week through Saturday. “Quite simply, we would not have gotten through the past year without the heroic efforts of our community’s essential workers — from medical personnel to teachers to grocery store workers. Day in and day out, these Quad Citizens have consistently made sacrifices for our region,” said Figge Executive Director and CEO Michelle Hargrave. “Their efforts are to be commended... Read More

Davenport’s Figge Museum Unveiling Second Virtual Exhibit Saturday

May 8th, 2020
Davenport's Figge Museum Unveiling Second Virtual Exhibit Saturday

On the heels of the Figge Art Museum’s first virtual exhibition comes a second virtual exhibition. Seen and Heard: The Art of Empowerment will open virtually at www.figgeartmuseum.org on Saturday.  Installed in the Figge Art Museum’s second-floor orientation gallery, Seen and Heard: The Art of Empowerment will be available for online viewing. This exhibition, drawn from the Figge Art Museum’s collection, features 13 women artists, including Marisol, Grace Hartigan, Louise Nevelson, Lee Krasner, and Alison Saar, who asserted their artistic empowerment despite social and cultural barriers.... Read More

Find Out Grant Wood’s Deepest Secrets At The Figge Tomorrow

March 7th, 2020
Find Out Grant Wood's Deepest Secrets At The Figge Tomorrow

The Figge Art Museum will welcome Sue Taylor, Grant Wood scholar and author of Grant Wood’s Secrets, on Sunday, March 8. Taylor will kick off her Iowa tour at the Figge with a talk about artist Grant Wood that will reveal secrets about Wood’s personal life and the impact it had on his art. From Wood’s close relationship with his mother to how he posed as masculine to hide his homosexuality from his rural community, nothing will be off limits. Taylor, who is a Professor Emerita of Art History at Portland State University, will stay after the talk for a Q&A session. “Understanding... Read More

Didier William: Lakou Brings Enigmatic Haitian Art To Figge Museum

February 10th, 2020
Didier William: Lakou Brings Enigmatic Haitian Art To Figge Museum

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce Didier William: Lakou, the first solo museum exhibition of the celebrated Haitian American artist Didier William. On view from February 8 – May 31, 2020 in the Figge Art Museum’s second floor Katz gallery, Didier William: Lakou will highlight the artist’s continuing exploration of cultural identity. Featuring artwork lent by the artist, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York, NY, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY, Union College/Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY, and numerous private individuals, the exhibition will include thirteen mixed-media... Read More

Art At Heart Takes You Underground

June 2nd, 2017
Art At Heart Takes You Underground

Have you ever wanted to experience the New York City underground scene without the travel hassles? Well then you are going to love this one of a kind night! The Figge Art Museum, located at 225 W 2nd Street Davenport, is hosting their annual Art at Heart Gala on Saturday June 3. From 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. community members are invited to help raise funds for the benefit of children’s arts and educational outreach in the Quad Cities region. The cost for the Gala is $125 per person (all inclusive) or you can purchase a table sponsorship for $1,800 for ten guests or $1,000 for two guests.  Recycled... Read More