Gala and Auction

This Friday - A Night of Glitter and Gold
 
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art Gala and Auction is the art auction of the year! Featuring live and silent auctions brimming with art, jewelry, and travel and luxury packages; and a night to remember with top tier cuisine and live music, the Gala and Auction is the most unique cultural fundraiser in the city. This exciting and luxurious evening at FWMoA raises essential funding to help us continue to serve the community as the largest regional resource for the visual arts.

2017 Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners

Limited viewing this week - Call if you have a question!
 
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art Scholastic Program, which features the Art & Writing Awards competition, continues to gain momentum. The FWMoA Program is one of only 26 Scholastic Programs in the country to offer the full Art and Writing Program and our region has grown to include 52 counties in Indiana and Ohio. Year after year, the winning students in our program go on to win numerous national awards.

Chihuly at FWMoA

A spectacular glass chandelier is here!
 
A shimmering chandelier by the father of studio glass, Dale Chihuly, now has a permanent home at FWMoA and avaliable to enjoy now!

Generations: A View of Who Was Who

February 4 - April 9, 2017
 
A star-studded cast of African American artists through the generations, selected for their impact on each other and the art world as a whole. The Fort Wayne Museum of Art has made a conscious choice to collect art by African-American and other minority artists. This exhibit features specific works from the collection to contextualize the artists, their work in the stream of American culture as reflected by their artistic peers.

FWMoA Calendar
MAR
02
Curator's Tour: A Year of Making Meaning thursday | 12:15 pm

President & CEO and Chief Curator Charles Shepard will take you on a new gallery tour each month. From his specialized and personal point of view, Shepard offers a unique perspective as the visionary for all exhibitions at FWMoA. Tours are free with gallery admission.

MAR
03
ArtRageous Gala friday | 6:00 pm

ARTrageous is the art fundraiser and auction of the year! Featuring live and silent auctions brimming with art, jewelry, and travel and luxury packages; and a night to remember with top tier cuisine and live music, ARTrageous is the most unique cultural fundraiser in the city.

MAR
09
2nd Thursday in Paradigm: Color with Rebecca Graves thursday | 5:00 pm

Join us for 2nd Thursday in the Paradigm Gallery, your opportunity to experience the fine art and craft from over 75 local and regional Paradigm artists in deeper ways. Each second Thursday will feature something new. Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. March: The multi-talented Rebecca Graves lends us her talents with custom coloring pages for a night of coloring for kids AND adults! An accomplished ceramicist, Rebecca has a thriving coloring book business, creating whimsical opportunities for the artist in all of us to unwind through the nostalgic act of coloring. Enter your completed coloring pages in a contest to win a unique Paradigm prize pack!

MAR
21
Meet Me at FWMoA tuesday | 2:00 pm

This monthly tour program is specially designed for individuals with an early-stage diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other form of dementia. Tours are led by docents trained to effectively communicate with individuals with an early-stage diagnosis of dementia and are designed to be engaging for the individual and their care partners. People who are interested in attending the monthly tours must be pre-screened through the Fort Wayne office of the Alzheimer’s Association by calling 800.272.3900. Tours are free of charge for participants and their care partners and will take place the third Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m., each lasting about an hour.

Upcoming Events
Curator's Tour: Generations
April 06

Join Chief Curator Charles Shepard and exhibit curator and FWMoA Registrar Leah Reeder for an engaging tour of this exhibition, a survey of influential African American artists through the generations. Tours are free with gallery admission.

Learn More //
2nd Thursday in Paradigm: Egg-stravaganza
April 13

Join us for 2nd Thursday in the Paradigm Gallery, your opportunity to experience the fine art and craft from over 75 local and regional Paradigm artists in deeper ways. Each second Thursday will feature something new. Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. April: We asked our Paradigm artists to create custom and one-of-a-kind Easter eggs like you've never seen before, all for sale and ready for your Easter tree.

Learn More //
Curator's Tour: Expressions of Existence
May 04

FWMoA Curators will take you on a new gallery tour each month. From a specialized and personal point of view, curator Tiffany Street, with Chief Curator Charles Shepard, will take you on a guided tour of this exhibition. Tours are free with gallery admission. May: Expressions of Existence This exhibition brings together the work of artists who have forthrightly addressed, in varying ways, the effects of physical and mental disability on the creation of art.

Learn More //
Curator's Tour: Robert Williams' SLANG Aesthetics!
June 01

A FWMoA Curator will take you on a new gallery tour each month. From a specialized and personal point of view, exhibit curator Josef Zimmerman will offer a unique perspective on Robert Williams' exhibition. Tours are free with gallery admission.

Learn More //
Newsletter Sign Up.
Sign up today to receive email updates on events, programs, membership, upcoming exhibits, and other exciting opportunities from FWMoA.
311 E Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Gallery Hours Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-6pm
Thursday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 12-5pm
Administrative Office Hours Monday - Friday: 8:30am-5pm
P: (260) 422-6467
F: (260) 422-1374