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Beaux Arts Fair Joins the Alternating Currents Lineup
August 14, 2023 | 9:51am

Davenport, Iowa (August 14, 2023) — The city of Davenport will be bustling with activity as the Beaux Arts Fair joins the Alternating Currents Festival lineup on Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20.

 

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Figge Offering Free Admission in July
June 27, 2023 | 10:12am

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, June 27, 2023) – Summer has officially arrived, and the Figge Art Museum is turning up the temperature with an exciting offer: FREE admission during the month of July! Crank up the creativity and beat the heat this summer by immersing yourself in a world of art and experience all that the Figge has to offer.

 

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Ansel Adams, The Sierra Club, and the Making of a Landscape Icon
June 22, 2023 | 9:16am

Davenport, Iowa (June 22, 2023) —The stunning beauty and fragile lands of America’s western landscape captured by renowned photographer Ansel Adams is now on view at the Figge Art Museum.

 

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Figge Donating All Admission Proceeds to Davenport Building Collapse Victims
June 20, 2023 | 10:05am

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, June 20, 2023) — The Figge Art Museum is giving back to those affected by the recent building collapse in downtown Davenport by donating all proceeds from admission on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25 to the victims.

 

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The Night Sky is the Star of the Figge’s Latest Exhibition
June 13, 2023 | 10:04am

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, June 13, 2023) — Prepare to be starstruck as the Figge Art Museum welcomes Iowa Night Skies: Photographs by Johnny Brian to its galleries. This captivating exhibition, opening on Saturday, June 17, showcases the work of Iowa City-based photographer Johnny Brian, who has captured the mesmerizing beauty of the celestial world above us.

 

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Captivating Haitian Work on View at Figge Art Museum Beginning Saturday
June 5, 2023 | 10:02am

Davenport, Iowa (Monday, June 5, 2023) — The Figge Art Museum is home to one of the largest collections of Haitian art outside of Haiti. An impressive installation from the Figge’s permanent collection, Endless Flight by Haitian artist Edouard Duval-Carrié, will be on view in the fourth-floor gallery beginning Saturday. Endless Flight is a multi-part altarpiece created at the time of increased migration of Haitians to the United States. Arguably one of the masterpieces of the Figge’s collection, the work represents the intersection of contemporary figurative painting and sculpture with the unique cultural traditions of Haiti.

 

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Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts Gang Kicking Off Summer at the Figge
May 31, 2023 | 9:58am

Davenport, Iowa (May 31, 2023) — Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the loveable Peanuts gang are kicking off summer 2023 at the Figge Art Museum in a can’t-miss exhibition.

 

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From Classroom to Canvas Figge’s Beyond the Classroom Exhibition Showcases Talents of Local Teachers
May 23, 2023 | 9:20am

Davenport, Iowa (May 23, 2023) – Art teachers dedicate their lives to supporting their students as artists, but the Figge Art Museum is flipping the script and giving Quad-City area teachers their turn in the spotlight through the Beyond the Classroom exhibition opening on Saturday, May 27.

 

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Beaux Arts Fair at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds Celebrating 70 Years
May 9, 2023 | 1:57pm

Davenport, Iowa (May 9, 2023) —Seventy years ago a group of art enthusiasts in a Sunday sketch club had an idea to raise money in support of the Davenport Municipal Art Gallery (now the Figge Art Museum) resulting in the Beaux Arts Fund Committee. This non-profit group of volunteers began their fundraising efforts with a costume ball that eventually developed into the Beaux Arts Fair we know today.

 

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Community Fashion Takes Center Stage at the Figge
April 17, 2023 | 11:28pm

​Community Fashion Takes Center Stage at the Figge! Share your one-of-a-kind creations of upcycled/recycled outfits for the Thursday, May 4 event. Event organized in partnership with Clock Inc., and the Project of the Quad Cities

 

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Art of the Brew at the Figge Art Museum
April 11, 2023 | 1:54pm

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, April 11, 2023) — If you love craft beer and giving back, then kick off the weekend at the Figge Art Museum for the first annual Art of the Brew event on Friday, April 14.

 

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Figge Art Museum Offering FREE Admission During the Month of April
March 30, 2023 | 2:30am

Davenport, Iowa (March 30, 2023) — Free admission AND a major exhibition on view? Yes, you read that correctly. The Figge Art Museum will offer FREE admission for everyone during the month of April thanks to a premier sponsorship from Deann Thoms.

 

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Figge Seeking Submissions from Local Teachers for Beyond the Classroom Exhibition
March 9, 2023 | 3:49am

Davenport, Iowa (Friday, March 10) – The Figge Art Museum is seeking submissions for the upcoming Beyond the Classroom exhibition. The exhibition will feature artwork created by local teachers holding at least a part-time teaching position in a K-12 classroom in districts located within a 45-mile radius of the museum.

 

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with B100’s Girls Night Out at the Figge Saturday at the Figge Art Museum
February 28, 2023 | 9:41am

​Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, February 28) – Grab your gals and get ready to have a blast with B100 during Girls Night Out at the Figge on Saturday, March 4 from 5-8 p.m.! This event will bring the Figge to life after hours in celebration of Women’s History Month and the many female artists and female-focused exhibitions currently on view.

 

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Internationally Known DeWitt Artist’s Work to be on View at the Figge Art Museum
February 21, 2023 | 9:37am

Davenport, Iowa (Tuesday, February 21, 2023) – Veiled: The Art of Heidi Draley McFall will be on view in the Figge Art Museum’s second-floor Katz Gallery beginning Saturday, February 25. Arrestingly evocative, her large-scale portraits invite audiences to explore the expressions of her subjects. This is McFall’s first solo museum exhibition and features her largely unseen recent series of pastel drawings coated in resin. Based near DeWitt, Iowa, McFall is a self-taught artist whose work has been part of group exhibitions at museums across the country and in Italy.

 

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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

*Closing procedures will begin 15 minutes before closing time

 

CAFE HOURS

Monday - Sunday Closed

*The Figge Cafe is closed until further notice

*See calendar for holiday exceptions