A line is just a...line, right? Not at all! Today, we look at the multiple roles that the line plays in art, both starring and supporting. One of the seven visual elements of art, the line is where every artist starts.
With the snow melting and the sun shining, we're ready to get outside! Today in the Studio, we teach you how to make your own book to fill with sketches and stories from your outdoor adventures this weekend!
Founder of Wandering Press, Midwest native Ben Keffer creates hand-drawn, hand-printed designs on paper, notebooks, and t-shirts. Join us in the SHOP this week to learn about his process and see his fun, quirky designs.
Did you catch FWMoA's Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo's Print Talk last week? If not, you can watch it on our Facebook page. Learn more about one of the highlighted artists from the talk in this post, printmaker Karsten Creightney.
Today in the Studio, we're making paintings inspired by African American artist Felrath Hines, who we profiled in a past "Treasures from the Vault" post. Learn an easy way to make mirrored, symmetrical images just like Hines to add to your Studio gallery!
As social distancing procedures march on, #fwmoa has become a haven for many, including those on staff! Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick reflects on Milton Hebald's sculpture, Adagio, discussing his life, work, and her own experience of the piece.
Potato, Potato(e). Aesthetic, Esthetic. Today, we deep dive into the philosophical study of beauty, esthetics...or is it aesthetics? How is beauty defined and who defines it? Let's find out in this "Art Term Tuesday" from the #fwmoa blog!
In this "Off the Cuff", #fwmoa President & CEO Charles Shepard ruminates on why collectors donate their works to museums, and what it means to museums to hold these pieces in trust for them and the public.
Rachelle Davis has loved jewelry since she was young, trying on her mother's until she was old enough to purchase her own. Now, she makes it! Learn about her process, technique, and inspiration in this "Let's Talk Shop", before seeing her work in person at #fwmoa.
The Overbeck sisters, defying the gender norms of the time, designed, threw, and decorated their Midwest inspired pottery. From Indiana, these women joined countless others in taking a lead role in the development of pottery.