President & CEO and Chief Curator Charles Shepard will take you on a new gallery tour each month. From his specialized and personal point of view, Shepard offers a unique perspective as the visionary for all exhibitions at FWMoA. Tours are free with gallery admission.
February: William Preston Mayfield
was the personal photographer for Orville and Wilbur Wright, brothers credited with inventing and building the world’s first airplane. This exhibition includes reproductions of photographs taken by Mayfield from 1908 through as late as the 1950s, chronicling the experiments, successes, and failures of the Wrights as they developed modern flight in Dayton, Ohio.
Free with admission!