YOUTH AND TEEN PROGRAMS
2014 Summer Drawing Program
Celebrate your birthday at the Figge!
Have a fun, creative birthday party! The Figge is equipeed to make any birthday celebration a memorable one for your child. Multiple options are available and are geared towards specific age groups. Learn more.
Visit Studio 1 to explore installations that are designed to complement selected special exhibitions with hands-on activities that will challenge your imagination and encourage broad thought.
Currently in Studio1: drawing materials are available for all to enjoy.
This gallery is designed to encourage looking and creating.
Located on Level 2, next to the Family Activity Center.
Jazz Singers: Exploring Art and Urban Life During the 1930s
August 31-December 1
Western Illinois University museum studies students, along with program director Ann Rowson Love, will prepare an educational, enriching installation based on The Jazz Singers, a WPA-era painting in WIU’s collection.
The Summer Drawing Program gives talented high school art students a college-level experience while helping them prepare their portfolios for college admission and scholarships. This two-week course is the only program of its kind in the Quad Cities for aspiring young artists who plan to major in Art. For questions, please contact Lynn at 563.326.7804 x2006 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch for applications in the spring of 2014.
Funded in part by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund and the Hubbell Waterman Foundation. Sponsored by Butler Insurance Service and Western Illinois University.
Brand Boeshaar Scholarship
Since 2000, the Brand Boeshaar Scholarship Program has awarded $576,000 to graduating seniors in eastern Iowa and western Illinois who wish to study fine arts, design or art education in college. To be considered for this prestigious $12,000 scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, high school transcript, two letters of support, and a portfolio of 12 works. The program is funded by the Brand Boeshaar Foundation Fund, managed by the Figge Education Department, and administered by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.
Application deadline for 2013 has passed; please consider applying for next year's scholarships in early 2014.
Questions? Contact Heather Aaronson at 563.326.7804 x2045 or email@example.com.
View artwork from 2013 recipients
2013 Scholarship Recipients
The Isabelle M. Brand Scholarship:
Marina Kruger, Moline High School
The Lillian L. Brand Scholarship
: Joshua Byrne, Davenport Central High School
The Lucille Brand Boeshaar Scholarship:
Emily Grooms, Moline High School
The William Brand Boeshaar Scholarship:
Grant Chaddick, Riverdale Senior High School
Chris Miller, Moline High School
Lilia Torres, Moline High School
Scouts at the Figge
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages can have fun learning experiences while earning arts and crafts badges/patches at the Figge Art Museum. A guided tour of the Figge's permanent galleries and traveling exhibitions begins each workshop. See photos of scouts at the Figge.
Learn more about Boy Scout programs
Learn more about Girl Scout programs