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Local Connection Brings Artist Maria Cusumano’s Images of Female Empowerment to the Quad Cities
November 28, 2022 | 2:43pm

Davenport, Iowa (November 28, 2022) – The work of artist Maria Cusumano (1958-2019), who taught at the Davenport Museum of Art (now the Figge) and St. Ambrose University in the 1990s, will be featured in
an exhibition on view beginning Saturday at the Figge Art Museum.


 

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Give Back this Holiday Season During Museum Store Sunday at the Figge
November 17, 2022 | 10:58am

Davenport, Iowa (Sunday, November 27, 2022) – The Figge Art Museum Store will be participating in Museum Store Sunday on Sunday, November 27 from noon-5 p.m. The Figge is just one of the over 1800 stores across the globe to participate in this annual shopping event that gives back.

 

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Cancer Survivor Art on Display at the Figge Beginning Saturday
September 6, 2022 | 9:59am

Davenport, Iowa (September 6, 2022) –Living Proof Exhibit, a non-profit organization that provides the therapeutic benefits of the arts to people impacted by cancer, will have an exhibition of artwork by cancer survivors on view at the Figge Art Museum starting Saturday, September 10.

 

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The Warner Foundation Collection: History in the Painting Now on View at the Figge Art Museum
July 6, 2022 | 9:57am

Davenport, Iowa (July 6, 2022) — The Figge Art Museum has joined forces with the Warner Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting an understanding of American History through American Art, to present History in the Painting.

 

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Figge Art Museum to participate in Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, an innovative art lending model, to display outstanding works of American art from Joslyn Museum
June 29, 2022 | 9:55am

Davenport, Iowa (June 29, 2022) —The Figge Art Museum announces today participation in the Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, an innovative museum art lending model, to display outstanding works of American art from the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska, in Davenport, Iowa.

 

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​Urban Exposure: The American City Seen on View at the Figge Beginning Saturday
June 21, 2022 | 9:53am

Davenport, Iowa (June 21, 2022) — Drawn from the Figge’s collection, Urban Exposure, showcases a compelling array of twentieth and twenty-first century artwork exploring the human condition within the urban American scene. Through these diverse views of city life, this exhibition asks us to recognize the experiences we share and what it means to live and work in America.

 

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Anne Lindberg: think like the river Opening Saturday
June 8, 2022 | 11:31am

Davenport, Iowa (June 8, 2022) — Artist Anne Lindberg embraces the freedom of drawing in a broad spectrum of formats in addition to works on paper. think like the river is an immersive experiential convergence of visual art and language that begins Saturday.

 

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College Invitational Opening at the Figge
May 26, 2022 | 11:26am

Davenport, Iowa (Thursday, May 26, 2022) —Art students from eight area colleges and universities will have their artwork on view in the Figge’s second-floor Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery beginning Saturday, May 28 for the 12th installment of the College Invitational.

 

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Impressionism Arrives at the Figge in John Leslie Breck: American Impressionist
May 25, 2022 | 8:28am

Davenport, Iowa (May 25, 2022) — Impressionism made its way to America over a century ago, and one of the first American artists to introduce the style to the United States was John Leslie Breck whose work will be on view at the Figge beginning Saturday.

 

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Beréskin Classes Moving to Figge Art Museum and Family Museum
May 19, 2022 | 9:15am

Davenport, Iowa (Thursday, May 19, 2022) — Beginning this fall, the Beréskin Art Academy will now be offering its classes through the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa and the Family Museum in Bettendorf, Iowa.

 

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Quad City Bank & Trust makes major donation to the Figge for a new art acquisition
March 3, 2022 | 8:47am

Davenport, Iowa (March 3, 2022) — Thanks to a major corporate gift from Quad City Bank & Trust, the Figge Art Museum will add The Everyday by artist Latoya Hobbs to its growing permanent collection. The gift was inspired by the Figge’s Diversity and Equity Art Fund, established last year to combat the systemic inequality in the art world.

 

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Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition Opening at the Figge Art Museum
February 22, 2022 | 8:45am

Davenport, Iowa (February 22, 2022) –The 42nd Rock Island Art Guild’s Fine Arts Exhibition at the Figge Art Museum is opening Saturday and will showcase the extraordinary talent of artists living within 200 miles of the Figge Art Museum.

 

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The sights and sounds of the Mexican-American Border come to life in Border Cantos | Sonic Border exhibition at the Figge
February 14, 2022 | 11:17am

Davenport, Iowa (February 14, 2022) — For most Quad Citians, the Mexican-American border region is shown to us through the lens of the media. The first-hand experience of the migrants seeking a better life often go unknown, unacknowledged, or unconsidered.


 

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Young Artists at the Figge Opens Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
January 24, 2022 | 9:09am

Davenport, Iowa (January 24, 2022) – Beginning Saturday, artwork by local elementary art students from eight area school districts will be on view in the Figge Art Museum’s second-floor Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery for the annual Young Artists at the Figge exhibition.

 

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Call for Entries Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition at the Figge Art Museum
December 13, 2021 | 10:54am

Davenport, Iowa (December 13, 2021) — The Rock Island Art Guild and Figge Art Museum are seeking entries for the 42nd Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition taking place at the Figge February 26–May 15, 2022.

 

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Thursday | 10am - 8pm

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