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Haitian Masterworks to Open Saturday, November 7 at the Figge Art Museum
October 29, 2020 | 2:19pm

Davenport, Iowa (October 29, 2020) – Did you know the Figge Art Museum is home to one of the oldest and largest collections of Haitian art in the United States? In 1967, Dr. Walter E. Neiswanger’s generous gift of Haitian paintings and sculptures established the collection, which has grown to include a dynamic range of artworks in many mediums and styles.

 

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T.J. Dedeaux-Norris Presents the Estate of Tameka Jenean Norris Opening at the Figge Art Museum
October 19, 2020 | 2:15pm

Davenport, Iowa (October 19, 2020) – What part of yourself must you hide or bury for another to survive? This question is at the core of the exhibition T.J. Dedeaux-Norris Presents the Estate of Tameka Jenean Norris opening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday, October 24

 

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New American Scene
October 9, 2020 | 2:11pm

Davenport, Iowa (October 9, 2020) – Many of the works the Figge Art Museum has collected over the past few years provide insight into modern American life from various points of view. Beginning Saturday,

 

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Seating by Design Opening Saturday, September 26 at the Figge Art Museum
September 22, 2020 | 1:53pm

Davenport, Iowa (September 22, 2020) – What does art, engineering, craftsmanship and seating have to do with one another? Beginning Saturday, September 26, Seating by Design, will open in the second-floor Katz Gallery at the Figge Art Museum and visitors will have the opportunity to find out.

 

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Cancer Survivor Art on Display
September 8, 2020 | 1:47pm

Davenport, Iowa (September 8, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum will welcome back Living Proof Exhibit, a non-profit organization that provides the therapeutic benefits of the arts to people impacted by cancer, for its annual exhibition of cancer survivor art beginning Saturday, September 26.

 

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Figge Café Reopening Tuesday, September 8
August 27, 2020 | 1:45pm

Davenport, Iowa (August 27, 2020) – The Figge Café, which has been closed since March 17 due to COVID, will be reopening to the public on Tuesday, September 8 at 11 a.m. This reopening will feature the culinary skills of Chef Jason Stewart from Zeke’s Island Café. Stewart, also known as “Chef Stu,” is a classically trained chef who has a passion for creating food from different cultures around the world. He is also the 2020 People’s Choice winner from the Figge’s annual Cajun Cook-Off event.

 

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Robert Lipnick: Mountains, Faces, Stories, and Stacks Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
August 13, 2020 | 9:22am

Davenport, Iowa (August 12, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum is not only celebrating its 15th anniversary through August 21, but a new exhibition will open to the public on Saturday in the second-floor Lewis Gallery.

 

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The Figge Art Museum is Debt Free
August 10, 2020 | 1:41pm

Davenport, Iowa (August 10, 2020) – Fifteen years after opening its doors in downtown Davenport, the Figge Art Museum has successfully paid off the $3 million building debt. To celebrate, the Figge will be burning the mortgage at the 15th Anniversary Finale on August 21.

 

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The Figge Art Museum is Turning 15 Celebrate with 15 Days of Virtual Events and More
July 28, 2020 | 2:01pm

Davenport, Iowa (July 28, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum turns 15 on August 6, 2020. In celebration of this milestone, the museum will have 15 days of virtual events from August 6-21 including performances, classes, behind-the-scenes tours, artist demonstrations and more! Museum admission will be FREE as the museum celebrates 15 years of serving the Quad Cities.

 

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Seen and Heard: The Art of Empowerment Opening Virtually at the Figge Art Museum
May 8, 2020 | 10:21am

Davenport, Iowa (May 8, 2020) – On the heels of the Figge Art Museum’s first virtual exhibition comes a second virtual exhibition. Seen and Heard: The Art of Empowerment will open virtually at www.figgeartmuseum.org on Saturday.

 

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The Figge’s First Virtual Exhibition, QC Pride, Opens Online Saturday
May 4, 2020 | 3:40pm

Davenport, Iowa (May 1, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum is celebrating Quad Cities Pride beginning Saturday with a virtual exhibition of works by Photojournalist Andy Abeyta

 

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Spring Beaux Arts Fair Going Virtual
April 23, 2020 | 2:12pm

Davenport, Iowa (April 23, 2020) – This year’s Spring Beaux Arts Fair will look a little different. On May 9 and 10, participating artists will be featuring their handmade creations online at www.beauxartsfair.com. Shoppers are asked to visit the “Meet the Artists” page where they can peruse and purchase directly from vendors.

 

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Getting Figge With It Challenge
April 20, 2020 | 2:05pm

Davenport, Iowa (April 20, 2020) – Bored at home? Need something to keep you occupied during quarantine? The “Getting Figge With It” challenge might be just the distraction you need.

 

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Living Proof Exhibit Announces Call for Entries
April 14, 2020 | 1:58pm

Davenport, Iowa (April 14, 2020) – Living Proof Exhibit, which provides the therapeutic benefits of the arts to people impacted by cancer, is seeking entries for its annual exhibition to be held from September 10 –December 6, 2020, in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport.

 

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41st Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition Winners
April 2, 2020 | 1:07pm


 

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