For this special "Treasures from Home", Lauren Wolfer shares the blueprints her grandfather worked on as an engineer that benefited the Air Force, even doing a stint at our GE campus here in Fort Wayne, in honor of Memorial Day.
In this "Saturday Studio", we teach you how to make silly paper sculptures inspired by Scholastic Awards Alum Red Grooms!
Let's get real about Realism! In this "Off the Cuff", FWMoA President and CEO Charles Shepard talks about the fate and future of Realism as abstract art joined the scene.
This month we decided to highlight one of our children's books from the Learning Center, "Artists and their Pets", a fun biography of 20 artists and the pets who inspired them and kept them company. Also included: photos of the pets of FWMoA!
The global pandemic has forced museums to close their physical doors and open their digital ones, begging the question: do we still need a physical museum space? As we celebrate International Museum day, we reflect on this question, asserting that the digital, while now an integral expansion of the museum experience, will not replace the physical, instead enhancing it.
Juan Sánchez creates socio-political art inspired by his identity that combines photography, text, and appropriated images in a collage style to inform and educate.
In this "Saturday Studio", we take inspiration from David Shapiro, an artist in our Archive, to paint without a paintbrush! Instead, stamp, stencil, scrape, and dig your paint into a beautiful artwork!
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard discusses the collecting strategy for FWMoA and how it adheres to our mission as a museum.
What is a curator? You may have heard that term used both inside and outside museums and cultural institutions. Today, we explore its meaning and different uses both inside the museum and outside in the digital world.
This "Saturday Studio" is all about printmaking! Using materials found in your kitchen, you can make prints to hang on your fridge or exchange with friends and family by following the steps in this video by Director of Children's Education, Alyssa Dumire.