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FREE ADMISSION JULY 6-AUGUST 11
July 6, 2019 | 10:00am

For the fifth summer in a row, the Figge Art Museum will offer a period of free admission thanks to the generous support of the John Deere Classic and Bechtel Trusts. This summer’s dates are July 6–August 11.

 

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Big Picture: In the House!
July 24, 2019 | 10:30am

Join the Figge Big Picture Outreach Program for this special IN-HOUSE series geared for young art enthusiasts ages 5-12. Enjoy an art lesson and activity in this drop in session available in the morning or afternoon. Free!

 

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Dance Me a Story: Exploring Literature through Ballet
July 25, 2019 | 10:30am

This fun, interactive program from Ballet Quad Cities encourages people of all ages to explore literature through the medium of dance. Reach the story, turn on the music, grab a costume and learn the choreography. Free!

 

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Self-Guided Tour
July 25, 2019 | 5:00pm

To celebrate the Bix 7, stop by the Museum Store for a complimentary brochure featuring a self-guided tour about works on display that feature athleticism and art.

 

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Documentary - Waste Land
August 1, 2019 | 6:30pm

View the documentary, Waste Land, in the John Deere Auditorium featuring renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho.

 

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Free Family Day
August 3, 2019 | 10:00am

Families and fans alike will dive into the current exhibitions through art projects, films, gallery happenings and even a snack break. Whether you are 1 or 100, you are welcome to join us!

 

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Scholar Talk: Dr. David Cunning
August 8, 2019 | 6:30pm

Dr. David Cunning, professor, collegiate scholar, and chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Iowa, will discuss Vik Muniz's artwork.

 

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Guided Mindfulness: Meditation in the Galleries
August 11, 2019 | 6:00pm

Join us in the gentle practice of mindfulness meditation at the Figge Art Museum galleries. Practitioners will be guided in ways to calm the mind and body, and to bring awareness to the present moment.

 

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Poetry Slam
August 15, 2019 | 5:30pm

Spoken word and visual artist Vanessa German will emcee a poetry slam in partnership with young women poets from the non-profit organization LOVE Girls.

 

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Azubuike Urban Exposure Film Festival
August 22, 2019 | 5:00pm

The Urban Exposure program provides a creative channel allowing kids to express themselves constructively, non-violently and with increased confidence. Celebrate with a reception and stay to view the featured films.

 

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Art Off the Wall
August 23, 2019 | 4:30pm

Enjoy cocktails and savory hors d'oeuvres while bidding on unique pieces of painting, sculpture, jewelry and other beautiful objects.

 

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Yoga at the Figge
August 24, 2019 | 10:30am

Join us for a FREE yoga class in the Quad City Bank &Trust Grand Lobby at the Figge Art Museum.

 

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Scholar Talk: Dr. Jo-Ann Morgan
August 29, 2019 | 6:30pm

Dr. Jo-Ann Morgan will introduce her book, The Black Arts Movement and the Black Panther Party in American Visual Culture, and focus on a little-known 1968 exhibition at the Oakland Museum called New Perspectives in Black Art.

 

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Scholar Talk: Dr. John Lucaites
September 5, 2019 | 6:30am

Dr. John Lucaites will discuss iconic photographs and the artwork of Vik Muniz.

 

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Teacher Appreciation Open House
September 26, 2019 | 3:30pm

All educators are invited to the museum for an open house to show our appreciation! Teachers may explore the museum’s education resources, and enjoy complimentary refreshments, door prizes and activities.

 

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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