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The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018 opens April 21 at FWMoA

April 2, 2018 – Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to announce the third installment of its contemporary photography major exhibition series with The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018. The exhibition is a hybrid invitational and juried exhibition, anchored by established photography standouts Michelle Andonian, Clint Baclawski, Natalie Christensen, […]

FWMoA Announces 42 National Scholastic Art and Writing Medals

March 19, 2018 – Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to announce the students who have won national recognition for their art and writing in the 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. 

Fort Wayne Museum of Art Receives Lincoln Financial Foundation Grant

March 15, 2018 – Fort Wayne, Ind. – Fort Wayne Museum of Art has received a $40,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation in support of Children’s Education. The program provides free access to quality visual arts education in a museum setting and free access to visual art education to complement existing classroom instruction to […]

Fort Wayne Museum of Art Honors Eric Doden with Theodore Thieme Award

March 5, 2018 – Fort Wayne, Ind. – At its annual fundraiser March 2, the ArtRageous Gala and Auction, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art honored Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Fort Wayne Inc. with its prestigious Theodore Thieme Award.

Fort Wayne Museum of Art Recognizes More Than 750 Students With Prestigious Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Award

Regional artists, writers competed regionally against 4,300 submissions February 14, 2018 – Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Fort Wayne Museum of Art announced the regional recipients for the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The winners include 753 students from middle and high schools in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Their original works of art […]

FWMoA and Green Hair Revolution Present The Art of Hair November 17

Special Guest Angelica Sweeting as seen on ABC’s Shark Tank  November 10, 2017–On November 18 the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and local organization Green Hair Revolution will host the annual event “The Art of Hair,” an event that celebrates natural hair, body, and spirit. This marks the fifth year of the collaboration between the […]

Twin Day of the Dead Exhibits Bring Mexican Culture to the Fore

October 13, 2017 (Fort Wayne, IN) — The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is proud to present two exhibitions celebrating Latino heritage and contemporary art and culture with its annual Day of the Dead community altar exhibit, and new for 2017, Day of the Dead artwork from the collection of Dr. Gilberto Cardeñas. The altar […]

FWMoA Announces Participation in New Group Membership, MAP

The Museum Access Pass (MAP) will be for sale beginning November 1 October 30, 2017 (Fort Wayne, IN) – The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is proud to announce it is joining a group membership program designed to give participants year-round access to 4 Fort Wayne museums, including FWMoA, the History Center, Science Central, and […]

Two Contemporary Artists Add Murals at FWMoA

Murals add even more visual art to the FWMoA experience September 28, 2017 (Fort Wayne, IN) – Two internationally-recognized muralists, Yis “Nosego” Goodwin and St. Monci, are in Fort Wayne creating two original murals at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

FWMoA Presents Inaugural Betty Fishman Award

The award honors Rick Cartwright and recognizes achievements in art September 19, 2017 (Fort Wayne, IN) – The Fort Wayne Museum of Art is pleased to introduce the inaugural Betty Fishman Award for Achievement in the Arts presented to Rick Cartwright, Founding Dean of the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts (SOCA).