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Exciting opportunity at The Figge Art Museum! We're looking for an Assistant or Associate Registrar to join our Curatori...
02/20/2024

Exciting opportunity at The Figge Art Museum! We're looking for an Assistant or Associate Registrar to join our Curatorial Department. This is a unique chance to work behind the scenes of a vibrant art museum, ensuring the care and documentation of our collections, assisting with exhibitions, and much more.

If you're passionate about art, love working with data, and have a meticulous eye for detail, you might be just the person we're looking for.

Be a part of our mission to bring art and people together. Apply now: https://figgeartmuseum.org/about/employment/registrar

๐ŸŽž๏ธ FREE FILM AT THE FIGGE! Join us for a screening of "We The Animals" tonight, Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. And, ...
02/15/2024

๐ŸŽž๏ธ FREE FILM AT THE FIGGE! Join us for a screening of "We The Animals" tonight, Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. And, don't forget that every Thursday night the Figge is FREE and open to the public from 5 - 8 p.m. ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ
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๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜ฉ๐˜ต๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด & ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜™๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ

Join us TODAY at the Figge for our FREE Second Saturday! Admission to the museum is free all day with fun programs and a...
02/10/2024

Join us TODAY at the Figge for our FREE Second Saturday! Admission to the museum is free all day with fun programs and activities included:
โœจ๏ธ Yoga in the Lobby
โœจ๏ธ Second Saturday Sketch Club
โœจ๏ธ Connect with neighbors and try food from around the world at our Community Table
โœจ๏ธ Break the silence by playing one of our gallery instruments
โœจ๏ธ Enjoy film shorts, featuring artists from today's featured exhibition, "Tradition Interrupted"
โœจ๏ธ And more!
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Visit our website for full schedule of events: https://openmylink.in/xTiyn

Join us tonight for our FREE Thursday nights at the Figge, and explore the exhibition, ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, with Emile...
02/08/2024

Join us tonight for our FREE Thursday nights at the Figge, and explore the exhibition, ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, with Emilee Enders, curator of exhibitions and programs at the Bedford Gallery at Lesher Center for the Arts (Walnut Creek, CA).

5:00 p.m. | Member Reception
6:30 p.m. | Curator Tour of ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION FOR ALL

Thursdays at the Figge are sponsored by Chris and Mary Rayburn

Every second Saturday of the month is FREE at the Figge and full of free activities and programs! This February 10, chec...
02/06/2024

Every second Saturday of the month is FREE at the Figge and full of free activities and programs! This February 10, check out our featured exhibition, "Tradition Interrupted," enjoy some yoga in the lobby, take the family to our Second Saturday Sketch Club, dine at our Community Table with Tapestry Farms, and more! Discover the heart of art this Saturday at the Figge.
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Visit our website for full schedule of events: https://openmylink.in/xTiyn

Ladies, itโ€™s your night! Experience the Figge after hours with B100 Quad Cities Girls Night Out at the Figge on Saturday...
02/02/2024

Ladies, itโ€™s your night! Experience the Figge after hours with B100 Quad Cities Girls Night Out at the Figge on Saturday, March 2 from 6-9 p.m. Last yearโ€™s event SOLD OUT, and we canโ€™t wait to make this yearโ€™s event a night to remember:

โœจ Live Music from the Figgeโ€™s Grand Lobby
โœจ Brick and Motor Boutique Pop-up Shop, Exclusive Drop, + Free Gift with $50 purchase
โœจ Photo booths, including a NEW 360 photo booth
โœจ Prize Giveaways ALL NIGHT LONG
โœจ A Museum Scavenger Hunt
โœจ Make Your Own Journal Art Activity
โœจ Cash Bar
โœจ Complimentary Treat Bag
AND MORE

With so much fun packed into just three hours, tickets are an absolute steal at $15! Register now: https://openmylink.in/WIirm
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Table Sponsor: American Bank & Trust

Sculpt your way into fun this Sunday, February 4 with our FREE Sculpture Sundays program! Select Sundays from 1:00 p.m. ...
01/31/2024

Sculpt your way into fun this Sunday, February 4 with our FREE Sculpture Sundays program! Select Sundays from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., you can bring the family and join us at the Figge where we'll talk art, create masterpieces, and enjoy activities that bring sculptures to life. Thanks to Art Bridges, we're bringing the community together through art. Mark your calendars and bring your creative spirit!
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๐Ÿ“ท David Smith, American, 1906-1965, ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜š๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ, 1961, stainless steel, loan courtesy of Art Bridges

๐ŸŽถThis Thursday, February 1, discover the hidden history of African American women in jazz from the 1930s-50s. Hosted in ...
01/29/2024

๐ŸŽถThis Thursday, February 1, discover the hidden history of African American women in jazz from the 1930s-50s. Hosted in partnership with the Azubuike African American Council for the Arts, we hope you'll join us to learn more about "The Women that Swung the Band!" This event is part of our FREE Thursday night program series and is free to attend. ๐ŸŽท
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5:00 p.m. | Community Reception
5:30 p.m. | Program

๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ช๐˜จ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฃ๐˜บ ๐˜Š๐˜ฉ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜”๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜™๐˜ข๐˜บ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ

๐Ÿ’There's still time to stop by the Wedding Expo and talk with our Certified Wedding Planner, Josie, about booking your 2...
01/27/2024

๐Ÿ’There's still time to stop by the Wedding Expo and talk with our Certified Wedding Planner, Josie, about booking your 2024/2025 wedding at the Figge Art Museum! Because the most important day of your life should feel one of a kind. Stop by our booth this afternoon at the River Center from 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

๐Ÿฅ‚ Can't make the Expo? Contact Josie at [email protected] or by phone at 563.345.6657 to book or schedule a visit!

