When #fwmoa President Charles Shepard buys a work of art, Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick goes to work. She finds every tidbit of information, on the artist and artwork, often overturning connections to Indiana and Fort Wayne along the way:
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.