YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAMS
LEGO® TWO-MINUTE TRIALS
2-2:30 pm Sundays
February 28, March 6, March 20, April 10, April 24, May 1, May 15
Join us as we stretch our imaginations and build creativity skills during these fun and fast two-minute build challenges. Stay and play!
2016 SUMMER ART WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS
This summer, the museum once again offers our popular all-day workshops for kids—Fridays at the Figge and Art in the Middle. Each workshop is taught by a different instructor with theme-related projects. Cost includes all supplies. Kids should bring a sack lunch, beverage and snack to class. Sign up for a single session or for the whole series.
Contact Heather for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563.345.6630. Register by March 31 to receive $5 off per class!
Fridays at the Figge
(elementary students completing K-5th)
9 am-4 pm Fridays
Cost per class: $45 members/$55 non-members
Mixed Media 6.24.16
Art in the Middle
(middle school students)
9 am-4 pm Wednesdays
Cost per class: $50 members/$60 non-members
SUMMER DRAWING PROGRAM
Monday through Friday July 11-15 and 18-22
Program Cost: $50
Supplies: Students supply their own newsprint pad and portfolio, all other supplies are provided
For two weeks each July, this fun but intensive drawing course offers high school students a college-level art experience. The SDP boosts students’ portfolios, allows individual time with top-notch professors and interaction with art students from area schools.
To apply, students must submit a digital portfolio and application by Friday, May 6
. Learn more about the program and fill out application on this pdf, or fill out only the application or letter of support. Forms must be downloaded to your desktop prior to completing and submitting form.
Please print a copy of the application for your records.
For more information, contact Heather at email@example.com
2015 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship
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.
Download the application for 2016. Portfolios must be delivered to the Figge Art Museum on March 4, 10 am-5 pm or March 5, 10 am-1 pm
Contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563.345.6630 with questions. Attend the free February 4 Portfolio Day from 10 a.m.-noon at the Figge to help with your application preparations.
Scholarship winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday, April 14, beginning with a 5:30 pm reception, followed by a 6 pm awards ceremony.
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
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.