Wine and Art


Enjoy a variety of studio classes paired with a glass of wine, light hors d’oeuvres and socializing during Wine & Art. Each session features a different art medium, and you’ll create finished artworks to display in your home.

Sessions cost $20/student; supplies, snacks and wine are provided. Pre-registration is required. Contact Heather Aaronson at 563.326.7804 x2045 or haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or Lynn Gingras-Taylor at 563.345.6635, lgtaylor@figgeartmuseum.org to register.



Make Your Mark: Bookmarks
6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 7 
Instructor: Amy Nielsen
Make eye-catching bookmarks for your reading pleasure or to give as gifts using a wide variety of materials and techniques, including calligraphy, printing, painting, drawing and more. If you have a favorite bookmark that you’re using now, bring it along and share it with the class!

Art for Fun!
6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 12
Instructor: Marcia Moore
Have two times the fun in this light-hearted art experience. Moore will share tips and techniques on painting with unexpected materials. Everyone will create two artworks using completely different painting formats for double the fun!

When the Circus Came to Town
6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 2 
Instructor: Gloria Burlingame
Elephants, lions, and tigers, oh my! Who better to paint those images than French artist Toulouse Lautrec? Using a Lautrec work that was inspired by a Tiffany stained glass, create wax-resist artwork using simple materials—crayon and watercolor. Bring your love of color and design for an evening of creative fun!