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Immerse yourself in art and get creative through a wide range of class offerings from kids and teens to adults. Find the class based on your interests and register today!

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Paw-Prints & Other A-MEWS-ing Tails
Monday - Thursday, June 3 - 6, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Inspired by the Figge's artworks featuring cats and other animals, students will create personal narratives about animals through creative writing and illustration.

Camps Drawing Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Independent Study
Monday - Thursday, June 3 - 6, 3:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Explore various techniques in this freeform independent class, with assistance from our instructor, Pat Bereskin. Choose your preferred medium(s) and let your creativity free!

Camps Painting Drawing Ages 13-18 Adult Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Clay Independent Study
Monday - Thursday, June 3 - 6, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Have you always wanted to delve further into the world of ceramics? In this class, you can explore different approaches to working with clay with help from our instructor, Laura Warner.

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Intro to Pastel Painting
Monday - Thursday, June 3 - 6, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Want to make a piece of art with an approachable medium? Try out painting with pastels, a different way to create something beautiful.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Landscape Painting
Monday - Thursday, June 3 - 6, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Whether you want to be like Albert Bierstadt or Bob Ross, this introductory painting class can help you move towards your artistic goals!

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beyond Beginner

 

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Bleach Outs!
Saturday, June 8, 1:00 PM -3:30 PM

A throwback to crafting at home, come and learn how to reverse tie dye denim!

Camps Fiber Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Woodland Illustrations
Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Learn how to draw your favorite forest animals using watercolor pencil techniques.

Camps Drawing Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Pottery Pendants and Beads (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Students will create pendants and beads to design and make their own necklaces, bracelets, keychains, hanging charms, and more.

Camps Clay Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Charcoal Textures
Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Study an assortment of items through direct observation and learn how to replicate what you see by using charcoal pencils.

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner

 

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Pottery Pendants and Beads (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Students will create pendants and beads to design and make their own necklaces, bracelets, keychains, hanging charms, and more.

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Beginning Oil Painting: Still Life
Monday - Thursday, June 10 - 13, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you always wanted to learn about oil painting? Try out this summer course to learn essential techniques and materials, as well as how to care for these items.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Water: Reflection and Motion
Tuesdays, June 11, 18, and 25, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Students will study the abstract reflections and movements of water with acrylic painting techniques.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Introduction to Feltmaking
Tuesdays, June 11 and 18, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Combine your art and design skills in this fibers course to learn about felting techniques.

Camps Fiber Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Exploring Beadwork
Wednesdays, June 12 and 19, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

With beginner techniques, you can learn to create your own unique jewelry in this course.

Camps Fiber Other Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Candle Creations (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Take a leap and learn beginner clay techniques to create three personalized candle holders.

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Art That You Can Use (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Students will explore various cultures through upcycling materials and creating 3-D functional art, paintings, and metal works.

Camps Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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I Spy Fabulous Fantasies: Writing and Illustrating
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling upon the children's book series, "I Spy", this class combines drawing and writing skills to create one detail-oriented masterpiece!

Camps Drawing Ages 9-12 Beyond Beginner

 

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Candle Creations (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Take a leap and learn beginner clay techniques to create three personalized candle holders.

Camps Clay Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Art That You Can Use (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students will explore various cultures through upcycling materials and creating 3-D functional art, paintings, and metal works.

Camps Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Beginning Oil Painting: Landscape
Monday - Thursday, June 17 - 20, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Have you always wanted to learn about oil painting? Try out this summer course to learn essential techniques and materials, as well as how to care for these items.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Pasta Pottery Essentials (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 24 - 27, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Are you ready to take the next steps with your pottery skills? Join this class and you can make your own ceramic cookware!

Camps Clay Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Pasta Pottery Essentials (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, June 24 - 27, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Are you ready to take the next steps with your pottery skills? Join this class and you can make your own ceramic cookware!

Camps Clay Adult Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Watercolor: Independent Study
Fridays, June 28, July 5, 12, and 19

If you are looking to gain more insight on your watercolor skills, while also working on new paintings, then this class is for you!

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Plein Air Painting Camp
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy the summer weather by painting local Davenport scenery en plein air, an important technique for any aspiring artist.

Camps Painting Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Monster Camp (Morning Session)
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Think outside of the box and have fun to create your own unique monster!

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Bedazzle Camp
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students will learn the art of fused glass to make various pieces of jewelry and accessories. Examples include pins, bracelets, and earrings.

Camps Sculpture Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Monster Sculpture Camp (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Think outside of the box and have fun to create your own unique monster!

Camps Sculpture Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Drawing 101
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students will build foundational drawing skills and practice these techniques through various projects and exercises.

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Watercolor: Summer Fruits
Tuesdays, July 2, 9, 16, and 23, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Students will learn beginner watercolor techniques to create vibrant paintings inspired by delicious, summer fruits.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Pottery Palette (Morning Session)
Fridays, July 5 and 12, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

A paint palette and water cup are essential tools when painting your next masterpiece; why not also learn how to sculpt your own?

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Pottery Palette (Afternoon Session)
Fridays, July 5 and 12, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A paint palette and water cup are essential tools when painting your next masterpiece; why not also learn how to sculpt your own?

Camps Clay Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Meow! Purrfect Poetry
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Unleash your inner poet and learn how to write about your furry, feline friends!

Camps Drawing Ages 9-12 Beyond Beginner

 

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Gardener's Pots (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

In this course, you can create a personalized set of gardening tools while also expanding your pottery skills.

