FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard expounds on the differences between collecting and accumulating art: the former directed by intent while the latter is not.
"These photographs were taken for you". Photographer Michelle Andonian, whose commissioned images are currently on display at FWMoA, describes her experience working in her homeland, Armenia, and what she takes away from her travels.
Artist Steve Prince mixes historical and contemporary references to allude to specific historical moments, like the Greensboro Four, while including changes that allow the work to resonate today, including in the activism of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Today, we make a mosaic out of construction paper inspired by painter Alma Thomas, whose work is currently on display at FWMoA in the show "By Women: A Selection from the Permanent Collection".
In this post, Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo discusses how museum curators research the works of art in a collection, from paintings to furniture, to meet the needs of each object and ensure the museums custodial mandate is met.
While acrylic paint came to dominate the art scene after its inception, the pencil was wielded by Roman scribes, Vincent van Gogh, and contemporary artists today. How has it withstood the test of time? Learn more about this humble tool in this "Art Term Tuesday".
This week, we weave! Inspired by Claire Zeisler's fiber art, on display at FWMoA when we reopen on June 14th, this "Saturday Studio" takes you through the steps of weaving using a cardboard loom.
What do The Beatles, Suprematism, and Abstract Expressionism have in common? Find out in this "Off the Cuff", where President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses how movements, whether musical or artistic, are born.
As businesses were forced to close nationwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic, many, including museums, were deemed nonessential. In this essay, Amanda Shepard describes the essential contribution of art museums to society: the life-changing encounter with wonderful things.
Sculptor and printmaker Marie Watt uses blankets as a means of expressing both the female experience and her Native American culture.