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Tag Archives: Figge Art Museum
Celebrating the Figge Art Museum for Quad Cities Museum Week
Happy Quad Cities Museum Week! The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center celebrates the Figge Museum of Art (the Davenport Public Library’s partner in this year’s Read Wild Summer Reading Program) by sharing these examples of its commitment to local artists and art … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Figge Art Museum Leave a comment
Quad Cities Museum Week 2016
Celebrate Quad Cities Museum Week (June 18-26th) with us by taking a look at the history of the associations between two of Davenport’s well-loved cultural and educational institutions: the Putnam Museum and Science Center and the Figge Art Museum. The Davenport Academy of … Continue reading
Posted in Local History Tagged Art Association of Davenport, Charles August Ficke, Davenport Academy of Sciences, Davenport Municipal Art Gallery, Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport Public Museum, Figge Art Museum, Joseph Duncan Putnam, Mary Louisa Duncan Putnam, Putnam family, Putnam Museum, Quad Cities Museum Week, W. C. Putnam Leave a comment
A Flood of Images: July 2014
We may have posted The Flood of 1870: Bridging the gap between memories and measurements a bit too soon. Apparently, instead of celebrating no floods in 2014, we should have celebrated no spring floods. The summer flood of 2014 crested less than a week … Continue reading