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COVID & the Arts: Visiting Artist Impact

Oct 13, 2020
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Performing Arts Signature Series, or PASS, will not have in-person events for the fall. The series will instead offer a unique experience with take-out from a premium local restaurant paired with access to an online performance by a visiting artist who recorded a performance specifically for this event.

Quad City Arts Celebrates 50 Years

Sep 15, 2020

Quad City Arts is marking 50 years of enriching our six-county region through the arts.

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Another outdoor Quad-Cities casualty of the COVID crisis is the fourth-annual Chalk Art Fest, held by Quad City Arts. 

Virtual Festival of Trees

Jul 22, 2020
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A wintertime tradition in the Quad Cities that usually lasts a couple of weeks, will be reduced to one virtual day this year. Because of the pandemic, on Wednesday Quad City Arts announced the Festival of Trees will not be held in person in November.

Because of COVID-19, Quad City Arts made changes to this summer’s Metro Arts program. 

New Public Sculptures

Jun 14, 2020

With help from Hampton Cranes, Quad City Arts is installing new sculptures at various locations in the area. This is the month each year when it replaces some of the previous year's featured works, outside government buildings, libraries, private businesses, and in parks.

There's help available from the Quad Cities Cultural Trust for arts organizations in trouble.

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Among the many events affected by the Covid-19 pandemic is a longtime visual arts tradition in the Quad-Cities.


Nearly three years after it opened, the Bix Beiderbecke Museum and Archive in Davenport has its first director. Nathan Kraft began working, on a part-time basis, earlier this month.

New Leader for QC Arts

Nov 19, 2018
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After conducting a national search, Quad City Arts ended up choosing someone from Galesburg to be the next executive director. Last week, it announced the hiring of Kevin Maynard, now the executive director of the Orpheum Theater.