To celebrate this #IndependenceDay we examine why artists visually record both momentous figures and events in our history through Ray Johnson's screenprint, "Foot".
A petition for Jeff Bezos to purchase and eat the famed Mona Lisa has recently made the news. At #fwmoa we believe art is best served to the public, and Bezos may not find the artwork as palatable to the stomach as it is to the eyes of the art world.
Our resident Abstract Expressionism connoisseur Alyssa Dumire spotlights a new book on Helen Frankenthaler by Alexander Nemerov. Learn more about her and then visit #fwmoa to see her work, London Memos III, on display in our #100thAnniversary exhibition.
To photograph or not to photograph, that is the question! Here, Director of Children's Education at #fwmoa Alyssa Dumire discusses the pros and cons of permitting photography in the galleries, and why some museums are more restrictive than others.
Celebrating a centennial is a big milestone that calls for some bold changes, like a new logo! For this "In the News", #fwmoa VP & COO Amanda Shepard describes the process of designing a bold new logo to lead the Museum into the next 100 years.
This week is #NationalVolunteerWeek, and #fwmoa is celebrating by recognizing our amazing docents and their continued dedication to the museum throughout the pandemic. Want to join them team? Read on to learn how!
April is #NationalPoetryMonth, and #fwmoa is celebrating by highlighting two of our American Voices Nominees in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Poets Rylee Beltz and Elizabeth Newsom. Read, or listen to them read, their awarded works in this post!
Looking for a good read? Look no further! We at #fwmoa recommend Celia Stahr's new Frida Kahlo biography, "Frida in America". A story about the impact of place, Stahr focuses on Kahlo's time in America and its impact on her personal and creative life.
A troubling incident at another museum has FWMoA Vice President & COO Amanda Shepard reflecting on the ways in which museums can get lost when they focus more on selling than serving, and “audiences” more than people.
It's #WorldReadAloudDay! Listen to the FWMoA Volunteer Docents read aloud books from our Learning Center library and then make-up your own tales based on some works from our permanent collection!