Art on Fire Event

The Chihuly chandelier was sparkling in the evening sun and the Ardmore Ceramic Art made a dazzling debut at the Art on Fire event in the Hamptons on August 5. One of Arthur Wiener’s latest acquisitions, a Chihuly glass tower, stole the show and became a popular photo and selfie

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Museum Week

#MuseumWeek got off to a great start at WMODA with a Coffee & Conversation morning hosted by our Executive Director and Curator on Tuesday, April 24th. Louise Irvine talked about all the Flappers, Vamps & Divas as seen through the eyes of porcelain artists at the turn of the last

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Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration

WMODA will be diving into the Dania Beach Arts & Seafood Celebration on May 19th and 20th at Frost Park. At the 6th annual award-winning event, visitors from all over South Florida will experience the energy and revitalization of Downtown Dania Beach, City Center, and the Design, Arts & Vintage

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Magical Mask Event

The magic of mask making was experienced at the WMODA Workshop held in the Chihuly gallery on March 23rd. Laurence Panadero took her students through the process of molding, firing and hand-painting ceramic masks inspired by our Carnival & Cabaret exhibition. The budding artists used metallic paints, crystals and even

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Artistry in Action Event

Our Artistry in Action event on March 7th was attended by more than 200 guests who watched demonstrations of glass fusing, pottery painting and jewelry making by local artists. Visitors could appreciate first hand all the skills and artistry that go into creating the decorative arts on display at WMODA.

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Make Your Own Mask

The Chihuly gallery at the Wiener Museum was the setting for a very successful glass class on the afternoon of Friday, February 9th. Fashion designer and fused glass teacher, Chelsea Rousso, led the class ably assisted by Anne Orvieto and Lori Brown. Eighteen students made Venetian style wall masks of

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Venetian Masquerade at WMODA

Carnival is now in full swing in Venice and today, February 8th, is the “Ballad of the Masks” with the procession of the black bull in St. Mark’s Square. Last night the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts held its own version of a Venetian masquerade as part of the current

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Carnival & Cabaret Opening

Friends of WMODA were out in force for the opening of the Carnival & Cabaret exhibition on January 17th.  Louise Irvine, Executive Director & Curator, introduced the exhibition and its spectacular centerpiece Carnival in Venice by Lladró. Our guest of honor was David Farin, who collected many of the porcelain

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PBS Victoria Preview Screening & Afternoon Tea

The Wiener Museum was the setting for a wonderful afternoon tea party hosted by South Florida PBS on January 11th to preview the second season of Victoria. More than 16 million viewers tuned into Victoria’s premiere season making it the highest rated drama on PBS, second only to Downton Abbey.

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