While acrylic paint came to dominate the art scene after its inception, the pencil was wielded by Roman scribes, Vincent van Gogh, and contemporary artists today. How has it withstood the test of time? Learn more about this humble tool in this "Art Term Tuesday".
This week, we weave! Inspired by Claire Zeisler's fiber art, on display at FWMoA when we reopen on June 14th, this "Saturday Studio" takes you through the steps of weaving using a cardboard loom.
Dance veggies dance! In this "Saturday Studio", we explore the concepts of rhythm and repetition in art using fruits and veggies to print, inspired by artist Martha Mayer Erlebacher.
This weekend marks the closing of Heather Day's inaugural museum show at FWMoA. Due to COVID-19, we closed much earlier, so to mark the occasion we present to you our president and docents talking about her artwork to help continue the experience of this exhibition.
In this "Saturday Studio", we teach you how to make silly paper sculptures inspired by Scholastic Awards Alum Red Grooms!
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!
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!
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.
Looking for a fun weekend activity? Our Director of Children's Education, Alyssa Dumire, takes you step-by-step in creating a kaleidoscope! Share photos of your creations with us in the comments!