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Skeleton Key’s Late Night & Local Slated for December 15

December 15th, 2023
Skeleton Key’s Late Night & Local Slated for December 15

Hit up The Skeleton Key on Friday, December 15th from 5 to 8 pm for late shopping with special guest High Strung by 3M as we celebrate the season and a very special milestone for High Strung! Learn more: LATE NIGHT & LOCAL  Read More

Rock Island Artists Market Splashes In This Weekend

August 3rd, 2023
Rock Island Artists Market Splashes In This Weekend

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Applications are now being accepted for vendors. Interested artists can find more information and the application form under the “Rock Island Artists’ Market” tab on Skeleton Key’s website, www.skeletonkeyqc.com, or in person during regular store hours. The Rock Island Artists’... Read More

Final 2022 Rock Island Artists’ Market This Sunday

September 23rd, 2022
Final 2022 Rock Island Artists’ Market This Sunday

ROCK ISLAND, IL – The final Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2022 season is taking place this Sunday, September 25th, from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of mediums represented, including painting, ceramics, jewelry and clothing design, furniture, woodworking, metal sculpture, outdoor furniture and more. The 20+ artists with the market join over 50 local artists and makers that sell full time inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques,... Read More

Rock Island Artists Market Kicks Off TODAY!

July 17th, 2022
Rock Island Artists Market Kicks Off TODAY!

The first Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2022 season is taking place this Sunday, July 17, from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of mediums represented, including painting, ceramics, jewelry and clothing design, furniture, woodworking, metal sculpture, outdoor furniture and more. The 20+ artists with the market join over 50 local artists and makers that sell full time inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, which will be open... Read More

Rock Island Artists’ Market Kicks Off Season This Sunday

June 7th, 2022
Rock Island Artists' Market Kicks Off Season This Sunday

The first Rock Island Artists’ Market of the 2022 season is taking place this Sunday, June 12th from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of mediums represented, including painting, ceramics, jewelry and clothing design, furniture, woodworking, metal sculpture, outdoor furniture and more. The 20+ artists with the market join over 50 local artists and makers that sell full time inside Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, which will be open... Read More

Last Minute And Local Helps You SHOP LOCAL For The Holidays!

December 18th, 2021
Last Minute And Local Helps You SHOP LOCAL For The Holidays!

You’re down to the wire, no time to order online, and presents left to buy. What are you going to do? Come to Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, of course! On Saturday, December 18th you’ll find tons of great gift ideas – all priced to move! We’ve got a little bit of everything – Christmas decor, bath and body products, jewelry, antique furniture, clothes, vintage houseware, candles, cards, scarves, towels, original art, local games and more… the list is endless! From those big presents to stocking stuffers, we’ve got you covered. Hours for our Last Minute... Read More

Rock Island Artists Market Hosting Summer Events For Quad-Cities Creators

May 17th, 2021
Rock Island Artists Market Hosting Summer Events For Quad-Cities Creators

The Rock Island Artists’ Market has announced it will be hosting two events for the 2021 season. Join local artists, makers, and growers on Sunday, June 27th and August 29th from 12 to 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, IL. This outdoor event is free to the public, and family friendly. Applications are now being accepted for vendors. Interested artists can find more information and the application form under the “Rock Island Artists’ Market” tab on Skeleton Key’s website, www.skeletonkeyqc.com, or in person during regular store hours.... Read More

Skeleton Key Art And Antiques Adding New Local Artists This Weekend

September 18th, 2020
Skeleton Key Art And Antiques Adding New Local Artists This Weekend

Skeleton Key Art and Antiques of Rock Island is hosting additional Quad Cities artists this Saturday, September 19th. The family-friendly pop-up shopping will take place from 10 am – 5 pm in the parking lot of Skeleton Key at 520 18th Street, Rock Island. In addition to the 80+ local antique dealers, artists and makers with goods normally available at Skeleton Key, this Saturday shoppers can find local artists Carolyn Krueger, Glen Lowry, Stephanie Canterbury, and Mindy Mathews of High Strung by 3M. In addition, artist and Skeleton Key co-owner John VandeWalle will be unveiling a number of... Read More

Wallessance Coming To Skeleton Key In Rock Island Saturday!

September 16th, 2020
Wallessance Coming To Skeleton Key In Rock Island Saturday!

Looking for some awesome art and decor for your home? You NEED to come to Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th Street, Rock Island, this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for WALLESSANCE! As the good folks at Skeleton Key put on their business page: “Normally, the third weekend in September means you can find us selling John VandeWalle’s sculptures at one of our favorite Quad City events, Riverssance. Unfortunately, Riverssance has been cancelled for the year, so we’ve decided to make our very own small event for the weekend, and we’re affectionately calling it Wallessance. Join John... Read More

Feeling METAL? Rock Rock Island’s First Sculpture Drive-Thru!

April 24th, 2020
Feeling METAL? Rock Rock Island's First Sculpture Drive-Thru!

Feel like rockin’ some METAL? VandeWalle’s Metal Sculpture is holding the first local drive-thru sculpture market! You can pick up a cool new piece of artwork all from the safety of your car from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at Skeleton Key Art and Antiques, 520 18th St., Rock Island. “Spring is usually a very busy time of year for us, but this year sales are suffering with Skeleton Key closed,” said Brandy VandeWalle of Skeleton Key, partner and wife of sculptor John VandeWalle. “So what is a hardworking local artist with excess inventory supposed to do? We’re inviting... Read More