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Lingering Spirit: Photographs of a Changing Indiana by John Bower

  • Venue: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
  • Presented by: Fort Wayne Museum of Art
  • Dates:
    April 14, 2019
    April 16, 2019
    April 17, 2019
    April 18, 2019
    April 19, 2019
    April 20, 2019
    April 21, 2019
    April 23, 2019
    April 24, 2019
    April 25, 2019
    April 26, 2019
    April 27, 2019
    April 28, 2019
  • Address: 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Times: Daily. (Museum closed Mondays)
  • Website: Visit Website
  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Yes
2019-02-16 2019-04-28 Lingering Spirit: Photographs of a Changing Indiana by John Bower <h2>Lingering Spirit: Photographs of a Changing Indiana by John Bower</h2> <h2>February 16 - April 28, 2019</h2> <p><em>Due to our use of the exhibition galleries for a major special event, this exhibition will be closed from February 25-March 1. </em></p> <p>John Bower’s photography captures the soul of Indiana’s forgotten past in <em>Lingering Spirit</em>. As a photographer, Bower is motivated by the excitement in rediscovering what has been ignored or cast aside. To him, the abandoned houses and rusting automobiles populating the state’s countryside display not only Indiana’s unique heritage, but still retain the energy of their former owners. By employing the inherent drama of black and white photography, Bower is able to capture the essence of his subjects. His main goal is to preserve the richness that surrounds Hoosiers, yet often goes unnoticed.</p> <p><strong>April 24, 6:30pm: Lecture with John Bower<br /></strong>Join us to hear from Bower himself as he explains the inspiration for his work. Bower is an Indiana Artisan and the latest artist to join the FWMoA Special Collections and Archives Program. Free with museum admission.</p> 311 East Main Street Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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Lingering Spirit: Photographs of a Changing Indiana by John Bower

February 16 - April 28, 2019

Due to our use of the exhibition galleries for a major special event, this exhibition will be closed from February 25-March 1. 

John Bower’s photography captures the soul of Indiana’s forgotten past in Lingering Spirit. As a photographer, Bower is motivated by the excitement in rediscovering what has been ignored or cast aside. To him, the abandoned houses and rusting automobiles populating the state’s countryside display not only Indiana’s unique heritage, but still retain the energy of their former owners. By employing the inherent drama of black and white photography, Bower is able to capture the essence of his subjects. His main goal is to preserve the richness that surrounds Hoosiers, yet often goes unnoticed.

April 24, 6:30pm: Lecture with John Bower
Join us to hear from Bower himself as he explains the inspiration for his work. Bower is an Indiana Artisan and the latest artist to join the FWMoA Special Collections and Archives Program. Free with museum admission.

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