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Fort Wayne Museum of Art

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Address: 311 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: +1 260-422-6467
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: At FWMoA, you will find exhibitions of American fine and decorative art...
At FWMoA, you will find exhibitions of American fine and decorative art ranging from the 19th century to contemporary art, including exhibitions exploring the cross-cultural connections between artwork and artists from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds. You also will find a lending library with over 8,000 art and culture volumes and periodicals for public use, a hands-on learning environment for young children, and a Print and Drawing Study Center available for first-hand study of our vast collection of works on paper. Additionally, the Paradigm Gallery gift shop features the art and fine craft of over 75 regional and national artists working in a variety of media.
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Two galleries, nice gift shop

There were four exhibits open the day I was there - took less than an hour but definitely worth it. Most of the art was interesting and attractive. The real find is the gift shop... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Because it's a small art museum, the traveling exhibits really make a difference in the experience. I wouldn't go if there isn't one, or if you aren't interested in the traveling exhibit. The normal collections definitely lean toward modern art. The gift shop is fantastic.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you go once, you sort of know what's there. Most is modern art, local artists, but exhibitions are not very diverse and do not change often. I think the mission of the museum must be public education programs and community hosted events since I have attended many over the years. During the 3 Rivers Festival, you may visit the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

There were four exhibits open the day I was there - took less than an hour but definitely worth it. Most of the art was interesting and attractive. The real find is the gift shop which has real art for sale instead of mass-market tchotchkes. Prices were affordable and much more enjoyable to acquire a handmade art object or jewelry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I am so glad Fort Wayne has a museum of this caliber. The exhibits are nicely presented and the choice of subjects diverse. Keep up the good work!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So nice it didn't keep only me interested but all 8 members of my family! a very nice mix of old and new. loved it!

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Angola, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The 2nd Thursday every month is free at the FWMOA with some sort of yummy treats and a cash bar in the Paradigm Gallery. My husband and I made a date of it. We toured the museum exhibits, had a glass of wine and some hors de oerves and enjoyed the art in the Paradigm retail gallery where Abby, the... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The MOA does a nice job of having travelling displays as well as the home items. A nice gift shop. great place to take in some art and reset the mind.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

From featured exhibits to the traditional, this museum is on the cutting edge. Compares to larger museums, but is laid out in bite size vignettes. Something for all tastes including a room just for children where "hands on" is encouraged.

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Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My husband is not a museum visitor, but he's enjoyed our visits to this facility in recent months. It's not only lovely and conveniently located close to downtown, but offers diverse selection of exhibits to satisfy most people.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You never know what you will find there and in the gift shop! There are so many traveling exhibits....check with them before you go. Be surprised.

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Additional Information about Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Address: 311 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: +1 260-422-6467
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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