Want to know what’s going on during your visit? 2020 offers many special exhibits at our museums and attractions that you won't want to miss!
Can't-Miss Exhibits in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven: Illustrations for Les Chants de Maldoror and the Divine Comedy
June 14th 2020 - August 16th 2020
This exhibition of the work of Salvador Dali is comprised of illustrations originally made for two very different literary works: a 1934 edition of Les Chants de Maldoror, a prose-poem by Comte de Lautréamont, and a 1960 edition of Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy.
Posing Beauty in African American Culture
August 22 – October 18
Exploring the contested ways in which African and African American beauty have been represented in historical and contemporary contexts through a diverse range of media including photography, film, video, fashion, advertising, and other forms of popular culture such as music and the Internet.
American Impressionism: Treasures from the Daywood Collection
September 19 – December 13
This exhibition showcases work from a transitional time in American art when artists abandoned the rigors of academic styles and subjects. They turned instead to intimate scenes of the cultivated countryside and figure studies of friends and neighbors.
The Botanical Conservatory is planning to reopen June 14, 2020. The latest exhibit will be "Present Tense, Future Calm," covering plants and gardening practices during COVID-19.
“Oh? Christmas Tree!”
November 21 – January 3
Discover a grand array of Christmas trees from the Viking jól tree to the shrubby Mexican arbolito, from the log used in the Catalonian tió de nadal to the Italian ceppo shelf. There is a world of holiday tradition associated with the tree.