The Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) is a world-class museum in South Florida celebrating the fired arts of ceramics and glass. The museum features thousands of works from the world’s most renowned ceramic and glass artists. In addition to a vast collection of 19th and 20th century British pottery and porcelain from factories, such as Wedgwood, Minton and Royal Doulton, the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts displays works by contemporary ceramic artists from the UK, USA, and South Africa. A spectacular collection of Dale Chihuly’s work is exhibited in the Hot Glass gallery at WMODA along with works by other great glass artists such as René Lalique, William Morris, Stephen Rolfe Powell and Toots Zynsky. The Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts hosts an exciting program of changing exhibitions, which focus on different aspects of the fired arts. Current installations include the newest exhibit Carnival & Cabaret and the Art of Tea, which celebrates the ritual of afternoon tea.
Elegant tea parties with fine English china are a highlight of the events program at WMODA. WMODA is located at 481 South Federal Highway in Dania Beach, just south of Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport. WMODA is open to the public Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Docent tours are held every day at 11:30am and 2:30pm.