Outreach Programs

The Big Picture: Using Art to Teach Across the Curriculum

The Big Picture connects K-12 curriculum topics with art to teach “big picture” ideas from a visual perspective. Figge staff members visit classrooms to deliver 45-minute PowerPoint presentations that are focused on the areas of math, science, language arts, social studies and visual arts.

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Art Lessons to Go

Attention teachers and after-school program coordinators! Would you like your students to have more art-making experiences? The Figge can supplement your curriculum with art activities inspired by the museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions.These one-hour sessions introduce students to the elements of art and principles of design plus encourage students to think more creatively while experimenting with a variety of art materials.

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Teacher Resources

Use these guides to engage students with the artwork shown, find facts about the artists and facilitate learning. 

African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center

Figge Collection

10th Anniversary Edition





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The Figge Art Museum is home to one of the nation's largest collections of Haitian Art.

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LOCATION
FIGGE ART MUSEUM

225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa
info@figgeartmuseum.org

 

PHONE

Museum | 563.326.7804

Cafe | 563.345.6647

 

MUSEUM HOURS

Monday | Closed

Tuesday - Wednesday | 10am - 5pm

Thursday | 10am - 9pm

Friday - Saturday | 10am - 5pm

Sunday | 12pm - 5pm

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday Closed

Tuesday - Friday 11am - 2pm

Saturday - Sunday Closed

Thursday Happy Hour: 4-9 pm

*See calendar for holiday exceptions