Tour the Mississippi River area Art Galleries and Artists' Studios July 30 and 31st and meet the artists!  The Go Loopy Art tour include Art and Artists in cities and towns along the river where the river flows west in our area.

A yellow school bus, called "Go Loopy" will be painted by area River City Artists.  The bus is provided by Johannes Bus Service, Inc. and will remain part of their permanent collection with future Art Gallery trips when determined.

The bus will be very visable in our area, thereby highlighting the artists and their art work. 

The public is invited to come and watch the artists and their progress. Face painting for children will be available during the Go Loopy bus painting.

Reservations for the Go Loopy Tours for Saturday or Sunday, choose your morning or evening tour.

Email: or OR by phone at The Institute 309.762.9202

Price for the tour is: $25.00 per person.

Dining is extra, restaurants will be chosen or a box lunch will be available for purchase.  Box Lunches will be prepared by Chef LindaRangel of The Moline Club.

Tour times are:

Saturday July 30   9am to 3pm  OR 3:30pm to 8:30pm

Sunday July 31    9am to 3pm OR 3:30pm to 8:30pm

the exact stops will be released when they are finalized.

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