A founding family of Fort Wayne, the Hamilton family left their mark here, there, and everywhere! Take some time to learn more about the history of our city, and the founding of FWMoA, in this post and its included resources!
As businesses were forced to close nationwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic, many, including museums, were deemed nonessential. In this essay, Amanda Shepard describes the essential contribution of art museums to society: the life-changing encounter with wonderful things.
For this special "Treasures from Home", Lauren Wolfer shares the blueprints her grandfather worked on as an engineer that benefited the Air Force, even doing a stint at our GE campus here in Fort Wayne, in honor of Memorial Day.
The global pandemic has forced museums to close their physical doors and open their digital ones, begging the question: do we still need a physical museum space? As we celebrate International Museum day, we reflect on this question, asserting that the digital, while now an integral expansion of the museum experience, will not replace the physical, instead enhancing it.
Learn more about sculptor Paul Manship in this "Artist Highlight" by our Collection Information Specialist and Fort Wayne History Extraordinaire Sue Slick!
Have you ever wondered what art hangs in the homes of people who work in an art museum? Wonder no more, because we have the answer! Snoop on the animal print collection of one of our curators in this new post, "Treasures from Home".
April is National Poetry Month! Enjoy this sampling of works written by our 2020 Scholastic Writing Award recipients in the category of, you guessed it, Poetry!
Happy National Poetry Month! To celebrate, we're highlighting our regional Gold Key poets who were awarded National Medals in the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
As we approach our 100th year anniversary, Sue Slick reads up on one of the founding fathers of the museum, Theodore F. Thieme.
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with FWMoA as we start things off with our poetry American Voices nominees: Annabeth Bretz and Elizabeth Newsom.