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January 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015

Exhibition Openings The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier Jan. 15-May 15, 2016, Works on Paper Gallery In The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier, a portrait of one of the world’s great, untameable muses emerges: the landscape of the Western United States. Ansel Adams, Timothy O’Sullivan and Carlton Emmens Watkins are a […]

The Great Art Escape Returns Dec. 26-Jan. 3 to the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Great Art Escape is a holiday tradition at the Toledo Museum of Art, where a number of special programs are planned Dec. 26-Jan. 3. Bring your family and friends to this annual event for live performances, art activities and more. Inspired by the current exhibitions Degas and the Dance and The Rise of Sneaker […]

This Week at TMA: Dec. 8–13

Posted on Sunday, December 6th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Masters Series: George Shackelford, Degas: Dance, Music, and Time Dec. 10: 6 p.m., Peristyle From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings, and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de […]

Hip-hop Performances, Talks, Films, Exhibit Celebration Among ‘Sneaker’ Events Planned at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Now is a good time to head to the Toledo Museum of Art and to check out the special programs offered in connection with The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition that’s on display Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, is curated […]

This Week at TMA: Dec. 1–6, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 30th, 2015

Exhibition Opening The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to its current place in high-fashion. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, is the first exhibition in the United States to present a comprehensive survey of the sneaker’s […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 24–29, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015

REMINDER: TMA will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving. This Week’s Highlights Visiting Artist in the Family Center: Spring Healy Friday, Nov. 27, 6–7 p.m.: Family Center Join local dancers Spring Healy and Megan Stoepler as they talk about ballet, share their stories, and demonstrate some steps! Art Hours: Hot Sculpting and Flameworking Art […]

Degas Scholar Speaks in Masters Series at Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, artist Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de ballet of the Paris Opera. George T.M. Shackelford, author of Degas: The Dancers (1994) and Degas […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 17–22, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Drawing in the Galleries with Visiting Artist Lindsey Johnson Thursday, Nov. 19: 7 p.m.–9 p.m., Canaday Gallery Inspired by French Impressionist Edgar Degas, bring your sketchpad and a pencil and create your own drawings of dancers. A local dancer will serve as your model. Public Tour: Localeyes with Alexander Mak, Associate Director, […]

$1 Million Commitment from Owens Corning Supports Educational Mission of Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Owens Corning Foundation Inc. has made a $1 million commitment to support the educational mission of the Toledo Museum of Art. The gift, to be paid over a five-year period, will help to underwrite art education programs and the Museum’s 2020 Vision that focuses on expanding educational outreach to more culturally diverse audiences. “We […]

Sneakers Take the Floor at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The Rise of Sneaker Culture Opens Dec. 3, 2015 Sneakers have evolved from sportswear to fashion statement and cultural signifier. The Rise of Sneaker Culture, an exhibition opening in December at the Toledo Museum of Art, traces that evolution from the 1830s to today. Approximately one-hundred and sixty sneakers – from an 1860s spiked running […]