FWMoA is Open!

Visit us in safety and comfort.
 
The Museum has reopened to the public after following Governor Holcomb's Phase 4 plan. Visit us with automatic doors, clearly marked 6' spacing, and complimentary sanitizer.

Shop Paradigm Gallery Online and In-store

Come shop with us!
 
Starting May 19, the Paradigm Gallery is opening up to in-store shopping! We continue to offer online services as well! Browse our online "store", call Abby to place your order. We're stocked with Buddha Boards, children's art kits, creative toys, unique books, and more. Plus, if you're looking for that special something, Abby will guide you through our selection of jewelry, art, origami, wood-turned objects, and more from our 65+ local and regional artists.

Static Energy: Sculpture by Dale Enochs

September 5, 2020 - March 14, 2021
 
Static Energy: Sculpture by Dale Enochs brings together work spanning the artist’s decades-long career. Based in Bloomington, Indiana, Enochs has spent his career developing unique sculptural techniques that incorporate both figurative and abstract forms in stone and metal. Numerous influences including the body, the natural world, and Eastern spirituality and culture emanate from his work.

American Impressionism: Treasures from the Daywood Collection

September 19 – December 13, 2020
 
September 19 – December 13, 2020 Drawn from the collection of the Huntington Museum of Art, American Impressionism: Treasures from the Daywood Collection features 41 elegant American paintings, originally from the private collection of Arthur Dayton and Ruth Woods Dayton. This exhibition showcases work from a transitional time in American art, approximately the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when artists abandoned the rigors of academic styles and subjects.

FWMoA Calendar
NOV
05
Curator's Tour: Static Energy thursday | 12:15 pm

Curators will take you on a tour of this exhibition. From specialized and personal points of view, curators offer unique perspectives on all FWMoA exhibits. Free with Museum admission. The tour is open to the first 12 registrants. The tour will also be recorded and available after the event.

NOV
12
Looking for 2nd Thursday? thursday | 5:00 pm

With cold weather returning, we are cancelling 2nd Thursday in the Paradigm Gallery for November and December to avoid creating large groups of people indoors. Please enjoy free admission at FWMoA EVERY Thursday from 5-8pm to enjoy our exhibitions.

NOV
14
Second Saturday Family Tour saturday | 10:30 am

Join us each month for a special tour of the Museum! Educator-led tours invite close looking, discussion, and interpretation of selected artworks and are a fun and safe way to get your family out of the house together. This program is free with museum admission and pre-registration. Second Saturday Tours are specifically for PreK-12 students and their adult companions and will be capped at 20 participants to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration is required and all museum visitors over age 8 must wear a face covering. Tours begin at 10:30 in the FWMoA Atrium and last about an hour.

NOV
18
Art On Call wednesday | 2:00 pm

Join us each month to experience art from the comfort of your home or classroom! Programs will alternate between a tour of a current exhibition and a theme-based Gallery on Wheels collection. FWMoA educators will engage students in close looking strategies and activities to deepen learning and build skills across subjects. Programs last about 30 minutes with optional art making activities to extend the experience.

Upcoming Events
Second Saturday Family Tour
November 14

Join us each month for a special tour of the Museum! Educator-led tours invite close looking, discussion, and interpretation of selected artworks and are a fun and safe way to get your family out of the house together. This program is free with museum admission and pre-registration. Second Saturday Tours are specifically for PreK-12 students and their adult companions and will be capped at 20 participants to allow for social distancing. Pre-registration is required and all museum visitors over age 8 must wear a face covering. Tours begin at 10:30 in the FWMoA Atrium and last about an hour.

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Art On Call
November 18

Join us each month to experience art from the comfort of your home or classroom! Programs will alternate between a tour of a current exhibition and a theme-based Gallery on Wheels collection. FWMoA educators will engage students in close looking strategies and activities to deepen learning and build skills across subjects. Programs last about 30 minutes with optional art making activities to extend the experience.

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Art + Writing Club
November 19

The FWMoA Art + Writing Club is back to gather teen creatives from around the community to share ideas and make masterpieces. Middle and high school students ages 13 and up from any school are welcome to join. Please fill out the form here to sign up, as attendance will be capped at 15 to allow for social distancing. This year, we will explore a variety of topics while keeping a safe, clean environment for everyone! We will try new mediums, critique work to get constructive feedback, and show our individual voices through artwork and writing prompts. Art + Writing Club is planned collaboratively between museum staff and our teen intern, with input from club members. This is a free opportunity for like-minded creatives to meet and share ideas while maintaining social distance. Monthly meetings will be held in the FWMoA Lincoln Auditorium from 5-6:30 pm.

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FWMoA Live American Impressionism
November 19

Join us for a Facebook Live discussion with CEO Charles Shepard joined by Geoff Fleming, Executive Director at the Huntington Museum of Art and Chris Hattan, the Huntington Museum of Art's Senior Curator and curator of American Impressionism. They'll discuss the history of Impressionism in America and its many influences, from French Impressionism to the Berlin school, and how early private collectors have shaped the collections of American museums today.

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Fort Wayne, IN 46802
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Thursday: 10am-8pm
Sunday: 12-5pm
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