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Michelle Hargrave New Director At Figge Art Museum

October 5th, 2019

After an extensive nationwide search, The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce that Michelle Hargrave will become Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the museum effective December 9, 2019. A museum professional with two decades of experience, Hargrave currently serves as the Deputy Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain, CT. “Her extensive background growing cultural institutions will serve her well as she continues the growth and success of the Figge,” said Ken Koupal, President of the Figge Board of Trustees.  “Her experience and leadership... Read More

Figge Art Museum Renames Grand Lobby After Donation

October 16th, 2018

Figge Art Museum’s Grand Lobby has been renamed the Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby thanks to a generous gift from Quad City Bank & Trust.   “To have a Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby is very special,” says Figge Executive Director Tim Schiffer. “They understand the importance of this museum in our community and are giving back to help us continue to bring art and people together – it’s very exciting.”   As the museum continues to grow, the Grand Lobby has become a gathering place not only for museum events, but also for local organizations and residents who rent... Read More

Stride On Up For Historical Walking Tours

June 16th, 2017

The German American Heritage Center has kicked off their Summer Walking Tours! And you’re invited! These historical walking tours will educate participants in the history and roots of Davenport with a knowledgeable tour guide, while providing great exercise! The tours will begin at the German American Heritage Center, located at 712 W 2nd Street Davenport, every Saturday through the summer and will go from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tours are only $5 per person. Group tours are also available, but reservations are encouraged. You can call the German American Heritage Center at (563) 322-8844 to find out... Read More