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

MUSCATINE, IOWA (August 16, 2021) — For those who regularly drive on Mulberry Avenue, monitoring progress of the sculpture installation and landscape project at the Muscatine Art Center has become a minor pastime this summer.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (August 16, 2021) — Quad City Arts’ Visiting Artist Series is so excited to present nine artists from across the US for in-person outreach activities for students.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 4, 2021) — On Thursday, August 5, 4PM, Renew Moline invites the public and media to attend the official ribbon-cutting for the new mural, “Retro Electric”. The ribbon-cutting will take place under the Moline Arsenal Viaduct along the bike path.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — The Putnam Museum and Science Center has expanded its leadership team to include a Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Leslie Klipsch, and Vice President of Museum Experiences, Ben Johnson. “The Putnam is emerging from the pandemic stronger than ever. Not only has the facility been re-imagined, but we’ve been able to rebuild our staff,” said Putnam President/CEO Rachael Mullins.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 6, 2021) — From July 2 to August 31, 2021, Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport presents paintings by Ann Kauff of Arlington Heights, IL with woven tapestries by Kara Fedje of Davenport, and ceramic sculpture by Will Van Dyke, of Evanston, Illinois.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 28, 2021) — The West Davenport Arts Council, in conjunction with Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC), is hosting an art exhibition for local artist Jen Hansen on the evening of Wednesday, June 30, 6-8PM. Light refreshments will be served. Jen's art is currently on display at MCC QC, located at 2930 Locust St in Davenport, through the end of July.