On August 24, Davenport's Figge Art Museum invites art fans of all ages to see a trio of popular summer exhibitions before they leave, with guided tours focusing on The Life & Art of Charles M. Schulz, Ansel Adams Yosemite Portfolio III, and Endless Flight all taking place in the venue's Last Chance Exhibition Tour Night.

Rich and expressive works by a former Muscatine High School teacher who later taught at Augustana College will be on display at the Muscatine Art Center through October 29, when the venue hosts an exhibition of new photographs by John Deason, an Iowa talent who, at the age of seven and following a move to Sioux City, became friends with a neighbor boy whose father was a talented photographer named Grant Jensen.

With the presentation held in conjunction with the venue's current exhibition Endless Flight, Davenport's Figge Art Museum will welcome scholars and the exhibit's artist Edouard Duval-Carrié for the August 17 program Celebrating Haitian Art, a discussion of major collections that exist outside of Haiti, and how making them accessible to artists and scholars throughout its diaspora are important to the preservation of Haitian culture.

George Davenport traveled with an army expedition in 1816 to establish a frontier military outpost on the Mississippi River. The outpost would be built on a wooded island within several miles of Native American villages. The military estimated that 10,000 people lived these villages.

Through September 30, Dubuque's Voices Studios is pleased to present two solo exhibitions that entice the viewer to drawn on their experiences, ideals, memories, and glimpses from the past through Imagination, featuring the abstractions of Amy Carani, and Mural Microcosms, a collection of photographic works by Becky Sisco.

On display in the Davenport venue's Lewis Gallery through November 5, a selection of images demonstrating the artistry and technological feats of "action" photography can be admired and enjoyed in the Figge Art Museum's Body Movin: Photography of the Body in Motion, an exhibition that encourages viewers to contemplate the grace of the human form.

Offered in conjunction with the Art Bridges Collection Loan Partnership, an innovative art lending model of displaying outstanding works of American art from the Joslyn Art Museum, the Figge Art Museum's lecture Manierre Dawson: Cubist or Civil Engineer? will be presented on July 27, with Dr. Randy J. Ploog exploring the art, life, and civil-engineering curriculum of the noted abstract painter and sculptor.

With free admission and programs for the venue's Thursdays at the Figge sponsored by Chris and Mary Rayburn, Davenport's Figge Art Museum will host the special July 20 event The Katz Gallery: Celebrate the Exhibitions of Ansel Adams & Johnny Brian, an arresting exploration into the current exhibits Ansel Adams, the Sierra Club, & the Making of a Landscape Icon and Iowa Night Skies, featuring special guest and the latter exhibit's photographer Johnny Brian of Iowa City.

Disparate works by a trio of intensely gifted artists will be collectively showcased in the newest Quad City Arts exhibition at the Quad City International Airport Gallery, with the Moline airport, through August 29, boasting paper sculpture by Jocelyn Châteauvert of Mount Vernon, Iowa, landscape paintings by Douglas Johnson of Normal, Illinois, and oil paintings by Barbara Basia Krol of Galesburg, Illinois.

[The following is a transcription of AM in the Morning host Aaron Dail's recent interview with museum curator Fanny Curtat, whose Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is at the Davenport RiverCenter through July 20. Portions of the interview have been lightly edited for clarity. Listen to the full interview here.]