Art of the Brew at the Figge Art Museum
April 15, 2024


Art of the Brew at the Figge Art Museum

Davenport, Iowa (April 15, 2024) — Art of the Brew at the Figge Art Museum is back for the second year in a row! This annual event takes place on Friday, April 19 from 6-8 p.m. and brings together craft brew enthusiasts to enjoy a night of local brews, live music and art.

Eleven local breweries including: 5ive Cities Brewing, Front Street Brewery & Taproom, Midwest Ale Works, Bootleg Hill Honey Meads, Bent River Brewing Co., Rebels & Lions Brewing, Twin Span Brewing, Geneseo Brewing Company, Great Revivalist Brewery, Wake Brewing and Big Grove Brewery will have tasting booths inside the Figge where guests are invited to sample a wide selection of craft beers and meads all in support of the museum.

Tickets are $35 each and include unlimited samples of craft beer and mead, full museum access, a souvenir tasting glass and live music from Scott Stowe. For those seeking an elevated experience, VIP tickets will be available for $75 each and come with additional perks, including an intimate tasting experience with the MUGZ Brew Club, early access to brewery tastings, reserved seating, food from Barrel House Catering and a deluxe 16oz souvenir glass.

Be sure to bring cash to try your luck with a spin (or spins!) on the Wheel of Mystery Beer ($5 spin/$25 build your own Mystery six-pack). Food from Holly’s Hotdog cart will also be available for purchase on the back patio.  

"At this event, art and craft beer converge in a festive celebration of local culture," Emma Hughes, the Figge Membership Coordinator, commented. "We invite everyone to come and experience the current art on view and the flavor-rich beers that our community has to offer."

Art of the Brew is made possible with the support of premier sponsor Northwest Bank & Trust Company and partner sponsors Green Buick GMC and Green Family Hyundai and Rick and Nancy Seidler, event sponsor Janelle Swanberg and Donald Fish and media sponsor KLJB-TV Fox 18. 

Tickets are available in advance at or at the door (while supplies last).

About the Figge Art Museum:
The Figge Art Museum is dedicated to bringing art and people together. Located on the Mississippi River in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street, the Figge is the premier art exhibition and education facility between Chicago and Des Moines. Its landmark glass building, designed by British architect David Chipperfield, is home to one of the Midwest’s finest art collections and presents world-class exhibitions, art classes, lectures and special events that attract visitors of all ages. Museum hours are 10 a.m.­­-5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursdays; and 12-5 p.m. on Sundays. Reservations are not required but can be made at or by calling 563-345-6632. Admission to the museum is $14 for adults, $10 for seniors and students with ID and $8 children ages 4-12. Admission is free to children under 4, Figge members, institutional members and to all on Thursday evenings. You can become a member for as little as $50 by visiting the Figge website. To contact the museum, please call 563.326.7804, or visit


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225 West Second Street
Davenport, Iowa



Museum | 563.326.7804

Cafe | 563.345.6647



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



Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions