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Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibit Opens At Davenport’s Figge Museum

May 9th, 2024
Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibit Opens At Davenport's Figge Museum

The 43rd Annual Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition opens this weekend at Davenport’s Figge Museum. Join us for a series of quickfire presentations from a selection of artists featured in the Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition. Come early to enjoy a cash bar starting at 5 p.m. Admission is FREE! Remember that Figge is FREE for all to explore every Thursday night from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursdays at the Figge are sponsored by Chris and Mary Rayburn.  Read More

Women on Fire Lights Up Figge November 17

November 17th, 2023
Women on Fire Lights Up Figge November 17

Women on Fire is back! On Friday, November 17, 2023, the Figge Art Museum comes alive with true stories performed by local QC women. The presentation will be followed by a Live podcast discussion about the stories women tell, and the roles women play. This year’s special guest is Kevin Goff, author, actor, filmmaker and great grand Nephew of Hattie McDaniel. Join us for cocktails at 5:30 pm and the program will begin at 6:15 pm. Admission is free! Learn more here: FIGGE ART MUSEUM  Read More

Get Tricks & Treats at the Figge October 26

October 26th, 2023
Get Tricks & Treats at the Figge October 26

Gather your little monsters and join the Figge Art Museum for some FREE family-friendly fun before Davenport’s Annual Halloween Parade. Collect tricks and treats as you move through the galleries, get crafty with art activities, and gobble up hair-raising treats before joining our kids’ costume conga line and heading out to the Halloween Parade! Learn more: FIGGE HALLOWEEN EVENT  Read More

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

Visit Quad Cities Welcomes Spring with a Newly-Updated Quad Cities Family Pass

May 16th, 2023
Visitors are encouraged to take selfies outside the Figge, in honor of the "Pop Power" traveling exhibit, which will be on display all summer, through Sept. 19, 2021.

In June 2021, Visit Quad Cities announced a new collaboration with local attractions through the QC Family Pass. The free, mobile-friendly pass provides a fun way for visitors and Quad Citizens to spend time with family and friends while enjoying special discounts. On May 1, 2023, Visit Quad Cities updated the QC Family Pass with new participating attractions and updated offers from current attractions that supported the pass during its initial launch. The QC Family Pass uses mobile-based check-in codes to redeem discounts and special offers. Anyone can sign up for the pass for free at www.qcfamilypass.com. ... Read More

Iowa Gov. Reynolds Announces $9.6 Million In New Grants And Projects For Davenport

May 1st, 2023
Iowa Gov. Reynolds Announces $9.6 Million In New Grants And Projects For Davenport

Today it was announced by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds that $9.6 million will be invested in Davenport through the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s Destination Iowa Creative Placemaking Fund for a series of signature projects along the Davenport riverfront to enhance the experience for residents and visitors. The City of Davenport’s project, in coordination with the Figge Art Museum, will include the following improvements at Main Street Landing: Installation of a high-intensity, multi-generational experience zone that will include, but is not limited to, a signature tower structure,... Read More

History Comes Alive at the Figge April 13

April 13th, 2023
History Comes Alive at the Figge April 13

Head to the Figge for original performance by Ballet Quad Cities inspired by their fabulous exhibit Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800-1960. Thursday, April 13 5:00 Cash Bar and Art Buffet 6:30 Performance Learn more: FIGGE  Read More

Art of the Brew Pours Into the Figge April 14

April 8th, 2023
Art of the Brew Pours Into the Figge April 14

Join us for Art of the Brew at the Figge Art Museum on Friday April 14 for the chance to sample some of the best craft beers in the Quad Cities area all in support of the Figge! With your souvenir tasting glass, sample beers and mead from nine participating businesses and enjoy live music as you browse our silent auction or try your luck with a spin on our Mystery Wheel of Beer. Learn more: ART OF THE BREW  Read More

Girls Night Out at the Figge March 4

February 26th, 2023
Girls Night Out at the Figge March 4

Grab your gals and get ready to have a blast with B100 during Girls Night Out at the Figge March 4 at 5pm! We’re bringing the Figge to life after hours with: – Live Music from the Figge’s Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby – Prizes & Giveaways every 15 Minutes – A Museum Scavenger Hunt – Make Your Own Journal: Art Activity – Brick & Motor Pop-up Shop and Exclusive Collection Drop (+ Discount) – Cash Bar Enjoy all four floors of the museum, including our latest major exhibition, “Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls from 1800 to 1960,”... Read More

Free Family Day at Davenport’s Figge Museum TODAY!

February 26th, 2023
Free Family Day at Davenport's Figge Museum TODAY!

Join the Figge for a fun-filled afternoon as we explore a new exhibition through art, activities and play designed for guests of all ages. Enjoy Free admission all day, with scheduled activities happening noon – 3 p.m. This Free Family Day will featuring the newest Figge exhibition Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960. Free Family Day is Sponsored by Iowa American Water. Learn more: FIGGE ART MUSEUM  Read More