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Mummies in the Movies Matinee Film Series Begins Feb. 17

Posted on Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Coinciding with its exhibition The Mummies: From Egypt to Toledo, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) presents a themed Saturday matinee film series called “He Went for a Little Walk: Mummies in the Movies” from Feb. 17 through May 5, 2018. Each film screening begins at 2 p.m. in the Little Theater. The first film […]

March 2018 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, February 12th, 2018

  Continuing Exhibitions Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists Through March 18, 2018, Glass Pavilion Galleries 2 and 3 The discovery of glass as a serious artistic medium in the 1960s – sparked during the Studio Glass Movement that originated at the Toledo Museum of Art – was monumental. Yet in its earliest decades, […]

Toledo Museum of Art Announces Master Plan to Unify its Campus and Increase Accessibility, Sustainability and Greenspace

Posted on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) announces today a comprehensive Master Plan for the institution, its buildings and surrounding campus, to be carried out over approximately 20 years. The first phase of the Master Plan, which developed out of TMA’s recent, long-range strategic planning process, focuses on TMA’s grounds as an urban park and oasis […]

TMA Explores the Phenomenon of Egyptomania with New Exhibition and Related Programs

Posted on Monday, January 29th, 2018

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is once more displaying the two Egyptian mummies that launched the Museum’s early collection and have fascinated visitors for more than a century.The exhibition explores how TMA acquired Young Priest (ca. 800 BCE, Third Intermediate Period) and Old Man (ca. 100 CE, Roman Period), their historical significance in the Museum […]

Catholic Diocese of Toledo Joins TMA for Masters Series Conversation During Final Days of Glorious Splendor

Posted on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas, Eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Toledo, and Adam Levine, TMA’s deputy director and curator of ancient art, will discuss the precious objects featured in Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle as part of […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. The Museum is inviting artists, photographers, students, and others pursuing an artistic endeavor away from home to apply for the award. While the scholarship funds airfare, meals, and hotel or housing, it does not […]

Jan. 22 Art Minute: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, The Adoration of the Magi

Posted on Monday, January 22nd, 2018

As the leading painter in the Catholic city of Seville, Spain, Murillo was commissioned to paint almost exclusively for the churches and religious orders in the area. Because of his frequent travels to Madrid and Seville’s heavy involvement in international commerce, Murillo was introduced to many different artists and styles of painting. In this painting […]

Two-Day Jewelry Celebration Kicks Off Feb. 10 at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Presented by the TMA Ambassadors, the Jeans and Jewels Trunk Show is a uniquely casual event scheduled to take place Feb. 10 and 11 in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Glass Pavilion. The Jeans and Jewels Trunk Show begins with a ticketed extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 10 from 7 to 11 p.m., which features […]

Jan. 15 Art Minute: Washington Alston, Italian Landscape

Posted on Monday, January 15th, 2018

As a young artist in 1801, Washington Allston studied at London’s Royal Academy under American painter Benjamin West. He then lived for a time in Rome before returning to Boston in 1808. Allston painted Italian Landscape in England during a second stay in Europe (1811-1818) as a remembrance and reverie of his time in Rome. […]

Toledo Museum of Art Displays Historical Bird Prints by ‘Father of American Ornithology’

Posted on Thursday, January 11th, 2018

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art’s (TMA) first edition of Alexander Wilson’s pioneering multi-volume publication American Ornithology; or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States will take center stage when the exhibition Before Audubon: Alexander Wilson’s Birds of the United States opens April 21, 2018. The exhibition is curated by […]