This week's "Treasures from the Vault" is a new installment titled "Treasures from the Vault: The Great Escape!" as these artworks will rotate on view for the next few months. Read on to learn why!
In this discussion, Amanda Shepard explores the significance of the charitable gift, its uniquely American implications, and the limits of the English language in meaningfully describing what’s really going on when we part with our treasure.
This Thanksgiving, the FWMoA Children's Education department is thankful for creative teens who share their art and writing through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!
The holiday season is upon us once again, bringing traditions, comfort food, and, most of all, family. This week’s treasure, Carmen Lomas Garza’s lithograph Tamalada (Making Tamales), brings all of these elements together in one scene.
One way for museums to build their collections are through donations by art collectors. Vincent Melzac donated a few works to FWMoA's collection, read on to learn more about his life and it's intersection with our art museum!
Have you ever looked up at a large mural or painting and wondered, “How’d the artist plan and get that on the wall?” With murals going up on walls downtown thanks to Art this Way, we thought it’d be a good idea to talk about how something small gets larger, or scale.
In preparation for the start of the Scholastic Art + Writing Awards, we are re-reading some of last years winners and discussing what this years emerging authors will choose to write about!
Artists often have a team or collaborate with one another, bringing impactful visions that start conversations or remix old stories with new ideas. One such artist is commercial and editorial photographer Tim Tadder, who collaborated with sculptor Krisztianna to create the Las Muertas photo series.
All paper is not created equal. Like canvas, paper has had multiple permutations before becoming the material we know and love today. Learn the history of paper and how artists and museum professionals use it today!
Every generation of artists has wrestled with two major demons – how to create art that is distinct from the notable art that preceded them and how to create art that is relevant to the particular time in which they find themselves. Read on to see how contemporary glass artist Michael Estes Taylor found his place in the art world.