DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 5, 2022) — Nearly 90% of flowering plants rely on approximately 200,000 species of animal pollinators for fertilization. Smithsonian Gardens and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service present Pollination Investigation, an exhibition that explores the who, what, when, where, why, and how of pollination by interpreting the unique relationship between pollinators and flowers.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (March 28, 2022) — The Muscatine Art Center will offer two programs on the historic Japanese Garden this spring. The first, set for Thursday, April 7, 5:30PM, is an informational session on the rehabilitation of the garden. Director Melanie Alexander will speak about the decision-making process, the scope of the project, the roles of those involved in the project, and the project’s funding sources.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 14, 2022) — Spring temperatures are on the rise and so are parents' searches for summer programming and camps for their students. Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy is a great place to start the search as it has released 45 class/camp offerings for the summer.

“Buggie” by artist Philip Laber is photographed among home accessories sold at WITHIN. The piece, measuring 36 by 28 inches, is available at Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 10, 2022) — As people look for ways to refresh and improve their living spaces, two Bettendorf business women are collaborating to make the process easier and more inspiring.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 3, 2022) — Longtime Davenport artist Cathy Bolkcom will be exhibiting her latest paintings at an art reception and sale at the new West Davenport Arts Council gallery wall at Metropolitan community Church in Davenport on Saturday, March 5, 1-4PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 15, 2022) — ArtFest Midwest, a two-day fine-art festival held as a featured event each summer during Des Moines Art Week, recently transitioned the organizing body from for-profit (SPPG) to non-profit (ArtFest Midwest Foundation) led by a diverse, artist-majority board of directors.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 11, 2022) — All River Road Talent (ARRT) is pleased to announce its membership invite for artists to participate in the 2022 Driftless Region Scenic Art Loop Map. ARRT a not-for-profit, produces the Driftless Region’s only year-round art exclusive art-and-artisan map.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 21, 2022) — Life on Earth has been evolving for billions of years. From single-celled organisms to giant blue whales, the story of life is one of trial and error. Mother Nature is continually discovering unique and innovative solutions and strategies that support life on Earth.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 15, 2021) — Quad City Arts is pleased to announce Arts Dollars grants for the 2022 cycle. Applications are welcome from individual artists, K-12 schools, and non-profit organizations partnering with artists. All art forms are eligible. Since 1990, Quad City Arts has supported the local art community by awarding more than $1,000,000 in grants to local artists, non-profit organizations, and schools.