Arts & Culture

Courtesy of Quad City Arts

The third annual Chalk Art Fest, hosted by Quad City Arts, will be held in downtown Bettendorf on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. In partnership with the 2019 Be Downtown event, the Chalk Art Fest will transform the brand new pavement of the Ascentra Credit Union headquarters—located between State St. and Grant St., across from the Waterfront Convention Center—into a giant work of street art.


Courtesy of the Levitt Foundation

Galva, Illinois, will come alive this summer with music, as a free 10-week concert series is being held once again in Wiley Park. The recipient of a 2019 Levitt Foundation AMP grant, music organizer John Taylor in partnership with the Galva Arts Council is intent on enhancing the lives of his fellow residents and transforming his city into a community destination for others.


Scribble: Rebecca Wee

May 18, 2019



Figge Announces Second "Major Exhibitions" Installment

May 9, 2019

A collection of more than 90 paintings by some distinguished American artists is making its way to the Figge Art Museum in Davenport.

Carolyn Martin / Courtesy of Har Mar Superstar

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra will perform a creative cross-over concert with the R&B/Pop vocalist Har Mar Superstar on Saturday, May 11, at the Rust Belt in East Moline. This performance is in collaboration with Moeller Nights.


Schiffer Leaving Figge

May 3, 2019

The Figge Art Museum in Davenport will soon start looking for a new leader. Friday afternoon, it announced Executive Director and CEO Tim Schiffer has submitted his resignation, effective at the end of July. 

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