Art Cislo: Expressions of the Heart of Man

April 16 - July 10, 2016
 
An artist’s interpretation and expressions of the narratives of our time are shaped by worldview, family upbringing, cultural and societal norms, and personal imaginings of the stories we read and hear, among other inner and outer influences.

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.

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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Chalk Walk 2016

July 9 - 10, 2016
 
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). 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.

FWMoA Calendar
JUL
07
Curator's Tour: Alexander Lawrie's Masterpiece Portraits 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. 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.

JUL
09
Chalk Walk 2016 saturday | 10:00 am

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.

JUL
12
Mark Kistler's Summer Art Camps! tuesday | 9:00 am

Parents watched Mark Kistler as “Commander Mark” on National Public Television’s “The Secret City” and “Mark Kistler’s Imagination Station” in the 1980s. Now, the new generation of children have the opportunity to learn from nationally acclaimed art educator Mark Kistler.

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

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.

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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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