To photograph or not to photograph, that is the question! Here, Director of Children's Education at #fwmoa Alyssa Dumire discusses the pros and cons of permitting photography in the galleries, and why some museums are more restrictive than others.
Celebrating a centennial is a big milestone that calls for some bold changes, like a new logo! For this "In the News", #fwmoa VP & COO Amanda Shepard describes the process of designing a bold new logo to lead the Museum into the next 100 years.
This week is #NationalVolunteerWeek, and #fwmoa is celebrating by recognizing our amazing docents and their continued dedication to the museum throughout the pandemic. Want to join them team? Read on to learn how!
As #fwmoa continues to celebrate its 100th birthday, Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick highlights two men with indomitable work ethics who helped ensure the longevity of our museum: Albert Schaaf and Robert Feustel.
April is #NationalPoetryMonth, and #fwmoa is celebrating by highlighting two of our American Voices Nominees in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Poets Rylee Beltz and Elizabeth Newsom. Read, or listen to them read, their awarded works in this post!
Looking for a good read? Look no further! We at #fwmoa recommend Celia Stahr's new Frida Kahlo biography, "Frida in America". A story about the impact of place, Stahr focuses on Kahlo's time in America and its impact on her personal and creative life.
In 2021, #fwmoa is celebrating its 100th Anniversary! Follow along with our resident Fort Wayne Historian, Sue Slick, as she highlights the major events of each century congruently with our rotating exhibition of artworks.
A troubling incident at another museum has FWMoA Vice President & COO Amanda Shepard reflecting on the ways in which museums can get lost when they focus more on selling than serving, and “audiences” more than people.
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.
It's #WorldReadAloudDay! Listen to the FWMoA Volunteer Docents read aloud books from our Learning Center library and then make-up your own tales based on some works from our permanent collection!