Can art really ever be new? Art Nouveau (New Art) tried! Explore the short-lived movement dominated by artists whose work we love today; then, come visit #fwmoa to see it on display! See Art Nouveau master Alphonse Mucha's posters until September 26.
This week in the #fwmoa Studio, we were inspired by the Gee's Bend quilters and their foray into printmaking with the Paulson Fontaine Press. Grab some paper scraps, scissors, and glue and design a paper patchwork quilt top with us!
In her visitor services role, Michele Andrews gets to interact with the art at #fwmoa all the time. So, how to pick a favorite?! For this round of exhibitions, she chose a painting from Jon Schueler's solo exhibition, "Lost Man Blues".
A sculptor and printmaker whose pacifist works were condemned as degenerate art by the Nazi Party, Ernst Barlach's "Der Neue Tag" is one of many works we're highlighting that didn't make it into our year-long anniversary exhibition.
Looking for a Memorial Day (or weekend) read? We got you! Check out Anthony M. Amore's fast-paced chronicle of 11 separate cons that illustrate the ways in which the art world is susceptible to swindlers, grifters, and artists of all kinds.
Terminology is tricky; one wrong word and you can accidentally mislabel or offend. In the visual arts, language constantly changes to reflect the transformative nature of artistic style and movement. We explore this change in terms in artisan v. artist.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! A curator who works primarily with the permanent collection, Lauren Wolfer has many favorites (we won't tell the other works!). Her current pick? A mixed media work by Karl Zerbe, Girl with Blue Mask.
The #fwmoa Studio is bugging out over the end of the 17 year hibernation for the Brood X #cicadas. We're not buzzing with excitement, but we're marking their return by creating watercolor resist cicadas inspired by artist's Laurel Izard & Charlie Cummings.
From printmaker to teacher to jeweler, Jan McCune of Sun Valley Studio has done it all! Today’s post will give you an in-depth look into Jan’s shop and the creative process behind her pendants, earrings, and bracelets.
Celebrating a centennial is a big milestone that calls for some bold changes, like a new logo! For this "In the News", #fwmoa VP & COO Amanda Shepard describes the process of designing a bold new logo to lead the Museum into the next 100 years.