As summer comes to a close, we're staying inspired by the nature around us in the #Studio! Learn how to make a joyful (glittery!) work of art inspired by artist Frank Stella and his love of birds.
Heard the name John C. Kelty before? You may have met him at #fwmoa! He's given many demonstrations, just recently at the #Paradigm in July. If you missed him in person, see how he creates his watercolors in this step-by-step breakdown on the blog.
As students head back to school, teachers are preparing their classrooms for a new year, and so are we! The #fwmoa education team is here to share some books they've added to their library this year, so take a look!
#fwmoa is always saddened to hear about the death of an artist, and Hung Liu is no exception. In memory to her, Curator of Prints & Drawings Sachi Yanari-Rizzo looks at Hung's works held in the Permanent Collection of the Museum.
NFT. You've seen the acronym in headlines and taglines and heard it spoken on air and in your local coffee shops, but what does it mean? Today, we crack the code behind non-fungible tokens.
It's time to go behind-the-scenes and into the vault! Just like all those movies that take place in museums, we have our own exciting tales at FWMoA. Sue Slick takes us on a journey behind the doors of FWMoA and into the historic storage spaces for art.
How does a museum determine if a sculpture must stay in the galleries or if it can go outside? Today, we explore the differences in construction of indoor and outdoor sculpture, and celebrate some new work coming to #fwmoa!
A recent trip to Norfolk, Virginia reminded our Curator of Prints & Drawings, Sachi Yanari-Rizzo, of the John Taylor Arms etchings in the #fwmoa collection. See why in this "Treasures from the Vault".
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking them to pick their favorite work currently on display in the museum. Curatorial Assistant Jenna Gilley's current favorite? A cast glass sculpture by Robin Grebe, on display in Summer of Glass.
Happy birthday, Luis Jiménez! To celebrate, today in the Studio we're creating animal prints like his "Sidewinder" using a rubbing technique known as frottage.