DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 28, 2019) — The Figge Art Museum will sign a new contract with City of Davenport and Quad Cities Cultural Trust on Monday, June 3, at 2:30PM in the Figge’s Quad City Bank and Trust Grand Lobby.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 3, 2019) — Cindy Carlson, President of the Board of Directors of the Figge Art Museum, announced today that Tim Schiffer, Executive Director and CEO, has given notice of his intent to resign effective later this summer. “We are very grateful for Tim’s contributions to the Figge and the community as a whole,” Carlson said. “We will greatly miss the leadership, knowledge, and love for art that he brought to the Figge.”
DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 26, 2019) — Alligator tamales, shrimp and crab arancini, red beans and rice, po’ boys, collard greens, pistachio beignets, shrimp etouffee, chicken and sausage gumbo, and Cajun braised beef are just a few of the dishes you will be able to sample at the Cajun Cook-Off to benefit the Figge Art Museum.
DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 4, 2019) — The Figge Art Museum will feature Submerged in the Sublime: The Landscape Photography of Kim Keever beginning Saturday in the museum’s fourth floor gallery.
Artist Kim Keever’s landscape photographs are no ordinary photographs. Rather than images of actual places, Keever, a former engineer with a background in fluid dynamics, creates fictitious scenes within the confines of a large fish tank.
Davenport, Iowa (January 24, 2019) — The bond between humans and animals permeates our language, as well as our art. The earliest known forms of visual expression included depictions of animals scrawled on cave walls. That tradition continues today with many contemporary artists centering their practice on the examination of animals and our connection to them.
Davenport, Iowa (January 14, 2019) – The second-floor Lewis Gallery at the Figge Art Museum will have Art Nouveau Amphora on view beginning Saturday. The exhibition is organized by the Figge Art Museum and features works from several private collections.
Davenport, Iowa (September 17, 2018) – The Figge Art Museum will present William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography beginning Saturday in the first and fourth floor galleries. This is the first major exhibition in more than a decade to feature the work of the self-taught Columbus, Ohio artist.