Teen Anime Fest 2008


The Quad City Public Libraries and the Figge Art Museum’s Teen Anime Fest will take place on Saturday, October 18th, 2008. The event will be held from 12-4:30 at the Figge Art Museum located in downtown Davenport (225 W. 2nd St.) There will be a $5 admission fee at the door for teens. (Others who wish to attend will be charged the normal Figge admission fees-$7/adults, $6/child) No registration is required. A wide variety of activities are planned for the day, and participants will be able to move freely among them. The line-up of events for the day is as follows:

2008 Teen Anime Fest Schedule of Events

12-2 (in Studios 2 & 3) Manga Art Show and Reception-w/snacks, tea-tasting courtesy of Mojo’s, DIY Face Painting, and Anime Vendors

12-1 (in Studio 4) Comic/Graphic Novel Swap Station, Cosplay Workshop w/ hands on activities

1-1:40 (in Studio 4) Graphic Novel Workshop-w/local professional artist Heidi Hernandez

1:45-2:00 (in auditorium) Cosplay Fashion Show

2:00-4:15 (in auditorium) screening of Spirited Away

4:15-4:30 (in auditorium) Art Contest and Cosplay Fashion Show Awards Ceremony

Mark your calendars now, as you won’t want to miss out on this unique event!

PLEASE NOTE: If you do plan to attend, be sure to bring items for the swap, a sketchbook for the graphic novel workshop, and don’t forget to dress up in your costumes for cosplay!!

For more information check with your local library, call the Davenport Public Library at 563-326-7893, or contact via email: cvogt@davenportlibrary.com scarlin@scottcountylibrary.org or jgillette@bettendorf.org