In the Community – Family Museum

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Family Museum

The Family Museum Plans a Huge Gallery Renovation

The Family Museum is developing a one-of-a-kind “On the Road” gallery set to open in 2024. This 1,800 square foot gallery renovation showcases sights and activities families might see and do on a road trip. The journey starts at the “Lemon & Clunker” mechanic where you prepare vehicles for a road trip by making sure they are in tip-top working order. Then, pack the van and hit the road! Take a rest at the 50’s-style hot dog diner, and make sure you visit the American oddities along the way. When you reach the campground, set up camp for the evening and climb the mountain for a bird’s-eye view. No road trip is complete without a little putt-putt golf – with dinosaurs in sunglasses! Funding for this project is through grants, sponsorships, and private donations. For more information about this, you can contact Ally Sweeney at (563) 344-4168.

The Family Museum offers interactive and educational experiences for young children in the areas of art, science, movement, and play. With 44,000 square feet of programming space, the Museum provides hands-on exhibits, drop-in programming, preschool classes, school and community outreach, comprehensive dance, and a variety of programs geared towards children eight and under.

The Family Museum and its non-profit foundation depend on community support to serve the children and families in our community. Northwest Bank’s Investment Management Group have provided the Family Museum Foundation with expert advice and endowment support that is both efficient and lucrative. Their advisors and investment options are always supportive and best established to support the Family Museum needs.

Upcoming Events from our Nonprofit Partners

Special Needs Nights | May 12, June 9, July 21 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM | Family Museum

The Family Museum will host monthly exclusive events for families with children with special needs. Tickets are free and limited to the first 100 participants. Stop by the museum or call the museum to reserve tickets.

Live at 5: Summer Concert Series | Fridays  June 2 – Sept. 29 | Skybridge Courtyard | Common Chord

Disocver weekly FREE concerts in Downtown Davenport from 5-7 every Friday night. Come down to enjoy various local and visiting artists performing live. Check out the calendar of events at

HANDS Golf Outing | June 5 | Crow Valley Golf Club | Handicapped Development Center

Join HDC in their mission to advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities and register your team for the annual HANDS Golf Outing. Sponsorship opportunities also available. Contact for info.

Rhythm on the River Black Music Heritage Festival | June 18 | Schwiebert Park | Common Chord

Join Common Chord in Rock Island as we celebrate the contributions of Black musicians and highlight Black voices in our local music scene at Schwiebert Riverfront Park. Visit for information.

Ridgecrest Foundation Annual Golf Outing | Friday, July 21 | Palmer Hills Golf Course

Register or learn about the annual golf outing benefiting the Ridgecrest Foundation by emailing or texting (239) 839-5024.