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Australia comes to Toledo!

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

This summer, the Toledo Museum of Art presents Crossing Cultures: Contemporary Aboriginal Australia Art and the Toledo Zoo will feature Wild Walkabout, Wonders From Down Under. What better way to celebrate all thing Australian in Toledo than with a Keith Urban concert? One Grand Prize winner will take home a four-pack of tickets to see […]

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Summer Camps, Classes

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

As the temperature rises this summer, Toledo Museum of Art becomes the perfect place for children and teens to chill out by enrolling in an art class or weeklong camp. They can study everything from silk painting to blacksmithing, from Impressionism to Aboriginal Australian art. “The Museum is truly a unique and wonderful place to […]

TMA baby tours promote development of youngest visitors

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is leading a new trend by offering museum tours to its youngest visitors. These fun and innovative tours for 2–18 month olds—developed by one of the world’s foremost experts on the impact of early art experiences on infants and toddlers—teach parents and caregivers how to engage babies’ with art, […]

Museum Day Video Challenge Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art invites Museum patrons to help them celebrate International Museum Day with the Museum Day Video Challenge. Held each year on or around May 18, International Museum Day aims to raise awareness of the role museums play in the development of society. Thousands of museums participate worldwide. This year’s theme is […]

Winners of 2013 Poetry Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013

Twenty area writers were honored as winners in the Toledo Museum of Art 2013 Poetry Contest during a 7 p.m. ceremony Friday, May 10, in the Museum’s Great Gallery. Sponsored by The Blade, Kroger and Buckeye CableSystem, the contest attracted more than 300 submissions from adults and students who participated in a Docent-led tour between […]

New Publication by Larry Nichols Available in Museum Store

Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Now available in the Museum Store, is a beautiful new catalog raisonne: The Paintings of Hendrick Goltzius by TMA’s own Larry Nichols, William Hutton senior curator, European and American painting and sculpture before 1900. This long-awaited volume is a comprehensive study of the paintings of Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617), the most important artist in the Netherlands at the turn of […]

Kentucky Derby Party: Run for the Roses

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Dress in your Derby best and join Circle 2445 at the Toledo Museum of Art for the running of the 139th Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby party, Run for the Roses, is planned for May 4 from 4–7 p.m. in the Peristyle. The event will include Southern fare, a cash bar featuring mint juleps and live […]

Apply Now for TMA Mellon Fellowship

Posted on Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The deadline to apply for our prestigious Mellon Fellowship is April 15. This opportunity is open to candidates interested in careers in museum leadership who have completed doctoral studies in art history or a related discipline within the last five years. To learn more about what a Mellon Fellow is check out this video on our […]

Experts to Discuss Aboriginal Australian Art

Posted on Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Toledo Museum of Art Director Brian Kennedy moderates a discussion about Aboriginal Australian art from 3–5 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Little Theater. The free program is the first of many events planned in conjunction with Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art from the Hood Museum of Art […]

TMA and Toledo Zoo Partner on Dual Australia-themed Exhibitions

Posted on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art and the Toledo Zoo will partner this summer to offer a combined look at the Indigenous people and diverse wildlife that make up the beautiful and fascinating Australian continent. Crossing Cultures, the TMA’s exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal Australian art, runs April 12 through July 14. The Zoo’s Wild Walkabout: Wonders from […]