๐Ÿฅ‚We wish we could go back to Kiley and Alex's wedding day! Our Grand Lobby is a perfect and unique downtown location for...
01/26/2024

๐Ÿฅ‚We wish we could go back to Kiley and Alex's wedding day!

Our Grand Lobby is a perfect and unique downtown location for your wedding. Our new packages paired with the expertise of our Certified Wedding Planner and the museum experience are unmatched to make your day the best ever.

Email Josie, our Certified Wedding Planner for tours, availability, packages, and pricing at jcochuyt@figgeartmuseum or visit our website to learn more https://www.figgeartmuseum.org/programs-and-events/museum-rental



๐Ÿ“ทKelsey Zwicker Photography
๐Ÿ’Melanie's Flowers by Design

๐Ÿ“บThe full episode of John McGivern's Main Streets is now available to watch! What a super fun program.๐Ÿคฉ We had so much f...
01/25/2024

๐Ÿ“บThe full episode of John McGivern's Main Streets is now available to watch! What a super fun program.๐Ÿคฉ We had so much fun watching and learning more about many of our Downtown Davenport, Iowa partners and the city itself.

It was such an honor to be featured. ๐ŸŽจ And a huge shoutout to our Art Academy Educator and Artist, Pat Bereskin, (Berรฉskin Gallery) and our Co-Senior Curator, Vanessa Sage for their incredible cameos and knowledge. We feel so lucky to have all of these wonderful resources as part of our

https://youtu.be/_zP3MiDNCxg?si=YJuYwRAwLMjZRjGd

Davenport is the largest of the Quad Cities and the third largest city in Iowa. Itโ€™s where chiropractic began, and music is celebrated. Now itโ€™s home to the ...

01/23/2024

We're thrilled at the Figge to be featured on this week's upcoming episode of John McGivern's Main Streets! Take a spin around the museum and see how John's Tulip Painting class goes with Pat Bereskin. Airing on PBS Wisconsin on Thursday, January 25 and available on YouTube the same day. We'll be keeping our eyes out for it--and hope you will too!

๐Ÿ“ฐ If you haven't heard the news, we're thrilled to share that two of our favorite curators are now Co-Senior Curators, J...
01/22/2024

๐Ÿ“ฐ If you haven't heard the news, we're thrilled to share that two of our favorite curators are now Co-Senior Curators, Joshua Johnson & Vanessa Sage. Join us in wishing them a BIG ๐Ÿ‘ CONGRATS๐ŸŽ‰ and be sure to check out their interviews to learn more about them!

๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ Joshua Johnson: https://youtu.be/PN2CGa-iffs?si=jfaNp-igYImE0_eE
๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ Vanessa Sage: https://youtu.be/OLPPoran9zc?si=ENDWKK7aW9h9clbu

๐Ÿ“ฐ QCTimes Article: https://qctimes.com/life-entertainment/local/art-theater/figge-art-museum-curators-vanessa-sage-joshua-johnson/article_d275bb00-b583-11ee-b9e1-1f254f1c3044.html

Vanessa Sage and Joshua Johnson started in their new roles with the art museum in December.

Get out of the cold this week and enjoy strolling the Figge! Experience some of our recently opened exhibitions, includi...
01/16/2024

Get out of the cold this week and enjoy strolling the Figge! Experience some of our recently opened exhibitions, including ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜ˆ ๐˜™๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜–๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ฏ (๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ต), and the ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ฐ ๐˜š๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜š๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ฆ. Enjoy our Family Activity Center, ๐˜ˆ๐˜ณ๐˜ต ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ค๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฎ ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜›๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜จ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ, and our permanent collections. There's so much to see and explore at the Figge!

Admission to the Figge is FREE today. If you're looking for something to do today and ready to brave the cold ๐Ÿฅถ come spe...
01/14/2024

Admission to the Figge is FREE today. If you're looking for something to do today and ready to brave the cold ๐Ÿฅถ come spend the afternoon exploring the Figge. Open from 12 - 5 p.m.

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to the inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Saturday, January 13 and all classes and...
01/13/2024

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to the inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Saturday, January 13 and all classes and events postponed. Have a safe snow day.

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to incoming inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Friday, January 12 and all classes ...
01/12/2024

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to incoming inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Friday, January 12 and all classes and events postponed. Have a safe snow day.

