Mannequins Unveiled

By Louise Irvine Mannequins have always been a feature of WMODA exhibitions celebrating Fashion and the Fired Arts. Initially, they were just vehicles for displaying the creations of the designers. Now they have become works of art thanks to an initiative by the Daniel and Trudy Regan Foundation which has

Continue reading

Stern’s Stilettos Exhibition

Through January 30, 2022 “One shoe can change your life.” – Cinderella Strut into WMODA to see Stern’s Stilettos, a fabulous exhibition of glass shoes by Miami artist, Rob Stern. The show was inspired by his wife’s obsession and collection of shoes, including Manola Blahnik, Jimmy Choo and Alexander McQueen.  This one-of-a-kind

Continue reading

Safari Dance Exhibition

Through January 30, 2022 Safari Dance A Celebration of Ardmore Ceramic Art & Design Dance with elephants in this fabulous fantasy exhibition of Ardmore Ceramic Art and Design from South Africa! Finding the joy in life by facing up to the proverbial elephant in the room is an inspirational journey

Continue reading

Fire & Soul Exhibition

Through April 16, 2022 The Fire & Soul exhibit at WMODA is guaranteed to keep you on your toes! Anna Pavlova’s dying white swan of classical ballet was reborn as an exuberant firebird aflame with passion thanks to Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes. His Russian dance company transformed art, culture, and fashion

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading