Arts & Culture

colorful screenshot from the home page of Hospital Art Foundation showing six rectangles that form a mural of a peacock and flowers
http://www.hospitalart.org/ / Foundation of Hospital Art

For at least a couple of hours, cancer patients in the Quad Cities will have fun working together to create art. Tomorrow morning, the Foundation for Hospital Art will host "Paintfest America" at Genesis Cancer Care Institute in Davenport.

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Instead of mowing lawns or cooking hamburgers, some local young people are learning filmmaking this summer. They've been hired by a production company called Fresh Films to help film episodes of a kids show, "Detectives Club."

Friday morning they were jammed together between racks in the Augustana College costume shop, helping a professional crew. The setting today is supposed to be a thrift shop.

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Works from this year's Quad City Arts Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program will go on display Thursday in Davenport. Herb Trix reports.

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The Butterworth Center in Moline is celebrating its 60th anniversary. 

On Midwest Week, Herb Trix's guest is Alma Gaul, features writer for the Quad City Times. 

You can also hear Midwest Week on WVIK, Fridays at 6:20 pm during All Things Considered. 

Black & white photo of a rural church, Indian Reservation, Cache Creek, British Columbia, 1968 Inkjet Print
David Plowden / Collection of the Figge Art Museum, Gift of David and Sandra Plowden, 2014.9.116 © 2016 Sandra Plowden

This summer, Quad Cities residents can enjoy a new exhibit of photographs at the Figge Art Museum. David Plowden: An American Master features more than 70 images he recently gave to the museum in Davenport.

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Three new sculptures are now on display in Rock Island, as part of Quad City Arts Public Sculpture Program. 

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