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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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Abstract Exstencilism – Design & Painting
Instructor: Ralph Iaccarino
6-8 pm Thursday, April 13
Explore the diversity and elegance of symmetry with abstract exstencilism. Using stencils, rulers and compasses, amaze yourself with the beautifully ingenious kaleidoscopic designs you’ll achieve with this unique style of art.

Art & Poetry – LiterARTure!
Instructor: Laura Winton
6-8 pm Thursday, May 4

Fiber Collage Creations
Instructor: Lori Miller
6-8 pm Thursday, June 8



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.

April 6
1:30 pm The Robert F. and Patricia J. Schmitt Collection of Japanese Prints 

2:30 pm Film

May 4
1:30 pm The Art of Persuasion: American Propaganda Posters and the Great War
2:30 pm 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, March 23
6 pm Social hour
7 pm Curatorial Talk: Vanessa Brown and Joshua Johnson

Thursday, March 30
PechaKucha Night
5:30 pm Social hour
6:30 pm Presentations

Thursday, April 6
6 pm Brand Boeshaar Awards Ceremony
7 pm Curator Talk: Dr. Ranelle Knight-Lueth

Thursday, April 13
6 pm Film: A Farewell to Arms


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.