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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. Our knowledgeable 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:

American Moderns on Paper
1:30 pm Saturdays, July 11, 18, August 8, 22, 29, September 19
1:30 pm Sundays, July 12, 19, August 2, 23, September 20

A Gift for the Quad Cities: The Figge Art Museum 10th Anniversary Exhibition
1:30 pm Saturdays, August 1, 15, September 5
1:30 pm Sundays, August 9, 16, 30, September 6 
 

Nelson-AtkinsW.jpgBest of the Midwest Tour
September 23-27, 2015

Join the Figge on a five-day museum road trip! The group will take a deluxe motorcoach to 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. Download a flyer.

Cost: $865.00 (double-occupancy) or $1330 (single occupancy)
This cost includes transportation to each itinerary location via coach bus, museum admission, four nights’ accommodations, two group lunches and one farewell dinner. All additional meals or personal activities will be covered by the trip participant.
 
Deadline for reservations has passed. Please watch for additional member trips in the future! 



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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