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Celebrate the Season with Inaugural Museum Store Sunday
November 17, 2017 | 3:01am

On Sunday, November 26 more than 300 museum and cultural institutions from three continents, five countries and 47 states will participate in Museum Store Sunday – a day meant to spotlight shopping at cultural institutions.

 

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Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art From the Patricia Phelps De Cisneros Collection
October 10, 2017 | 4:04am

On Saturday a new exhibition will open in the third-floor gallery at the Figge Art Museum. Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art From the Patricia Phelps De Cisneros Collection presents 56 objects, ranging from paintings to silver candlesticks to bishop’s chairs, made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to the early 19th centuries.

 

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Irma René Koen: An Artist Rediscovered Opening at the Figge
September 25, 2017 | 4:11am

Opening Saturday in the second-floor Katz Gallery at the Figge Art Museum is a new exhibition of work from Rock island native and distinguished artist of the 20th century: Irma René Koen (1883-1975).

 

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Edouard Duval-Carrié: Endless Flight
September 11, 2017 | 4:13am

The Figge Art Museum is home to one of the largest collections of Haitian Art in the United States. Opening Saturday is an exhibition by Haitian born artist Edouard Duval-Carrié titled: Endless Flight.

 

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Two Exhibitions Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
May 25, 2017 | 4:14am

​Two new exhibitions will open Saturday at the Figge Art Museum. Kara Walker: Emancipation Approximation and Black Dolls From the Collection of Deborah Neff will be on display in the fourth floor gallery.

 

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Jefferson Pinder: Ghost Light
March 2, 2017 | 3:15am

Chicago-based artist Jefferson Pinder has created a multi-part site-specific installation at the Figge Art Museum. Conceived for all, Pinder’s thought provoking performance based artwork explores the intersections of race and the black experience in the Midwest.

 

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Cajun Cook-off at the Figge Art Museum
February 21, 2017 | 3:17am

(February 21, 2017) – Kick off Mardi Gras week with the Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. sponsored by KWQC-TV and the Quad-City Times.

Eight chefs from the area will be cooking Cajun and Creole-inspired cuisine for guests...

 

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FREE Family Day at the Figge
February 8, 2017 | 3:18am

Guests are invited to explore the current exhibitions on view including Scrimmage: Football in American Art From the Civil War to Present, The Art of Persuasion: American Propaganda Posters and the Great War, The Robert F. and Patricia J. Schmitt Collection of Japanese Prints and Portrait of Maquoketa. Docents will be in the galleries prepared to answer any questions.

 

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The Art of Persuasion: American Propaganda Posters and the Great War Opens Saturday
January 26, 2017 | 3:23am

April 6, 2017 marks the centennial of the United States’ declaration of war on Germany and its entry into World War I. The Art of Persuasion exhibition explores how some of the most important artists and illustrators of the day supported the war effort.

 

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Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present
January 18, 2017 | 3:27am

Scrimmage features 78 artworks, dating from the 1850s to 2014, that take as their subject various aspects of the game of football. Rather than presenting a history of the sport, Scrimmage raises questions about sports, art, and their roles in our history and culture, revealing attitudes and transitions in American life over the past 150 years.

 

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2017 Young Artists at the Figge
January 18, 2017 | 3:25am

Elementary art students from seven Quad-City area school districts will have their artwork featured at the Figge Art Museum for the annual Young Artists at the Figge exhibition opening Saturday.

 

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