Month: May 2020

A landscape showing a red-roofed building at night surrounded by trees. In front of the house, a large red fish with sharp teeth dives into a pond. The scene is viewed from between large strands of grass in the foreground.

Sunday Puzzle – Red Fish

Detail: Leonard Koscianski, Red Fish, 1990; full image below Overview Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. This week’s puzzle is …

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Meet the Publisher – Paulson Fontaine Press

Photograph of Rhea Fontaine (left) and Pam Paulson (right) by Taliesin Gilkes-Bower, Courtesy of Paulson Fontaine Press Introduction Though we are unable to share this exhibition with you in person at this time, the Museum is pleased to be able to provide a first look at Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of …

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Book Recommendations – May 2020

Overview Several members of the Museum’s reading group, Art+Letters, reflected on their collective favorites over the years in order to make some recommendations for you. Below are some of their selections—check back each month for additional suggestions—happy reading! The Lady In Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer Editor: Anne-Marie O’Connor …

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Blank white puzzle pieces on a yellow background.

Puzzles

Overview Challenge yourself while creating something beautiful! Each month we share a new virtual puzzle made from an artwork in the Museum’s collection. Piece these together on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. 

A bouquet of flowers, in shades of pink, white, blue, and orange.

Sunday Puzzle – Still Life

Detail: Severin Roesen, Still Life with Mixed Flowers and Bird’s Nest, ca. 1851–1859; full image below Overview Each week we will share a new puzzle featuring an artwork from the Museum’s collection. Whether a solo personal challenge or joint family effort, we make it easy for you to get started solving—simply play on your computer, …

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Animal Crossing at the MMFA

Overview The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts’s collection has been on view in its galleries and on its website. Now, some of our works can be in a gallery of your very own if you have a Nintendo Switch and the video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Curate Your Own Digital Exhibition From left to …

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Home Studio: Painting with Zelda

Overview Amid cancelled and postponed public programs, we are sadly unable to celebrate an exhibition showcasing the art of Montgomery doll of days past, Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. However, this time of quarantine has already shown the strength of our community and a shared desire to stay connected through creativity. With a proper introduction to Zelda …

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