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Read the most recent FWMoA press releases, arranged by release date. Please contact us for more information.

Press Releases BY YEAR

November 10, 2017

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 Fort Wayne Museum of Art and Green Hair Revolution. This year’s event will feature workshops, demonstrations, health & beauty information, DJ Trend, a hair show, and special guest Angelica Sweeting, Founder of Naturally Perfect Dolls and a 2017 Shark Tank success story. The first 100 ticket holders also will receive a 2017 Art of Hair Tote filled with goodies and the Art of Hair 2017 commemorative button.

October 13, 2017

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 exhibit will be on display October 21-November 12 and the Cardeñas collection opened October 7 and will remain on view through December 3. 

October 2, 2017

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 the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. This program replaces the Museum Dreams Membership and has been rebranded as the Museum Access Pass (MAP).

September 28, 2017

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.

September 19, 2017

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).