Summer of Glass 2016

44th International Winners, Davide Salvadore, and Albert Paley!
 
The Summer of Glass is an annual showcase of the world's most brilliantly executed studio glass. This trio of exhibitions includes the 44th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Winners and solo exhibitions by glass sculptors Albert Paley and Davide Salvadore.

Summer Party

August 5 | 7pm
 
Summer Party: August 5, 6-9pm. Check out new exhibitions, groove with live music by Metavari and enjoy appetizers and cash bar by CS3. $5 Members / $12 Guests. Tickets go on sale July 1. Sponsored by Galecki Financial Management

Alexander Lawrie: A Master Portraitist in Indiana

June 4 - August 21, 2016
 
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is proud to showcase an exhibit of artist Alexander Lawrie, active in Indiana from 1881 until his death in 1917. Lawrie's legacy includes portraits of prominent figures in Indiana history. A key partnership of this project is with the Indiana Veteran's Home in West Lafayette, which has housed 167 Lawrie works since 1917.

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FWMoA Calendar
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Curator's Tour: Summer of Glass 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. The Summer of Glass is an annual showcase of the world's most brilliantly executed studio glass. This trio of exhibitions includes the 44th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Winners and solo exhibitions by glass sculptors Albert Paley and David Salvadore. Tours are free with gallery admission.

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Summer Party friday | 7:00 pm

Celebrate Summer exhibits with a night of art, music, food, and friends! Enjoy gourmet edibles, cash bar, and live music. Sponsored by Galecki Financial Management. $5 members / $12 non-members Includes admission to all galleries.

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2nd Thursday in Paradigm: Glassblowing Demonstration and Trunk Show 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 of the month will feature artist demonstrations, trunk shows, tastings, and performances. Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. August: Celebrate the Summer of Glass with more of the well-loved glassblowing demonstrations with Fort Wayne glass artist Eran Park, and a trunk show of Mike Brumbaugh's and Matthew Paskiet's gorgeous glass sculptures. Sponsored by Waiter on the Way.

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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: Alexander Lawrie's Masterpiece Portraits
July 07

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. July's Tour: This summer, we are proud to showcase an exhibit of artist Alexander Lawrie, active in Indiana from 1881 until his death in 1917. Lawrie's legacy includes portraits of prominent figures in Indiana history. A key partnership of this project is with the Indiana Veteran's Home in West Lafayette, which has housed 167 Lawrie works since 1917.

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Chalk Walk 2016
July 09

Note: All squares are sold out! Chalk Walk entertains, engages, and educates the 22,000 viewers who flock to see the spectacle unfold. The event is based on an Italian tradition of street painting that dates to the 16th century, known as i madonnari (street painters). Using pastels, artists may choose to reproduce existing artworks or create their own in their designated square. Held in conjunction with the Three Rivers Festival, Chalk Walk is truly a community event and draws on the amazing talents of area, regional and national artists. Individuals and families with no training in art are especially encouraged to participate.

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2nd Thursday in Paradigm: Glassblowing Demonstration with Eran Park
July 14

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 of the month will feature artist demonstrations, trunk shows, tastings, and performances. Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. Celebrate the Summer of Glass with this annual favorite! Fort Wayne glass artist Eran Park will demonstrate live the time-honored techniques of glassblowing with his modern day influences. Sponsored by Gladieux Consulting

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Summer Party
August 05

Celebrate Summer exhibits with a night of art, music, food, and friends! Enjoy gourmet edibles, cash bar, and live music. Sponsored by Galecki Financial Management. $5 members / $12 non-members Includes admission to all galleries.

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