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ADULT PROGRAMS

Wine-ArtW.jpgWINE & ART
$20/person

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.

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Mixed Media Summer Salute
Instructor: Allen Holloway
6-8 pm Thursday, August 3

Printmaking: Kitchen Table Creations
Instructor: Lynn Gingras-Taylor
6-8 pm Thursday, September 7


THE cArt!

Find our art cart in selected galleries
throughout the summer for in-depth
conversations about art! Books, objects and
information, along with a trained docent, will
be available for guests to explore art topics
in new ways.



Available selected Tuesdays from 10 am-noon and 2-4 pm
Modern Art: July 11, 18 and 25
Regionalist Art: August 1, 8 and 15



THE GALLERY GAP

Click here to listen to a delightful new podcast hosted by Melissa Mohr, director of education at the Figge Art Museum and Dr. Claire Kovacs, director of the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art. Melissa and Claire will be having a conversation onunderrepresented populations of artists in galleries across the world. 



FREE ADMISSION FOR SENIORS  
First Thursday of every month
Seniors age 60 and over


Take a tour, watch a film and explore the many exhibitions throughout the museum, all at no charge on the first Thursday of the month.

August 3
1:30 pm Sculpture at the Figge
2:30 pm Film

September 7
1:30 pm Grant Wood and the Regionalists
2:30 pm Film
 


THURSDAYS AT THE FIGGE

Enjoy Thursdays at the Figge each week at the museum! Enjoy a drink at the bar or stroll through galleries. Join us for a lecture, a workshop, a performance or a special activity. Meet friends or bring your family. Every Thursday evening offers a different experience.

Thursday, July 27

Cinema at the Figge
5 pm Social Hour and craft beer provided by WAKE Brewing
6 pm Short Film Program
7 pm Feature Film

Thursday, August 3
5:30 pm Social Hour
7 pm Scholar Talk: Dr. Pamela White

Thursday, August 10
5:30 pm Social Hour with $6 sandwich baskets, cash bar
6:30 pm PechaKucha presentations

Thursday, August 17
5:30 pm Social Hour
7 pm Exhibition Talk: Dr. Roald Tweet



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.