Sensational Saturday – Venetian Fantasy February 23

To celebrate the start of Carnival in Venice on February 23, we are hosting a VENETIAN FANTASY event for our next Sensational Saturday at WMODA. The focus of our festivities is the magnificent Carnival in Venice tableau, which is the largest and most complex piece of porcelain art ever produced by

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Am I not a man and a brother?

One of the most potent emblems of the Abolitionist movement in the 18th century is a Wedgwood medallion depicting a kneeling slave in chains asking, “Am I not a man and a brother?” The medallion was produced by Josiah Wedgwood at his own expense for the Society for the Abolition

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Cinderella’s Arrival

Cinderella has arrived at our Fantastique exhibition. She is one of several spectacular Lladró High Porcelain pieces being featured in our celebration of fairy tales, myths and legends. A pair of Lladró Great Dragons guard the entrance to our “Enchanted World of Ceramic Art”. Cinderella’s Arrival and the Great Dragon

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Who’s Who – Lloyd Goradesky

Lloyd Goradesky is a wonderful WMODA supporter and one of the featured artists at our Venetian Fantasy event. He is also a star of the 2019 International Kinetic Art exhibit at Boynton Beach with his striking weathervane in Dewie Park. The title of the work Let Love Guide Your Way

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TripAdvisor

We are proud to have over 150 wonderful reviews on Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel site. Thank you for all your 5-star reviews which have made us number one of Things to Do in our community. We even beat the beach (and not just for rainy days!) Please take the

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Time on Your Hands?

WMODA relies heavily on volunteers for the efficient daily running of the museum. Volunteering contributes to personal and professional development as well as many new relationships. The positive energy of philanthropic efforts supports everyone. There are opportunities to train as a docent with Kimberly Sheridan, our Visitor Services Manager. We

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The Kiss

The Kiss by the Austrian artist, Gustav Klimt, is his most popular painting and it has been re-imagined in many different media, as can be seen at the WMODA boutique. The tributes make perfect gifts for Valentines. The Kiss was painted between 1907 and 1908 and is the highpoint of

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Roses Are Red

Roses are the flower of choice to express love on special occasions. Each year Americans purchase over 1 billion cut roses for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. However, a Boehm porcelain rose is a more lasting love token and has many advantages over the real flower as it never wilts

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Pride of Africa

Ardmore Ceramics are in the spotlight during Black History month. Founder Fée Halsted has been discussing her Pride of Africa theme for this year which highlights the importance of family. As Fée says, “In the African bush, family can mean the difference between life and death: the wisdom of an

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Ballet Russes

The Marquesa Sylvestre, featured at our Venetian Fantasy event, is a star of the Russian Ballet’s production of the Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur or The Good-Humoured Ladies. The ballet is set during the Carnival of Venice when masked women young and old, single and married, take advantage of anonymity.

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