(July 12, 2016) – The Figge Art Museum will be having a Family Day on Saturday, July 16 with scheduled activities inspired by the current exhibitions from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Current exhibitions include: Picturing the Prairie: Tallgrass QC, The Wonderful World of Oz, David Plowden: An American Master and Corn Zone as well as our permanent collection galleries.
Families will be invited to make storyboard scenes, create the yellow brick road on the plaza with chalk, explore the art cart in the Haitian gallery, participate in a twirling tornado activity, make a night-time on the prairie art project, try a Tin Man activity or experience a David Plowden gallery search. Guests can also pop into the auditorium for a selection of Oz-themed documentaries and animated shorts.
Snacks and family games will be provided and The Figge Café is open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for lunch, so make plans to stay for lunch while you explore all the museum has to offer.
Museum admission is free through September 25 thanks to the generous support of The Bechtel Trusts and John Deere Classic.
About the Figge Art Museum:
The Figge Art Museum is located on the riverfront in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and Sundays noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays the museum is open until 9 p.m. Admission to the museum and tour is normally $7, but is free through September 25, 2016 thanks to The Bechtel Trusts and John Deere Classic. Admission is always free to Figge members and institutional members, and free to all on Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Figge Café is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. To contact the museum, please call 563.326.7804, or visit www.figgeartmuseum.org.