current exhibitions

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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2014 College Invitational

November 8, 2014 - February 8, 2015

The seventh annual 2014 College Invitational features artwork by college students from nine area colleges and universities, including: Ashford University, Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Knox College, Monmouth College, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose University, Western Illin...

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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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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.