Free family day at the Figge saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Natalie Dunlop   
Friday, 12 July 2013 13:35

Davenport, Iowa (July 11, 2013) – Families are invited to pop into the Figge Art Museum on Saturday for a free family day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. The theme is pop art which coincides with the current American Pop! exhibition now on view in the third floor gallery.

As part of the free family day the museum will offer printmaking, collage projects focusing on classic diner eats,  story time from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 12-1 p.m., a 20 minute family-friendly animated film about artist Andy Warhol showing at 10:45 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. and treats inspired by the ‘50s and ‘60s..

Visitors will have the chance to see all the museum exhibitions and family spaces while enjoying some quality family time. A 1:30 p.m. docent-guided tour of the Questionable Architecture exhibition will also be offered.

This free family day is sponsored by Butler Insurance. For more information, visit www.figgeartmuseum.org.  

About the Figge Art Museum

The Figge Art Museum is located on the riverfront in downtown Davenport at 225 West Second Street. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday and Sundays 12-5 p.m. Thursdays the museum is open until 9 p.m. Admission to the museum and tour is $7. Admission is free to Figge members and institutional members and free to all on Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.. To contact the museum, please call 563.326.7804, or visit www.figgeartmuseum.org.

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