Things to Do in Fort Wayne and Beyond

Check out region’s student art at FWMoA


Michele DeVinney

Whatzup Features Writer

Published February 27, 2020

Now through April 11, visitors to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art can enjoy the annual celebration of Scholastic Art & Writing Award recipients. 

The winning works are from students grades 7-12 from Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio. 

The museum said of the event, “It has grown into what is now a model program for the rest of the country, exhibiting the best student artwork and writing of the region in the FWMoA galleries. 

The exhibition features hundreds of paintings, drawings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, mixed-media projects, and all genre of written pieces, each expressing topics that inspire creative teens today.”

The exhibit will be on display through Saturday, April 11. For more information about the exhibit and admission to the museum, visit fwmoa.org.

Pride events in the spring

While Fort Wayne Pride is still five months away (with this year’s event taking place July 24-25), there are a couple of big events coming up between now and then. 

Fort Wayne Pride’s annual Rainbow Bowling event will take place Feb. 27 from 6-8 pm. 

Fort Wayne Pride said, “We have rented out the bowling alley at Crazy Pinz for this all-ages event. Five dollars gets you shoes and bowling for two hours. Other areas of Crazy Pinz are open at their normal prices. Food and drinks are also available for purchase. The event is family­-

friendly and open to the community.”

Coming up on Friday, April 24, from 7-10 p.m. is Fort Wayne Pride Prom 2020 at Parkview Field’s Lincoln Financial Event Center, the first time at this venue Admission for the all-ages, alcohol-free event is $5 per person, and light snacks will be provided. Formal dress is not required but is encouraged. For more information, visit fwpride.org.

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