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This Week at TMA: Nov. 3–8, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Program Highlights TMA Thursday Music: Heavy Color Performance and Record Release Party Thursday, Nov. 5: 6:30–8:30 p.m.| GlasSalon Toledo-based group Heavy Color creates ethereal soundscapes with live percussion, MPC mashing, on the fly sampling, vocals and synthesizers. Combining a soulful electronic hazinesss with the organic textures of African and Latin percussion heavy music, the live performance […]

December 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, October 30th, 2015

Holiday Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 25: Closed Jan. 1: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Exhibition Openings The Rise of Sneaker Culture Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016, Levis Gallery The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to […]

This Week at TMA: Oct. 27–Nov. 1, 2015

Posted on Monday, October 26th, 2015

Program Highlights The Sound of Silents: “Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror” (1922) Thursday, Oct. 29: 7 p.m., Peristyle F.W. Murnau’s 1922 “Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror” remains one of the most beautiful and haunting vampire films of all time. Based on Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, the film was nearly lost following a lawsuit filed by […]

Free Visual Language Workshops Help Participants Decode Images and Their Sometimes Hidden Meanings

Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015

Images may hold underlying messages – if you just know how to read them. The Toledo Museum of Art will help viewers learn to decode such messages with a new series of free visual language classes that begin Saturday, Nov. 7. The Museum offered similar classes in June, July and August and has brought the […]

This Week at TMA: Oct. 20–25, 2015

Posted on Monday, October 19th, 2015

Program Highlights Jazz Under Glass with the Art Tatum Jazz Society Thursday, Oct. 22: 6:30 p.m., GlasSalon Celebrate Art Tatum’s birthday with “Deuling Pianos,” featuring pianists Kyle Turner and Galen Bundy, trumpeter Ben Wolkins, percussionist Nelson Overton, and bassist Kevin Johnson. Tickets are $20 for Art Tatum Jazz Society members, $30 for non-members, and $10 […]

Dance Rehearsals, Performances, Films and More Planned in Conjunction with Degas and the Dance Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

See ballet dancers rehearse on canvas, in sculptures and in person at the Toledo Museum of Art’s new exhibition Degas and the Dance, which is on view Oct. 15 through Jan. 10, 2016 And that’s just in Canaday Gallery. A film series about dance, life-drawing sessions with dancers as the models, and a lecture by […]

This Week at TMA: Oct. 13–18, 2015

Posted on Monday, October 12th, 2015

Exhibition Opening Degas and the Dance Oct. 15: 10 a.m.–9 p.m., Canaday Gallery Little Dancer of Fourteen Years, on loan from the Clark Art Institute of Williamstown, Massachusetts, occupies center stage in this exhibition that revolves around Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of France’s leading Impressionists. Originally modeled in wax in 1880-81, the 38-inch […]

Masterworks of American Indian Art from Diker Collection on View Feb. 12-May 8, 2016 at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection, which celebrates the visionary creativity and technical mastery of native North American artists from tribes across the continent, will arrive at the Toledo Museum of Art on Feb. 12, 2016. The exhibition is a rare opportunity for the public to see such a large […]

November 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Continuing Exhibitions Degas and the Dance Oct. 15, 2015-Jan. 10, 2016, Canaday Gallery “People call me the painter of dancing girls,” Edgar Degas once told Paris art dealer Ambroise Vollard. “It has never occurred to them that my chief interest in dancers lies in rendering movement and painting pretty clothes.” Indeed, in ballerinas Degas (1834-1917) […]

Treat Yourself to Great Performances in the Great Gallery this October

Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Each Sunday at 3 p.m. in October, music will ring through the Great Gallery, as Great Performances in the Great Gallery showcases an eclectic selection of music. On Sunday, Oct. 4, take in the sounds of Nermis Mieses on oboe and Robert Satterlee on piano. Delight to the soothing sounds of Garth Simmons on trombone […]