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Karpeles Museum Holding Painting Party

November 21st, 2020

A painting party will be held at Karpeles Museum, 700 22nd St., Rock Island, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22. Join us at the Karpeles Museum for a fun day of painting! I will guide you through each and every step of this beautiful fall landscape as you let your creativity flow! No experience is needed. This painting will be $30 per person. Please message us if you’d like to reserve a spot! Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite or Venmo @karie-rauch. Preregistration is required to guarantee you a seat! Can’t wait to see you all there  Read More

Illinois Quad-Cities Museums Grapple With Covid Reopening Restrictions

July 22nd, 2020

Though Illinois allowed indoor museums to reopen June 26, the Covid-19 pandemic still rages across the nation. Museums, historic homes and gardens in the Quad-Cities have taken differing approaches to reopening. As of that Friday in late June, with phase 4 of Illinois’ reopening implemented, very few museums on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River were open to the public. As of today, most have reopened, with attractions remaining closed include the John Deere Pavilion in Moline and Colonel Davenport House on Arsenal Island. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all major Deere tourist facilities... Read More

Go Back To 1812 This Weekend At Karpeles Museum

March 4th, 2017

The Karpeles Museum and the Daughters of the American Revolution have combined forces to keep the history of the Quad Cities alive. The War of 1812 was a military conflict that lasted for two and a half years and was fought between the United States of America against United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its Native American allies. The Quad Cities were no strangers to the battles fought in this war. The Battle of Rock Island Rapids also known also called the Battle of Campbell Island was fought here, on Campbell’s Island. On Sunday, March 5 at 2pm at the... Read More