Gallery hours:
Mon–Fri: 10a–5p
Sat: 11a–5p

Closed Sundays



Fax: 309.793.1265

Metro Arts

Metro Arts brings together artistically talented young adults and provides them with productive, creative, paid apprenticeships in the arts. The program is open to any student age 15-21 residing in the Quad City area.


Participants will work on group projects under the supervision of a professional artist. Participants learn the artistic techniques and applications of their particular genre while developing personally and professionally.

Apprentices receive a stipend of $500, and Senior Apprentices (project leaders) receive a stipend of $750.

Spring 2020 ProjectS:

Mural in Rock Island

Topiary Project in Davenport

Summer 2020 Projects:

Mural in Moline

Mural in Rock Island

Photography (locations vary)

Improv Comedy (location TBA)

*Projects are subject to change

2020 Sponsors:

Metro Arts is only possible because of the generous support from our sponsors. 2020 sponsors include Friendship Manor, Renew Moline, the Moline Foundation, Davenport Parks & Rec, and Modern Woodmen. 

How to Apply

Apprentices are selected through a competitive application and interview process.


Applications for 2020 projects are now CLOSED!

If you have questions, please call 309-793-1213.

past metro projects