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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.

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

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

Admission: Free

Contact: By email or at 309-794-7400

Group tours: By appointment


ART SPEAKS: essays and commentary on art throughout campus.

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



Permanent Collection Gallery

Throughout the year, the gallery will feature works from Augustana's Permanent Collection spanning ancient through modern periods. Exhibits will be co-curated by art history faculty and students, highlighting related interdisciplinary art history research contributed by faculty and students.


New Departures: Senior Art Show

This showcase was split into two exhibits, displaying our graduating art majors and their works from their time at Augustana.

Quad Cities Museum Week

An opportunity for local residents and visitors to discover art, history and culture here.


Juvenile in Justice by Richard Ross

Art Matters: Triennial Art Faculty Exhibition

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

Design99, a Detroit-based design team that uses art to revitalize urban neighborhoods.

Rosebud Sioux: A Lakota People in Transition
Photographs of Native Americans by Swedish pioneer John Anderson (1869-1948).