current exhibitions

Young Artists at the Figge

February 21, 2015 - May 24, 2015

Elementary art students from seven school districts are represented in the 2015 Young Artists exhibition. One student from each participating school will be chosen to receive a scholarship to a Figge class. Thanks to museum and donor support, all receptions are free for student artists, ...

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Eye on UI: Brodsky, Dorfman, Kipniss, Lanyon

January 31, 2015 - June 21, 2015

An exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints by New York artists Stan Brodsky, Bruce Dorfman, Robert Kipniss and Ellen Lanyon, all distinguished graduates of the UI School of Art and Art History, will be on view at the Figge Art Musuem through June 21. The exhibition includes recent and planne...

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Yuriko Yamaguchi: Interconnected in Art, Nature, Science and Technology

January 24, 2015 - May 31, 2015

Immerse yourself in the work of Yuriko Yamaguchi this winter at the Figge Art Mseum. A native of Japan and longtime resident of Washington D.C., Yamaguchi creates organic, web-like sculptures from nets of wire and resin forms cast from dried curls of potatoes, onion ends, leaves and seed pods fou...

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Richard Ross: Girls in Justice

January 17, 2015 - March 15, 2015

This winter, the Figge Art Museum will partner with Augustana College to present Girls in Justice and Juvenile in Justice, a nationally acclaimed project by photographer Richard Ross. Each year in the United States, as many as 150,000 minors as young as 10 are booked into confin...

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Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

November 15, 2014 - March 15, 2015

Artworks are often a window into the soul of the artist, but they also can be an eloquent expression of the historical and social trends of the era in which they were made. Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum, coming to the Figge on its first stop outside New ...

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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.

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