The #fwmoa is fortunate to have hosted various artists over the years, whether they assist with their exhibitions, speak on their work, or both! Delve into the archives with Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick to learn about Grace Hartigan.
Artist Visits: Phyllis Mark at the FWMoA
The #fwmoa is fortunate to have hosted various artists over the years, whether they assist with their exhibitions, speak on their work, or both! Delve into the archives with Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick to learn about Phyllis Mark.
Historical Highlight: Roseville Pottery
The #fwmoa is blooming with inspiration, from Gillespie's outdoor garden party to our indoor floral ceramics, we're inspired by the lush and lavish florals of summer. Learn more about the collection of Roseville Pottery, donated by James and Janet Altman, here!
Historical Highlights: Into the FWMoA Vault
It's time to go behind-the-scenes and into the vault! Just like all those movies that take place in museums, we have our own exciting tales at FWMoA. Sue Slick takes us on a journey behind the doors of FWMoA and into the historic storage spaces for art.
Historical Highlights: Albert Schaaf and Robert Feustel, Honorable Men of the Fort Wayne Art School and Museum
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.
Historical Highlight: FWMoA’s 100th Anniversary, 1930s & 1940s
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.
Historical Highlight: Milton Hebald
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.
Historical Highlight: “People in Motion”
FWMoA Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick takes us back to 1960s San Francisco and introduces us to the poster art of Bonnie MacLean, a woman working and thriving in the boy's club of music poster design.
Historical Highlight:The Carolyn Randall Fairbank Memorial Collection, A Database Story
FWMoA Collections Information Specialist Sue Slick details an interesting aspect of her job in this installment of "Historical Highlight": tracking down the correct spelling of a bequest in memory of a donor's mother-Carolyn, or Caroline, Randall Fairbank.
What We’re Reading: The Fort Wayne Hamilton Family
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!