Museum Week 2022

#innovationMW Museum Week from June 13 to 19 explored innovation and culture in society with 7 days and 7 hashtags. We highlighted our Believe the Impossible series of cutting-edge events at WMODA celebrating the International Year of Glass. Artists have been collaborating at the museum to shatter our illusions of glass

Continue reading

Return of the Dodo

By Louise Irvine A presentation for the Lewis Carroll Society of North America inspired me to look more closely at the Dodos in our Mad Tea Party exhibition which celebrates the Wonderland adventures of Alice down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass. The dodo is a caricature of

Continue reading

Jabula · The Joy of Living with Ardmore

By Louise Irvine Jabula means to be joyful in Zulu. It is also the name of Ardmore’s new wallpaper collection developed in collaboration with Cole & Son of London. The Ardmore Design team continues to reimagine motifs from their iconic ceramic art to transform our living spaces with the beauty of the

Continue reading

Public Art Archive

By Louise Irvine Congratulations to Lloyd Goradesky whose project Let LOVE Guide Your Way has been accepted into the national database of the Public Art Archive and has put Dania Beach on the map for art in public places. Lloyd’s monumental kinetic sculpture was unveiled outside City Hall in time

Continue reading

Museum Week 2022

#innovationMW Museum Week from June 13 to 19 explored innovation and culture in society with 7 days and 7 hashtags. We highlighted our Believe the Impossible series of cutting-edge events at WMODA celebrating the International Year of Glass. Artists have been collaborating at the museum to shatter our illusions of glass

Continue reading

Believe the Impossible

The Lewis Carroll Society of North America recently invited Louise Irvine to talk about the Alice in Wonderland experiences at WMODA and the presentation is on the society’s YouTube channel. Inspired by the anniversary of Through the Looking Glass and the White Queen’s six impossible things to believe before breakfast, Louise

Continue reading

Independence Day

By Louise Irvine The spirit of American independence is captured in Royal Doulton’s prestigious Soldiers of the Revolution collection which was produced to celebrate the Bicentenary of the United States in 1976. With the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the 13 North American colonies threw off British rule to establish

Continue reading

Return of the Dodo

By Louise Irvine A presentation for the Lewis Carroll Society of North America inspired me to look more closely at the Dodos in our Mad Tea Party exhibition which celebrates the Wonderland adventures of Alice down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass. The dodo is a caricature of

Continue reading

World Oceans Day

By Louise Irvine World Oceans Day is June 8 and we applaud the City of Hollywood for their plans to deploy an artificial coral reef in partnership with the Ocean Rescue Alliance and the 1000 Mermaids Project. The campaign to save the Florida reefs has inspired several WMODA artists. Local

Continue reading

Happy & Glorious

By Louise Irvine This weekend, Brits around the world are celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, the first time a British monarch has reigned for 70 years. We are highlighting the “Royal” in Royal Doulton and exploring the company’s illustrious royal history in the wide-ranging WMODA collection. Hanging above the

Continue reading