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Figge Art Museum Renames Grand Lobby After Donation

October 16th, 2018

Figge Art Museum’s Grand Lobby has been renamed the Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby thanks to a generous gift from Quad City Bank & Trust.   “To have a Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby is very special,” says Figge Executive Director Tim Schiffer. “They understand the importance of this museum in our community and are giving back to help us continue to bring art and people together – it’s very exciting.”   As the museum continues to grow, the Grand Lobby has become a gathering place not only for museum events, but also for local organizations and residents who rent... Read More

All Senses Festival is Back to Stimulate Your Senses!

September 23rd, 2018

The All Senses Festival is back for a 2nd year! This year’s sensory-satisfying festival will kick off on Tuesday Sep 25 and continue through Sunday Sep 30. All Senses Festival is a collaboration of several ongoing artistic endeavors combined under one umbrella: music, spoken word, film, an antique, craft and art fair, and much more. The festival incorporates multiple venues on both sides of the Mississippi River, taking place at The Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St. Davenport), Rock Island Brewing Company (1812-14 2nd Ave. Rock Island) and Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave. Rock Island) over six days. Check... Read More

Beaux Arts Fair Celebrates 65th Anniversary!

September 7th, 2018

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Beaux Arts Fall Show is celebrating their 65th Anniversary at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St. Davenport) this Saturday Sep 8 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 9 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is free! 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! Food vendors will also be available on 2nd Street. Musical entertainment and booth with children’s activities will provide enjoyment... Read More

Alternating Currents Rolling into Quad Cities

August 20th, 2018

After the success of last year’s event, Alternating Currents is returning to Downtown Davenport! Alternating Currents festival has expanded from two days to five days and will be happening this Thursday Aug 23 through Sunday Aug 26. Venues downtown Davenport will be hosting an impressive amount of live music, film screenings, comedians and visual artists. A dozen venues will offer free programming all weekend, both indoors and outdoors like OMG Becky Fest, Quad-City Arts Chalk Art Festival, Bucktown’s Final Friday and MUCH MORE! The festival will kick off on Thursday night at the Figge... Read More

Continue The Fun Showing QC Pride!

June 6th, 2018

QC Pride Week is in full swing and there are plenty of awesome and exciting activities coming up this weekend in conjunction with the annual event! Here’s the rundown of all the cool stuff going on through the weekend: Head to the Figge Art Museum on Thursday Jun 7 for a showing of the Emmy Nominated Documentary, “We Were Here.” Come learn about how the LGBT community came together and responded to the HIV epidemic. For more information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/965973200235787/. Thursday Jun 7 head to The Spotlight Theatre (1800 7th Avenue Moline)... Read More

Beaux Arts Hits The Figge

May 9th, 2018

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The 65th Annual Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday May 12 and Sunday May 13 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! Food vendors will also be available on 2nd Street from Harrison to Main. Parking is available in the two parking ramps as well as on the street. Musical entertainment and booth with... Read More

Enjoy Free Family Day At The Figge

November 17th, 2017

Downtown Davenport will be busting with activities this Saturday morning. Why not enjoy a free family-friendly event at the Figge? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Nov 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the new exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Projects will be offered in three different studios. Studio 2 will be focusing on another Students Rebuild project. In Studio 3, you will be able to create your own impressionist art with oil pastels. Studio 4 will provide... Read More

Come Prepared For A Healing Experience At Figge Yoga

November 11th, 2017

This time of year, schedules get busier and life can feel more overwhelming. As the weather gets colder, those aches and pains can also rear their ugly heads. So why not take advantage of an amazing and free program to help with relaxation techniques and healthy lifestyle tips? Howard Health Quarters is at it again with another amazing Free Community Yoga event! This one of a kind Yoga presentation will be held at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) on Saturday Nov 11 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This session, designed for all levels of skill, will be instructed by the one and only, Aaron... Read More

Beaux Arts Falls Into Figge This Weekend

September 7th, 2017

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to Davenport this Saturday Sep 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is free! The Figge Plaza will be filled to the brim with premier art, including hand-woven textiles, paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sculptures, stained glass and much more! Food vendors will also be available on 2nd Street from Harrison to Main. Parking is available in the two parking ramps as well as on the street. Metered parking is free both days! Musical entertainment... Read More

Goth Beach Party Haunting Figge Sunday

July 22nd, 2017

Are you in the mood for a night of high-energy live music? Then you will not want to miss this weekend’s Goth Beach Party! Safe Harbor Records and Promotions and The Island- QC DIY Music Venue are hosting their Goth Beach Party this Sunday July 23 at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport). Doors open at 6 and the cost for entry will be $5-$10. Some amazing and upbeat bands from Omaha will be gracing us with their presence. Currently the line-up includes CBN, Effluviam (https://effluvium00.bandcamp.com/album/effluvium-2), Cult Play (https://cultplay.bandcamp.com/album/monomanic-ep)... Read More

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