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Circle 2445’s Kentucky Derby Party to Feature Bourbon Tastings, Fashion Contest

Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Bourbon tastings, bocce games and a fashion contest are a few of the party highlights at Circle 2445’s annual Kentucky Derby bash, which returns to the Toledo Museum of Art for a fourth year on May 2 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Circle 2445, a membership group that aims to engage the next generation of […]

‘The Last Southern Gentlemen’ Tour Brings Delfeayo and Ellis Marsalis to Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Two members of America’s first family of jazz have reached a new pinnacle with the release of “The Last Southern Gentlemen.” The album is the first time trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis has made a complete recording with his father, 80-year-old pianist Ellis Marsalis. The pair, currently on tour promoting their album, will be in Toledo April […]

TMA Presents Military Re-enactments, Films, Talks and Concerts in Conjunction with The American Civil War: Through Artists’ Eyes

Posted on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Appearances by two military re-enactment groups and an old-fashioned American brass band, as well as lectures and a film series are among activities the Toledo Museum of Art will present in conjunction with its new exhibition The American Civil War: Through Artists’ Eyes. The focus exhibition, on view April 3-July 5 in Galleries 28 and […]

May 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Exhibition Openings Play Time May 22-Sep. 6, 2015, Throughout Museum In a world that prioritizes work, how do we encourage people of all ages to relish the benefits of play? Play Time celebrates the art of diversion and engages visitors in multi-sensory, interactive installations across the entire 36-acre Museum campus and in select locations across […]

Area Residents Invited to Slow Art Day 2015, an International Event Dedicated to Enjoying Fine Art

Posted on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Take a little time to enjoy art. That’s what the Toledo Museum of Art is inviting area residents to do April 11 on Slow Art Day. TMA is joining more than 150 other art venues for the international observance that encourages people to take their time to look at art and discuss their observations with […]

Master Glassblower Lino Tagliapietra Visits Toledo Museum of Art This May

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Italian master glassblower Lino Tagliapietra has spent his 70-year career creating magnificent glass works, raising the international standards of glass craftsmanship in the process. This May, the Toledo Museum of Art will offer the opportunity to view Maestro Tagliapietra at work in the Glass Pavilion Hot Shop. The Italian artist will be in residence as […]

Public Invited to ‘Come over and Play’ this Summer at Toledo Museum of Art’s Play Time Interactive Exhibit

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Play Time, this summer’s major contemporary exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art, poses a serious question about a seemingly unserious topic: Is play – the spontaneous, unstructured time found to foster creativity and problem-solving skills – strictly for kids? This free exhibition, which runs approximately Memorial Day weekend (May 22) through Labor Day (Sept. […]

150 Years after Civil War’s End, Toledo Museum of Art Reexamines Conflict That Divided the Nation

Posted on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

They were tasked with documenting the Civil War – both the humdrum moments and the perilous, bloody violence that punctuated them. Now, 150 years after the end of the conflict, the works of those artists, illustrators and photographers who brought the frontlines to life for the era’s Americans will be reexamined in a new exhibition at the Toledo […]

Tree Removal Begins Today

Posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015

Due to serious safety hazards posed to both the public and works of art in the vicinity, four damaged trees on the Museum’s campus will be removed and replaced and one will be trimmed. The work started today, Monday, March 9, at the Glass Pavilion and will continue over the next couple of weeks. The […]

Cultural Diversity and Visual Arts Panel Discussion Scheduled for March 5

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2015

A free panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Glass Pavilion will examine the topic of “Cultural Diversity and Visual Arts.” The panelists, all artists with ties to this area, are Toledo residents Michelle Carlson and Aaron Bivins; Bayo Iribhogbe of New York City; Marcus Glenn of Detroit; and Wade Harrison of […]