Fort Worth Art Dealers Association has pulled together a compilation to show you different ways to engage with Fort Worth galleries and museums online! Looking for new ways to connect? In no particular order, this list is a great place to start.
From the comfort of your own home, browse 10 different ways that FWADA Members are engaging audiences on the web.
1) Video Tours on FWADA.com website
In response to FWADA SPRING 2020 GALLERY NIGHT‘s postponement to an unknown date, a few of our #FWADAMembers have come together to share video tours of exhibitions and artwork as well as other online content. Click above to see this virtual tour of William Campbell Contemporary Art‘s exhibition, GEMS.
2) Fort Works Art’s Prelude to a Dream virtual exhibition
FWA has carefully selected a stunning array of artwork from living artists to share on a virtual platform. The exhibition lives on their website, be sure to check it out with works by artists including Crystal Wagner, Douglas Hoekzema, Ari Brielle, and Ashley Stecenko.
” With our physical gallery temporarily closed, we are focusing on our digital spaces to share the incredible work of our artists and allow our patrons to continue to experience this special group exhibition. We are proud to host Prelude to A Dream as an online exhibition initiative that brings together 20 national and local artists. ”
3) 3D Virtual Tour of Caribbean Fantasies, an exhibition featuring
Raphael Barontini at TCU Art Galleries
Enter TCU’s Fort Worth Contemporary Arts gallery with an interactive 3D scan of the environment rendered online! Paris-based artist Raphaël Barontini uses photographic imagery on textiles to create installations that conjure spectacle, celebration and ritual. From large-scale colorful banners and flags to items of customized clothing, his vibrant printed fabric work combines pattern and portraiture that is both eye-catching and alluring. You can also view the parade from the exhibition’s opening earlier this Spring on their Youtube.
4) Cooped up with the Carter Video series with the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Bring the Carter to your crib with the new video series Cooped Up with the Carter! Each episode looks at an artwork in the Carter’s collection, and then a museum staff member or community partner leads you in a creative activity made from materials that everyone has lying around their house.
5) “Tea & Talk” with Sid Richardson Museum, virtual edition
The team at the Sid Richardson has brought their popular gallery series online! Discover the joy of looking at art slowly, deliberately, and thoughtfully. During Tea & Talk, participants sit together in front of one work of art and have a shared conversation about what they see. All discussions in the series can be found on the Museum’s Youtube.
6) Backlog of the Modern’s Tuesday Evening Lecture series
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth has shared the Tuesday Evening series with audiences free of charge for many years. Both podcast and video versions of past speakers in the series are now available on the Modern’s website. In the revisiting the series on Youtube, Head of Education Terri Thornton introduces past programs.
” Like many things that have defined our schedules and activities, Tuesday Evenings at the Modern must reconfigure. Though disappointed by the abrupt halt to the live version, we are excited to introduce a gathering and discussion alternative online. ”
7) Kimbell Art Museum’s Art Minded podcast
Did you know that the Kimbell has a podcast?
“ART Minded,” a podcast produced by the Museum, offers new perspectives on the works in the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. Each episode provides unusual viewpoints that enhance and sometimes even challenge our customary engagement with artworks. To learn more about their current exhibition of masterpieces loaned from the Capodimonte Museum, check out the episode “The Scholar’s Selection: Masterpieces of Flesh and Blood.”
8) Artspace 111’s Daily Dose of Art
Everyday, Artspace111 is sharing artworks available from the wide-ranging, talented artists they represent and exhibit. All proceeds directly support artists working and exhibiting in Texas, and on the day of the posting receive a special 10 % discount. Check out their Instagram and Facebookpages to see what’s new every day! And be sure to also check out their 3D virtual tour of the exhibition Studio111: Collective Inspiration.
9) Artes de la Rosa interview series “Artes in Spanglish”
In the most recent edition of this series of interviews with artists in the Fort Worth Community, el artista Raul Rodrigues joined Bernardo Vallarino to share about the projects he is working on. What awesome insight into his artwork!
10) Browse the Gallery Guide online and check out Instagram stories for artists shared on March 28
While FWADA was disappointed to postpone Spring Gallery Night slotted to happen March 28, artists and galleries in the local arts community tagged FWADA and we were able to share their work to Instagram on that day! The Gallery Guide is also available to browse on our site. Be sure to follow us on social media to infuse your feed with Fort Worth Arts!
That’s 10 different ways to get you started browsing the art world of Fort Worth online! Looking for more? Check out our Member list with their linked websites to check out what your favorite galleries and museums are offering while their doors are closed, found here.