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Sept 7, 2007:
Beaux Arts Group awards Figge $25,000 donation
The Figge Art Museum received a $25,000 donation from a longtime supporter Thursday.
The Beaux Arts Fund Committee Inc. began in 1953 to support the Davenport Art Museum, predecessor to the Figge. Since 1961, Beaux Arts Fairs have been held each spring and fall. The next fair will take place Sept. 8 and 9 in downtown Davenport near the museum.... Full Story

May 12, 2007:

Big turnout for Beaux Arts Fair
Annual event continues Sunday in Davenport. Sunny skies and mild temperatures brought a heavy turnout to the opening today of the Beaux Arts Fair, a Mother s Day weekend tradition in the Quad-Cities for more than 40 years. More than 170 artists... Full Story.


Sept 10, 2006:
Artisans who display wares at Beaux Arts Fair have little something for everybody
Whether you want a curling iron holder made of handmade pottery or a sketch of your favorite family pet, downtown Davenport s Beaux Arts Fair has something for everyone. The Quad-City people seem to like us, said Kate Schloz, who makes pottery... Full Story


Sept 8, 2006:
Beaux regulars
Jewelry makers Vern and Eloise Houseal always enjoy the Beaux Arts Fall Fair. Since 1991, they ve been regulars at the arts and crafts festival held every spring and fall. But the festival 15 years ago stands out in their minds because that s when ... Full Story.


Sept 11, 2004:
Visitors flock to street fair
Tamara Fudge Davenport's 2nd Street from Perry to Iowa streets is again a thriving artists' colony this weekend. Paintings and prints, wildlife photography, woodworking, jewelry and clothing, stained glass items, leather bags, baskets, wove... Full Story.


Sept 10, 2004:
Guatemalan painter shows his work to new audience at Beaux Arts Fair
David Burke Guatemalan native Benedicto Ixtamer, in his first trip to the United States, struggles with his English, but some of his thoughts come through loud and clear. My art is in my body, the 23-year-old said, with a gleam in his eyes. Ixtamer ...Full Story


May 8, 2004:
Perfect day kicks off Beaux Arts Spring Fair
Tamara Fudge It's a perfect day for this, Rock Island artist Bob Brehmer said Saturday during the first day of the Beaux Arts Spring Fair in downtown Davenport. That may sound commonplace. But with the history of the festival not always... Full Story.

May 10, 2003:
Beaux Arts Fair goes on despite early rain
Kerri Greiner Early morning thunderstorms on Saturday did not keep more than 60 vendors
from participating in this year's Beaux Arts Fair in downtown Davenport. The artists had a
slow start to the morning as rain showers slowed the process of ... Full Story.

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May 7, 2008:
BEAUX IS BACK
For the 55th year, artisans from several states will gather to show and sell their wares at the Beaux Arts Fair in downtown Davenport. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday on 2nd Street between Brady and Iowa ... Full Story



May 10, 2008:

Beaux Arts potter goes back to nature
From his potter s studio at the top of a hill in northern Scott County, Bill Robbins can look out the window in all four directions. A lot of potters live out in the country, he said. For a lot of potters, I think the lifestyle is as important as... Full Story



May 10, 2008:

Beaux Arts Fair celebrates 55th

This weekend, items both larger and smaller than the wooden breadbox from Shatek s Wood Chalet can be found at the 55th Beaux Arts Fair in downtown Davenport. And several unusual items make this fair just as sweet as The Fudge Box confections found... Full Story



May 7, 2008:
BEAUX IS BACK
For the 55th year, artisans from several states will gather to show and sell their wares at the Beaux Arts Fair in downtown Davenport. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday on 2nd Street between Brady and Iowa ... Full Story

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