Quad City Arts is participating in American Craft Week with extended hours, demonstrations, prizes and promotions beginning Saturday, October 6 through Friday, October 12th.

Week long promotions include a chance to win a framed print by Judy O. Gray, complimentary snacks & beverages between 4-6 daily and $5 off any purchase over $30.

Daily promotions/demonstrations:

Saturday October 6, 2-5 pm: Cigar Box Sam performs and shows off his handmade cigar box ukuleles and guitars

Monday October 8, 10-6 Quad City Arts open until 6pm. 20% off all jewelry, all day!

Tuesday October 9, 4-6 pm: Polymer Clay artist Teresa Sage demonstrates polymer clay jewelry making.

Wednesday October 10, 4-6 pm: Potter Sally Gierke demonstrates wheel throwing. 20% off all pottery.

Thursday October 11, 4-6 pm: Fiber artist Gisela McDonald demonstrates Needle Felting. 20% of all scarfs.

Friday October 12, 4-6 pm: Painter Juliet Stock demonstrates her unique style of painting. 20% off all Maruca handbags.

Other Quad City Arts’ Happenings for October:

October 19, 7-9pm: Meet artists Alison Filley and Matthew Terry for the opening reception of their new exhibitions, with complimentary wine & snacks.

October 17, 5-7 pm: Addie Winn Corby demonstrates artistic cupcake decorating. Fresh cupcakes will be for sale today only!

October 24, 5-7pm: Glass fusion artist Carol Graham demonstrates glass fusing.

Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts.  Support for art exhibitions is provided by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Quad City Arts Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island.  Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information, contact Dawn Wohlford-Metallo 309-793-1213 X108, or by email at dwmetallo@quadcityarts.com.

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