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Apollo Society Acquires Contemporary Indian Work

Posted on Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

A work by contemporary Indian artist Ravinder Reddy has been added to TMA’s collection. Untitled (Head–Gold) personifies the combination of tradition and pop culture that infuses the Indian artist’s works, and is on display in Gallery 4. Donor group The Apollo Society purchased the imposing piece after much consideration of works from the Southeast Asian region […]

Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion Closed Through Labor Day

Posted on Friday, August 29th, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion is closed through the holiday weekend after utility lines accidentally severed by City of Toledo workers doing sewer repairs temporarily shut down the building’s cooling systems. The building’s cooling system is located across Parkwood Ave. in the Woodruff Studios and conditioned air travels in pipes across the street. […]

Glass Pavilion to Reopen Tuesday, September 2

Posted on Thursday, August 28th, 2014

The Glass Pavilion will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend while repairs continue to be made to the cooling system of the building. It will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 2, 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Main Museum building will be open regular hours Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31. On […]

Update on Temporary Glass Pavilion Closure

Posted on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Several of the systems in the Glass Pavilion are not operational—in particular the cooling system—due to an unforeseen mishap that occurred while workers from the City of Toledo were conducting sewer repairs.  To protect the collection and to insure the health and safety of people working in the hot shops, the Glass Pavilion will remain closed to the public […]

Glass Pavilion Closed Wednesday, August 27

Posted on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The Glass Pavilion will be closed today, August 27, due to a utility issue. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit toledomuseum.org for further updates on when the building reopens.

Like Summer, Video Game Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art Departs Soon

Posted on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Like summer, The Art of Video Games exhibition now at the Toledo Museum of Art will depart soon. The last day to experience the show in Toledo is Sept. 28. The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the evolution of video games as an artistic medium. The show is […]

Filmmaker and Toledo Native Brett Leonard Joins Masters Series

Posted on Monday, August 25th, 2014

Play six degrees of separation with Toledo native Brett Leonard and you will be delivered a roster of Hollywood heavyweights: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Pierce Brosnan. All succumbed to Mr. Leonard’s directorial vision during the 1990s. The filmmaker—best known for his cult sci-fi hit The Lawnmower Man—will join Director Brian Kennedy for a […]

Locals Share Art That Inspires Them

Posted on Monday, August 18th, 2014

A new series of tours invites Toledoans to share which works of art in TMA’s collection have inspired them. Dubbed Localeyes, the experience allows artists, professors, musicians and other community members to share the Museum’s impact on them with the public. “So many people have such a deep connection with the Museum,” said Scott Boberg, […]

Toledo Museum of Art Hosts International Visual Literacy Conference Nov. 5-8, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The Chinese proverb about pictures being worth a thousand words is truer today than ever. Control dials are being replaced by screens with icons on automobile dashboards; the printed page, by video. As Fortune Magazine put it recently, pictures are doing most of the talking these days. What is the impact of all these images […]

Statement Regarding Lawn Sprinkler Use During Water Conservation

Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

The Museum has received questions from the public about its use of lawn sprinklers during the city’s current call for water conservation due to maintenance issues at the Collins Park water treatment facility. The Toledo Museum of Art, as part of its sustainability initiatives, dug a well on its property last year and uses untreated […]