In this "Now on View", juried photography artist Claire Dunn shares her background and inspiration for her pieces, including the work currently hung in "The National: Best Contemporary Photography".
Now on View: Hiroshi Yamano
Now on View, take a close look at this sculptural glass vase by Hiroshi Yamano. Influenced by traditional Japanese woodblock prints, Assoc. Curator of Special Collections Lauren Wolfer walks us through the visual nuances of this recently collected work.
Artists at Work in the Museum: Standouts John Kelty and Heidi Malott
The Fort Wayne Artist Guild's Paint Out, held August 11 at the #fwmoa, attracted various regional artists to create outside their studio. We celebrate two of the awarded works in this post: John Kelty and Heidi Malott.
Playing Favorites: Sue Slick & Jack Beal
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! They're picking the artwork, currently on view, that they love most and telling us why. See which work co-curator of the exhibition, "Lush and Lavish", Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick chose!
Art Term Tuesday: Accessioning & Deaccessioning
What does it mean when a museum has a "Recent Acquisition" label next to an object? Do museums keep all of their objects in perpetuity? Learn about accessioning and deaccessioning in this post!
Playing Favorites: Katy Thompson & Nicola Simbari
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. Check out Katy Thompson's favorite, Garden by Nicola Simbari, now on display in "Lush and Lavish".
Playing Favorites: Jenna Gilley & Jean-Marcel St. Jacques
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! A woodblock quilt by American artist Jean-Marcel St. Jacques caught Jenna Gilley's eye thanks to its tactile quality and color.
Historical Highlight: Roseville Pottery
The #fwmoa is blooming with inspiration, from Gillespie's outdoor garden party to our indoor floral ceramics, we're inspired by the lush and lavish florals of summer. Learn more about the collection of Roseville Pottery, donated by James and Janet Altman, here!
Playing Favorites: Megan True and Lukasz Habiera
At #fwmoa, staff are playing favorites and picking a work they love currently on display. We asked our Summer Education Intern and Teen Council member Megan True to visit the galleries and find her favorite. See what she loved in this #staffpick.
Recent Acquisition: John Wesley Hardrick
It's officially summer and the #fwmoa has a lush and lavish, albeit painted, garden on display. To celebrate our new exhibition, "Lush and Lavish", we're taking a closer look at recent acquisition John Wesley Hardrick's painting "Chrysanthemums".