HISTORY
Quad City Arts Council, founded in 1970 as an arts advocacy organization that operated a visual arts gallery and re-granting program for local artists, launched Visiting Artists, Inc. in 1974 as an educational residency program presenting multi-disciplinary performing arts through residencies in schools and at community sites. Due to high demand for the residencies, Festival of Trees debuted in 1986 as a fund raiser for the program.

The organization’s dual role of presenting the arts and humanities, as well as serving as an arts resource, allows us to serve more than 350,000 people annually in the Arts Center in Rock Island and at over 200 community rural and urban community sites.

 

OUR MISSION

Quad City Arts is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts.

Most Viewed Events

Watercolor Basics (Adults and H.S.)

Watercolor Basics (Adults and H.S.)

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy

Jan 12, 2019

Watercolor - Basic Approaches to Paint Applications

Watercolor - Basic Approaches to Paint Applications

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy

Feb 02 - Feb 23, 2019

Sight Size Cast Painting

Sight Size Cast Painting

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy

Jan 26 - Feb 23, 2019

Open Call For Auditions

Open Call For Auditions

Presented by Urban Exposure Independent Film Project at Azubuike African American Council for the Arts

Dec 18 - Dec 20, 2018

Drawing the Figure, Saturdays

Drawing the Figure, Saturdays

Presented by Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy at Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy

Jan 26 - Feb 23, 2019

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