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Students of art are encouraged to apply now for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for the art travel award is Feb. 25, 2014. 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) […]
Harvey K. Littleton, one of the founders of the American Glass Studio movement, passed away Friday, December 13, 2013. He was 91 years old. His enthusiasm for glass as a sculptural medium has inspired generations of artists to explore glass as a medium for artistic expression. For those who wish to honor his memory with […]
Where some see relics of the past, one noted New England artist sees material for his next sculpture or collage. Varujan Boghosian (pronounced VAR-zhun bo-GO-zhan) regularly visits junk shops and antique stores in search of items he might use. However you categorize him—a sculptor, assembler, scavenger or conservator—Boghosian is an expert in gathering objects, such […]
West African drum and dance, scavenger-style gallery hunts and a Japanese fashion show are among the swirl of activities set to fill the Toledo Museum of Art’s galleries during The Great Art Escape. The annual art-inspired winter celebration takes over the Museum between Christmas and New Year’s Day (Dec. 26–29 and Dec. 31–Jan.1), and provides […]
Visitors who spend $35, exclusive of sales tax, at the Museum Store and/or Cafe during a single visit this December are eligible for free parking. Bring your receipt(s) to the Information Desk to redeem your parking ticket.
Friday, December 6 is Member Appreciation Day in the Museum Store. Museum members will receive an additional 10% discount on their Museum Store purchases that day (excluding original works of art). The Museum Store has gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season. For ideas, please visit www.pinterest.com/toledomuseum/boards.
Exhibition Opening Love & Play: A Pair of Paintings by Fragonard Jan. 24–May 4, 2014 Gallery 28 Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s playfully sensual companion paintings, the Toledo Museum of Art’s Blind-Man’s Buff and the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid’s The See-Saw, are reunited for the first time in 25 years. Painted as companion pieces, the two works remained together […]
Time is running short to see Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints at the Toledo Museum of Art. The TMA collection of exquisite woodblock prints, on view together for the first time since 1930, is considered to be among the finest and most comprehensive collections of shin hanga (“new prints”) at any American museum. When […]
When Angelina Jolie needed to cover the tattoo of her ex-husband’s name with some new ink, she went to Hollywood’s elite: Paul Timman. He’s not a household name, unless your household happens to be Tommy Lee’s or Mark Wahlberg’s. But Timman, the Toledo native and tattoo artist dubbed the “Rembrandt of Sunset Strip,” is who […]
Todd M. Ahrens of Bowling Green has been named director of development at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA), Carol Bintz, chief operating officer, has announced. He succeeds Susan Palmer, who retired from the position in June but continues her long service and dedication to the Museum as a Docent and supporter. Ahrens comes to […]