Generally speaking, from the Renaissance to the early 20th century art was realistic and detailed. This changed with the invention of the camera. Learn how one artist implemented the camera as a tool to make his work even more realistic.
In April 1979, internationally known “woman artist” Dorothy Gillespie came to Fort Wayne and wowed the locals with a city-wide exhibition. Learn more about this visiting artist in this post!
Where did the paintbrush come from? In this "Art Term Tuesday", we grapple with the lack of information about a tool that has played a large role in our visual history.
Printmaking making your head spin? Delve deeper into four printmaking processes through one print: Brett de Palma's "Four Corners of the World".
Alongside the pews in church, behind grandma’s comfy chair, or displayed in an art gallery, there are multiple ways to define and refine what religious art is. With the holiday season upon us, let's take a moment to do so.
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!