It's Leonard Baskin's birthday month! To celebrate, we're looking at one of his prints in the #fwmoa permanent collection: "Death Among Thistles".
This week #fwmoa educators were inspired by abstract art, in particular, the collages of Carlos Mare, now on display. See how they reused old artworks to create something new, just like Mare!
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Check out Katy Thompson's favorite, Garden by Nicola Simbari, now on display in "Lush and Lavish".
The staff at #fwmoa has spent their summer reading, so we've got some recommendations. First up: Grayson Perry's "Playing to the Gallery" which helps us look at contemporary art--a genre of art that often leaves us asking: what am I looking at?!
It's #arttermtuesday! With how fast July moved into August, we decided to look at movement in art! How does an artist convey movement in a 2D work, and why do they use it?
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! A woodblock quilt by American artist Jean-Marcel St. Jacques caught Jenna Gilley's eye thanks to its tactile quality and color.
Let's Talk SHOP is back at #fwmoa with Mike Kelly, an artist who focuses on color and visual narrative to evoke an emotional response from the viewer. .
The #fwmoa is blooming with inspiration, from Gillespie's outdoor garden party to our indoor floral ceramics, we're inspired by the lush and lavish florals of summer. Learn more about the collection of Roseville Pottery, donated by James and Janet Altman, here!
If you took a stroll down Main Street last week, Elephant Ear and Lemon Shake-Up in hand, you probably saw the #fwmoa annual Chalk Walk. Let's explore chalk as an artistic medium, in all its forms, in this #arttermtuesday.
The only portrait Lincoln purchased of himself, by Alexander Hay Ritchie, captures a moment in the historical record: the first (private) reading of the Emancipation Proclamation. What can we learn about the past and how can we apply it to the present?