Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Docent Volunteers are integral members of our team; and, even constantly surrounded by the art, Jennifer Vaughn had an easy time picking her favorite! See what stops her on every visit to #fwmoa in this #staffpick.
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Even before the work arrived at the museum, Katy knew these glass finger puppets by Caterina Urrata-Weintraub would be her next #staffpick.
If you've visited #fwmoa lately, you've definitely seen some of our wonderous glass sculptures. Inspired by our glass collection, today in the Studio we're playing with ice and light to see why artists choose this medium specifically.
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 new glass work by artists Tim Tate & Michael Janis.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We asked staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Today, we're saying goodbye to Sheila O'Rourke, one of our Visitor Services staff, by looking at her favorite work by Bertil Vallien.
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.