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.
What We’re Reading to You: “The Wonderful Towers of Watts” by Patricia Zelver
Today, we delve into a book about an artist and his work of art that inspired an artist in the FWMoA collection, currently on display in our atrium. Let us read to you "The Wonderful Towers of Watts" by Patricia Zelver!
Saturday Studio: Spinning Sculptures
It's sculpture day in the studio! Learn how to make a kinetic sculpture inspired by George Rickey, then take it outside to watch it spin in the wind!
Treasures from the Vault: Marie Watt
Sculptor and printmaker Marie Watt uses blankets as a means of expressing both the female experience and her Native American culture.
Saturday Studio: Silly Sculptures
In this "Saturday Studio", we teach you how to make silly paper sculptures inspired by Scholastic Awards Alum Red Grooms!
Artist Highlight: Paul Manship
Learn more about sculptor Paul Manship in this "Artist Highlight" by our Collection Information Specialist and Fort Wayne History Extraordinaire Sue Slick!
Treasures from the Vault: Tim Tadder
Artists often have a team or collaborate with one another, bringing impactful visions that start conversations or remix old stories with new ideas. One such artist is commercial and editorial photographer Tim Tadder, who collaborated with sculptor Krisztianna to create the Las Muertas photo series.
Off the Cuff: Barbara Stanczak, Visions of Intuition
Chief Curator, President, and CEO of FWMoA Charles Shepard writes on Barbara Stanczak's place in art history in this new installment of "Off the Cuff".
Artist on Artist: Tate on Degas
To celebrate Edgar Degas' birthday, Elizabeth Kilmer examines Tim Tate's modern take on Degas' well-known "Little Dancer" sculpture. Read on to learn how artists build on previous artists narratives in this installment of Artist on Artist.
Reality Check: Choosing Your Words Wisely
Does it ever strike you that two words, similar as they are, can have strikingly different meanings? When it comes to art, words that are commonly used interchangeably to describe creative work can actually bring us to a fork in the road on the path to meaning. Read on to spend a little time in the geeky world of art words.