Family Explorer Series: Inside the Outreach Collection (Virtual)
Join educator Kelsey Vandercoy for a live peek into the Figge’s outreach collection. Each week participants will explore the shelves of countless objects that will be presented during a live video discussion. In February and March, videos related For America will be shown.
Registrants will receive a Zoom link through their email set for the live day, cost will be $5 per household and sessions will take place every other Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. for 30 minutes.
To register, click the link of the desired date(s):
- Wednesday, March 17: For America
- Wednesday, March 31: Native American objects
- Wednesday, April 14: Japanese tea set and Netsuke figures
- Wednesday, April 28: For America
- Wednesday, May 12: World textiles
- Wednesday, May 26: Paper Arts
A is for Art
Preschoolers (ages 3-5) are invited to join Figge educator Laura Wriedt over Zoom for lively discussions about what we see in art. Each week will highlight works from the exhibition For America and provide an opportunity to share thoughts and observations through the eyes of our youngest art experts.
Sessions will last roughly 20 minutes and will be limited to 12 registrants. Cost is $5 per family.
Click the desired date(s) to register!
- Tuesday, March 16
- Tuesday, March 23
- Tuesday, March 30
- Tuesday, April 6
- Tuesday, April 13
- Tuesday, April 20
- Tuesday, April 27
Big Picture In the House (VIRTUAL)
The Figge held five weeks of virtual FREE programming for the Big Picture in the House series during the summer of 2020. Sessions were streamed live from the museum and can be accessed below.
- Week 1 - Seen and Heard: The Art of Empowerment - View Video Lesson Here
- Week 2 - Didier William: Lakou - View Video Lesson Here
- Week 3 - About Face - View Video Lesson Here
- Week 4 - Magnetic West - View Video Lesson Here
- Week 5 - African Masks - View Video Lesson Here
Family Activity Center is NOW CLOSED
We’re sorry but the Family Activity Center is closed until further notice to ensure the safety of all guests and staff members. We look forward to when we can open it again with fun projects to share with you and your family.
If you have additional questions regarding the Family Activity Center, please contact Brian Allen at 563.345.6654 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Figge: Art for Kids
The museum offers weeklong half-day summer camps for kids ages Pre-K through 8th grade. Check back here in April 2021 to see about this summer’s offerings.
Boy Scout / Girl Scout Programs
While we are not currently hosting in-person scout programs, we are happy to set up virtual workshops for your scout group. Call 563-345-6654 or email@example.com with questions or to schedule a virtual workshop.
Birthday Fun at the Figge
Have a fun, creative birthday party! The Figge is equipped to make any birthday celebration a memorable one for your child. Multiple options are available and are geared towards specific age groups. To schedule a party, please contact Brian Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 563.345.6654.