Thursday, August 28
5 pm Burger Baskets and Cash Bar
6:30 pm PechaKucha presentations

Free Admission

PechaKucha Night (PKN) is a fun, informal event featuring residents of the Quad Cities, who share their interests, hobbies, passions and creations. PKN originally was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as a presentation method for designers. It has since spread to more than 700 cities worldwide, including Davenport in 2013. The Figge looks forward to its second year of hosting these events each month!

For more information about Figge’s PechaKucha Night or to get involved, contact Melissa Hueting at 563.326.7804 x7895 or


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Local Thread's Artist Talk

1 pm Wednesday, September 3
Figge Dining Room
Free; members-only program

All art lovers with a Figge Museum membership are invited to join a lively discussion in the Figge cafe about artistic literature. Each program includes a short introduction, discussion led by a Figge docent, and group discussion. Bring a brown bag lunch if desired.

For more information, contact Lynn at 563.326.7804 x2006 or

SEPTEMBER BOOK: Danger! Women Artists at Work by Debra N. Mancoff
Discussion leader: Tracy Kinman
This book recounts women artists that have “struggled and triumphed” in their efforts to transform the visual arts.

Download a flyer with information about upcoming books and meeting dates.

Wine-ArtW.jpgWINE & ART

Enjoy interesting, fun studio art activities paired with a glass of wine, light hors d’oeuvres and great conversation during Wine & Art nights at the Figge. Featuring a different art medium each month, you’ll create finished art works to display in your home in these cool, casual studio sessions.

Pre-registration required • Call 563.326.7804 x2045 or email

6-8 pm Thursday, September 4
Introduction to Bookmaking with Andrew Huot
$20/student; all supplies provided

This month, work with paper, thread and glue to create several unique books and pamphlets. From cover to cover, you’ll enjoy the story of bookmaking.

Download a flyer with more information.


Day of the Dead wth Gloria Burlingame • October 9
La Calavera Catrina is a defining image of the Day of the Dead celebration. Learn the history of the Catrina and Day of the Dead traditions as you fashion your own 3D mixed-media Catrina figure.

Japanese Brush Calligraphy Art with Anna Ito • November 6
Association, USA Division, will teach the Japanese Hiragana/
Katakana alphabets, basic Japanese calligraphic brush strokes and Japanese Kanji characters. Create a colorful holiday wreath and one-of-a-kind holiday cards in this relaxed, fun class.

Special Wine & Art in October
Cancer Survivors & Caretakers Art Night with Emily Christenson • October 2
Spend a creative evening painting with artist Emily Christenson.  Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, a glass of wine and a sweet treat while you express yourself artfully in a relaxed, social studio setting. This special evening is a collaborative effort between Living Proof, a Quad Cities' cancer survivors program, and the Figge Art Museum to help celebrate the strength and resilience of cancer survivors and the caretakers who offered them comfort and aid.


Create something colorful, bold, and fun - take a studio art class. Double the fun and come with a friend! Learn more about adult studio art classes.


Docent-led Tours
Delve deeper into the significance of the art featured in an exhibition by joining a docent-led tour on Sunday at 1:30 pm. Our knowledgable docents will deepen your understanding, and you'll come away with a greater appreciation of the artwork presented.

Upcoming tours:

Two Americans in Paris
1:30 pm Saturday, August 30

Innovators and Legends
1:30 pm Sunday, August 31


Learn more about Figge outreach programs for K-12 teachers, including The Big Picture, Museums Alive!, Art Lessons to Go and Study Tours.