village in bloom
village in bloom
Village of East Davenport:

A celebration of the arts in the Village of East Davenport


How To Apply for Village in Bloom High School competition, Classroom participation 


Don't miss the 8th annual Village in Bloom Arts Festival Sat. May 2, 2020!


When: May 2, 2020


Where: The Village of East Davenport 


Why: Isabel and John lived, raised their family and created their art in the East Village. We want to celebrate their contribution and encourage young people to get involved in the arts!


What: Art exhibits of and for area children, performances for the whole family, exhibits of Isabel and John's artwork, make-and-take children's art activities, and:

* Sculptures created by area school children composed of locally available recycled materials.

* Clay sculptures created by area teens.

* Exhibitions of Isabel and John's original artwork in the historic East Village Firehouse.

* Performance groups showcasing their talents as singers, instrumentalists, puppeteers, dancers and actors.

* Arts activities from playing with clay to making cards and puppets and much more.

Past Sculpture Photos

Past Media Coverage



How did John and Isabel meet? Where did they find their inspiration? Learn more about their fascinating lives in this mini-documentary produced by Alan Sivell and Sam Peterlin from St. Ambrose University.