Fort Wayne's art scene has never been so vibrant! Check out all of the amazing things going on throughout the city in 2020 and beyond!
Discover Fort Wayne's Art Scene
Summer of Glass
Through August 4th, art lovers of all ages can witness the splendid array of glass artwork the Fort Wayne Museum of Art's during their annual Summer of Glass. Discover American Brilliant Cut Glass throughout the year. This ongoing exhibit features display of beautiful cut glass to highlight this true American art form. Running through August 4th you can also discover a gallery of work by Tim Tate, a glass and video sculptor.
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art will reopen following the COVID-19 closure concerns on June 14th.
Chihuly Sculpture at FWMoA
While you are there, check out the Fort Wayne Museum of Art's iridescent resident - a chandelier crafted by renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly. Guests can marvel at this splendid glass sculpture, weighing over 1,000 pounds!
Repose in Amber
Also at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, is a permanent exhibit by Martin Blank called Repose in Amber. Installed in 2018, this exhibit is one of the largest hot-sculpted landscapes in the world.
Art comes in many shapes and on many canvases. Recently, downtown Fort Wayne opted for a more urban canvas - downtown murals and crosswalks. The city is being filled with beautiful murals that span whole alley walls and new innovative sculptures that are truly making the city a premiere art destination. Take a walking tour, or see if you can spot them on your next adventure in downtown Fort Wayne. Just one more taste of fun in the downtown landscape!
Architecture in Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne boasts the only theater designed by one of the Twentieth Century's most famous architects, Louis Kahn. From historical treasures including a replica of our original Historic Fort Wayne to the Allen County Courthouse, recognized as a National Historic Landmark for its original murals and sculptures, scagliola faux marbling, unique tile floor designs and abundant stained glass, there is a lot of architecture to explore in Fort Wayne. Plan your visit today!
Fort Wayne Getaways
Discover more things to do on your visit to Fort Wayne. Take a look at our Trip Ideas to help plan your getaway today.
This post was originally published in July 2016 and has been updated.