current exhibitions

African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

September 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015

African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center chronicles the evolution and growing prominence of African American art over the past 60 years.

Featuring works that cover a wide range of art styles and media, the exhibition explores recurrin...

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Artists First: College Art Faculty of the Quad Cities

September 13, 2014 - January 11, 2015

The Figge works with all the colleges and universities in the region to engage students with projects, such as the College Invitational exhibition, College Night, brown bag lunches with visiting artists, classes in our studios and intern and volunteer opportunities. College art professor...

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Against the Grain: Wood Art from the Figge Collection

August 30, 2014 - January 25, 2015

In the Lewis Gallery, a selection of works from the Figge collection will showcase artists who have been inspired by the unique qualities of wood. Artists will include Steve Sinner, Lane Phillips, Galan Carpenter, Harvey Fein and Michael Mode.

The installation also will feature sev...

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Living Proof Exhibit: Cancer Survivor Art

August 16, 2014 - October 26, 2014

Living Proof Exhibit, which celebrates the creative spirit of cancer survivors, will have a display of art by cancer survivors and patients within a 150-mile radius of the Quad Cities in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery. 

The Living Proof Exhibit: Cancer Survi...

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Two Americans in Paris: Stuart Davis and Grant Wood

July 12, 2014 - November 2, 2014

From the mid-nineteenth century until WWII, American artists flocked to Paris in pursuit of inspiration and professional credibility.   Widely regarded as the cultural capital of the world, the French metropolis provided fertile ground for inspiration by enabling aspiring artists to stu...

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Figge Art Museum Photography Policy
Visitors are permitted to take still photographs of the building, galleries and artwork with cameras or smart phones for personal, non-commercial use. However, no photography of any kind is permitted in special exhibitions or wherever signs prohibiting photography are posted. The use of flash photography or supplemental lighting is not permitted in the Museum at any time. Remember to respect the privacy of other museum visitors and staff when taking photographs.

Access to the media is by appointment only; contact
Natalie Dunlop, marketing coordinator, for more information.