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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



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).

Richard Ross. Orleans Parish Prison, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1. 2009. 


Juvenile In Justice

March 9 - April 18, 2015

Photographer Richard Ross investigates the troubling reality of juvenile incarceration in America.

For more information click here.


New Departures: Senior Art Show

April 26 - May 6, 2015
May 14 - 24, 2015

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

Quad Cities Museum Week

June 13 - 21, 2015

Discover art, history and culture in Quad City Museums.

For more information, click here.


Art Matters: Triennial Art Faculty Exhibition

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

Art History Senior Exhibition: Whistler and His Contexts

New Departures: Senior Show