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beyond Beginner

 

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Nature Camp
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This drawing class will be a breath of fresh air...literally! Come with us as we sketch what we see from the great outdoors.

Camps Drawing Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Cartooning: People and Perspective (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

If you love cartoons and want to learn how to draw your characters in different poses, then this class is for you!

Camps Drawing Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Circus Camp
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Explore the curious world of circuses and learn to sculpt unique structures and characters.

Camps Clay Drawing Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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People and Perspective (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Turn your 2D drawing into an active illustration by learning how to use perspective and point of view effectively.

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Dog Camp
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A dog can be your best friend, as well as your artistic muse! Be inspired by your canine companion to create art in this fun summer camp.

Camps Drawing Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Gardener's Pots (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 8 - 11, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In this course, you can create a personalized set of gardening tools while also expanding your pottery skills.

Camps Clay Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner

 

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Acrylic Landscape Painting
Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, and 30, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Students will learn how to create acrylic landscape paintings using techniques to more easily observe shapes, values, and colors.

Camps Painting Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Figure Drawing: Intro to Life Drawing
Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

If you're looking to learn how to draw the human body, then join us for this drawing class and directly observe a live model.

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Creative Collage (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Create your own book adorned with collage, while you also learn the different facets of storytelling.

Camps Drawing Other Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Figure This: Sketching and Drawing
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Students will build their drawing skills by using techniques pioneered by Charles Bargue, references of Greek & Roman figure sculptures, and a live clothed model.

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner

 

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Fantasy, Fairies, & Trolls (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore your creative side as we learn to create art that would live in the whimsical world of a fantasy novel.

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Creative Collage (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create your own book adorned with collage, while you also learn the different facets of storytelling.

Camps Drawing Other Ages 9-12 Beyond Beginner

 

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Perfect Parts: This and That
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Take a closer look and learn how to draw different types of human characteristics in this class.

Camps Drawing Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner

 

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Fantasy, Fairies & Trolls (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Explore your creative side as we learn to create art that would live in the whimsical world of a fantasy novel.

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Feast Your Eyes
Monday - Thursday, July 15 - 18, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

You can look, but don't eat! Study food-themed still life displays, while learning new drawing techniques and mediums.

Camps Painting Drawing Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Trinket Pots (Morning Session)
Fridays, July 19 and 26, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

We all have a random assortment of trinkets...why not make your own dish or box so they finally have their own spot in your house?

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Trinket Pots (Afternoon Session)
Fridays, July 19 and 26, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students will use clay hand-building techniques to create a trinket dish, jar, or box for storing miscellaneous items.

Camps Clay Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Animal Adventures
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Find your favorite animal at the Niabi Zoo to create both 2D and 3D masterpieces!

Camps Drawing Sculpture Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Calico Cats Camp
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take inspiration from your feline friends and the Figge's own cat artwork collection to create 2D and 3D pieces.

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Fashion Fun
Monday-Thursday, July 22-25, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Students will explore fashion design by creating wool-felted flowers accessories and zentangle shoes. Students must provide two t-shirts of any color, two pairs of jeans, a denim jacket or shirt, and white, flat canvas shoes. Upcycling or shopping for second-hand materials is encouraged.

Camps Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Urban Sketching
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Find inspiration for your drawings and illustrations by observing the landscape and structures of the Quad Cities

Camps Drawing Ages 13-18 Adult Beginner

 

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Cursive to Calligraphy
Monday - Thursday, July 22 - 25, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Calligraphy can be just as unique as a fingerprint. Come join us to find and develop your style in the visual art of writing.

Camps Drawing Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Dragon Camp (Morning Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 29 - August 1, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Inspired by the Year of the Dragon, students will explore dragons and other mythological creatures from various cultures and will use 2D and 3D techniques to create their own creatures.

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Dragon Camp (Afternoon Session)
Monday - Thursday, July 29 - August 1, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Inspired by the Year of the Dragon, students will explore dragons and other mythological creatures from various cultures and will use 2D and 3D techniques to create their own creatures.

Camps Painting Drawing Sculpture Ages 9-12 Ages 13-18 Beginner

 

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Portfolio Builder
Monday - Thursday, July 29 - August 1, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you a high school student interested in pursuing the arts in college? In this class, you can learn how to make your body of work stronger, as well as learn valuable art techniques.

Camps Painting Drawing Other Ages 13-18 Beyond Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

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Fruit Pinch Pots (Morning Session)
Monday & Tuesday, August 5th and 6th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Create your own pinch pots, inspired by your favorite summer fruits!

Camps Clay Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Fruit Pinch Pots (Afternoon Session)
Monday & Tuesday, August 5th and 6th, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create your own pinch pots, inspired by your favorite summer fruits!

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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Miniature Homes (Morning Session)
Monday & Tuesday, August 12th and 13th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Students will design and create their own miniature house, which will hold a small candle and incense cone.

Camps Clay Ages 5-9 Beginner

 

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Miniature Homes (Afternoon Session)
Monday & Tuesday, August 12th and 13th, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Students will design and create their own miniature house, which will hold a small candle and incense cone.

Camps Clay Ages 9-12 Beginner

 

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The Figge Art Museum serves thousands of school children each year through school visits to the museum, where students participate in guided tours and a hands-on art activity. For many, this is the only opportunity they have to visit the Museum.

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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