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Figure Drawing – In-person
5:30-8:30 p.m. every other Friday

Figure drawing is held at the Figge every other Friday. These are facilitated classes, where the participants learn by practicing their skills and adapting to change. These are not instructed classes. Bring your own supplies. Registration required.

 

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Wine & Art: Adult Fingerpainting
Thursday, June 2, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for the Figge's Wine & Art class for June. It is the art-making sensation that has been sweeping the Figge – fingerpainting! Instructor Amy Nielsen will guide participants in a fun-filled evening, creating an impressionistic-style painting inspired by John Leslie Breck using only their fingers. Sip on wine and socialize while creating your artwork.

 

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Mosaic Bird Bath
Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-noon

Create a mosaic bird bath out of broken dishes! Learn to shape, adhere, and grout ceramic pieces to make a mosaic masterpiece.​ Students can bring a sack lunch/beverage and their materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

 

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Intro to Plein Painting - FREE Informative Presentation
Saturday, June 4, 1–2:30 p.m.

​What is Plein air painting and how to approach this adventure willl be discussed in this 90 min. presentation by master painter David Anderson. Plein Air painting is becoming very popular, as artists around the world gather for “paint out” events. Similar to the French impressionists* all those years ago, landscape painters today are finding plein air painting to be rewarding and exciting. Dave will discuss equipment, practices, and planning for success.

 

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Art Adventure for Kids
Tuesday, June 7, 6-7:30 p.m.

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to bring a parent and join us at the Figge studios for some creative art time for this monthly class. Each month, new materials and techniques will be explored. Get ready for an art adventure that is fun and exciting for every age!


 

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Plein Air Painting with Dave Anderson
Saturday, June 11, 18, 25, and July 9, 1-3 p.m

Come paint from life under the tutelage of David Anderson, master oil painter. Painters are welcome to bring whatever medium they prefer to work with. Focus will be on simplifying the complexity of nature within the space of your canvas.

 

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Happy Little Trees
Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-noon

Want to paint picturesque landscapes like the ones Bob Ross taught? At this Happy Little Tress monthly class, participants will learn to make a painting in one sitting using water-based oil paint. This class is offered monthly. Sign up for one session or several.

 

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Impressionist Painting
Thursdays, July 7-28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Study the methods and techniques of the Impressionist painters: Monet, Degas, Morisot, Cassatt, Matisse, Pissarro, Breck, and more. “Light is might” in making your subject matter as the focal point through the use of broken lines and loose and fluent brushwork, in order to create a more relaxed composition. Award-winning Brad Bisbey will lead you through color theory and more. References will be made to the exhibition John Leslie Breck: American Impressionist​ on view at the Figge Art Museum May 28 – August 28, 2022.

 

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Wine & Art - First Impressions: John Leslie Breck
Thursday, July 7, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for the July session of Wine & Art. Participants will learn about John Leslie Breck, an American painter who went to France and painted with Monet. Create a study, using oil pastels in a painterly style!

 

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Camp Figge: Art for Kids (Grade K-2 Morning Session)
July 11-15, 8:30 a.m.-Noon

THIS CAMP IS FULL! TO BE ADDED TO WAITLIST, EMAIL BRIAN AT [email protected]

 

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Camp Figge: Art for Kids (Grade K-2 Afternoon Session)
July 11-15, 1-4:30 p.m.

THIS CAMP IS FULL! TO BE ADDED TO WAITLIST, EMAIL BRIAN [email protected]

 

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Happy Little Trees
July 16, 10 a.m.-noon

Want to paint picturesque landscapes like the ones Bob Ross taught? At this Happy Little Tress monthly class, participants will learn to make a painting in one sitting using water-based oil paint. This class is offered monthly. Sign up for one session or several.

 

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Camp Figge: Art for Kids (Grade 3-5 Morning Session)
July 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-Noon

Aspiring young artists are invited to join us in the studios for art making that encourages self-expression, imagination, and critical thinking skills. Enjoy guided tours of the Figge collection combined with studio discussions and critiques that will help guide students as they experiment with different media.

 

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Camp Figge: Art for Kids (Grade 3-5 Afternoon Session)
July 18-22, 1-4:30 p.m.

Aspiring young artists are invited to join us in the studios for art making that encourages self-expression, imagination, and critical thinking skills. Enjoy guided tours of the Figge collection combined with studio discussions and critiques that will help guide students as they experiment with different media.

 

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Camp Figge: Art for Kids (Grades 6-8 Morning Session)
July 25-29, 8:30 a.m.-Noon

Aspiring young artists are invited to join us in the studios for art making that encourages self-expression, imagination, and critical thinking skills. Enjoy guided tours of the Figge collection combined with studio discussions and critiques that will help guide students as they experiment with different media.

 

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Class and Workshop Policies

Refunds and Transfers

Will be granted 10 or more business days before a class is scheduled to start. Refunds and transfers may be given after that time if requested, per the museum’s discretion. Please contact us at 563.345.6654

Cancellation and Schedule Changes

The museum reserves the right to cancel classes when minimum enrollment is not met one week prior to its starting date. In addition, changes may be made to the class and/or instructor listed. In event of inclement weather, call us at 563.345.6654 or watch the local television for updates. Alternate times for classes cancelled due to weather are at the discretion of the museum. All classes may not have the opportunity to reschedule.





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LOCATION
FIGGE ART MUSEUM

225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa

 

PHONE

Museum | 563.326.7804

Cafe | 563.345.6647

 

MUSEUM HOURS

Monday | Closed

Tuesday - Wednesday | 10am - 5pm

Thursday | 10am - 8pm

Friday - Saturday | 10am - 5pm

Sunday | 12pm - 5pm

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions