Arts & Culture

Lacy Scarmana

This is the complete audio from the Rainbow Coalition panel held at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art on August 30, 2017. 

Courtesy of Daniel Tucker

In this episode, we switch things up a bit, and Melissa talks to Claire about the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art's current exhibition, Organize Your Own: the Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements. 

Augie Art Museum Hosts Rainbow Coalition Panel

Aug 31, 2017
(from left) Hy Thurman, Antonio Lopez, Michael James and Stan McKinney discuss the Rainbow Coalition at a panel hosted by the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, moderated by Brian Lovato (right).
Lacy Scarmana

Original members of the Rainbow Coalition joined a panel discussion at Augustana College Wednesday night. The multi-racial Coalition was formed in Chicago during the 1960s to work against racism, poverty and oppression. 

file, Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

This fall, a tree on 7th Avenue in Rock Island will become even more colorful than usual. The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art has received a federal grant to do a yarn-bombing project.

Moline Native To Swim English Channel At A Hefty Cost

Aug 24, 2017
Courtesy of Craig Frederiksen


A Moline native is spending tens-of-thousands of dollars to check a major item off his bucket list: swimming across the English Channel.

Lacy Scarmana/WVIK

Another rally with the goal of affirming the Quad Cities as a welcoming and diverse community will be held this weekend in Rock Island.

'Urban Exposure' Students Premiere Films

Aug 23, 2017
Urban Exposure

Aspiring film makers will premiere short films Thursday night at the Figge Art Museum.