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Second Saturdays
July 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 features 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! 

This month we are celebrating FREE July and new artwork in the galleries!

In the Galleries – ALL DAY

  • Breaking the Silence: Express your reactions through music!  Try an instrument located in the galleries.
  • Join the Conversation: There will be a chat-back station located in the lobby.  Share your thoughts by posting a note to the wall.
  • Scavenger Hunts: Permanent Collection Galleries – Available at Host stands and on Art Cart.

SCHEDULED EVENTS

  • 10:30 a.m. – YOGA, FREE Yoga at the Figge with Daina Marie Lewis in museum lobby. Walk-ins welcome.
  • 10 a.m. – noon, ARTSLAB on the Plaza: ArtLab" – an 18-foot-long trailer that invites community members to explore hands-on science. This summer, ArtLab will be equipped with preserved beetle specimens under microscopes and some live local specimens for the community to enjoy.
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Art Cart in the Collection Avenue

  • 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. (The Figge will provide Sketchbooks, pencils and erasers.) Sketchbook Club is recommended for families with children and individuals of all ages. Meet on the second floor near elevator.
  • 1 – 3 pm, Museum Lobby
    • Music performance by Wolfskill and the Wild: Enjoy the musical stylings of Madison and J – an amazing duo!
    • Get inspired by newly acquired artworks in the collection and paint your own acrylic mini-masterpiece.
    • Live artists demos!  Meet instructors from the Figge Studios and watch them at work.
    • Enjoy light refreshments.
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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LOCATION
FIGGE ART MUSEUM

225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa

 

PHONE

Museum | 563.326.7804

Cafe | 563.345.6647

 

MUSEUM HOURS

Monday | Closed

Tuesday - Wednesday | 10am - 5pm

Thursday | 10am - 8pm

Friday - Saturday | 10am - 5pm

Sunday | 12pm - 5pm

*Closing procedures will begin 15 minutes before closing time

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions