The Figge Art Museum, formerly the Davenport Museum of Art, actively serves the public by collecting, conserving and exhibiting art, and by promoting appreciation and creation of visual art through education. As a vital, responsive institution, the Museum brings art and people together, expands the knowledge and love of art and enriches the life of the community through the power of art.
The Figge Art Museum will be the leading regional art museum of eastern Iowa and western Illinois by:
Engaging, educating, and delighting a broad and diverse public with outstanding art exhibitions, acquisitions, and education programs.
Collaborating with local and national organizations to reflect the aesthetic needs and interests of the community and to attract community, cultural, and financial support.
Focusing on the assets of the Figge, building on the strengths of the collections, continuing its professional dedication to scholarship.
Promoting it as a community forum and tourist destination.
Creating a welcoming and intellectually stimulating atmosphere conducive to aesthetic enjoyment, contemplation, learning, and inspiration.