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Anime Fest at the Figge tomorrow!

October 11, 2013


Don’t forget, the annual Anime Fest at the Figge is TOMORROW!

Join us at 225 W. 2nd Street in Davenport from 12:00-3:00 on Saturday October 12th.

 $5 admission will get you entry to the event, where we’ll have noodles, candy sushi, crafts, lessons in calligraphy and Japanese, movies, cosplay, and more!

More Anime Fest Pics

October 22, 2009

Here are some more fun pics from Anime Fest.  Enjoy!

cool cats cool ears

Look at the ears on these cool cats.  Nice creations.

candy sushi station

Hanging out at the candy sushi station.  Mmm…sugar.


Cosplaying and candy sushi make a lovely combo.  Always.


Cosplayers striking a pose before the final voting.  Yah!

And if you have any comments on this year’s Teen Anime Fest be sure to let us know.  Don’t be shy!  Let us know what you liked as well as what you didn’t like.  We plan to make next year’s event even better and we can’t do it without your fresh ideas and valuable input.


Anime Fest Winners

October 21, 2009

Sunday’s 2nd Annual Anime Fest at the Figge was a great time.  The place was packed with teens from all over the area.  Enjoy these pics of the winning artwork and characters from the cosplay fashion show.

3rd place winner

3rd place:  Setsuka by Sari Moore.

2nd place winner

2nd place:  We Are United by Clayton Summers

1st place winner

1st place:  Twin Mimi by Victoria Meyer

3rd place winner

3rd place winner–cosplay fashion show

2nd place winner

2nd place winner–cosplay fashion show

1st place winner

1st place winner–cosplay fashion show

The winning artwork was selected by the teen librarians and Figge representatives.  The cosplay fashion show was judged by the teen audience.  All winners received gift cards to Hobby Lobby.  Congrats to all the participants!


Teen Anime Fest Is Tomorrow at the Figge!

October 17, 2009

who doesn't heart anime?The 2nd Annual Teen Anime Fest will be held at the Figge from 12-4 this Sunday…WHICH IS TOMORROW!! There will be a $5 museum admission fee at the door. All ages are welcome. The Figge Art Museum is located at 225 W. 2nd St. in downtown Davenport. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind teen event!

yum candy sushi yumThis year’s features:
A cosplay mask creation station
A cosplay cat ear and tail creation station
Candy sushi making and refreshments
Sales booth of your favorite manga & anime supplied by Borders
A martial arts demonstration by the John Morrow Academy of Martial Arts

Anime Music Video Contest
Cosplay contest
Art contest

Hope you can make it!


Manga Art Contest for Teens

September 2, 2009
Quad-Cities Libraries and the Figge Art Museum are organizing the second annual Teen Anime Fest and Manga Art Show.
Young artists, ages 12-18, are invited to submit their original artwork drawn in manga or comic book style. All different mediums (paint, pencil, graphic design, etc.) can be used.
Artists should submit the artwork and entry form to their local library.  Click here for a printable entry form and other Anime Fest details.

 Submissions will be accepted Sept. 1st – Oct. 10th, 2009

Entries can also be emailed to  Only two entries per person will be accepted.  Depending on the number of entries, we may choose to display only one of each person’s works.  For more information contact your local library.

Entries will be on display in the Figge Art Museum during the 2nd Annual Teen Anime Fest on Sunday, October 18th from 12-4.  There will be a $5 admission fee to enter the Fest at the Figge. 

Don’t miss this one of a kind opportunity to have your artwork on display in the Figge Art Museum.  It’ll definitely be something worth telling your grandkids about someday.