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Paradigm Gallery at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art features unique art and fine craft from over 65 local, regional and national artists, including jewelry, wood turned objects, ceramics, hand-made apparel and accessories, all types of paintings, as well as photography and paper objects.

To ensure the safety of you and others in the Gallery, we are adhering to the following guidelines:

  • A face mask is recommended.
  • Please sanitize your hands before entering the gallery. Our team is taking the initiative to thoroughly clean high-traffic surface areas daily, but we ask that you help do your part since most of our items/artwork cannot be sanitized.
  • We also ask that you continue to practice social distancing. Please stay at least six feet (about two arms’ length) from other people.

2nd Thursdays

Join us for 2nd Thursday in the Paradigm Gallery from 5 – 7:30pm for your opportunity to experience the fine art and craft from over 65 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, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar with friends.

June 10, 2021
Join us for a book signing with artist Gwen Gutwein, who is unveiling her new book, Heritage Barns of Indiana, Paintings by Gwen Gutwein. Gutwein will also be showing many of the original paintings from the book.

July 8, 2021
watercolor artist John C. Kelty Strives to create an atmosphere through the inclusion of human elements and the use of a personal calligraphy of brushstrokes. The result is a visual a narrative that captures a moment in time.

Kelty, a New Haven, IN native, attended the University of Saint Francis and graduated with a degree in Commercial Art. He worked in the printing industry for the next twenty years. He works exclusively in watercolor and exhibits locally at many show. He is a member of the Watercolor Society of Indiana, the American Watercolor Society, the Indiana Plein Air Painters Association and is active in the Fort Wayne Artists Guild.

Kelty will be giving a demonstration of his watercolor process during this 2nd Thursday event.

August 12, 2021
Watch local painters paint live in and around the museum! Artist will work outdoors up and down Main Street to create masterpieces on the spot. All work completed at this event will be for sale through the Paradigm Gallery through August 28. One lucky visitor will have the chance to win $350 towards the purchase of one of the plein air paintings! Must be present to win.