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Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero Slated For Figge Art Museum Thursday

September 9th, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum virtually this Thursday Sep 10 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a Virtual Artist Talk with Cara Romero. Cara Romero is a member of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Romero will discuss her photographic practice and the use of technology in her recent work. Guests will be invited to ask questions at the conclusion of the talk. Romero’s photographs can be seen in private and museum collections worldwide. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Magnetic West: The Enduring Allure of the American West. This live online program is free but advanced registration is... Read More

Virtual Artist Talk with George Rodriguez

September 1st, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum virtually for a conversation with renowned Los Angeles photographer George Rodriguez this Thursday Sep 3 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. George Rodriguez will speak about his nearly six-decade career photographing the Los Angeles Chicano community and celebrities of film, TV, and music. This program is offered in conjunction with the exhibition Magnetic West: The Enduring Allure of the American West. This live online program is free but advanced registration is required. After registering at https://sales.figgeartmuseum.org/performance.aspx?pid=1488, you will receive... Read More

Figge Art Museum Presents The Art of Beer

August 17th, 2020

Experience The Art of Beer at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Thursday Aug 20 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Enjoy four delicious brews of 5ive Cities Brewing Company while learning about the artful process of its origins from hops to bottle. In between segments, enjoy the sounds of local musician, Bobby Ray Bunch. Want a more robust experience? Have your beer tasting paired with four courses from Central Standard. Beer and food packages will be available for pick up. Food and Beer – $65 | Just Beer – $25 Reservations for tickets must be made by August 17th for food and... Read More

Celebrate 15 Years of the Figge with Art Scavenger Hunt

August 7th, 2020

Celebrate the Figge’s 15th Anniversary with an Art Scavenger Hunt around the Quad Cities! Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) will be hosting an Art Scavenger Hunt this Saturday Aug 8 from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. all around the Quad Cities. This is a great way to explore the Quad Cities and support local businesses while enjoying special offers from all the businesses the day of the scavenger hunt. This event is free, but registration is required at https://sales.figgeartmuseum.org/ShoppingHome.aspx. A list of participating business will be provided after registration. Each business will... Read More

Go Beyond the Galleries at Figge Art Museum

August 3rd, 2020

Go beyond the galleries with the Figge Art Museum! Beyond the Galleries Tour will take place this Friday Aug 7 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport). Andrew Wallace, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, will lead a behind the scenes tour of the Curatorial storage area and other private areas of the Figge Art Museum not seen by the public. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided by Zeke’s Island Café. Tickets are just $35, and available for the in-person tour which includes appetizers, refreshments, and a special gift.  Tickets can be purchased online... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of August 2nd: Monster Trucks, Sausages, Tours and MORE!

August 2nd, 2020

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

Figge’s Big Picture in the House Goes Virtual

July 28th, 2020

The Figge’s Big Picture program returned this summer, in a different format. For the past 3 weeks, virtual free programming has been streaming live from the museum on Wednesday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. via Zoom. The program will continue through Aug 5. This Wednesday July 29 will mark the fourth week of Big Picture in the House. In this lesson they will explore why are we so fascinated with places we cannot reach. Historically, the West was thought to be a mysterious and fantastically place full of grand adventures and new opportunities. Join the Figge as they explore our never-ending... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of July 26th: Flamingo Follies, Jazz Fest, Meadstock and MORE!

July 26th, 2020

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

Take ‘Remote Control’ Over Figge Museum’s Latest Exhibit

July 6th, 2020

Remote learning and working remotely have become a way of life for many over the past several months. To continue this trend, the Figge is creating a new interactive exhibition that encourages participation by people of all ages to engage by simply sending an email from a phone, tablet or computer. All participation is electronic whether you are in the museum or at home.  Remote Control will open in the Figge’s second-floor Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery beginning Friday, July 10. This exhibition allows for remote play through a variety of activities and games, but participation from... Read More

Virtual Wine & Art with the Figge!

June 2nd, 2020

Join the Figge Art Museum for a Virtual Wine & Art night this Thursday Jun 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. online! Meghan Purcell will lead participants through various types of printmaking, using foam, cardboard, paint and markers to make fun prints inspired by the museum’s collection! Explore your own artistic expression using a variety of techniques with this uniquely spontaneous medium. This class will be taught virtually using Zoom with the Zoom code being provided after registration. Supply pick up date is Tuesday, June 2 from 4-6 p.m. unless otherwise arranged by contacting ballen@figgeartmuseum.org Instructor:... Read More

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