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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 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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Share Your Art with the Community in Community Curated
April 1, 2020 | 1:02pm


 

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Figge Art Museum temporarily closing due to increasing health concerns Effective March 17 at 5pm
March 17, 2020 | 4:55pm


 

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No Subject Off-Limits in Grant Wood’s Secrets Talk at Figge Art Museum
March 3, 2020 | 10:12am

Davenport, Iowa (March 3, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum will welcome Sue Taylor, Grant Wood scholar and author of Grant Wood’s Secrets, on Sunday, March 8. Taylor will kick off her Iowa tour at the Figge with a talk about artist Grant Wood that will reveal secrets about Wood's personal life and the impact it had on his art.

 

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Kick off Mardi Gras with the Cajun Cook-Off to Benefit the Figge Art Museum
February 20, 2020 | 10:10am

Davenport, Iowa (February 20, 2020) – Kick off Mardi Gras right here in the Quad Cities. The Eighth annual Cajun Cook-Off to benefit the Figge Art Museum will be held at the Rhythm City Casino Event Center on Fat Tuesday, February 25, from 5-8 p.m.

 

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Henry Dreyfuss: Designs for the Modern Age Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
February 17, 2020 | 8:06am

Davenport, Iowa (February 17, 2020) – The Figge Art Museum in downtown Davenport will feature the work of influential industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss beginning Saturday. Henry Dreyfuss: Designs for the Modern Age, will be the major first exhibition in over 20 years to focus entirely on Dreyfuss and his designs from the mid-20th century.

 

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Show Your Love for the Figge Art Museum this Valentine’s Day
February 11, 2020 | 8:03am

Davenport, Iowa (February 11, 2020) – Show your love for the Figge Art Museum this Valentine’s Day – Friday, February 14! Don’t spend money on flowers that will wilt, or calorie filled chocolate, instead make a gift for the museum’s first Annual Day of Giving.

 

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Figge to Feature the Work of Haitian-American Artist Didier William
February 3, 2020 | 8:49am

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce Didier William: Lakou, the first solo museum exhibition of the celebrated Haitian American artist Didier William. On view from February 8 – May 31, 2020 in the Figge Art Museum’s second floor Katz gallery, Didier William: Lakou will highlight the artist’s continuing exploration of cultural identity.

 

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