We recently acquired some brand new treasures now on display in summer of glass at #fwmoa. Before they are placed in our vault, see how Mayme Kratz created her ethereal glass works.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Today, Children's Education Associate Katy Thompson marvels at a large scale glass sculpture on display in Summer of Glass at #fwmoa.
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.
Spring is in full bloom, and we're celebrating in the Studio by collecting real flowers to capture in a springy suncatcher inspired by glass artist Paul Stankard. Take a walk, choose your flowers, and gather some simple materials to create your own!
Think you know the history of studio glass? Think again! FWMoA President & CEO Charles Shepard takes us back to 1962, where the contemporary studio glass movement got off to a shaky start, and how it eventually found its footing in the art world.
FWMoA loves glass! We've showcased various contemporary glass artists, from Harvey Littleton to Therman Statom. Today, we're looking back in history to Frenchman Émile Gallé and his botanical vases in this "Treasures from the Vault".
Glass artist Matthew Paskiet achieves perfection in his masterfully crafted blown glass ornaments, available for purchase at the #fwmoa Paradigm Gallery. See how he does it in this "Let's Talk Shop"!
This week, we take inspiration from working artist Therman Statom, who creates sculptures of houses and ladders out of glass and other materials. Construct your own cardboard creation with our intern, Galeena!
In this "Off the Cuff", President & CEO Charles Shepard addresses the questions he received in response to his last post about FWMoA's contemporary glass collection.
Today, we delve into a book about an artist and his work of art that inspired an artist in the FWMoA collection, currently on display in our atrium. Let us read to you "The Wonderful Towers of Watts" by Patricia Zelver!