Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty Mitchell

June 2 - September 2, 2018
 
Featuring a selection of large-scale artworks accompanied by videos documenting the artist’s creative process, this exhibition is the first to introduce Kirsty Mitchell's fantastical photographs to American museum audiences.

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46th Annual International Glass Invitational Award Winners

July 14-September 23, 2018
 
Organized by Habatat Galleries, this exhibition is the oldest and largest annual contemporary glass show in the country. Selected from an array of glass masters, this exhibition features the best studio glass artists in the world. In its 45th year, the invitational presents contemporary glass sculpture in the greater context of international influence with unconventional forms and processes. Courtesy of Habatat Galleries, Michigan.

Winslow Homer: From Poetry to Fiction, The Engraved Works

July 28-September 23, 2018
 
This exhibition is one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Winslow Homer wood engravings ever to tour American museums, including many never before exhibited or published rare period photographs that relate to Homer's engravings from the early 1860s to the late 1870s.

American Brilliant Cut Glass

New World Innovation from 1876-1917
 
This collection captures the unique beauty of American Brilliant Cut Glass, which first broke free from the dominant European glass market in 1876. For centuries, American glass makers fell short of the European standard, but with increased immigration to America in the 19th century, European artisans brought their expertise to the U.S., and American glassmaking began to thrive.

FWMoA Calendar
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Curator's Tour: 46th International Glass Invitational Award Winners thursday | 12:15 pm

Chief Curator and CEO Charles Shepard will lead you on an engaging and lively gallery tour through the 46th International Glass Invitational Awards Winners exhibition. From specialized and personal points of view, curators offer unique perspectives on all FWMoA exhibits. Tours are free with gallery admission.

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2nd Thursday in the Paradigm Gallery: Mobile Hotshop Demonstration with Matt Paskiet 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. Enjoy free admission, edibles and a cash bar with friends. August: Matt Paskiet, owner of Firenation Glass Studio and Gallery, will bring his mobile hotshop for a glassblowing demonstration! This furnace on wheels brings the excitement of molten glass transformed into brilliant glass sculpture to the front patio of FWMoA.

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Summer Party friday | 7:00 pm

Four times a year, we highlight current exhibits with a party that brings together art lovers of all kinds to enjoy food, friends, and music at FWMoA. A new take on the traditional opening reception model, these events are each a fusion of many diverse exhibits with specially designed decor and seasonal edibles from the area's top caterers. $8 Members | $15 Non-Members

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Bilingual Tour thursday | 6:30 pm

Launched last year, FWMoA partnered with the Fort Wayne-based Language Services Network to offer bilingual tours of our current exhibits! The tours are free and no RSVP is required. However, if you have questions, please contact the Language Services Network at 260.426.6764. This tour will be in Spanish and English.

Upcoming Events
Summer Party
August 10

Four times a year, we highlight current exhibits with a party that brings together art lovers of all kinds to enjoy food, friends, and music at FWMoA. A new take on the traditional opening reception model, these events are each a fusion of many diverse exhibits with specially designed decor and seasonal edibles from the area's top caterers. $8 Members | $15 Non-Members

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Bilingual Tour
August 16

Launched last year, FWMoA partnered with the Fort Wayne-based Language Services Network to offer bilingual tours of our current exhibits! The tours are free and no RSVP is required. However, if you have questions, please contact the Language Services Network at 260.426.6764. This tour will be in Spanish and English.

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Meet Me at FWMoA
August 21

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.

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Print Room Talks: Relief: Woodcut, Wood Engraving and Linocut
September 12

To make a relief print, the artist cuts away material on the surface of a block (often times made of wood or linoleum) leaving the design in relief. The raised design is then inked and printed. Woodcuts by German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer will be contrasted with contemporary examples.

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