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Acrylic Painting - The Land Around You
Noon-3 p.m. Fridays, January 25-February 22

Learn techniques artists use to create feelings of nearness and distance on a flat canvas in this acrylic painting class.

 

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Mixed Media - Paper Mache
6-8 pm Wednesdays, February 6-27

Create sculptural artwork in relief form by combining found objects with paint, paper mache and repurposed materials.

 

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Basic Drawing
6-8 pm Tuesdays, February 19-March 19

Students will learn basic forms; exploring line, shape, value and shading techniques that add depth and dimension to their pictures.

 

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Acrylic Painting - Feathers, Fur and Natural Objects
6-8 pm Wednesdays, March 6-27

Learn how to paint realistic-looking fur and feathers, tree branches, rocks and other natural textures. This class will focus on the individual items that go into a painting.

 

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Children's Book Illustration
6-8 pm Wednesdays, March 6-27

Children's book illustrator Cara Fonteyne, will share drawing tips and techniques. Learn ways to search out illustration opportunities.

 

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The Set Table: Storytelling through Still-life Photography
6-8:30 pm Wednesdays, April 3-24

Gain a new understanding of the still-life concept, a heightened awareness of light, new insight on exposure times for the final image, and leave with a finished print.

 

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Acrylic Painting - Self-Portraits
6-8 pm Tuesdays, April 2-23

Transfer a photographic image onto a canvas using a grid technique and paint a realistic self-portrait while exploring color mixing, layering, brush techniques and more.

 

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Beaded Jewelry Workshop
10 am-2 pm Saturday, May 4

Learn several design stitches that will produce sparkling, eye-catching beaded jewelry accents.

 

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Watercolor - Painting and Prose Workshop
10 am-1 pm Saturday, May 18

Build paintings in layers to achieve full, vibrant floral images. Complete the painting with a line of prose in lettering that complements the artwork and personalizes your floral image.

 

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Wine & Art - Be My Valentine
6-8 pm Thursday, February 7

Create colorful mixed-media Valentine cards in this fun, social workshop.

 

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Wine & Art - Cat-a-pult into Spring
6-8 pm Thursday, March 7

Explore the history, mystery and lore of cats in art.

 

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Wine & Art - Painting - Dare to Rediscover Finger Painting!
6-8 pm Thursday, April 4

Re-learn the art of finger painting to create a fun, colorful painting using just your fingers as brushes to create acrylic and tempera paintings.

 

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Wine & Art - Pastels
6-8 pm Thursday, May 2

Create a colorful spring landscape in soft pastels using blending and layering techniques.

 

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The Figge Art Museum is the repository of the Grant Wood Collection and Archive. The archive contains 249 pieces of art and memorabilia collected by his sister, Nan, over a period of more than 60 years.

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LOCATION
FIGGE ART MUSEUM

225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa
info@figgeartmuseum.org

 

PHONE

Museum | 563.326.7804

Cafe | 563.345.6647

 

MUSEUM HOURS

Monday | Closed

Tuesday - Wednesday | 10am - 5pm

Thursday | 10am - 9pm

Friday - Saturday | 10am - 5pm

Sunday | 12pm - 5pm

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday Closed

Tuesday - Friday 11am - 2pm

Saturday - Sunday Closed

Thursday Happy Hour: 4-9 pm

*See calendar for holiday exceptions