Today in the #studio we're cleaning up! Inspired by Louise Nevelson and her use of found objects, we dug through our trove of things to create mystery "treasure boxes" like the ones collected by Dorothy Gillespie. See how here:
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!
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! Education Assistant Naomi Vanderleest has had her eye on Dennis McNett's sculptural crows since she first started in 2021, and is excited to finally see them out on exhibit in "The Art of the Skateboard".
Staff at #fwmoa are playing favorites! We're asking staff to pick their favorite work on display in the museum. Today, Children's Education Associate Katy Thompson marvels at a large scale glass sculpture on display in Summer of Glass at #fwmoa.
How does a museum determine if a sculpture must stay in the galleries or if it can go outside? Today, we explore the differences in construction of indoor and outdoor sculpture, and celebrate some new work coming to #fwmoa!
Today, #fwmoa is in the Shop with Mary Pat Wallen! Her stretched figural sculptures investigate the human ability to achieve balance, no matter the challenges life throws at us. See how she celebrates the imperfections of life in this #letsttalkSHOP
As social distancing procedures march on, #fwmoa has become a haven for many, including those on staff! Collection Information Specialist Sue Slick reflects on Milton Hebald's sculpture, Adagio, discussing his life, work, and her own experience of the piece.
FWMoA loves glass! We've showcased various contemporary glass artists, from Harvey Littleton to Therman Statom. Today, we're looking back in history to Frenchman Émile Gallé and his botanical vases in this "Treasures from the Vault".
Make a miniature, architectural marvel out of gingerbread! Think outside the pre-made gingerbread house boxes and explore abstract structures with us in this "Saturday Studio".
FWMoA's outdoor space features multiple sculptures, including one by internationally renowned artist Carl Milles. Taking a break from glass, President & CEO Charles Shepard highlights this bronze piece, easily visited on Museum grounds.