current exhibitions

Corn Zone

January 20, 2018 - March 3, 2018

With fragile glass corn suspended from the museum's ceiling carefully with rope, Corn Zone shows Figge visitors the potential danger of genetic modification. Its message covers contemporary issues in farming with bright and cheerful colors that do not entirely mask the risk...

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Wynn Bullock: Revelations

January 13, 2018 - April 29, 2018

This exhibition represents the most comprehensive assessment of photographer Wynn Bullock’s (1902-1975) extraordinary career in nearly 40 years and is the first major exhibition of his work to be held in Iowa. 

Bullock’s artistic practice was guided by an interest ...

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Young Artists at the Figge 2018

January 6, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Elementary art students from eight school districts are represented in the 2018 Young Artists exhibition. Thanks to museum and donor support, admission for recognition days is free for student artists, teachers, family and friends. Exhibitions are sponsored in part by the Brand Boeshaar ...

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New Photography in the Lewis Gallery

November 11, 2017 - February 4, 2018

In the past decade, the Figge Art Museum has experienced significant growth in its collection of fine art photography. Through important gifts of exceptional works from, among others, the collector and fine art dealer Brent Sikkema, to strategic purchases of important works from the 19th and 20th...

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Edouard Duval-Carrié: Endless Flight

September 16, 2017 - February 4, 2018

Located on the island of Hispaniola, the site of Columbus’ first landing in what would be known as the Americas, Haiti is known for its turbulent history, its religious culture that intermingles Christianity and Voudou, and its visual artists, whose work captures the country’s vitalit...

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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.