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GAHC’s Valor & Victory Gardens Highlights WWII in the Hawkeye State

November 4th, 2020

WWII was a global conflict that forever altered society and touched the lives of people around the world, including right here in Iowa. The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. With this exhibit we remember and commemorate that momentous occasion. Through local headlines, personal letters, and historic artifacts, we will tell the Quad Cities’ WWII story. Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) through Jan 17 for Valor & Victory Gardens: WWII in the Hawkeye State. This exhibit is supported by the Jewish Federation of the Quad... Read More

Guttenberg German Band Outdoor Concert

October 1st, 2020

Join the German American Heritage Center & Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) on Saturday Oct 3 at 2 p.m. for a concert in their parking lot, featuring the Guttenberg German Band! The Guttenberg German Band is a traditional German/Bavarian village band with members from Guttenberg, Iowa and surrounding towns. The band consists of friends from all walks of life who practice together for the love of the German music. The concert will be located outdoors in our parking lot. Bring your own seating, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. Donations are greatly appreciated. Onsite parking will be extremely... 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

Quad-Cities Museums Go Virtual During Corona Closures

April 11th, 2020

Like many musicians, artists, theaters and other arts organizations in this surreal time, Quad-Cities museums are putting their collections and programs online. Forced by the coronavirus crisis to close down March 17, Davenport’s Figge Art Museum, German American Heritage Center & Museum, and Putnam Museum & Science Center have significantly boosted their websites and social-media presence. The “virtual museum” has become reality for museums worldwide. “The challenge is with reaching our audience during this time of closure, really has brought this new opportunity... Read More

Darker Side of Davenport Comes to Light at GAHC

October 2nd, 2019

Everything always seems a little spookier around Halloween time, and the German American Heritage Center and Museum is no exception! The German American Heritage Center and Museum (712 W 2nd St. Davenport) is once again hosting ‘The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour’ throughout the month of October. This thrilling walk through historic Davenport will keep you on your toes.   The Darker Side of Davenport Ghost Tour will take place at the following times: Friday Oct 4                      5 p.m. Saturday Oct 5                 10:30 a.m., 4 p.m. and... Read More