Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking them to pick their favorite work currently on display in the museum. Looking for Permanent Collection Intern Audra Widmann? You'll be sure to find her staring at her current favorite, Mucha's "Zodiaque".
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We asked staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Director of Children's Education Alyssa Dumire, who spends a lot of time in the galleries, had no problem choosing Mary Lee Bendolph's velvet quilt.
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.
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking museum staff to pick their favorite work currently on display in the museum. VP and CFO Ashley Stoneburner's current fave? A blown glass piece by duo John Littleton and Kate Vogel.
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.
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 mixed media work by Karl Zerbe, Girl with Blue Mask.
In the Studio we're exploring shape, color, and duality in our own (mini) mixed-media screens. They may not be large enough to divide a room, like Sorman's, but they’re great on a bookshelf--flip it around depending on how you feel that day!
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!