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Ceramics at Black hawk College
5:30-8:16 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, October 16-December 9 (no class November 11)

This ceramics class is a collaboration with Black Hawk College. It offers a unique ‘blended’ experience combining Black Hawk students with students 16 and older, who take the class as non-credit through the Figge Art Museum.

 

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Clay Basics
6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, October 29-December 3

A great clay experience for beginners or students with some clay experience. We'll cover hand-building basics and do two weeks of wheel-throwing! Each student will end this session with several finished projects and have the chance to learn about low-fire clay and colorful glazes.

 

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Sculpture
6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, October 30-December 4

This course encourages participants to explore the meaning of sculpture in both a personal and a practical sense, using a diverse range of non-traditional art materials, techniques and objects to create unique pieces. Participants will experiment with a range of techniques, including assemblage, collage, simple moldmaking, binding and joining in order to create small or medium-scale pieces inspired by a particular concept, place or memory significant to them.

 

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Arts & Drafts - Members Only
6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 24

Sip cold brews while creating one-of-a-kind Day of the Dead inspired prints in this special member-only class. Light refreshments, beer and all supplies are included.

 

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Basket Weaving Workshop - Wine Basket
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, November 2

In this workshop, participants will learn how to weave a beautiful double wine basket. Great for fall gatherings and gift giving (wine not included).

 

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From Line to Wash
6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, November 5-26

Work from still life setups to explore the possibilities of crayons for grownups: water-soluble wax crayons. Discover their versatility as you draw with them, then use a brush to create a painterly effect.

 

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Wine & Art - Mixed Media - Pet Portraits
6-8 p.m. Thursday, November 7

Enjoy a glass of wine, light hors d'oeuvres and socializing during Wine & Art. For this session participants will think outside the frame of traditional portraiture when they create their favorite furry family member's portrait. use acrylic paint and paper collage to create colors, patterns and dramatic layers.

 

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Guided Mindfulness: Meditation in the Galleries
6 p.m. Sunday, November 10

Experience mindfulness meditation in the galleries. Practitioners will be guided in ways to calm the mind and body, and to bring awareness to the present moment. Meditations will be led by practitioners from the Prairie Oak Sangha and Prairie River Sangha. This class is free, but advanced registration is required.

 

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Guided Mindfulness: Meditation in the Galleries
6 p.m. Sunday, December 8

Experience mindfulness meditation in the galleries. Practitioners will be guided in ways to calm the mind and body, and to bring awareness to the present moment. Meditations will be led by practitioners from the Prairie Oak Sangha and Prairie River Sangha. This class is free, but advanced registration is required.

 

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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
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