Today, we delve into a book about an artist and his work of art that inspired an artist in the FWMoA collection, currently on display in our atrium. Let us read to you "The Wonderful Towers of Watts" by Patricia Zelver!
Originally commissioned to celebrate America's Bicentennial, we examine two artists' answers to the question: "What does Independence mean to you?" in recognition of the Fourth of July.
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard reminisces on his time working with art fair artists, and how their "art world" and market principals differ from that which he now works in as President of FWMoA.
Just as many of us have recently emerged from quarantine in the past few weeks, so have various FWMoA "treasures" left the vault for your viewing! Read up on our "escaped" works and then view them for yourself at FWMoA!
Let's take a dot for a walk! In this "Saturday Studio", we explore the elements of a line, inspired by Francisco Valverde's drip paintings now on view at FWMoA!
FWMoA's Docent of the Year, Susan Elser, kicks off our newest blog post series "What We're Reading to You" with "The Museum" by Susan Verde. Stay tuned to participate in the activity following her read-aloud!
Not sure where to start when talking about art? Pick two pieces and juxtapose them! Do they share media, time period, subject, or even artist name or nationality? What can we learn about the artist and their work by answering those questions?
It's sculpture day in the studio! Learn how to make a kinetic sculpture inspired by George Rickey, then take it outside to watch it spin in the wind!
FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard expounds on the differences between collecting and accumulating art: the former directed by intent while the latter is not.
"These photographs were taken for you". Photographer Michelle Andonian, whose commissioned images are currently on display at FWMoA, describes her experience working in her homeland, Armenia, and what she takes away from her travels.