WINE & 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.
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Spring in Beautiful Japan
Instructor: Anna Ito
6-8 pm Thursday, March 2
Enjoy a culturally-rich evening with Artist Anna Ito at this special spring Wine & Art. Anna Ito will teach basic brush calligraphy strokes which we will use to form beautiful Japanese calligraphic KANJI symbols and write your names in the Katakana alphabet. You'll create one-of-a-kind art works using brush calligraphy, kimono fabric and Zen stone.
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
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.
1:30 The Art of Persuasion: American Propaganda Posters and the Great War tour
2:30 The Rape of Europa film
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 23
5:30 pm $6 Sandwich baskets, cash bar
6 pm Figge One-Minute Film Contest: Friday Night Lights
Thursday, March 2
7 pm Curator talk with Keith Achepohl
Thursday, March 9
Author Talk: Dr. Thomas Oates
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.
about Figge outreach programs for K-12 teachers, including The Big Picture, Museums Alive!, Art Lessons to Go and Study Tours.