Brand Boeshaar Scholarship 

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Since 2000 the Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Program has awarded $1,000,000 to graduating high school seniors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois who wish to pursue fine arts, design, or art education in college. To be considered for one of four prestigious $12,000 scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, high school transcript, two letters of support and a portfolio of 12 works. The program is funded by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund, managed by the Figge's education department and administered by the Quad Cities Community Foundation. All scholarship materials must be submitted no later than Saturday, March 2, 2024. Portfolios may be dropped off at the Figge Art Museum on Friday, March 1, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Contact Heather at with questions. 

Download the 2024 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship application here

Join us for the 2024 Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Recipient Reception: Thursday, April 4, 5:30 p.m. Visit here for more details

Portfolio Day at the Figge 

In preparation for winter scholarship and college application deadlines, the Figge holds a portfolio day, where area colleges and universities are joined by schools from outside the area to provide one-on-one feedback to students on their portfolios. Save the date for the next Portfolio Day on September 21 from 9:30-1 p.m. at the Figge Art Museum. 

Figge Factory T-Shirt Design Contest 

Figge factory 2022 winnerEvery winter the Figge holds the Figge Factory T-Shirt Design contest, where area High School artists and designers send in their ideas for a T-shirt. The winning design is printed onto a shirt that is then sold in the Museum Store. 

Design submissions for the 2024 Figge Factory t-shirt design contest will be due on Friday, December 8. High school student artist and designers – submit your own unique design for our annual Figge Factory T-shirt contest. The student whose design is selected will receive a cash prize, free T-shirts, and a silk-screening pizza party for the winner and three friends. The limited-edition artist T-shirts will be available for purchase in the Museum Store, with all proceeds benefiting next year’s educational programs at the Figge. 

To apply, please click on this link: Figge Factory Application

For more information contact Joshua Johnson at

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The Figge Art Museum serves thousands of school children each year through school visits to the museum, where students participate in guided tours and a hands-on art activity. For many, this is the only opportunity they have to visit the Museum.

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