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January 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

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 […]

Popular Japanese Print Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art Ends Jan. 1

Posted on Monday, November 25th, 2013

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 […]

Hollywood Tattoo Artist Paul Timman to Appear at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

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 Ahrens Named Development Director at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

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 […]

Toledo Museum of Art Names Lynn Miller Director of Human Resources

Posted on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Archbold native Lynn Miller has joined the Toledo Museum of Art staff as director of human resources, Carol Bintz, chief operating officer, has announced. In this new position she will oversee human resources (HR), protective services, volunteer services and the professional services teams and serve on the Museum’s executive team. Most recently Miller was a […]

Temporary Gallery Closures for November

Posted on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

In preparing for upcoming exhibitions, some of the Museum’s galleries will be closed during November. Gallery 28 is currently closed and will be open to the public on November 14, 2013. Gallery 29 is currently closed but will temporarily be open November 16 – 17. It will be closed once again from November 18 – […]

Toledo Museum of Art Among First Museums to Collect Blenko Glass

Posted on Monday, November 11th, 2013

Works by the Blenko Glass Company from the mid-20th century are receiving increased attention as knowledge of its integral role in the history of American Glass expands. Now, with the acquisition of 16 modern Blenko vessels, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has become the first museum to own a large group of Blenko’s Architectural […]

Celebrating The Art of Ink

Posted on Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Hollywood Tattoo Artist and Toledo Native Paul Timman To Visit TMA Dec. 5 He’s inked everyone from Angelina Jolie to Tommy Lee, earning the nickname “Rembrandt of Sunset Strip” along the way. Now Toledo native and Hollywood tattoo artist Paul Timman will pause the needle to discuss the art of tattooing during his free Masters […]

Veterans Glassblowing Day Planned Nov. 9 at TMA

Posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013

On Saturday, Nov. 9 the Toledo Museum of Art will participate in national Veterans Glassblowing Day by providing active-duty members and veterans of the U.S. military a free opportunity to experience glassblowing. The program’s aim is to introduce soldiers and veterans to a potentially marketable skill, to enable them to enjoy artistic expression and to build the community. […]

Dates for 95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 24th, 2013

The 95th Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition will take place November 21, 2014-January 3, 2015. This juried exhibition features works of art by artists located in Northwest Ohio and the surrounding area. Applications will be accepted in Summer 2014. Additional details regarding the exhibition will be announced soon.