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ADULT PROGRAMS


Wine-ArtW.jpgWINE & ART

Enjoy interesting, fun studio art activities paired with a glass of wine, light hors d’oeuvres and great conversation during Wine & Art nights at the Figge. Featuring a different art medium each month, you’ll create finished art works to display in your home in these cool, casual studio sessions.

SEPTEMBER THIS SESSION IS FULL
Watercolor Miniatures
6–8 pm Thursday, September 3
Instructor: Ralph Iaccarino

$20/person
Enjoy creating art on a small scale with artist Ralph Iaccarino in this relaxed, fun evening. Focusing on images, forms, shapes, color and a variety of watercolor painting techniques, students will create 6”x6” paintings that reflect their inner mystic.
 
OCTOBER
Day of the Dead
6–8 pm Thursday, October 1
Instructor: Gloria Burlingame

$20/person
Artist Gloria Burlingame will lead the class on a creative journey celebrating the traditional Mexican Day of the Dead.  Students will make Day of the Dead-inspired art and learn some history and interesting facts about this special day that honors friends and family who have passed from this world but live in the minds and hearts of those who loved them.

NOVEMBER
Holiday Cards
6-8 pm Thursday, November 5
Instructor: Cindy Bergthold
$20/person

Design personalized cards for the holidays or to say something special to friends or family. Using a wide variety of materials that includes card stock, color and patterned paper, watercolors, glitter, collage supplies and more artist Cindy Bergthold will help you make fun, fabulous cards you’ll be proud to send!

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THURSDAYS AT THE FIGGE

Enjoy Thursdays at the Figge each week at the museum! Enjoy a drink at the bar while watching the eagles soar over the majestic Mississippi River. Stroll through galleries filled with art and experience one of our world-class traveling exhibitions. Join us for a lecture, a class, a performance or a special activity. Meet friends or bring your family—every Thursday at the Figge will offer a different experience, and admission is free. Most Thursdays begin at 5 pm with a cash bar and light snacks.


UPCOMING THURSDAYS
September 3
Artists Talks on American Moderns

September 10
Special Evening with Sir David Chipperfield

September 17
Teacher Appreciation Night
Artist Talk with Tom Uttech

September 24
Curator Talk Exploring the Demimonde

October 1
Book Signing & Author Talk with Diane Johnson


STUDIO CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS

Create something colorful, bold, and fun - take a studio art class. Double the fun and come with a friend! Learn more about adult studio art classes.







 

FOR TEACHERS

Learn more about Figge outreach programs for K-12 teachers, including The Big Picture, Museums Alive!, Art Lessons to Go and Study Tours.