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Figge Art Museum Receives Major Gift to Name Second-Floor Gallery
August 30, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum is pleased to announce a major gift from the family of Carolyn C. Moon. The second-floor gallery at the museum was named the Carolyn C. Moon Gallery on August 12, 2018 during a private reception with family and friends to remember, celebrate and honor the life of Carolyn C. Moon.

 

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Family Day at the Figge Art Museum
July 30, 2018 | 12:00pm

Families are invited to the Figge Art Museum for a free day of fun for Family Day on Saturday, August 4. Admission is free all day thanks to the support of the John Deere Classic and Bechtel Trusts.

 

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Free Admission at the Figge Art Museum
July 2, 2018 | 12:00pm

The Figge Art Museum will offer free admission July 5–August 12, 2018 thanks to the support of the John Deere Classic and the Bechtel Trusts.

 

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Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner
February 12, 2018 | 2:11am

Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner highlights nearly 30 examples of Sinners solo work and collaborations as well as his innovations within the art form. The works are remarkable combinations of form, material and surface decoration.

 

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Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum
February 5, 2018 | 2:55am

The 6th annual Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum will be held on Fat Tuesday, February 13 from 5-8 p.m. Guests are invited to sample decadent Cajun-inspired dishes prepared by eight area chefs. Sponsored by KWQC-TV and the Quad-City Times, this event benefits Figge art education outreach programs and major exhibitions.

 

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French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950, Coming to the Figge Art Museum in Davenport
January 23, 2018 | 2:56am

From October 9, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, will present the exhibition French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950 from the world-renowned collection of the Brooklyn Museum in New York

 

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40th Rock Island Art Guild Fine Arts Exhibition Opening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday
January 22, 2018 | 2:58am

Since 1955, the Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization, has supported the arts in the Quad-City region through exhibitions, educational programs and scholarships. This year, the guild’s 40th juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge’s third-floor gallery beginning Saturday.

 

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Wynn Bullock: Revelations Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
January 8, 2018 | 2:59am

A new exhibition will be opening at the Figge Art Museum on Saturday. Wynn Bullock: Revelations represents the most comprehensive assessment of photographer Wynn Bullock’s (1902-1975) extraordinary career in nearly 40 years and is the first major exhibition of his work to be held in Iowa.

 

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Celebrate the Season with Inaugural Museum Store Sunday
November 17, 2017 | 3:01am

On Sunday, November 26 more than 300 museum and cultural institutions from three continents, five countries and 47 states will participate in Museum Store Sunday – a day meant to spotlight shopping at cultural institutions.

 

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Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art From the Patricia Phelps De Cisneros Collection
October 10, 2017 | 4:04am

On Saturday a new exhibition will open in the third-floor gallery at the Figge Art Museum. Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art From the Patricia Phelps De Cisneros Collection presents 56 objects, ranging from paintings to silver candlesticks to bishop’s chairs, made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to the early 19th centuries.

 

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Irma René Koen: An Artist Rediscovered Opening at the Figge
September 25, 2017 | 4:11am

Opening Saturday in the second-floor Katz Gallery at the Figge Art Museum is a new exhibition of work from Rock island native and distinguished artist of the 20th century: Irma René Koen (1883-1975).

 

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Edouard Duval-Carrié: Endless Flight
September 11, 2017 | 4:13am

The Figge Art Museum is home to one of the largest collections of Haitian Art in the United States. Opening Saturday is an exhibition by Haitian born artist Edouard Duval-Carrié titled: Endless Flight.

 

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Two Exhibitions Opening Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
May 25, 2017 | 4:14am

​Two new exhibitions will open Saturday at the Figge Art Museum. Kara Walker: Emancipation Approximation and Black Dolls From the Collection of Deborah Neff will be on display in the fourth floor gallery.

 

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Jefferson Pinder: Ghost Light
March 2, 2017 | 3:15am

Chicago-based artist Jefferson Pinder has created a multi-part site-specific installation at the Figge Art Museum. Conceived for all, Pinder’s thought provoking performance based artwork explores the intersections of race and the black experience in the Midwest.

 

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Cajun Cook-off at the Figge Art Museum
February 21, 2017 | 3:17am

(February 21, 2017) – Kick off Mardi Gras week with the Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 5-8 p.m. sponsored by KWQC-TV and the Quad-City Times.

Eight chefs from the area will be cooking Cajun and Creole-inspired cuisine for guests...

 

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