YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAMS
TEEN ANIME DAY
Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, October 24
If you are between 12 and 18 years old and a fan of anime and manga art, this special day is for YOU! Celebrate all things anime at Teen Anime Day at the Figge Art Museum. The afternoon will include costume play and People’s Choice award for best costume, a student manga art display (bring art you’ve made or draw something at the event), craft activities, a Japanese language & art lesson, video gaming sessions, books and items available for purchase from Books-A-Million, refreshments and lots more!
Teen Anime Day is planned in collaboration with the Davenport Public Library, QC Animazing! and Books-A-Million.
For more information, call the Figge at 563.326.7804 x2006 or call the Davenport Public Library at 563.888.4812.
Figge Factory T-shirt Design Contest
Put your design skills to work by entering a t-shirt design in the Figge Factory design contest! High-school students in the Quad City Area (Clinton, Henry, Mercer, Muscatine, Rock Island, and Scott Counties) are invited to create a T-shirt design for the Figge to use at various programs and for sale in the museum store. The creator of the winning shirt will receive $100, a family membership to the Figge Art Museum, a framed 8"x10" print of the winning design, a private screen-printing pizza party on January 22 for you and five friends, and an opportunity to give a presentation of your design at PechaKucha Night on February 18. Entries are due December 15, and the winner will be notified by January 5, 2016.
Send your black and white design (maximum 8"x10", pdf or .ai file, no larger than 5MB; must include "Figge Art Museum" as text in the design), your name, age, grade, school, design title and artist vision statement to Brian Allen, Outreach Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the form below to submit your contact information and artwork. If you do not receive a confirmation email after you submit your artwork, please contact email@example.com.
Download a flyer with guidelines, dates and submission information.
2015 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship
2015 T-Shirt Design Entry Form
Since 2000, the Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Program has awarded $576,000 to graduating seniors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois who wish to study fine arts, design or art education in college. To be considered for this prestigious $12,000 scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, high school transcript, two letters of support, and a portfolio of 12 works. The program is funded by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund, managed by the Figge Education Department, and administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.
2015 Scholarship Recipients
Lillian L. Brand • Chloe Thompson, Davenport Central High School
Isabelle M. Brand • Ann Peters, Pleasant Valley High School
Lucille Brand Boeshaar • Taylor Chandler, Davenport Central High School
William Brand Boeshaar • Lily Caste, Davenport Central High School
Honorable Mention • Elizabeth Masterson, Homeschool and Bruce Patrick, Davenport Central High School
Deadline application has passed for 2015; please consider applying in 2016!
Scouts at the Figge
Boy Scouts of all ages can have fun learning experiences while earning arts and crafts badges/patches at the Figge Art Museum. A guided tour of the Figge's permanent galleries and traveling exhibitions begins each workshop. See photos of scouts at the Figge.
Learn more about Boy Scout programs
For more information about programs for Girl Scouts, visit the Girl Scout website
or contact Emily Droessler at EmilyD@GirlScoutsToday.org
or 309.788.0833 x308.
Celebrate your birthday at the Figge!
Have a fun, creative birthday party! The Figge is equipeed to make any birthday celebration a memorable one for your child. Multiple options are available and are geared towards specific age groups. Learn more.