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Family Day at the Figge Art Museum
July 30, 2018 | 12:00pm

Families are invited to the Figge Art Museum for a free day of fun for Family Day on Saturday, August 4. Admission is free all day thanks to the support of the John Deere Classic and Bechtel Trusts.

 

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Free Admission at the Figge Art Museum
July 2, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum will offer free admission July 5–August 12, 2018 thanks to the support of the John Deere Classic and the Bechtel Trusts.

 

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Alois Kronschlaeger: Polychromatic Contemplations
June 7, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce a new artist installation opening Saturday, June 9. Alois Kronschlaeger: Polychromatic Contemplations will be on view in the third-floor gallery.

 

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Steve Banks: Pop Culture Palimpest
June 4, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum is presenting a comprehensive installation by Quad Cities artist Steve Banks. Opening Saturday, June 9 will be Steve Banks: Pop Culture Palimpsest.

 

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Where the Wild Things Are
May 7, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum’s latest exhibition opens on Saturday, May 12. Where the Wild Things Are will be on view in the second-floor Katz Gallery through August 12.

 

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Riverfront Vision Public Meeting to be Held at the Figge Art Museum
March 7, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Downtown Davenport Partnership and the Figge Art Museum, in cooperation with the City of Davenport, are launching a study of ways to integrate public art into the design and development of the riverfront between Harrison and Pershing Streets in downtown Davenport.

 

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Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner
February 12, 2018 | 2:11am

Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner highlights nearly 30 examples of Sinners solo work and collaborations as well as his innovations within the art form. The works are remarkable combinations of form, material and surface decoration.

 

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Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum
February 5, 2018 | 2:55am

The 6th annual Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum will be held on Fat Tuesday, February 13 from 5-8 p.m. Guests are invited to sample decadent Cajun-inspired dishes prepared by eight area chefs. Sponsored by KWQC-TV and the Quad-City Times, this event benefits Figge art education outreach programs and major exhibitions.

 

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French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950, Coming to the Figge Art Museum in Davenport
January 23, 2018 | 2:56am

From October 9, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, will present the exhibition French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950 from the world-renowned collection of the Brooklyn Museum in New York

 

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40th Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition Opening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday
January 22, 2018 | 2:58am

Since 1955, the Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization, has supported the arts in the Quad-City region through exhibitions, educational programs and scholarships. This year, the guild’s 40th juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge’s third-floor gallery beginning Saturday.

 

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Wynn Bullock: Revelations Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
January 8, 2018 | 2:59am

A new exhibition will be opening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday. Wynn Bullock: Revelations represents the most comprehensive assessment of photographer Wynn Bullock’s (1902-1975) extraordinary career in nearly 40 years and is the first major exhibition of his work to be held in Iowa.

 

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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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