In this #treasuresfromthevault, we explore the lacy tangle of short lines and angles that create shape and pattern in this drawing by Beatrice Riese.
Compiling a visual record of Indiana's heritage, John Bower drives throughout the state, taking photos of derelict, decrepit, and downtrodden places. Reflections of the past, Bower asks us to consider what we can learn from these "eyesores".
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.
Today, #fwmoa is in the Shop with Mary Pat Wallen! Her stretched figural sculptures investigate the human ability to achieve balance, no matter the challenges life throws at us. See how she celebrates the imperfections of life in this #letsttalkSHOP
This is a masterpiece! Today, we delve into how, by whom, and when a masterpiece work can be ascribed to an artist.
We're relieved this week, because we finally get to talk about relief sculpture! Want to experience it in person? Come visit us to see Indiana artist Dale Enochs' sculptural exhibit, "Static Energy", now on view.
Originally commissioned to celebrate America's Bicentennial, we examine two artists' answers to the question: "What does Independence mean to you?" in recognition of the Fourth of July.
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art has heavily invested in the Scholastic Art and Writing Program with the hopes of making a difference in the lives of students and families within our region. Back in 2002-2003, I heard whispers of this incredibly talented kid from Angola, Indiana and his huge collection of sneakers. Over 10 …
Former Fort Wayne Museum of Art Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winner and Angola High School Grad, Brett Golliff is a self-proclaimed sneaker addict. Having grown up in the Michael Jordan era, Brett’s fondness for shoes began at an early age and continued to solidify through high school. Before he could afford to buy Jordan …
Interviewed and Written by: Fred McKissack As a painter, Kadir Nelson has illuminated subjects ranging from Negro League baseball in “We Are the Ship” and Joe Louis in “A Nation’s Hope” to Michael Jackson and the lives of African Americans in the sweeping epic “Heart and Soul.” At Pratt Institute—one of the country’s premier art …