Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We asked staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Today, we're saying goodbye to Sheila O'Rourke, one of our Visitor Services staff, by looking at her favorite work by Bertil Vallien.
Famed watercolorist Dong Kingman knew he wanted to be an artist by age 5. Learn more about him and his art in this "Treasures from the Vault" from #fwmoa.
As the light fades from summer, October is a time for people to reflect on the unsettling subject of life and death which artists are uniquely placed to explore. Amanda Shepard reflects on these ideas through Martina Lopez’s art on view at #fwmoa.
A single pitcher sits on a shelf in this still life woodcut by Baynard that seamlessly melds stark minimalism with classic characteristics from Japanese woodblock. Learn more about his "less is more" approach to art in this post from Elizabeth Kilmer.
How do art collectors choose what art they collect? A new installation at #fwmoa displays selections from Terry R. Myers' collection of Kaiyodo toy figurines. Read on to see how he got hooked on these small plastic objects.
We recently acquired some brand new treasures now on display in summer of glass at #fwmoa. Before they are placed in our vault, see how Mayme Kratz created her ethereal glass works.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Today, Children's Education Associate Katy Thompson marvels at a large scale glass sculpture on display in Summer of Glass at #fwmoa.
Compiling a visual record of Indiana's heritage, John Bower drives throughout the state, taking photos of derelict, decrepit, and downtrodden places. Reflections of the past, Bower asks us to consider what we can learn from these "eyesores".
#fwmoa is always saddened to hear about the death of an artist, and Hung Liu is no exception. In memory to her, Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo looks at Hung's works held in the Permanent Collection of the Museum.
A recent trip to Norfolk, Virginia reminded our Curator of Prints & Drawings, Sachi Yanari-Rizzo, of the John Taylor Arms etchings in the #fwmoa collection. See why in this "Treasures from the Vault".