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Figure Drawing – In-person
5:30-8:30 p.m. every other Friday

Figure drawing is held at the Figge every other Friday. These are facilitated classes, where the participants learn by practicing their skills and adapting to change. These are not instructed classes. Bring your own supplies. Registration required.

 

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Ornament Making Member Only Class
Wednesday, December 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us for a fun member-only ornament making class. Ornaments and supplies are included for you to hone your artistic skills and create a keepsake to enjoy year after year. Fun for ages 12 and up.

 

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Remembered Spaces Workshop with Jane Gilmor
Thursday, December 16, 6-6:45 p.m.

Participants will work with artist Jane Gilmor to create works on metal as part of an ongoing community collaborative installation in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery. In the adjacent Katz Gallery, Gilmor will be showcasing her work in the exhibition Jane Gilmor: Breakfast on Pluto. This class is free and all supplies included, registration required.

 

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Remembered Spaces Workshop with Jane Gilmor
Thursday, December 16, 7-7:45 p.m.

Participants will work with artist Jane Gilmor to create works on metal as part of an ongoing community collaborative installation in the Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery. In the adjacent Katz Gallery, Gilmor will be showcasing her work in the exhibition Jane Gilmor: Breakfast on Pluto. This class is free and all supplies included, registration required.

 

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Happy Little Trees
Saturday, December 18, 10 a.m.-noon

Join us for an in-person adventure where we paint picturesque landscapes reminiscent of Bob Ross. Learn to make a painting in one sitting using water-based oil paint. All supplies are included.


 

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Wine and Art: Paint Pouring
Thursday, February 3, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for Wine & Art at the Figge! Sip on wine while creating, socializing and learning new techniques. For this session, participants will pour, swirl, splatter, and most of all have fun with paint! Join in on an exploration of color and memory, using acrylic paint to create your very own work of art.

 

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Pet Portrait Painting
Saturday, February 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Capture the spirit of your beloved pet! Learn to render an accurate likeness following a simple, fool-proof sketching method. Then, explore the connection of emotion and color to create your pet’s unique portrait in acrylic paint.

 

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Wine and Art: Adult Fingerpainting
Thursday, March 3, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for Wine & Art at the Figge! Sip on wine while creating, socializing and learning new techniques. For this session, participants will have fun and while getting in touch with the kid in you by painting and blending paints using only your fingers to create an impressionistic masterpiece for your wall at home. ​Join in on an exploration of color and memory, using acrylic paint to create your very own work of art.

 

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Painting 101: Down on the Farm
Tuesdays, March 8 – 29, 6-8 p.m.

Draw from a cast of farm critters to create humorous "up-close-and-personal" acrylic paintings. Working from photos, each class will inspire your drawing and painting skills!

 

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Wine and Art: Learn Silk Painting Basics
Thursday, April 7, 6-8 p.m.

​Join us for Wine & Art at the Figge! Sip on wine while creating, socializing and learning new techniques. For this session, participants will get to try silk painting. Add color to a prepared pattern to create a beautiful silk keepsake or wall hanging.

 

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Wine and Art: Maypole and Mead
Thursday, May 5, 6-8 p.m.

J​oin us for Wine & Art at the Figge! Sip on wine while creating, socializing and learning new techniques. For this session, participants will create a mixed media miniature maypole inspired by Doris Lee’s Schoolyard Maypole Dance, which covered the Saturday Evening Post in May of 1946.

 

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Silk Painting Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, April 30 & May 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Use the silk painting Serti Technique (like batik but not batik) on a habotai silk square to create a beautiful watercolor-style silk painting.

 

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Class and Workshop Policies

Refunds and Transfers

Will be granted 10 or more business days before a class is scheduled to start. Refunds and transfers may be given after that time if requested, per the museum’s discretion. Please contact us at 563.345.6654

Cancellation and Schedule Changes

The museum reserves the right to cancel classes when minimum enrollment is not met one week prior to its starting date. In addition, changes may be made to the class and/or instructor listed. In event of inclement weather, call us at 563.345.6654 or watch the local television for updates. Alternate times for classes cancelled due to weather are at the discretion of the museum. All classes may not have the opportunity to reschedule.





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The Figge Art Museum opened on August 6, 2005, and is the renamed successor to the Davenport Museum of Art, which was opened on October 10, 1928, as the Davenport Municipal Art Gallery.

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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

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions