In this "Saturday Studio", everyday objects are given new meaning by manipulating their form to create art that makes the mundane magical. Learn how to make jewelry from pop-tops with #fwmoa Curatorial Intern Jenna Gilley!
In this "Saturday Studio", we teach you how to make silly paper sculptures inspired by Scholastic Awards Alum Red Grooms!
April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate with FWMoA as we start things off with our poetry American Voices nominees: Annabeth Bretz and Elizabeth Newsom.
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 Thanksgiving, the FWMoA Children's Education department is thankful for creative teens who share their art and writing through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards!
In preparation for the start of the Scholastic Art + Writing Awards, we are re-reading some of last years winners and discussing what this years emerging authors will choose to write about!
The Children's Education department here at FWMoA just got back from a whirlwind trip to NYC to celebrate our National Medalists in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Read on to learn what "museum people" do when they visit the Big Apple!
Kaitlin Binkley, Marketing Coordinator In the simplest of terms, a portrait is a representation of a person. A self-portrait is a representation of the artist themself, like today’s #selfie. There are many generalities associated with portraits, for example, generally, portraits include the face and the person’s expression. Generally, a portrait is more staged than a …
Katy Thompson, Children's Education Associate This Sunday, February 17, emerging artists and writers from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio will descend upon the University of St. Francis’ Robert Golds tine Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne for our Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Regional Ceremony. The Regional Ceremony, which honors students in grades 7-12, …
The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards exhibition is held at FWMoA every year, and every year it gets bigger! Read on to find out how we tackle this exhibit that spans three galleries, includes over 700 artworks, and finds a way to showcase writing works in a museum setting.