Big Five Safari

Go wild at WMODA this season! Explore the animal kingdom at the Big Five Safari exhibition and have fun tracking the African animals through the museum in our new scavenger hunt. The Big Five are the game animals that hunters claimed were the most difficult to hunt on foot -

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Animalia

Animalia showcases beautiful works of art by the glass maestros of Murano and spotlights the Sommerso technique developed in the 1930s to blow multi-colored glass sculptures without mixing the contrasting colors. Murano glass animals reflect the Mid-Century Modern aesthetic and became world-famous as tourists flocked to Venice and bought glass

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A Safari for the Soul

A Safari for the Soul is a journey of the imagination through the wild and wonderful world of Ardmore Ceramic Art. Imagine yourself riding one of Ardmore’s exotic animals through the magnificent mountains and grassy savannas of South Africa to the thriving pottery studio in KwaZulu Natal. The Ardmore studio was started thirty-five

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Earth • Air • Fire • Water

Celebrate the beauty of nature in the Fired Arts at the latest exhibition at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts. The new show, which opened on April 17, highlights the four classical elements of EARTH, AIR, FIRE, and WATER that ancient philosophers believed were the fundamental building blocks of nature.

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Constellations Exhibit by Rob Stern

Visitors are star-struck with the new installation of Windstars by Rob Stern at WMODA. Rob is known particularly for his star sculptures, which are dedicated to his father, a consummate stargazer fascinated by cosmic phenomena. The Windstars are constructed with 13 individual parts, which Rob blows with infinite color and

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Art on Fire – The Chihuly Connection

By Louise Irvine Dale Chihuly is arguably the most famous glass artist in the world. His name draws vast crowds to site-specific glass installations across the globe as well as to art galleries and museums internationally. The stunning Art on Fire exhibit at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts presents

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Paul J. Stankard – The Art of the Flame

In a career that has spanned more than 50 years, Paul Stankard has become the acknowledged master of flame-working. See the stunning Paul J. Stankard · The Art of the Flame exhibition spanning his illustrious career at WMODA. Stankard melts thin rods of colored glass with a flame-worker’s gas-fueled torch

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Fantastique

Fantastique celebrates the enchanted world of ceramic art. From myths and monsters to fairies and fables, you will be spellbound by the flights of fancy of European ceramic artists during the last two centuries. Fire-breathing dragons of the Dark Ages do battle with heroic knights or guard the treasures of

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Carnival & Cabaret

It’s party time at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts as we celebrate the art of having fun at our entertaining exhibition Carnival & Cabaret. The flamboyant festivals in Venice, Rio and New Orleans are explored through the eyes of porcelain artists from Europe. The masks of Mardi Gras and other carnivals

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The Art of Tea

Elegant china enriches the tea-drinking experience as can be seen at the Art of Tea exhibition at WMODA. Discover how skilled potters have provided the most appropriate tea services to suit all tastes for the last three centuries, from the traditional English ritual of afternoon tea to the Tango tea

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