ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 2, 2024) Art has a remarkable ability to bring people together, transform communities, inspire creativity, and foster a sense of identity and pride. Thanks to you, Quad City Arts has been dedicated to creating an art-centric community for over 50 years. 

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 15, 2024) — Tickets are on sale now for an exclusive evening performance by traditional Irish and Quebecois music trio Grosse Isle, part of Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series residency program. Patrons will experience a full-length performance, followed by an intimate conversation revealing the artist's background and creative ventures.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 7, 2024) — Join us for an exclusive evening with Amirah Sackett, part of our Visiting Artist Series. Experience a captivating full-length performance, followed by an intimate conversation revealing the artist's background and collaborative ventures.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 12, 2023) — In its seventh year, the Quad Cities Chalk Art Fest will take place June 24–25, 2023, at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, Illinois. The festival starts at 10AM on both days and goes till 7PM on Saturday and 5PM on Sunday.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 25, 2022) — Lloyd Schoeneman (1951-2001) began his career with Quad City Arts Council in 1978. He worked tirelessly for the organization and was a driving force for art and artists in our community. In his memory, Quad City Arts recognizes and celebrates exceptional leadership in the arts community with an award that embodies his creative spirit and passion.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 9, 2021) Quad City Arts is pleased to announce the 2021 Arts Dollars grant awards to 25 non-profit organizations, totaling just over $84,000. Since 1979, Quad City Arts grants have provided funding for local artists and non- profit organizations to enrich the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. Since 1990 alone, more than $1.4 million has been awarded.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 8, 2021) — The 2021 Quad City Arts Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program is accepting applications through Wednesday, March 31. This program provides area youth ages 15-21 with five-week paid summer apprenticeships. These apprentices will create community-arts projects that positively impact our community. These projects include mural painting, poetry, film, graphic design, and more.