Our #fortwayne readers may recognize Noségo's art from murals downtown, but did you know #fwmoa also holds two of his paintings in the permanent collection? Learn more about the artist in this post by Assoc. Curator of Exhibitions Jenna Gilley.
Here in the #fwmoa #studio, the long, light-filled days of summer and turning shorter and cooler. Inspired by a glass vase from our new glass wing, we decided to play with the last of our summer light and make fish (or any animal) suncatchers!
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! They're picking the artwork, currently on view, that they love most and telling us why. See which work co-curator of the exhibition, "Lush and Lavish", Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick chose!
What does it mean when a museum has a "Recent Acquisition" label next to an object? Do museums keep all of their objects in perpetuity? Learn about accessioning and deaccessioning in this post!
It's Leonard Baskin's birthday month! To celebrate, we're looking at one of his prints in the #fwmoa permanent collection: "Death Among Thistles".
This week #fwmoa educators were inspired by abstract art, in particular, the collages of Carlos Mare, now on display. See how they reused old artworks to create something new, just like Mare!
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Check out Katy Thompson's favorite, Garden by Nicola Simbari, now on display in "Lush and Lavish".
The staff at #fwmoa has spent their summer reading, so we've got some recommendations. First up: Grayson Perry's "Playing to the Gallery" which helps us look at contemporary art--a genre of art that often leaves us asking: what am I looking at?!
It's #arttermtuesday! With how fast July moved into August, we decided to look at movement in art! How does an artist convey movement in a 2D work, and why do they use it?
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! A woodblock quilt by American artist Jean-Marcel St. Jacques caught Jenna Gilley's eye thanks to its tactile quality and color.