Watercolors and landscapes and rocks (oh my!) will all be on display in the latest Quad City Arts International Airport Gallery exhibits, with the gallery, through January 4, showcasing landscape paintings by Nancy Lindsay, botanical watercolors by Marcia Whitmore, and a selection of fossils and minerals courtesy of Augustana College's Fryxell Geology Museum.

Held in conjunction with the venue's new exhibition Haitian Masterworks, the Figge Art Museum's Vanessa Sage and Joshua Johnson will host a Virtual Curator Talk on November 12 introducing this fascinating showcase for numerous gifted artists, with the Figge home to one of the largest collections of Haitian art in the United States.

A trio of gifted artists will gather online for a special November 5 event hosted by the Figge Art Museum, with the Davenport venue presenting Virtual Artist Talks with three talents who have works on display in the museum's current Seating by Design exhibition: Cahle Correll, Vinicius Lima, and Yi Xie.

As home to one of the largest collections of Haitian art in the United States, the Figge Art Museum is set to celebrate its vast assemblage of beautiful, evocative, fascinating pieces in Haitian Masterworks, a new exhibition, on display through January 24, that will focus on prevalent themes in Haitian art including spirituality, transformation, the natural world, everyday life, and Haitian history.

Estate planning and other legal issues facing artists will be the subjects of the Figge Art Museum's Virtual Scholar Talk on October 29, with Iowa City attorney David Bright and artist T.J. Dedeaux-Norris discussing the legal efforts taken to preserve the artistic legacy and estate of Tameka Janean Norris, whose currently running Figge exhibit is designed to explore the complex legacy of an artist’s identity after their passing.

A series of arresting, colorful, large-scale paintings is currently filling the gallery at the Quad City Arts Center, with the Rock Island venue, through December 11, hosting Jaclyn Garlock: Extraordinary Women depictions of life-sized women engaging in non-salaried work from cooking to laundry to volunteering … and enjoying themselves as they do it.

On November 1, a traditional Mexican holiday will be celebrated online – and in interactive, family-friendly style – when Davenport's Figge Art Museum hosts its Virtual Family Fiesta focused on the Day of the Dead, a chance to celebrate and remember the lives of our lost loved ones through the collective traditions, art-making, and storytelling that are among its integral elements.

A celebrated artist and Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa headlines the Figge Art Museum's latest Virtual Artist Talk on October 22, with fabric assemblage, paintings, videos, music, works on paper, and performance art all under discussion when T.J. Dedeaux-Norris presents on the works in their new exhibition T.J. Dedeaux-Norris Presents the Estate of Tameka Jenean Norris.

What part of yourself must you hide or bury for another to survive? This question is at the core of the Figge Art Museum's new exhibition T.J. Dedeaux-Norris Presents the Estate of Tameka Jenean Norris, a showcase of the (living) University of Iowa assistant professor's work, and an exhibit (on display through January 31) designed to explore the complex legacy of an artist’s identity after their passing.

On display in celebration of the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead, Davenport's Figge Art Museum will showcase larger-than-life Catrinas – iconic skeletal images commemorating the event – throughout the venue from October 20 through November 3, along with a Day of the Dead altar that will be on view in the Quad City Bank & Trust Grand Lobby.

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