Classes

Immerse yourself in art and get creative through a wide range of class offerings from kids and teens to adults. Find the class based on your interests and register today!

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Oil Painting
9:30-11:30 a.m. (4 classes beginning the Saturday of your choice)

As students move beyond the beginning principles of oil painting, they will learn the value of composition and how light effects color while applying it to still-life, landscape, and portraits. Each class will build upon the last, moving students forward in the art of oil.

Painting Adult Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Happy Little Trees
Saturday, December 10, 1-3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Allen Halloway

Want to paint a picturesque landscape like the ones Bob Ross taught? At this Happy Little Trees monthly class, participants will learn to make a painting in one sitting using water-based oil paint. This class is offered regularly. Check back for more dates soon!

Painting Adult Beginner Beyond Beginner

 

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Taking Photos with you Phone
Wednesday, January 4, 11, 18, 25, 9:30-11 a.m.

Want to take better pictures with your phone? This class reviews a brief history of photography, techniques with demonstrations and hands-on practice.

Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner Beyond Beginner Intermediate

 

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Watercolor Painting
Thursdays in January (5, 12, 19, 26), 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Join our ongoing watercolor class with instructor Pat Bereskin. Each month as we discover techniques, brush use, color theory, wet into wet, and more. Students will observe some demonstrations by the instructor, but have time in class to work on their own paintings.


Painting Adult Beginner

 

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Winter Birds - Drawing & Painting
Thursday, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 9:30-11 a.m.

Are you a bird nerd -or want to be? Join fellow bird-lover, Laura Warner, to enjoy your favorite feathered friends through drawing and painting.

Painting Drawing Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Portrait Painting
Thursday, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Learn to see and simplify the landscape of the human face and no longer be intimidated by what appears to be a difficult subject.

Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Painting for Children
Saturday, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 9-11 a.m.

Acrylic painting with emphasis on light, shape, form, and texture. Landscapes, cityscapes and still life with exploration of color theory will be our focus. Students will paint in class.

Painting Ages 9-12 Beginner Beyond Beginner Intermediate

 

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The Figge Art Museum is 115,000 square feet with four levels.

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FIGGE ART MUSEUM

225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa

 

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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