Wednesday - November 25, 2020
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

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

Take a Trip ‘From Earth to the Universe’ at the Putnam!

December 19th, 2019

The night sky has mystified humanity for millennia, yet only recently have we begun to grasp our place in the cosmos. From astronomy’s humble beginnings to jaw-dropping modern advancements, embark on a journey of celestial discovery in the Putnam Museum’s (1717 W 12th Street Davenport) portable planetarium, with “From Earth to the Universe” on Friday, Dec 27! Voyage through time and space to learn how scientific advancements have propelled our understanding of the universe with “From Earth to the Universe”! This stunning exploration of the cosmos will take you out... Read More

Fizz, Bang, BOOM At Putnam This Weekend

November 16th, 2017

Looking for a fun family-friendly event this Friday night? How about one filled with explosions and chemistry? November’s Family Fun Night at the Putnam Museum, Fizz, Bang, BOOM! will be held this Friday Nov 17 from 5-8:30 p.m. Take this opportunity to learn about atoms and molecules, acids and bases, chemical reactions and more! During the aLIVE! demonstration, you might even see some explosions! At 6:30 p.m. the GIANT screen will be playing Mysteries of the Unseen World. While all events in the lobby are free for the entire family, tickets will have to be purchased for the movie and to experience... Read More