Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau
1601 River Drive, Suite 110
Moline, IL 61265
The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, College Special Collections, Fryxell Geology Museum, and the Swenson Center Immigration Research Center are teaming up on the campus of Augustana College to bring you a special tour on Monday, June 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Teaching Museum of Art serves the college and the community through art collection, preservation, and exhibition. It provides a valuable component to an Augustana liberal arts education through study, teaching, and research using original art. The special collections feature rare books and manuscripts, as well as the college archives. The Swenson Center is a national archive and research institute providing resources for the study of Swedish immigration to North America. The Fryxell Geology Museum houses one of the largest and finest collections of rocks, minerals, and fossils in the Midwest. The ATMA and the Fryxell are only open during the academic year, while Special Collections and the Swenson Center are open year-round.
SPOTLIGHT ON THE QUAD CITIES
During Museum Week on June 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. these institutions of Augustana College will present "Art, Archives Augustana: A Spotlight Tour." Starting at the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art, participants will take a walking tour of art on campus, stopping by the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center to see the exhibit "Flying Fool: Charles Lindbergh's Story," and ending at Augustana Special Collections for "Beard Olympics: an exhibit exploring fabulous facial hair."
ADMISSION Free admission