Katy Thompson, Associate Director of Education The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and the ghouls are coming out to play. Sue Slick, our Collection Information Specialist, recently shared a new art word with me: gloamin'. A Scottish term referring to the twilight hour when ghosts and witches are about, it's applied to artworks …
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Let us introduce to you the Teen Council, starting with returning member Ash Bushnell and their favorite work #nowonview:
Vivian Wang turns her textiles to glass in this sculpture #nowonview at #fwmoa!
Lauren Wolfer, Assoc. Curator of Special Collections & Archives It’s spooky season! Are you still looking for the perfect Halloween costume? For this Friday the 13th, we thought we’d share with you some ideas from a handful of the over 1,000 prints gifted (!!!) to us by rock poster artist Chuck Sperry. In doing so, …
Stuart Fink, whose sculptural work is always on display on the northwest side of #fwmoa, also created drawings to visualize his 3D pieces. See how artists use drawings to develop their ideas in this #treasuresfromthevault post:
A return to creative play after focusing on other abilities, Justin Rothshank's new colorful ceramics are a feast for the eyes. See how he makes them in this #letstalkshop.
“You call that art?!” Conceptual art has a reputation for inaccessibility, so this week we're questioning the very definition of art and who gets to decide: the artist or the viewer.
Visited the #fwmoa recently? If so, you may have to turn around and come back because we have new exhibitions and works...though these recent acquisitions aren't works of art, but books! See them in the Print & Drawing Study Center:
Sharing your artwork is always a risk, but for Scholastic Art Award recipient Bayan Yunis the risk was worth the reward. Here, she recounts her rocky start with the Awards that resulted in receiving the Harry and Betty Quadracci Art Portfolio Award.
What does an art movement look like when it's happening, and how can we know where it will go? Charles Shepard ruminates on the longevity of the studio glass movement and the role museums play in ensuring the medium in the annals of art history.