Arts & Culture

Tierney Brosius is a biology professor at Augustana College who also happens to be an accomplished illustrator. She combines her passion for entomology—the study of insects—with beautifully detailed drawings.

Scribble: Reading

Jan 5, 2019

Courtesy Lewis Knudsen

New Year's resolutions are easier said than done. Putting pen to paper is one thing, but putting nose to the grindstone is another. Only an estimated 8% of people who set these personal goals actually see them through, according to research from the University of Scranton.

2019 Banished Words List

Dec 31, 2018

Politicians, talking heads, and young people have once again contributed to the degradation of our language. That's according to the self-appointed guardians at Lake Superior State University in Michigan who've just released their 44th annual list of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use, and General Uselessness.

Permeable Streets in the Quad Cities

Dec 29, 2018 / Figge Art Museum website

Everyone can see "French Moderns" at the Figge for free. Today, the art museum in Davenport announced no admission will be charged for the next two weeks, thanks to support from the Hunt and Diane Harris Family Foundation, Arconic, and Genesis Health System.

submitted / Columbia Museum of Art

People who live in South Carolina will enjoy Jackson Pollock's "Mural" for several months.

The large painting owned by the University of Iowa has been on an international tour since undergoing extensive conservation about five years ago.

Michelle O'Neill reports its latest stop is the Columbia Museum of Art in South Carolina.