current exhibitions

Mauricio Lasansky: Kaddish

November 12, 2016 - January 8, 2017

Mauricio Lasansky’s powerful Kaddish series comes to the Figge this November. This will be the first time the series has been exhibited in its entirety at the Figge.

Lasansky reinvigorated printmaking through his inventive process and widespread impact as a teacher. ...

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College Invitational

November 5, 2016 - January 7, 2017

The ninth annual College Invitational will open at the Figge Art Museum on November 5 in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery. The exhibition will feature about 60 works of art by college students from eight area colleges and universities, including Augustana College, Black Hawk...

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Rembrandt and the Jews: The Berger Print Collection

October 8, 2016 - January 15, 2017

Rembrandt and the Jews features a collection of 22 etchings by the Dutch master that explore the relationship between the artist and the Jewish residents of his Amsterdam neighborhood. As a companion to the exhibition, additional prints by Rembrandt and the work of his peers and predeces...

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Portrait of Maquoketa

October 1, 2016 - February 12, 2017

Rose Frantzen’s portrait of her hometown of Maquoketa, Iowa, is a multi-layered installation that began in 2006 when she invited townspeople to sit and have their portraits painted in a public studio she set up in a downtown storefront. The resulting 180 portraits, of sitters ranging in age...

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Giving the Devil His Due: The Art of Gary Kelley

September 17, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Join us this fall for the exhibition Giving the Devil His Due: The Art of Gary Kelley, a visual exploration in drawings and monotypes of the tortured souls of two legendary musicians: the 19th century violinist and guitarist Nicolò Paganini and his 20th century coun...

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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.