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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.


MAY
Memories and Mementos - Vacation Journals
6-8 pm Thursday, May 7
Instructor: Andrew Huot

Vacations and trips with family or friends offer a lifetime of memories and keepsakes. With the help of artist Andrew Huot you can make journals to record your recollections of special trips and journeys as well as store some of the precious mementos you’ve collected.

JUNE
Calligraphy Art Cards
6-8 pm Thursday, June 4
Instructor: Lori Miller

Experiment with a variety of printed and dimensional fabrics, fibers, stitching techniques and more in this fun, explorative evening. Artist Lori Miller will demonstrate mixed media techniques using familiar materials in unexpected ways to make unusual and exciting art works!

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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

April 23
PechaKucha Night

April 30
Danish Modern: Design for Living Gallery Talk
Brand Boeshaar Awards Ceremony

May 7
Gala Costume Creation
Artist Talks: Yuriko Yamaguchi

May 14
Art Film: Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure


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. Our knowledgeable docents will deepen your understanding, and you'll come away with a greater appreciation of the artwork presented. Private group tours are available if arranged in advance. Contact Heather Aaronson at haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or 563.326.7804 x 2045. 

Upcoming exhibition tours:
Danish Modern: Design for Living
Tours begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby.
Sunday, April 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.