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American Artists virtual event series returns with Time for Art event via the Bettendorf Public Library

April 8th, 2021
American Artists virtual event series returns with Time for Art event via the Bettendorf Public Library

The Bettendorf Public Library and Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House are offering another installment of its popular series, Time for Art. On Saturday, April 10th, Carol Ehlers will give a virtual art talk at 3:00 PM via GoToMeeting. This live presentation will focus on the Figge Art Museum’s current exhibit, “For America: Paintings from the National Academy of Design” and will specifically feature the work of John Singer Sargent and Henry Ossawa Tanner. Registration is required to attend this free event and can be made by visiting http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/4837466... Read More

Music on the Lawn Goes Virtual

June 14th, 2020
Music on the Lawn Goes Virtual

Summer at Deere-Wiman House always means great performances at their Music on the Lawn concerts series. This year, they’re still inviting Quad Cities daycare providers and local families to enjoy high energy, family-oriented concerts, but with a fresh twist to accommodate social distancing guidelines. We’re launching the Deere Family Homes YouTube Channel. Use this link to view the concert:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh_fE8Yu73pde2VPtzJ8tUQ. On June 10th, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House welcome their first featured musical guest, Amy Lowe. For an entire month, you can watch... Read More

Twisted Tales of the Quad Cities

January 14th, 2019
Twisted Tales of the Quad Cities

Learn about some of the most Twisted Tales of the Quad Cities in the library at the Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House (1105 8th St. Moline) this Thursday Jan 17 from 7 – 8 p.m. Jeff Adamson of ComedySportz will take guests through a photo buffet of weird but true QC facts. From a misplaced river, to our local connection to the JFK assassination, these are stories you have probably never heard. And what better place to expand your knowledge of the Quad Cities than in one of the most historical homes in the area? Both built by the family of John Deere, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman... Read More

Take a Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center

October 13th, 2018
Take a Historic Tour of Deere-Wiman House and Butterworth Center

It’s no secret that the QCA has a rich history filled with beautiful homes and even more stylish stories. Here is your opportunity to not only view two local historic homes but also to learn how those who resided in those homes helped create the community we now enjoy. On Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays, the Butterworth Center and Deere-Wiman House in Moline are offering free tours! The tours will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the Deere-Wiman House (817 11th Ave Moline) and then proceed to the Butterworth Center (1105 8th St Moline) at 3:30 p.m. Come and learn the secrets of the first owners, the homes’... Read More

Quad-Cities Museum Week Offers Fun For Families And More

June 22nd, 2016
Quad-Cities Museum Week Offers Fun For Families And More

Quad-Citians are encouraged to Discover the Mysteries of their local museums during Quad-Cities Museum Week June 18-26. Museums from across the Quad Cities region  are coming together for the second annual Quad-Cities Museum Week and patrons can enjoy this celebration of our region’s museums and participate in special activities, exhibits and promotions during this fun-filled week. New this year, each museum will feature a little known mystery about something at their museum. It could be part of their collection or even something about their building. It’s up to the attendees to check it out... Read More