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Figge Art Museum

225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801-1804
+1 563-326-7804
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Had the place to ourselves!

We visited on a mid-December Saturday afternoon and literally had the place to ourselves! The... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
via mobile
It looks really neat... and some of it is... but...

They have some beautiful works of art there but you have to really look for them. They are on the... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Davenport, Iowa
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225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801-1804
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We visited on a mid-December Saturday afternoon and literally had the place to ourselves! The exhibits were largely centered around religion, though there were some exceptions. The collections included interesting glass sculpture with video, furniture and housewares, as well as your standard photos, paintings and...More

Thank SmokeyBlueTulle
Reviewed 1 December 2017

They have some beautiful works of art there but you have to really look for them. They are on the 2nd floor off on the side. The main area is modern junk. And the Haiti works of are sad. Some stuff is great, but for...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017

The Figge Art Museum is in downtown Davenport. Their permanent collection offers traditional art from a variety of genres such as American Impressionism, European Impression, Renaissance and modern American abstract art. There is a whole section dedicated to traditional and contemporary Haitian art. Traveling exhibitions...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

My wife & I recently visited the Figge Art Museum for the fourth time in the last 7 years. Ever since our first visit on a rainy early fall afternoon, we have included a stop at the Figge on our return itineraries to the Quad...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

I appreciate the museum's focus on local artists, including an exhibit featuring work of local elementary school students. A fantastic collection of Grant Wood (an Iowa native) paintings. They had some interesting exhibits bringing together art and culture through a look at how the portrayal...More

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is such a cool place to have in the QCA. If you appreciate the Arts there is a nice collection of pieces here. I went specifically for the Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit however I really enjoyed walking throughout all the levels. There was a...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We were very impressed with the lay-out and art. A couple of Picassos, Miro, and other modern masters (not our style but very good) Many Haiti paintings. Five Grant Wood with some memorabilia from Grant Wood's sister, nice old world 15th century Dutch, section on...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The Figge offers an opportunity to learn more about the creativity of art in the understanding of it. The staff is very helpful, and they don't seem to mind answering simple questions (at least from an art barbarian like me). 😄 There are many different...More

Thank t0nylist0n
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Our visit was to see the Black Doll exhibit. Finding the 4 floors of art was a pleasant surprise....especially the Remington sculptures and Grant Wood paintings

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We visited during their free promotion. I hadn't been there for awhile. The Grant Wood exhibit of artifacts is interesting. Also, the items from the University of Iowa collection are worth a look. Another interesting exhibit were the "Messages in the Bottles" display of bottles...More

Thank joaniemaria
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21 February 2017|
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Response from Rich294 M | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on what you want to see....I would say it takes at least 2 hours to see it all and enjoy the view of the Mississippi river.....