SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (December 1, 2022) — “Home” means something a little different to each person. Illinois students get to explore their visions of home in the annual statewide art contest sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Illinois State Board of Education.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (November 22, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center has again achieved accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded the nation’s museums. Accreditation signifies excellence to the museum community, to governments, funders, outside agencies, and to the museum-going public. The Muscatine Art Center was initially accredited in 1993.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 16, 2022) — The Putnam Museum and Science Center’s is thrilled to bring back KEVA planks, this time with a fun, winter-time twist! The exhibit, which initially ran throughout the summer, introduces visitors of all ages to problem-solving and abstract-thinking, using mathematics, physics, and design with fun, simple building materials. Build! Create!

MUSCATINE, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — Mo Willems has entertained children and adults for more than a decade with his award-winning Elephant and Piggie early reader series. Willems is a master of rendering emotional expression. A mere raise of Piggie’s eyebrow or Elephant Gerald’s toothy smile provide visual clues to the characters’ feelings.

"MLP 1 1, 2022" will be among the featured works exhibited by Ohio artist Sarah Thomas at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University's Fayette Campus now through November 4. The solo exhibit, titled "Sleek Playing Field," will close with an artist talk and reception at 4:30PM, Friday, November 4

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (October 11, 2022) — Move over pumpkin spice, it’s almost time for some peppermint mocha! Celebrating 37 years of holiday magic, all your favorite special events are back at the Kwik Star Festival of Trees, including the FREE holiday parade on Saturday, November 19, 10AM, in downtown Davenport.

With over 150 designer displays, five special events and fun-filled attractions, there is something for everyone!

MUSCATINE, IOWA (October 7, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center, LULAC Muscatine, and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security are collaborating to offer an evening of dancing, music, and more on Thursday, October 20, 5:15-6:45PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — Two short films will screen free in the GIANT Screen Theater at the Putnam Museum and Science Center on October 9, beginning at 3PM, as part of the Out of Darkness: Holocaust Messages for Today fall program. Truth First Film Alliance has partnered with the Putnam Museum and Science Center to bring One Survivor Remembers and Visas and Virtue to the Quad Cities.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (October 4, 2022) — We know it’s “spooky season,” but we have some exciting news about Festival of Trees.

OTTUMWA, IOWA (September 26, 2022) — Prescribed Films is proud to announce Duane Whitaker will join Naomi Grossman and Debbie Rochon as headlining celebrity guests at Halloweenapalooza 2022 taking place October 7-8 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

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