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Beaux Arts Fair Hits Downtown Davenport August 19

August 19th, 2023
Beaux Arts Fair Hits Downtown Davenport August 19

The Beaux Arts Fair will celebrate their 70th Anniversary on Saturday, August 19 by bringing artisan booths and one-of-a-kind artwork to Alternating Currents on the Figge Art Museum’s Bechtel Plaza. This premier award winning art fair brings artists from around the Midwest and beyond. Paintings, glass, clay are just a few of the media shown at the fair. Also at the fair “Creation Station” booths that sponsoring groups bring “make and take” projects for the kids. It’s free admission to the fair and the Figge Art Museum! ABOUT ALTERNATING CURRENTS Alternating Currents... Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Coming To Davenport’s Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

May 12th, 2023
Beaux Arts Fair Coming To Davenport's Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

Celebrate 70 years with this Mother’s Day tradition at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds! Free admission, free parking, FREE FUN! Learn more: BEAUX ARTS FAIR  Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Figge September 10-11

September 10th, 2022
Beaux Arts Fair Hits Davenport’s Figge September 10-11

There will be much fun on Figge Plaza for the fall Beaux Arts Fair September 10 and 11! Enjoy a variety of art vendors as well as free Spin Art on the Bechtel Plaza each day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Museum admission will be FREE to all on both Saturday and Sunday. Beaux Arts Fair Saturday, September 10: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, September 11: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, please visit: www.beauxartsfair.com.  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

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

Spring Beaux Arts Fair Returns to Davenport Fairgrounds This Weekend

May 7th, 2021
Spring Beaux Arts Fair Returns to Davenport Fairgrounds This Weekend

The 68th bi-annual Beaux Arts Fair returns to the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fair is free to the public and is held rain or shine each May and September. The Beaux Arts Fund Committee, a non-profit group of volunteers, donates all proceeds to the Figge Art Museum to fund exhibitions and educational programs. No commissions will be charged. The last spring Beaux Arts Fair was held in May 2019 at the fairgrounds – when it moved there from outside the Figge in downtown Davenport, because... Read More

Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, Divas And Douglas And Tucker: Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

May 6th, 2021
Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, Divas And Douglas And Tucker: Your Weekend In 2 Minutes!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our podcast, Weekend in 2 Minutes, running every Thursday on QuadCities.com! This week: Beaux Arts Fair, Bad Hair, and those Divas over there, plus karaoke, Danger Zone, Douglas and Tucker and more, in this week’s Weekend! Listen HERE.  Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Four. May and June.

December 30th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Four. May and June.

Two days left in 2020, and so, today and the past two days, it’s been time for our look back at the year that was in arts and entertainment, 2020. Every day between now and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, we’ll be posting stories painting the big picture on the year, a couple months each day. We hope you enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! Sunday we looked at January and February; Monday we hit March; Tuesday was April. Today, we have two installments. This morning, we showcase May and June, and later on this afternoon we’ll... Read More

Spring 2020 Beaux Arts Fair Goes Virtual

May 7th, 2020
Spring 2020 Beaux Arts Fair Goes Virtual

Keep the Mother’s Day tradition going! The Spring 2020 Beaux Arts Fair is going VIRTUAL! As previously reported on QuadCities.com, the fair’s 114 local and regional artists will feature their handmade creations online at https://www.beauxartsfair.com/ on Saturday May 9 and Sunday May 10. Shoppers are asked to visit the “Meet the Artists” page, where they can peruse and purchase directly from the vendors. Walk through some of the area’s best craftspeople and fine-art creators. Price ranges are suitable for all, from art lovers to art collectors! Artists that have a flower by their name... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 3rd: Curbside Concerts, Arts Festivals, Movies and MORE!

May 3rd, 2020
10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 3rd: Curbside Concerts, Arts Festivals, Movies and MORE!

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More