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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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Happy Little Trees
Monthly Class Offering

Want to paint picturesque landscapes like the ones Bob Ross taught? At this Happy Little Tress monthly class, participants will learn to make a painting in one sitting using water-based oil paint. This class is offered monthly. Sign up for one session or several.

 

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

THIS CLASS IS FULL, but Wine & Art is offered monthly, so check the other listings and register today!

 

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Pet Portrait Painting
Saturday, February 19, 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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Art Adventure for Kids
Tuesday, February 22, 6-7:30 p.m. (additional dates available)

Kids ages 5 and up are invited to bring a parent and join us at the Figge studios for some creative art time for this monthly class. Each month, new materials and techniques will be explored. Sign up for one or all of these sessions. Get ready for an art adventure that is fun and exciting for every age!

 

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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 7, 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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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

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions