Thursday, July 31
7 pm Art Lecture with Dr. Tony Morris

Dr. Tony Morris, assistant professor of art history at Austin Peay State University, will discuss the exhibition Two Americans in Paris: Stuart Davis and Grant Wood. The bar opens at 5 p.m., so come early to mingle and enjoy an adult beverage.

Next Thursday: Manet--Portraying LIfe Art Film

RodinW-copy-(1).jpgART LOVER'S BOOK CLUB
1 pm Wednesday, August 6
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

AUGUST BOOK: Rodin on Art and Artists by Auguste Rodin
Discussion leader: Barb Doeden
Rodin discusses art, artists, and the relationship between the arts.

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

Wine-ArtW.jpgWINE & ART

THIS WINE & ART SESSION IS FULL! Sign up for the next session on September 4

6-8 pm Thursday, August 7
Awesome Acrylics with Allen Holloway
$20/student; all supplies provided
Pre-registration required
 • Call 563.326.7804 x2045 or email

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.


Introduction of Bookmaking with Andrew Huot • September 4
Day of the Dead wth Gloria Burlingame • October 9
Japanese Brush Calligraphy Art with Anna Ito • November 6

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 2, 16, 30
1:30 pm Sunday, August 10, 24

Innovators and Legends
1:30 pm Saturday, August 9, 23
1:30 pm Sunday, August  3, 17, 31


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