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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., Fridays and Saturdays when classes are in session (September 2016-May 2017). Or by appointment.

Admission: Free

Contact: By email or at 309-794-7400

Group tours: By appointment

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Mission and Practice

Collection Management Policy

This website is intended as an educational resource only, and no monetary gain will be generated from it. The works on this site are reproduced based on the College's assessment of fair use of copyrighted works, as outlined by the College Art Association's Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts. If you are the copyright holder for a work illustrated on this website, and have questions about its use, please email us.

Explore the collections: database of the museum's collections

ART SPEAKS: essays and commentary on art throughout campus.

Recent acquisitions: new additions to the museum's collections

Publications: Catalogs published by the museum


Upcoming exhibitions for 2016-17

Permanent Collection Gallery

Throughout the year, the gallery will feature works from Augustana's Permanent Collection spanning ancient through modern periods.


New Departures

Ten seniors in studio art and graphic design displayed their Senior Inquiry work in the New Departures exhibition April 13-May 22.

PlantBot Genetics

A collaboration by a pair of artists, Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki, whose work combines activism, research and social space to foster discussion and generate action in the area of ecological awareness.

A Place Called Home: Frank Lundahl and the Quad Cities

This exhibition focused on the expansive collection of works by Frank Lundahl (1858-1932) owned by Augustana. Lundahl was born in Rock Island and spent his life in the Quad Cities. A painter of religious and secular commissions, he still found time to create his own work, capturing the life of the region through landscapes, genre scenes and still life.

What a Relief! Variations on Printmaking

Relief printmaking practices from different perspectives, periods and processes. This exhibition featured the work of Janet Taylor, Joseph Lappie and Ukiyo-e prints from the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art's collection.

Exhibitions and Events Archive