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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.

6-8 pm Thursday, February 5
Instructor: Gloria Burlingame

March Wine & Art session is FULL

Artist Gloria Burlingame will share historical lore that has inspired the sculpture, paintings, drawings and prints of generations of artists. Enjoy an evening of wine, light hors d’oeuvres and an art project created for the love of art!

Download a flyer with information about upcoming sessions. 


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

January 29
5:30 pm Reception for Interconnected
7 pm Artist Talk - Yuriko Yamaguchi


February 5
College Invitational Closing Recepton and Awards Ceremony



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.





TOURS

Docent-led Tours
Delve deeper into the significance of the art featured in an exhibition by joining a docent-led tour on Sunday at 1:30 pm. Our knowledgable docents will deepen your understanding, and you'll come away with a greater appreciation of the artwork presented.

Upcoming exhibition tours:

Richard Ross: Girls in Justice
Tours begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby
Sunday: February 22
Saturday, January 31

Yuriko Yamaguchi: Interconnected in Art, Nature, Science and Technology
1:30 pm Saturdays, February 7, 28
1:30 pm Sundays, February 1, 15

Danish Modern: Design for Living
Tours begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby.
Sundays, April 12, 19
Saturdays, April 18, 25


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.