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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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Valentine’s Cards & Calligraphy
Instructor: Amy Nielsen
6-8 pm Thursday, Feb. 2
Calligraphy means BEAUTIFUL WRITING. Show your very special person how much you care with the gift of a fabulous card hand-made by you!  In this special Wine & Art night, you will learn all the basic strokes needed to execute your very own beautifully hand-calligraphed and decorated Valentine cards! Join artist & calligrapher Amy Nielsen for an evening of creativity, fun and stylish writing.
 
Spring in Beautiful Japan
Instructor: Anna Ito
6-8 pm Thursday, March 2
 
Special Wine & Art
Instructor: Vanessa Brown
6-8 pm Thursday, March 23
 
Abstract Exstencilism – Design & Painting
Instructor: Ralph Iaccarino
6-8 pm Thursday, April 13
 
Art & Poetry – LiterARTure!
Instructor: Laura Winton
6-8 pm Thursday, May 4


 


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, or have a meal at the cafe (open 4:30-7 pm). 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. 


Thursday, February 2
5:30 pm  Opening Reception for Scrimmage
7 pm  Scrimmage Curator Lecture with Linny Frickman

Thursday, February 9
Cinema at the Figge Presented by Ford Photography
5 pm  Social Hour (complimentary refreshments and cash bar) and craft beer provided
by WAKE Brewing (featured beers are brewed and named to match the films)
6 pm  Short Film Program
7 pm  Feature Film

Thursday, February 16
5:30 pm  Social Hour (complimentary refreshments and cash bar)
7 pm  Historian Talk: George Eaton

Thursday, February 23
5:30 pm  $6 Sandwich baskets, cash bar
6 pm  Figge One-Minute Film Contest: Friday Night Lights



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.