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‘Art On Lockdown’ On Display Through Dec. 3 In Rock Island

December 1st, 2021
'Art On Lockdown' On Display Through Dec. 3 In Rock Island

Through December 3, Quad City Arts presents “Art on Lockdown.” This diverse exhibition features 80 works of art by 67 regional artists. The public is invited to celebrate creativity at the opening reception on October 15 from 6-9 pm where most artists will be present, and refreshments will be served. As “Shelter in Place” began in March 2020, Quad City Arts’ staff searched for different ways to connect with the community and for a way to encourage artists to keep creating at a confusing time. As most non-essential workers found themselves working from home or not working at all, they... Read More

Check Out ‘Art On Lockdown’ At Quad City Arts

November 30th, 2021
Check Out 'Art On Lockdown' At Quad City Arts

Through December 3, Quad City Arts presents “Art on Lockdown.” This diverse exhibition features 80 works of art by 67 regional artists. As “Shelter in Place” began in March 2020, Quad City Arts’ staff searched for different ways to connect with the community and for a way to encourage artists to keep creating at a confusing time. As most non-essential workers found themselves working from home or not working at all, they needed something constructive to fill their time. Creativity helps people cope with isolation, anxiety, and boredom by refocusing the brain. In 2020, creativity showed... Read More

Shots And Giggles, Ninja Wizards, Viva Las Divas And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 28th, 2021
Shots And Giggles, Ninja Wizards, Viva Las Divas And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Wise Men Ninja Wizards, Forty Twos, That Dam Shopping Trip, And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 21st, 2021
Wise Men Ninja Wizards, Forty Twos, That Dam Shopping Trip, And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Quad City Arts presents paintings by Elisa Boughner, collagraphs by Luca Cruzat, and sculpture by Lori Roderick

November 20th, 2021
Quad City Arts presents paintings by Elisa Boughner, collagraphs by Luca Cruzat, and sculpture by Lori Roderick

From November 3rd 2021-January 3rd, 2022, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents oil paintings by Elisa Boughner of Glenview, IL, collagraphs by Luca Cruzat of Carbondale, IL, and ceramic sculpture by Lori Roderick of Rock Island, IL. Elisa Boughner was born in the United States, raised in Mexico and studied art in America and Europe. Her work reflects the influence of each of these cultures. She says, “Color holds an emotional bond for the viewer and the artist alike. My work is about emotion, and I believe color and composition can create an undeniable joyful emotion when looking at... Read More

Playcrafters New Show, Liz At Raccoon, Festival Of Trees And More In This Week’s FUN10

November 14th, 2021
Playcrafters New Show, Liz At Raccoon, Festival Of Trees And More In This Week's FUN10

It’s Sunday, and 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 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. FUN10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every Sunday, only on your site for fun, free, local... Read More

Three New Quad-Cities Artists Featured At Art At The Airport Gallery

November 7th, 2021
Three New Quad-Cities Artists Featured At Art At The Airport Gallery

Through January 3rd, 2022, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents oil paintings by Elisa Boughner of Glenview, IL, collagraphs by Luca Cruzat of Carbondale, IL, and ceramic sculpture by Lori Roderick of Rock Island, IL.  Elisa Boughner was born in the United States, raised in Mexico and studied art in America and Europe. Her work reflects the influence of each of these cultures. She says, “Color holds an emotional bond for the viewer and the artist alike. My work is about emotion, and I believe color and composition can create an undeniable joyful emotion when looking at it.” Her still... Read More

Quad City Arts Art At The Airport Presents Works From Boughner, Cruzat And Roderick

November 2nd, 2021
Quad City Arts Art At The Airport Presents Works From Boughner, Cruzat And Roderick

From November 3rd 2021-January 3rd, 2022, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents oil paintings by Elisa Boughner of Glenview, IL, collagraphs by Luca Cruzat of Carbondale, IL, and ceramic sculpture by Lori Roderick of Rock Island, IL.  Elisa Boughner was born in the United States, raised in Mexico and studied art in America and Europe. Her work reflects the influence of each of these cultures. She says, “Color holds an emotional bond for the viewer and the artist alike. My work is about emotion, and I believe color and composition can create an undeniable joyful emotion when looking at... Read More

Quad City Arts Annual Call for Exhibition Proposals now open

October 28th, 2021
Quad City Arts Annual Call for Exhibition Proposals now open

Quad City Arts invites artists residing within a 250-mile radius of Rock Island, IL to submit a proposal for a gallery exhibition during 2022-23. Selected artists will be paired with one or two additional artists for a 2-month long exhibition taking place after August 2022 in one of our two large exhibit spaces. Cohesive bodies of work are highly desired. All media will be considered. For details and entry form, go to https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8676 The entry fee is $10. The deadline: Jan. 9, 2022. Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to enriching... Read More

“Art on Lockdown” Art by 67 Regional Artists Who Persevered Through 2020 At Quad City Arts

October 27th, 2021
“Art on Lockdown” Art by 67 Regional Artists Who Persevered Through 2020 At Quad City Arts

Through December 3, Quad City Arts presents “Art on Lockdown.” This diverse exhibition features 80 works of art by 67 regional artists. The public is invited to celebrate creativity at the opening reception on October 15 from 6-9 pm where most artists will be present, and refreshments will be served. As “Shelter in Place” began in March 2020, Quad City Arts’ staff searched for different ways to connect with the community and for a way to encourage artists to keep creating at a confusing time. As most non-essential workers found themselves working from home or not working at all, they... Read More