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Rock Island Art Guild Exhibit Hits Figge This Weekend

January 16th, 2020

The Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization founded in 1955, promotes and fosters the appreciation of the visual arts in the Quad Cities. Beginning Saturday, the Guild’s 41st juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge Art Museum’s fourth-floor gallery. Sponsored by IHMVCU and the Rock Island Art Guild, the 41st Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition is open to artists within a 150-mile radius of Rock Island working in a variety of mediums, and is juried from online submissions. Candace Moeller, independent curator and associate director of Cristin Tierney Gallery,... Read More

QC Scene Looks Back On The Images Of 2019, Part Two

December 30th, 2019
Various decorated rocks from the QC Rocks project

We’re looking back on a great year of entertainment, sports and features here at QuadCities.com, and QC Scene is here to display some of the images of the year, featuring the places, people and events that made the year great! Here’s part one of our look back in pictures:  Read More

Ballet Dances Into Figge Thursday

November 19th, 2019

The talented dancers of Ballet Quad Cities will glide into the Figge Museum in downtown Davenport at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The mini performance is featuring a lively potpourri of favorite Ballet Quad Cities dancers along with artist Chuck Morris, his incredible “Shake the Muse” invention, Rob Miller on Clarinet, and more! There will be an opportunity to speak with the artists after the performance. Performance begins at 6:30pm and will conclude around 7:00pm. Come early to get a good seat and enjoy a $6 burger basket or a drink at the café. Children are welcome!  Read More

Check Out The Figge For Free!

May 9th, 2019

The Figge Art Museum will be FREE to all Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, May 19 during the final days of the Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection exhibition. Visitors will have full access to the entire museum including the permanent collection galleries as well as Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection, Submerged in the Sublime: The Landscape Photography of Kim Keever, Art Nouveau Amphora and Vanessa German: Miracles and Glory Abound opening May 11 in the second-floor Katz Gallery. Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures From the Driehaus Collection,... Read More

Young Artists At The Figge!

February 22nd, 2019

The Young Artists Exhibit is running at Davenport’s Figge Museum through the end of March, and QC Scene went to check out some of the awesome artworks by area students on display on the second floor of the museum. Lots of amazing work, excellent creations and cool imagination is on display! Make sure to check it out!    Read More

Young Artists, Athletes Bloom In What’s The Good News

February 15th, 2019

There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   Young Artists Bloom At Figge Museum Young artists from various schools around the Quad-Cities, including Eugene Field Elementary... Read More

Figge Takes the Party Underground

June 7th, 2018

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 $135 per person (all inclusive) or you can purchase a table sponsorship for $2.100 for ten guests or $1,100 for two guests.  Recycled... Read More

Heart Art? Free Family Day At Figge Saturday

June 23rd, 2017

Looking for something fun and educational to do with the entire family this weekend? Then look no further than the Figge Art Museum! On Saturday June 24, the Figge is hosting a FREE Family Day! That’s right, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. you and your family can help celebrate the new exhibitions with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences, for FREE! From making your own Clothespin Dolls to creating Haitian art, there will be no shortage of fun projects for everyone to love. Enjoy some free play in the Artica, the museum’s most kid-friendly space! Or you can stop by the lobby for some free... Read More

Art At Heart Takes You Underground

June 2nd, 2017

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

Let The Good Times Roll At Cajun Cook-Off!

February 24th, 2017

Are you ready to kick off Mardi Gras week? Then get ready to ‘laissez les bons temps rouler’, or let the good times roll! The Figge Art Museum (located at 225 West 2nd Street Davenport) is hosting a Cajun Cook-Off on Sunday, Feb 26 from 5pm-8pm. The cost is $30 until Feb 24 and only $35 after that date. Either visit their website at: www.figgeartmuseum.org  or call 563.326.7804 to purchase tickets. Come enjoy Cajun or Creole inspired cuisine, a Mardi Gras themed photo both and beads galore! Costumes are encouraged! This event is being presented to you by the Friends of the Figge and 8 local... Read More