Figge Art Museum

National Academy of Design, New York Courtesy American Federation of Arts

A year and-a-half before it's scheduled to open, planning has started for a new, major exhibition at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport. Wednesday the museum hosted a meeting for other cultural organizations in the area that might want to set up their own special programs at the same time.

Figge Art Museum

A new leader has been chosen for the Figge Art Museum in Davenport. Today, it announced the hiring of Michelle Hargrave as executive director to replace Tim Schiffer, who resigned in July after seven years in the position.


After years of planning, the City of Davenport and the Figge Art Museum have signed a new contract. Mayor Frank Klipsch and Museum Board President Cindy Carlson held a ceremonial signing Monday afternoon.

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. 

Figge Art Museum

The city of Davenport and Figge Art Museum have signed an agreement that will eventually raise the city's annual financial support. / 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.

Courtesy of Ross King

The internationally bestselling author Ross King will deliver two lectures at the Figge Art Museum in conjunction with the current "French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950" exhibit.

"French Moderns" Exhibit Opens At The Figge

Oct 9, 2018

The much-anticipated traveling exhibit "French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950" makes its debut at the Figge Art Museum this week, opening to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

The 60 works come from the Brooklyn Museum's collection, and are divided by subject into four themes: landscape, still life, portraits and figures, and nude.

Carolyn Martin

Students Rebuild is a collaborative program of the Bezos Family Foundation, whose mission is to inspire young people worldwide to connect, learn, and take collective action on critical global issues. Each year, they identify a new challenge to help the world’s youth come together and feel empowered to make a difference. The challenges ask young people to create a symbolic object. The foundation matches the art with funding, which is provided to non-profit organizations who work directly with the crisis or identified problem at hand.

Carolyn Martin

The 10th annual College Invitational art exhibition is on display at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport through Aug. 12, 2018.

Students from eight different area colleges and universities have submitted their best artwork, from Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Western Illinois University, Knox College, and Monmouth College in Illinois, and from St. Ambrose University, Scott Community College, and Clinton Community College in Iowa.