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Augustana Teaching Museum of Art

The Augustana Teaching Museum of Art serves the college and 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.

Complete schedule of exhibitions for 2014-15

Museum location: Centennial Hall, northwest corner of of 7th Ave. and 38th St., Rock Island, Ill.

Hours: Noon to 4 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays when classes are in session (September-May).

Admission: Free

Contact: by email or at 309-794-7469

Group tours: By appointment. 


About the collections

Paul A. Anderson Art History Collection

Thomas B. Brumbaugh Art History Collection

Kathy Bulucos Collection of African Art

Samuel and Ann Charters Collection

Olson-Brandelle Collection

Recent acquisitions



A Different Way of Seeing: Swedish Art
from the Charters Collection

Suzanne Nessim,
August Strindberg. Lithograph 1986.

Sept. 5-Oct. 25, 2014

This exhibition celebrates a recent major donation by Sam and Ann Charters of nearly 100 19th- and 20th-century Swedish artworks. A variety of media is represented, including paintings, works on paper, sculpture and textiles. (See list of works in the exhibition)

Complete schedule of exhibitions for 2014-15


Art History Senior Exhibition: Whistler and His Contexts

New Departures: Senior Show

Related story: What inspired student artists

Video: Design99, a Detroit-based design team, visited April 3 to talk about using art to revitalize urban neighborhoods.  

Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition

Rosebud Sioux: A Lakota People in Transition
Aug. 27-Oct. 18. This exhibition featured photographs of Native Americans by Swedish pioneer John Anderson (1869-1948).