The Figge Art Museum will hold the final Free Family Day of the year on Saturday, November 17. Museum admission will be free all day with scheduled activities from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


We welcome our Bemis family for a celebration and reception in honor of this year's Benefit Art Auction participating artists. 

New exhibit honors iconic women of fiction and their fashion

DAVENPORT, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2018) — The Putnam’s newest exhibit, showcasing the fashions, interests and lives of some of literature’s most impactful female characters, has gotten a boost from Humanities Iowa.

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.   


Saturday, September 15 | 2–5 PM
Join Bemis exhibiting artist Sheila Pepe and Peggy Jones for a lively conversation covering feminism and gender identity in contemporary culture.

Living Proof Exhibit: A Visualization of Hope

to Open at the Figge Art Museum

Davenport, Iowa (September 5, 2018) – Living Proof Exhibit will present its annual exhibition of cancer survivor art from September 6–December 9 at the Figge Art Museum’s Mary Waterman Gildehaus Community Gallery on the second floor.

DAVENPORT (Sept. 4, 2018) — Putnam Explorers and Explorers Jr. workshops are returning again this year to the Putnam Museum and Science Center beginning September 8. Intended to highlight topics in a fun and interactive way for children in Pre-K* through 5th grade, workshops occur monthly to provide informal enrichment activities. From exploring oceans to astronaut training, there’s something for every young science lover.

Any season is a great time to shoot a photo of your favorite place in Iowa. Grab your camera, or phone, and enter Keep Iowa Beautiful’s 9th Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa’s rural and urban beauty. This photo contest offers both amateur and experienced photographers an opportunity to tell Iowa’s story in a fun, engaging way during your favorite season.