current exhibitions

Picturing the Prairie

May 28, 2016 - September 4, 2016

Tallgrass QC is a collaboration that raises awareness about prairie ecology in the Quad Cities region.

Wildflowers, grasses, birds, and insects take over the fourth floor gallery at the Figge with the opening of Picturing the Prairi...

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Masterpieces of 20th Century Art from the Mary Musser Gilmore Collection, Muscatine Art Center

May 28, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Works by European masters such as Renoir, Degas, Picasso and Matisse will fill the Lewis Gallery this summer. On loan from the Muscatine Art Center, the collection was given by the estate of Mary Musser Gilmore, niece of the Center’s founder, in 1992. An additional 11 works were added to th...

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The Art of Architecture: LEGO Sculptures by Adam Reed Tucker, with Photographs by J. Hunt Harris II

February 20, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Modern architecture takes the stage in the Katz Gallery with the opening of The Art of Architecture. Adam Reed Tucker, an architect by training, has been making large scale models of LEGO® bricks since...

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Mississippi River Views from the Muscatine Art Center Collection

January 30, 2016 - June 5, 2016

From the first Europeans who explored the interior of the continent to artists and writers through the years, Americans have long been fascinated by the “Big River”—the Mississippi. 

Mississippi ...

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A Model Client: Frank Lloyd Wright Designs for SC Johnson & Son

January 23, 2016 - June 4, 2016

Intent on updating the corporate identity of a company born in the late 19th century, SC Johnson president Herbert F. Johnson, Jr., commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design a modern structure to better serve the company’s administrative staff. Located in an industrialize...

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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.