ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (October 11, 2021) — From October 15 through December 3, Quad City Arts presents “Art on Lockdown.” This diverse exhibition features 80 works of art by 67 regional artists. The public is invited to celebrate creativity at the opening reception on October 15 from 6-9 pm where most artists will be present, and refreshments will be served.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (September 28, 2021) — Celebrate fall with outdoor performances at the Muscatine Art Center. Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy two free family-friendly performances and opening day of the Scarecrow and Jack-o-Lantern competition.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 21, 2021) — Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy is presenting the fifth-annual “Plein Air Paint Out” along the Mississippi River on Saturday, September 25, 7:30AM-3:30PM.

Artists may paint along the Mississippi from the I-80 Bridge to the Centennial Bridge on either side of the river. All mediums are acceptable.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 20, 2021) — Riverssance Festival of Fine Art came back strong in 2021! In its thirty-third year, this outdoor event featured over seventy quality visual artists drawn from a national call for entries, live local music, food vendors, wine-tasting, and a children’s art activity tent.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 7, 2021) — Quad City Arts’ premier performing arts subscription series, featuring select artists from the Visiting Artist Series, will return to in-person events for the 2021-22 season.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 3, 2021) — From September 1-November 1, 2021, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents works on paper by Jaimie Foster of Naperville, Illinois; photography by Mark Dierker of Dubuque, Iowa; and ceramic wildlife sculpture by Deana Bada Maloney of Downers Grove, Illinois.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (August 30, 2021) — A new series of works by Iowa artist Rose Frantzen will be on view at the Muscatine Art Center from September 2 through October 31, 2021. Frantzen was born, raised, and returned to Maquoketa, Iowa, where the rural lifestyle and landscape continue to provide inspiration for her paintings.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 24, 2021) — In an age of complex environmental challenges, why not look to the ingenuity of nature for solutions? The forms, patterns, and processes found in the natural world — refined by 3.8 billion years of evolution — can inspire our design of everything from clothing to skyscrapers.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 23, 2021) — West Davenport native sisters mix it up with art and photography this month!

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (August 18, 2021) — The unveiling of a new mural in Downtown Rock Island, inspired by a Rock Island High School student’s award-winning artwork, will serve as the official kick-off to this year’s Alternating Currents festival August 19-22 in the Quad Cities.

What: Ceremony unveiling the mural by young artist Riley Jones

When: 3:45-4:45PM, Thursday, August 19