|RME AND FIGGE PARTNER TO MAKE SOME ARTFUL MUSIC|
|News Releases - Art, Galleries & Museums|
|Written by Susan Horan|
|Thursday, 11 August 2011 23:36|
Davenport, Iowa - August 2011 -The Figge Art Museum and the River Music Experience will host the family workshop “Art of Percussion” on Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 2pm. Families will enjoy a fun, creative day at the Figge beginning with an entertaining performance of Native American music and stories presented by Larry Lockwood on the Figge plaza. Afterwards, participants will create cool and colorful rain sticks, drums, maracas and other shakers and noise makers out of recycled materials in the Figge Studios, and then play these percussion instruments in a musical procession to neighboring River Music Experience. Terry Hanson and fellow musician Ellis Kell will lead a mega drum circle, working out dynamic rhythms and beats.
12 - 12:30pm Lunch break
12:30pm Musical procession to River Music Experience
This workshop is in partnership with River Music Experience and supported with Quad City Arts Dollar$ funds, provided by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, the Doris and Victor Day Foundation, the John Deere Foundation, the Mary Iva Gittens Knouse Charitable Trust, Quad City Arts Partners and Festival of Trees.
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