Wonderland: Photographs by Kirsty MitchellJune 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 WinnersJuly 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 WorksJuly 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.
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.
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.
A supplemental program for the participants of our Meet Me at FWMoA tours, this Hands On Event will use projects to explore themes of color, line, self-portraiture, and abstraction. The program is a partnership with the Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter and is designed to provide individuals with an early stage diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other form of dementia a way to experience the visual arts in a way that meets their needs. 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. Individuals will not be able to participate in this program without calling the Alzheimer's Association to be pre-screened for an early-stage diagnosis and register for the program. If you have questions of FWMoA staff, please call Elizabeth Goings at 260.422.6467. This is a free program with appropriate RSVP
Chief Curator and CEO Charles Shepard will lead you on an engaging and lively gallery tour of "Winslow Homer: From Poetry to Fiction, the Engraved Works." From his specialized and personal point of view, Shepard offers a unique perspective as the visionary for all FWMoA exhibits. Tours are free with museum admission.
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.Learn More //
September: Warm weather calls for outdoor glassblowing! This popular event gives you 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.Learn More //
Celebrate opening weekend of this exhibit and Litmus Test: Works on Paper from the Psychedelic Era with live music, cash bar, appetizers, and face time with the one and only Chuck Sperry! $8 Members | $12 Non-MembersLearn More //
Celebrate this remarkable exhibition and enjoy a lecture by American art historian Dr. Beth Kuebler Wolf, Professor in the School of Creative Arts at the University of Saint Francis. Cash bar and appetizers will be offered. $8 Members / $15 Non-MembersLearn More //