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MUSEUM TOURS & TRIPS

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DOCENT-LED TOURS

Delve deeper into the significance of the art featured in an exhibition by joining a docent-led tour on Sunday at 1:30 pm. Our knowledgable docents will deepen your understanding, and you'll come away with a greater appreciation of the artwork presented. Private group tours are available if arranged in advance. Contact Heather Aaronson at haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or 563.326.7804 x 2045. 

Upcoming exhibition tours:

Richard Ross: Girls in Justice
Tours begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby
Sunday, February 22
Saturday, January 31

Yuriko Yamaguchi: Interconnected in Art, Nature, Science and Technology
1:30 pm Saturdays, February 7, 28
1:30 pm Sundays, February 1, 15

Danish Modern: Design for Living
Tours begin at 1:30 pm in the lobby.
Sundays, April 12, 19
Saturdays, April 18, 25
 

Nelson-AtkinsW.jpgMEMBER'S MUSEUM ROAD TRIP

BEST OF THE MIDWEST MUSEUM ROAD TRIP
September, 2015

Join the Figge on a five-day museum road trip! The group will take a deluxe motorcoach to St. Louis, Missouri, and enjoy a welcome luncheon before spending an afternoon at the St. louis Art Museum (guided tour and free time). Day two includes a drive to Bentonville, Arkansas, and a guided tour of the newly opened Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Day three is free for exploring the museum’s vast collection, as well as the extensive sculpture garden and hiking trails on the property. The fourth day will begin with a drive to Kansas City, Missouri, and an afternoon at the Nelson-Atkins (guided tour and free time). A farewell dinner will be held that evening and the group will return to Davenport the following morning. Contact Heather Aaronson, haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org or 563.326.7804 x2045, to place your name on a list to receive more information.


ADULT GROUP TOURS

Bring your group to the Figge for an unforgettable art experience. View world-class art from the Figge's permanent collection, as well as from a variety of traveling exhibitions. A guided tour will enrich your museum visit and offer new insights into the works. Group tours require a minimum of 10 people.

To schedule a tour, contact Heather Aaronson at 563.326.7804 x2045 or haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org.

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STUDY TOURS FOR K-12 STUDENTS

Attention teachers! Figge study trips are a great way to enhance your classroom curriculum. Our docent-guided tours help your students build vocabulary and develop critical thinking skills, while introducing students to the visual arts. Complement your tour with sketching in the galleries or a writing assignment. 

Reservations are required and can be arranged with Heather Aaronson at 563.326.7804 x2045 or haaronson@figgeartmuseum.org. Tours can be scheduled Tuesday-Friday 9 am-4:30 pm.

Group size: minimum of 15 students; maximum 30-150 (depending on tour)
Length of tour: pre-school-kindergarten • 30 minutes; grades 1-3 • 40 minutes; grades 4-6 • 60 minutes; grades 7-12 • 75 minutes
Optional art studio component: art activities require 45 minutes; there is an additional fee for including an art activity
Fees: gallery tours • $3 per student; Look & Do tours • $5 per student (includes an art activity). No charge for teachers and adult chaperones.

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