American Stories

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American Stories gives a behind the scenes look into the world of art. Each week Charles Shepard, Director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, tells the story behind one of the pieces on display at the museum. From triumphant success stories to tragic disasters, tune in each Wednesday during Morning Edition and All Things Considered to learn something new and unexpected in American Stories.

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Peter Bremers' Glass Art Comes to FWMoA

Jun 27, 2014

Artist Peter Bremers' exhibition, Inward Journey, ​opens on Friday, June 27th at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.   It's Bremers' first solo exhibition in America and will be on display through Aug. 31st.  The Museum of Art's Charles Shepard sat down with Bremers in our studios earlier this week to discuss his work and his inspiration.   

American Stories - Mark Kostabi

Apr 30, 2014

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s Executive Director Charles Shepard talked with us recently to talk about an artist named Mark Kostabi, who takes a very controversial hands-off approach to creating his art.  

Episode Thirty-Nine - John Newman

May 17, 2013

Episode Thirty-Eight - Otis Kaye

May 6, 2013

Episode Thirty-Seven - Larry Poons

Apr 29, 2013