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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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Day of the Dead - Decorative Katrina Vases
Instructor: Gloria Burlingame
6-8 pm Thursday, October 26

Scherenschnitte - Paper Cutting
Instructor: Keith Bonstetter
6-8 pm Thursday, November 9

Artnado - Collaborative Art Experience
Instructor: Allen Holloway
6-8:30 pm Thursday, February 8 (special time)

 

THE cArt!
Sessions at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

Find our art cart in selected galleries
throughout the summer for in-depth
conversations about art! Books, objects and
information, along with a trained docent, will
be available for guests to explore art topics
in new ways.

Haitian Art  Saturday, September 16 and 30
Modern Art  Saturday, October 7 and 21
Regionalist Art  Saturday, November 4 and December 9




THE GALLERY GAP

Click here to listen to a delightful new podcast hosted by Melissa Mohr, director of education at the Figge Art Museum and Dr. Claire Kovacs, director of the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art. Melissa and Claire will be having a conversation onunderrepresented populations of artists in galleries across the world. 



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. Seniors will be extended the 10% member's discount to the Figge Cafe and Museum Store on first Thursdays. 

Thursday, October 5
1:30 pm Irma René Koen and Impressionist Art
2:30 pm Film

Thursday, November 2
1:30 pm Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead
2:30 pm Film
 


THURSDAYS AT THE FIGGE

Enjoy Thursdays at the Figge each week at the museum! Enjoy a drink at the bar or stroll through galleries. Join us for a lecture, a workshop, a performance or a special activity. Meet friends or bring your family. Every Thursday evening offers a different experience.


Thursday, September 21
5:30 pm Opening Reception
7 pm Artist Talk: Edouard Duval-Carrié

Thursday, September 28
5 pm Crochet-In Workshop
5 pm Social Hour
6 pm Cinema at the Figge

Thursday, October 5
5:30 pm Reception
7 pm Irma René Koen Curator Talk

Thursday, October 12
6 pm Crochet-In Workshop
6 pm TASK Party

Thursday, October 19
5:30 pm New York City Trip Meeting
5:30 pm Social Hour
7 pm Art, Architecture and the Deere Family Story

Thursday, October 26
5:30 pm Social Hour
7 pm Scholar Talk: Grant Wood

Thursday, November 2
5-9 pm Day of the Dead

Thursday, November 9
5:30 pm Reception
7 pm Scholar Talk: Dr. Monica Dominguez Torres

Thursday, November 16
5:30 pm Social Hour
7 pm Curator Talk: Vero Rose Smith

Thursday, November 30
5 pm Social hour 
6 pm Cinema at the Figge

Thursday, December 7
5 pm Sandwich baskets
5 pm Holiday Music
6 pm Family Holiday Workshop

Thursdays at the Figge will be on hiatus December 14, 2017-January 26, 2018.
 


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.