Charity Spotlight: FIGGE Art Museum
Birdies #: 74
Location: Davenport, IA
Mission: Bringing art and people together. We enrich our community with the experience of art through education, collections and preservation.
Impact of charity on the community:
- The Figge brings art to the people of the Quad Cities with world-class exhibitions, classes, artist talks, performances, films and special events for audiences of all ages.
- More than 30,000 students benefit from hands-on art lessons in their classroom through the Big Picture Outreach program, and students from 125 schools in Iowa and Illinois visit the museum each year.
- The Figge’s permanent collection gallery is home to American, European, Spanish Viceregal, Contemporary Art works and includes one of the largest and oldest collections of Haitian art in the world.