Second Saturdays
April 13, 2024 | 10:00am - 5:00pm

LOCATION: Figge Art Museum


The Figge Art Museum will offer FREE admission from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. as part of the Second Saturdays programming. Each month will feature experiences ranging from dance, music, spoken word, and art-making activities to community conversations, films, projects, and more. Tax Free shopping is available in the Museum Store all day! 

April Second Saturdays theme : There is no Earth without ART

In the Galleries – ALL DAY
Breaking the Silence: Express your reactions through music!  Try an instrument located in the galleries.

Join the Conversation: Share your thoughts with us about what traditions have been interrupted in YOUR life!  There will be a chat-back station located in the lobby.  Share what you are thinking by posting a note to the wall.

Scavenger Hunts: Hunt through the collection for works inspired by artists concerned about the environment.

10:30 a.m. – YOGA, FREE Yoga at the Figge with Daina Marie Lewis in museum lobby. No registration required. 

11a.m. – 4 p.m. – Art Cart in the Avenue, celebrating Artists and the Environment

Noon – Welcome to the Figge tour – enjoy an introduction to the museum and its collections.  Meet in the museum lobby.

1 p.m. – AUDITORIUM – FILM: Wasteland – 99 Minutes
This award-winning film follows artist Vik Muniz as he travels to the world's largest landfill in Jardim Gramacho, just outside Rio de Janeiro, to collaborate with a lively group of "catadores" (workers who salvage recyclable materials from the garbage) to make contemporary art using some of the materials they have "picked".

1 p.m. – Second Saturday Sketchbook Club with artist Laura Warner
Figge instructor Laura Warner leads free, 30-minute sketch exercises inspired by works of art from the Figge’s collection. Add new drawings to your sketchbook or just doodle along with us as we explore a different prompt each session. (The Figge will provide free Sketchbooks, pencils and erasers for first session.) Sketchbook Club is recommended for families with children and individuals of all ages. Meet on the second floor near elevator.

1 – 3 p.m., Museum Lobby – Community Art Projects & Snacks
Celebrating artists and the environment: Join our team for the Student Rebuild Challenge: Extraordinary Earth Project!  With every artwork made from recycled materials, guests can help raise funds for global organizations making a difference.

  • - Student Rebuild Challenge, The Extraordinary Earth Project – Making art out of recycled materials:
  • With every art submission to the Students Rebuild, Extraordinary Earth Project, students can raise $5 for challenge partners like Choose Love/Choose Earth, Little Amal, National Wildlife Federation, Eden Reforestation Projects, and the Solgaard Nyx Foundation working to mitigate the effects of environmental issues.

Upcoming Second Saturday dates:

  • Saturday, May 11
    Find your Zen in our Sculpture Garden installation by trying an offering of wellness and good mental health practices. Check back for the full schedule soon!

Second Saturdays are made possible by a generous grant from Art Bridges Foundation Nationwide ‘Access for All’ initiative. These days will offer broader access to a diverse array of exhibitions and highlight the museum’s comprehensive art education programming.

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