How do we know the history of an artwork? By checking its provenance! Learn more about how museum and collectors learn the history of their purchases in this "Art Term Tuesday".
April is National Poetry Month! Enjoy this sampling of works written by our 2020 Scholastic Writing Award recipients in the category of, you guessed it, Poetry!
As we approach our 100th year anniversary, Sue Slick reads up on one of the founding fathers of the museum, Theodore F. Thieme.
How does an artist ensure their message is conveyed to their viewers? One way is by creating an impactful composition. This week's "Art Term Tuesday" explores the different ways artists' use composition to tell their story.
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with FWMoA as we start things off with our poetry American Voices nominees: Annabeth Bretz and Elizabeth Newsom.
What is "inappropriate" in art? As a form of visual communication, art is susceptible to censorship, but should it be?
Synesthesia is a quirk of the brain, a personal and individual experience that the ones without find hard to imagine, as two senses are linked together, for example, color and sound. Learn more about how this effects artists work in this "Art Term Tuesday".
In this "Term Tuesday" we unpack the meaning of the word "portfolio", particularly how it differs from a series and why it's important to know when a work is part of a portfolio.
This week we discuss the idea of inspiration, where does it come from and where does it go? Come visit us here at the museum to see all the way artists are inspired to create!
A lesser known technique in printmaking, chine collé allows artists to print on delicate sheets of paper. Learn more about this process from Sachi Yanari-Rizzo!