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43rd Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition Opening at the Figge Art Museum
February 15, 2024 | 9:43am

Davenport, Iowa (February 15, 2024) –The 43rd Rock Island Art Guild’s Fine Arts Exhibition at the Figge Art Museum is opening Saturday. This exhibition is a vibrant testament to the unparalleled artistic talent residing within a 200-mile radius of the Quad Cities.

 

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Dynamic Duo: Figge Art Museum Appoints Johnson and Sage as New Co-Senior Curators
January 17, 2024 | 9:39am

Davenport, Iowa (January 17, 2024) — The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce Vanessa Sage and Joshua Johnson as Co-Senior Curators of the museum effective December 7, 2023. In their new roles, each brings a wealth of expertise and passion for the arts that will shape and enhance the museum’s exhibition programming and collections.

 

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Tradition Interrupted on View at the Figge Art Museum Beginning Saturday
December 11, 2023 | 11:21am

Davenport, Iowa (December 11, 2023) — A fascinating selection of 23 artworks created by 12 artists from around the world will be on view at the Figge Art Museum beginning Saturday.

 

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Figge Art Museum’s FREE Second Saturdays Begin December 9
December 4, 2023 | 12:37pm

Davenport, Iowa (December 4, 2023) — The Figge Art Museum’s first FREE Second Saturdays will be taking place on Saturday, December 9. The public is invited to visit the Figge and celebrate the season of giving with FREE admission and programming.

 

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Peter Xiao: A Room That One Is In (And All Things in It)
November 30, 2023 | 12:25pm

Davenport, Iowa (November 30, 2023) — This December, the Figge Art Museum is delighted to debut an exclusive solo exhibition by Peter T. Xiao, a celebrated local artist and Augustana College's Paul A. Anderson Chair in the Arts. This marks his first solo exhibition at the Figge, opening Saturday, December 9, in the first floor Gildehaus Gallery.

 

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Art Off the Wall at the Figge Art Museum
November 7, 2023 | 11:55am

Davenport, Iowa (November 7, 2023) — Start your journey into the world of art collection or expand your existing collection at the annual Art Off the Wall fundraiser at the Figge Art Museum on Sunday, November 12 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

 

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Two Can’t-Miss Events for Figge’s Five Nights of Fright
October 24, 2023 | 10:04am

Davenport, Iowa (October 24, 2023) — There are no lack of options when it comes to Halloween festivities in the Quad Cities, but the Figge Art Museum is set to cast its enchanting spell with two extraordinary can’t-miss events that are part of the Figge’s Five Nights of Fright.

 

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Call for Entries Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition at the Figge Art Museum
October 17, 2023 | 10:02am

Davenport, Iowa (October 17, 2023) — The Rock Island Art Guild and Figge Art Museum are seeking entries for the 43rd Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition that will be on view at the museum February 17–June 16, 2024.

 

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Art and Activism at Tougaloo College Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
October 2, 2023 | 10:19am

Davenport, Iowa (October 2, 2023) –The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce Art and Activism at Tougaloo College, a traveling exhibition co-organized by the American Federation of Arts (AFA) and Tougaloo College opening Saturday, October 7.

 

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New Mesmerizing Art Installation by Swiss Artist Zimoun Coming to the Figge Art Museum
September 19, 2023 | 10:17am

Davenport, Iowa (September 19, 2023) – Experience a new site-specific installation beginning Saturday, September 23. Renowned Swiss artist Zimoun will transform the Figge Art Museum’s third-floor gallery into a mesmerizing realm of moving cardboard towers accompanied by an orchestra of captivating sounds. Visitors will be able to walk amid the animated columns and experience the evocative sounds generated through friction, vibration, and resonance.

 

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Figge Art Museum Presents Day of the Dead: Remember, Honor, Celebrate Exhibition
September 11, 2023 | 10:15am

Davenport, Iowa (September 11, 2023) – For thousands of years, the traditional Mexican holiday of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) has captivated hearts and minds with its rich cultural significance. This year, the Figge Art Museum invites all art enthusiasts and cultural explorers to immerse themselves in the vibrant world of Dia de los Muertos through the Figge’s exhibition: Day of the Dead: Remember, Honor, Celebrate on view beginning Saturday, September 16.

 

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Renowned Pioneering Abstract Expressionist Sculptor Ibram Lassaw’s Wearable Sculptures on View at the Figge Art Museum
September 5, 2023 | 10:12am

Davenport, Iowa (September 5, 2023) – Whether you’re a young child, an old adult, or any age in between, there is an enduring fascination with space. Over the years, particularly in the last century, artists have incorporated space into their artmaking as a direct response to the curiosity space evokes in us all.

 

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Beaux Arts Fair Joins the Alternating Currents Lineup
August 14, 2023 | 9:51am

Davenport, Iowa (August 14, 2023) — The city of Davenport will be bustling with activity as the Beaux Arts Fair joins the Alternating Currents Festival lineup on Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20.

 

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Figge Offering Free Admission in July
June 27, 2023 | 10:12am

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, June 27, 2023) – Summer has officially arrived, and the Figge Art Museum is turning up the temperature with an exciting offer: FREE admission during the month of July! Crank up the creativity and beat the heat this summer by immersing yourself in a world of art and experience all that the Figge has to offer.

 

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Ansel Adams, The Sierra Club, and the Making of a Landscape Icon
June 22, 2023 | 9:16am

Davenport, Iowa (June 22, 2023) —The stunning beauty and fragile lands of America’s western landscape captured by renowned photographer Ansel Adams is now on view at the Figge Art Museum.

 

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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

*Closing procedures will begin 15 minutes before closing time

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions