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.
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.
On this Slow Art Day, let's take a moment to discuss "museum fatigue" and how to combat it; so, when we are able to enjoy our museums again we are ready!
Happy April Fools' Day! To celebrate, examine this Norman Rockwell lithograph. Does anything seem odd? See how many curiosities you can find! Hint: there are 56.
To understand the arguments for and against providing paid internships, Alyssa Dumire, FWMoA Director of Children’s Education and Katy Thompson, FWMoA Children’s Education Associate have each taken a side (whether or not it represents their personal views or those of our institution) to help unpack the arguments at present.
What's so special about glass? I have that in my kitchen! Studio glass, the precursor to our contemporary glass, founded the fine art glass movement. Read on to learn the beginnings of glass in art.