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to the inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Tuesday, January 9, and all classes and ...
01/09/2024

โ„๏ธ ๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—ง: Due to the inclement weather, the Figge will be closed today, Tuesday, January 9, and all classes and events postponed. Have a safe snow day.

String together moments of love and creativity! ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ’“ Our โ€œLove Is In The Airโ€ string art class is the perfect early Valent...
01/02/2024

String together moments of love and creativity! ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ’“ Our โ€œLove Is In The Airโ€ string art class is the perfect early Valentine's date or solo project. Need a hand with hammering? This is a beginner-friendly course, and our friendly instructor is here to assist! Register now: https://openmylink.in/jNTLI

As the clock strikes midnight, we at the Figge Art Museum raise our glasses to you. Happy New Year! May 2024 be a year f...
12/31/2023

As the clock strikes midnight, we at the Figge Art Museum raise our glasses to you. Happy New Year! May 2024 be a year filled with joy, success, and all that you wish for. Cheers to a fantastic year ahead!

Beat the post-holiday and winter blues with our upcoming Wine and Art Collage Class on Thursday, January 4! ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Get out ...
12/29/2023

Beat the post-holiday and winter blues with our upcoming Wine and Art Collage Class on Thursday, January 4! ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Get out of the house and into a world of creativity and laughter with beginner-friendly, adults-only class. Wine and snacks will be provided ๐Ÿฅ‚ Grab your seat: https://openmylink.in/ouWOs

๐ŸŒŸ Please join us in welcoming our new Board President, Aleeza Singh! A dynamic leader with a deep commitment to communit...
12/28/2023

๐ŸŒŸ Please join us in welcoming our new Board President, Aleeza Singh! A dynamic leader with a deep commitment to community and technology innovation, Aleeza is deeply invested in enhancing our community's quality of life. We're inspired by her vision for accessible art in the Quad Cities. Her perspective is a testament to the universal power of art.

NOW ON VIEW at the Figge Art Museum, ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, featuring 23 artworks created by 12 artists from around the ...
12/26/2023

NOW ON VIEW at the Figge Art Museum, ๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ, featuring 23 artworks created by 12 artists from around the world who believe that everyday objects have the power to evoke memories and emotions. Their works connect the past and the present by reimagining age-old art into exciting contemporary artworks. Come explore the Figge Art Museum during this holiday season!
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๐˜›๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ was organized by Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA

๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—˜๐——๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—˜: Just a reminder that the museum will be closed today, Sunday, December 24 and tomorrow, Monday, Decemb...
12/24/2023

๐—›๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐——๐—”๐—ฌ ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—›๐—˜๐——๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—˜: Just a reminder that the museum will be closed today, Sunday, December 24 and tomorrow, Monday, December 25. The museum will also be closed on New Years Day, Monday, January 1. We hope youโ€™re having a wonderful holiday season!

With the holidays right around the corner, we at the Figge Art Museum want to extend our heartfelt wishes to you and you...
12/22/2023

With the holidays right around the corner, we at the Figge Art Museum want to extend our heartfelt wishes to you and your loved ones. May your days be filled with joy, your nights with warmth, and the coming year with endless possibilities. Happy Holidays!

๐—”๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ: ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ซ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ผ, ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ๐ŸฐMember Reception | Thursday, December | 5:00 PMArtist Talk| Thursday, Dece...
12/14/2023

๐—”๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ธ: ๐—ฃ๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ซ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—ผ, ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ
Member Reception | Thursday, December | 5:00 PM
Artist Talk| Thursday, December 14 | 6:30 PM

Join us tonight for an Artist Talk, featuring Peter Xiao, who will be speaking about his first solo exhibition at the Figge, "A Room That One Is In (And All Things In It)." This exhibition, which includes over 20 new large scale paintings, encourages us to explore the differences between how we see the world with our eyes and experience it with our bodies.
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Admission is to the museum and to the program is FREE. Free Admission for Thursday Nights at the Figge is sponsored by Chris and Mary Rayburn.

Exhibition Sponsor
Contributing Sponsor: Dean Christensen

Art, activism, and empowerment converge this Saturday at the Figge Art Museum. In collaboration with TMBC at The Lincoln...
12/13/2023

Art, activism, and empowerment converge this Saturday at the Figge Art Museum. In collaboration with TMBC at The Lincoln Center, the Figge is hosting a series of Art Responses presented by community leaders in response to the exhibition "Art and Activism at Tougaloo College." The Art Responses will feature Spoken Word, Gospel Choir, Acting Performance, Dance Performance, and Fashion. This event is FREE and open to all!
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๐—ฆ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฒ
Community Reception 6:00 p.m.
Community Performances 7:30 p.m.

Mark your calendars and join us this Thursday, December 14 for a free screening of "Her" (2013) at the Figge, beginning ...
12/12/2023

Mark your calendars and join us this Thursday, December 14 for a free screening of "Her" (2013) at the Figge, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Heartbroken over his pending divorce, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), who makes his living writing personal letters for other people, becomes intrigued with a new dating operating system.

After the film, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and some casual post-film discussion and socializing, underwritten by Barb Zimmerman.
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Thursday nights at the Figge are sponsored by Chris & Mary Rayburn.

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