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Rock the Arts!

June 14th, 2018

Hey Quad Cities, looking for some FREE family fun this weekend? Then head to the District of Rock Island for Rock the Arts! Rock the Arts (formerly known as Gallery Hop!) is a brand-new two-day event in downtown Rock Island filled with art shows, an art market, live demos and more! The best part? It’s a FREE and family-friendly event! Friday Jun 15 from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday Jun 16 from 12-4 p.m. check out these three different locations downtown Rock Island: The ARTery and Midcoast Fine Arts Gallery West (1629 2nd Avenue Rock Island) Enjoy their Life is ART exhibit and help support NAMI, while... Read More

Hop Down To The Holiday Gallery Hop

December 6th, 2017

Are you ready for a one-of-a-kind winter festival in downtown Rock Island? How about one filled with visual artists and unique gift options? It’s time for the Gallery Hop! Downtown Rock Island will transform into a winter wonderland of talent this Friday Dec 8 from 6-9 p.m. With the Downtown Rock Island Partnership, MidCoast Fine Arts has organized an amazing evening filled with Ice Sculpting, raku ceramic firing, make-your-own ornaments and much more! Each Hopper will be presented with a map that will guide them to each participating venue. And don’t worry about walking in the cold because... Read More

Gallery Hop And Open House Rockin’ Rock Island This Weekend!

May 4th, 2017

The District in downtown Rock Island is hoppin’ with activity this weekend! Starting at 6 p.m. Friday, the Gallery Hop offers free fun at a variety of venues until 10 p.m. See live musical performances, live comedy, live art being created, book readings, book signings, pottery, jewelry and more! The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored in part by your site for fun, free, local entertainment, QuadCities.com! It’s no secret in the Quad Cities that Downtown Rock Island is a happening place filled with interesting and historical buildings. But have you ever wondered what was going... Read More

Hop into Holidays at Gallery Hop in Downtown Rock Island!

December 8th, 2016

Where else can you find everything from live music to live art displays to book signings to performance art to free drinks and food in an eclectic array of settings and get an evening’s worth of that entertainment all for free? Well, Gallery Hop. The bi-annual event in the District of Rock Island going on from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday features over 300 artists and performers showcased in over 20 locations throughout downtown Rock Island. The locations are not limited to art galleries; artists will exhibit in coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops, and entertainment venues. Jewelry, photography, glass,... Read More

Hop into May at Gallery Hop in Downtown Rock Island!

May 5th, 2016

Where else can you find everything from live music to live art displays to book signings to performance art to free drinks and food in an eclectic array of settings and get an evening’s worth of that entertainment all for free? Well, Gallery Hop. The bi-annual event in the District of Rock Island going on from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday features over 300 artists and performers showcased in over 20 locations throughout downtown Rock Island. The locations are not limited to art galleries; artists will exhibit in coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops, and entertainment venues. Jewelry, photography, glass,... Read More

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