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German American Heritage Center To Reopen June 23

June 21st, 2020

After being closed since mid-March, Davenport’s German American Heritage Center will reopen with specific health and safety conditions on Tuesday, June 23. The museum at 2nd and Gaines streets, will offer ticketed and timed visits to groups of less than six, every 45 minutes during normal hours – which start at 10 a.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and noon on Sunday. The center will have new cleaning procedures, social distancing, sanitization areas, and mask requirements for all at the front desk, executive director Kelly Lao said recently. All patrons must wear a mask or face covering to enter the... Read More

Tour Davenport’s German American Heritage Center’s Exhibits Sunday

June 13th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum on Sunday, June 14th at 2pm for a virtual guided tour led by Assistant Director Sami live over zoom. In this live tour Sami will lead guests through our two special exhibits, “The History We Hold: Highlights from the GAHC Collection” and “Power Frauen: German Women Who Dared to Dream.” She will share with you some of the notable figures and interesting treasures on the display at the GAHC right now. For guests who viewed our Virtual Power Frauen tour in May: The Power Frauen portion of this tour will be the same as the... Read More

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center Offering A White Rose

May 28th, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center on Sunday, May 31st at 2pm for “The White Rose,” a virtual program presented by Olivia Covert, Development, Volunteer, and Education Coordinator at the GAHC. The White Rose was a non-violent student resistance group in the Third Reich. These University of Munich students stood up to the Nazis, writing and distributing pamphlets that encouraged resistance and rejected Nazi ideals. In this presentation we will discuss the White Rose and their legacy. This presentation will be recorded and emailed no later than 2pm on Sunday, May 31st to those... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 24th: Drive-Ins, Golfing, Music and MORE!

May 24th, 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

Iowa Quad-Cities’ Figge, Family Museum, GAHC, Putnam, Looking To Opening To Public

May 22nd, 2020

Following Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ lifting of restrictions for public openings this week, the Figge Art Museum (225 W. 2nd S., Davenport) will reopen to the public on Tuesday, June 9 and to members-only on Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7. Admission will be free in an effort to create a no-touch visitor experience and visitors will be required to reserve a time slot prior to their visit. New policies and procedures designed to keep the museum staff and visitors safe upon reopening will be shared soon, according to Figge marketing director Natalie Dunlop, The Figge Cafe will remain closed in... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of May 10th: Drive-Bys, Derbies, Dancing and MORE!

May 10th, 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 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

German American Heritage Center Closing Due To Coronavirus

March 18th, 2020

Davenport’s German American Heritage Center is closing its doors through at least the end of March, due to coronavirus concerns. The museum sent the following release out today: Dear friends, The health and safety of our community and the German American Heritage Center volunteers, members, guests, and staff is our top priority. In the past weeks we have implemented sanitizing and cleaning procedures to keep our facilities a safe place to visit. But the time has come to temporarily close our doors to the public through Tuesday, March 31. This means we have postponed our Eiermarkt Spring... Read More

Enjoy Some German Cheers and Biers at GAHC!

October 16th, 2019

The German American Heritage Center (712 W 2nd Street Davenport) is excited to bring back their 8th annual Cheers and Biers home-brew beer tasting! Come and sample a wide variety of craft beers, German Glüwein, and more! There will be modern interpretations and even traditional German recipes spanning centuries! Home-brews will be provided by local craft brewers including MUGZ, REFS, The Powder Keggers, and Trade My Homebrew. Delicious soft pretzels and Jerry’s Market brats will also be available for purchase! Live music will be provided by The Muzik Krauts! Come and enjoy some cold beer, great... Read More

German American Heritage Center Presenting Darker Side Of Davenport Tour

October 7th, 2019

Once again, the German American Heritage Center will present its third annual DARKER SIDE OF DAVENPORT WALKING TOUR! The tour is about 1.3 miles long and should take an hour and a half. Grab your walking shoes and a water bottle and join us on select dates and times in October as they explore downtown Davenport and share the many haunts, murders, and mysteries that Davenport holds! Tours are $8/person Tickets will be available on Eventbrite.com and the tour will have limited spots dependent on the number of guides available. Be sure to purchase a ticket to secure your spot as walk-ins are... Read More

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