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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



Art Matters: Triennial Art Faculty Exhibition

Rowen Schussheim-Anderson, Gorom Gorom, 2013, Woven tapestry, beadwork, wool, linen, silk, rayon, beads 

Nov. 17, 2014 - Feb. 14, 2015

This exhibition features the talent of Augustana's art and graphic design faculty and also will demonstrate the process of turning a glimmer of inspiration into an expression through art.

Click here to see pieces in the exhibit.


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

Art History Senior Exhibition: Whistler and His Contexts

New Departures: Senior Show



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).