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Toledo Museum of Art May 1 Programs Focus on Native American Life

Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2016

Area residents of all ages can learn more about Native American life and traditions through two free programs planned May 1 at the Toledo Museum of Art. At 1 p.m. that Sunday, Martin Nagy of Seven Eagles Historical Center near Grand Rapids, Ohio, will present “Experience the Native Woodland material culture with ‘Lightfoot’” in the […]

April 8 Art Minute: Dale Chihuly, “Campiello del Remer #2”

Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2016

The opening of the new Glass Pavilion in 2006 also introduced a monumental new acquisition by Seattle artist Dale Chihuly to the Museum’s visitors. The glass elements of the sculpture were fabricated at Chihuly’s studio, then cut and engraved at the Waterford® Crystal factory in Ireland in 1995. First configured as a large standing “chandelier,” […]

Slow Art Day is Saturday, April 9, 2016 at TMA

Posted on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Take a little time to enjoy art. That’s what the Toledo Museum of Art is inviting area residents to do April 9, 2016 on Slow Art Day. TMA is joining more than 170 other art venues for the international observance that encourages people to take their time to look at art and discuss their observations with […]

Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli’s Birds Exhibition Opens As Region Prepares for Biggest Week in American Birding

Posted on Monday, April 4th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is offering a special treat for tourists and area residents alike by presenting another in its series of free exhibitions devoted to bird-related art. Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli’s Birds opens April 29 and will continue through Aug. 7, 2016, in Gallery 6. The show’s opening coincides with the Biggest Week […]

Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections On View April 15-Sept. 18, 2016 at TMA Glass Pavilion

Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

A rare opportunity to see more than 80 modern works of studio glass from private and corporate collections is being offered in a special exhibition this spring and summer at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Glass Pavilion®. Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections, which opens April 15 and continues through Sept. 18, 2016, […]

Timeless Topics: Love in the Old Masters

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2016

Program Details FREE Curator Talk: Timeless Topics: Love in the Old Masters, Part 2 with Curator Larry Nichols April 8: 7 p.m., Great Gallery and Gallery 19 Larry Nichols, the William Hutton senior curator of European and American painting and sculpture before 1900, continues his exploration of the contemporary relevance of old master paintings in […]

Ladle Made for 1904 Saint Louis World’s Fair Reunited With Famous Libbey Punch Bowl at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2016

A massive cut-glass punch bowl produced as a showstopper for the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair and its matching silver and glass ladle have been reunited after being separated for 111 years. The Libbey Glass Company punch bowl and matching cups have been part of the collection at the Toledo Museum of Art since 1946. […]

This Week at TMA: Mar. 22–27, 2016

Posted on Sunday, March 20th, 2016

This Week’s Highlights Curator Talk: “Cocktail Shakers and Martini Glasses: The History of Barware” with Jutta Page Mar. 24: 6 p.m., GlasSalon The Toledo Symphony Orchestra’s presentation of the band Pink Martini seemed the perfect opportunity to investigate why the martini glass looks the way it does. Jutta Page, TMA’s curator of glass and decorative arts, […]

This Week at TMA: Mar. 15–20, 2016

Posted on Monday, March 14th, 2016

This Week’s Highlights Lecture: Greg Smith, “Disappearing Ink! Unraveling the Fading of a Modern Design Object” Mar. 18: 6 p.m., Little Theater It had only been in the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection for a year but the contemporary vase had become badly faded. This transformation piqued Otto N. Frensel III Senior Conservation Scientist Greg Smith’s […]

Cocktail Shakers and Martini Glasses: The History of Barware

Posted on Monday, March 14th, 2016

Free Curator Lecture March 24: 6 p.m., GlasSalon Jutta Page, the Toledo Museum of Art’s senior curator of glass and decorative arts, along with Toledo mixologist Jim Moore, will examine the history of barware and the multitude of functional glass objects used in the creation and serving of the perfect cocktail. The event is free […]