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New Art Docent Class Forming

Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art will soon be recruiting and training for its next class of art Docents. Interviews will be held during spring 2012, and training will begin in the fall. To learn more, attend one of two free information sessions held in the Museum’s Little Theater: Thursday, Jan. 19 from noon to 1:30 […]

January 2012 Programs at TMA

Posted on Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art releases its January 2012 public programming. January 2012 Programs.

New Winetasting Series Debuts in 2012

Posted on Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art’s popular wine tasting series has been enhanced for 2012 with the addition of free, Docent-led tours of objects in the collection that expand upon the theme of the tastings. For example, the first tasting in the series features wine by women winemakers, and the theme of the related tour is […]

50th Anniversary of Studio Glass Movement

Posted on Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The American Studio Glass Movement that emerged from two experimental glass workshops at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) in 1962 has transformed the art world by making glass a popular and respected artistic medium. The Museum will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic moment with an array of activities, which include a major […]

Enjoy ‘The Great Art Escape’ this Holiday Season

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Are you looking for something to do with family and friends between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays? Why not visit the Toledo Museum of Art and take part in The Great Art Escape, five days (Dec. 27–Dec. 31) full of arts activities for those of all ages. Each day of The Great Art Escape […]

Apply now for Palmer Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Students of art are encouraged to apply now for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for this art travel award is February 25, 2013. The Palmer Scholarship provides funding for travel for an individual(s) to pursue a course of study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) […]

Tours Galore!

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2011

Join us for FREE docent-led tours: Small Worlds exhibition: 11/25 & 12/2 at 6:30 & 7 pm (and) 11/26 and 12/3 at 2 pm. Family Time Tour: 11/27 & 12/4 at 2 pm. Museum Masterpieces: 11/27 & 12/4 at 3 pm. Meet Me at TMA: Medieval Tapestries: 12/3 at 1:30 pm (Alzheimer’s Assoc.)

Great Performances in the Great Gallery

Posted on Monday, November 7th, 2011

Join us for FREE concerts in the “Great Performances in the Great Gallery” series. This month, the Academy Brass Quintet performs on Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. The following weekend, on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. the Bezonian Trio performs. Concerts take place in the Great Gallery. No tickets necessary.

Wine Tasting Wind-Down

Posted on Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Join us soon for Wine by the Glass Pavilion! At our final two tastings for 2011, enjoy “Sweet Endings: Dessert Wines” (Oct. 28) and “When in Rhone” (Nov. 4). Drop in 7–9:30 p.m. on these Fridays for four wines and light snacks. Get tickets ($15 members/$20 nonmembers + tax) at the Info Desk.

Flashlight Tours Offered in October

Posted on Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Our popular Night in the Museum Flashlight Tours are offered every Friday in October (7, 14, 21 and 28). Tickets ($5 members/$10 non) available at the Information Desk two weeks prior to each tour. Ages 6 and up. Arrive at 9:30 and bring your flashlight!