FWMoA educators and docents combed through their library of children's books to bring you a new series: "What We're Reading to You"! Watch the video and read along with us as we explore artists and make some art inspired by their work!
Saturday Studio: In “The Etcher’s Studio”
It's a studio in a studio! This "Saturday Studio" is brought to you by our High School Intern, Galeena Gephart, who was inspired by Arthur Geisert's book "The Etcher's Studio". Watch her video to learn how to make your own etching!
What We’re Reading to You: “The Wonderful Towers of Watts” by Patricia Zelver
Today, we delve into a book about an artist and his work of art that inspired an artist in the FWMoA collection, currently on display in our atrium. Let us read to you "The Wonderful Towers of Watts" by Patricia Zelver!
What We’re Reading to You: “The Museum” by Susan Verde
FWMoA's Docent of the Year, Susan Elser, kicks off our newest blog post series "What We're Reading to You" with "The Museum" by Susan Verde. Stay tuned to participate in the activity following her read-aloud!
Saturday Studio: Spinning Sculptures
It's sculpture day in the studio! Learn how to make a kinetic sculpture inspired by George Rickey, then take it outside to watch it spin in the wind!
Docent Dialogue: Discussing the Artwork of Heather Day
This weekend marks the closing of Heather Day's inaugural museum show at FWMoA. Due to COVID-19, we closed much earlier, so to mark the occasion we present to you our president and docents talking about her artwork to help continue the experience of this exhibition.
Saturday Studio: Kitchen Lithography
This "Saturday Studio" is all about printmaking! Using materials found in your kitchen, you can make prints to hang on your fridge or exchange with friends and family by following the steps in this video by Director of Children's Education, Alyssa Dumire.
Artist Interview: Outlaw of Print Dennis McNett
Our Exhibitions Content Manager, Elizabeth Goings, sat down with Outlaw Printmaker Dennis McNett to discuss printmaking, Norse mythology, and the meaning of Outlaw art. Read the full transcription below or listen here: Goings: What do you think of your work or your style being described as “irreverent” or “outlaw?” Do you view it as a …
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Donald Martiny Talks About His Innovative Paintings
Brett Golliff Speaks at the FWMoA Scholastic Regional Ceremony
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 …
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