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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

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 31st: Raging, Wining, Laughing and MORE!

May 31st, 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 Art Museum goes Virtual

May 23rd, 2020

While the Figge Art Museum is currently closed, their mission to bring art and people together has not ceased! While they miss seeing everyone at the museum, they aspire to connect and interact, practicing social distancing, through the Figge’s online channels. Check their website and follow them on social media to stay engaged with the Figge. Explore the NEW virtual offerings found here.   For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.  Read More

Take a Trip to the Museum With a Virtual Tour

March 19th, 2020

Engage in a little culture and education, while keeping your distance from potential Coronavirus carriers. Many museums currently offer Virtual Tours, can you go on from the comfort of home. The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Guggenheim Museum are only two of the diverse bunch that host online tours. Want to explore overseas? Google Arts & Culture has a collection of virtual walk-throughs for dozens of international museums, from Los Angeles to Amsterdam. Or take this time to familiarize yourself with local museums and what they have to offer! We have the Figge Art Museum, Putnam,... Read More

Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

February 19th, 2020

Bring the whole family to FREE Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Feb 22 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Enjoy free admission all day and scheduled family-fun activities! Here is a schedule of the day’s events: Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby – Snack stop & Students Rebuild Hunger Challenge Studio 1 – Living Memory with the Davenport Creative Arts Academy Studio 2 – Collage inspired by Didier William Studio 3 – Printmaking inspired by George Olson Studio 4 – Clay – in partnership with Living Proof Exhibit. Wintergarden & Lobby–... Read More

Figge’s Clay for Kids Kicks Off Soon

January 11th, 2020

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to come to the Figge studios for some creative clay time! Clay for Kids, offered every second Tuesday of them month, will begin this Tuesday Jan 14 from 6 – 8 p.m. and will continue at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) through May. This class, which focuses on the exploration of basic hand techniques, is only $20 per class (for members and non-members both). Registration is required. This one of a kind class for your young artist will be instructed by Carolyn Krueger. For more information, please visit https://figgeartmuseum.org/learn/classes/view/clay-for-kids/64.  Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge This Weekend!

November 21st, 2019

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 23 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! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join for free museum admission all day,... Read More

Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fair at the Figge!

September 3rd, 2019

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Fall 2019 Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd Street Davenport) this Saturday Sep 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 8 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! The Midwest’s finest group of artists comes together to showcase quality art pieces just in time for early holiday shopping. Don’t forget to grab something... Read More

Have Some Free Family Fun at the Figge

August 2nd, 2019

Looking for some FREE family fun in Downtown Davenport, this weekend? Free Family Day at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) will be held this Saturday Aug 3 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Come celebrate the many exhibitions at the Figge with a variety of hands-on projects and experiences for both kids and adults! Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break.  Whether you are 1 or 100, you are invited! You can also visit the current exhibitions and chat with museum guides in the galleries. Featured exhibits... Read More

Young Artists Rock Figge Through May!

April 22nd, 2019

The Figge Museum in Davenport continues to feature the works of young artists from Illinois grade schools through May 5! Check out some of the imaginative and colorful works from artists ages 5-12 alongside vintage classics on the walls of the Figge!        Read More

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