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Artwork of the Week: April 13

Posted on Friday, April 13th, 2012

The Classic Court has been closed since January for an exciting re-installation of the Museum’s choice collection of ancient art—but now it is open again to the public! This serene Egyptian portrait from a tomb wall is one of the hundreds of works of ancient art once again on view. Though no name survives with […]

Artwork of the Week: March 30

Posted on Friday, March 30th, 2012

2 Circle IV is one of a series of sculptures in which David Smith, considered perhaps the greatest American sculptor of the 20th century, explored the interaction between shape, color, and gesture. Smith worked as a welder and riveter in a Studebaker factory in 1925 before studying to be a painter. When he turned to […]

Glenwood Ave. Closed

Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2012

A street resurfacing project on Grove Place will require the closing of Glenwood near Monroe Street for several weeks. Visitors should enter to Grove Place via the Monroe/Collingwood area.

Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Night at the Museum

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2012

Calling Museum fans and helpful hands! On May 5-6, TMA needs your help as we host “Girl Scout Night at the Museum” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national organization. On this weekend, 2000 Scouts will converge here – where the charter of the first Girl Scout council in the U.S. was signed – […]

Family Center Now Open Fridays

Posted on Friday, February 17th, 2012

The TMA Family Center is now open during It’s Friday! In addition to Sundays (noon-5:30) and Tues/Thurs (10:30-3:30), this free art center for kids up to age 10 and their families is open on Fridays  from 3:30-8 p.m. See our calendar for weekly themes.

Art Hours, Glassblowing Demos Resume

Posted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

After a month of closure to install new furnaces, the Glass Pavilion Hot Shops have re-opened with the full schedule of daily glassblowing demonstrations (free) and Art Hours glass-making classes ($15 members/$30 nonmembers). This month’s Art Hours feature glass hearts and Mardi Gras beads. Call 419-254-5771 ext. 7448 for tickets.

Docent Applications Now Being Accepted

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2012

TMA is seeking dedicated volunteers for its next class of art docents. If you missed the January 19 & 20 information sessions, information packets can still be picked up at the Main Museum Information Desk and Plough Entrance starting January 24. Applications—also available on the TMA website—are due by February 17. Call Lynn Duty or […]

Art Docent Class Now Enrolling

Posted on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

TMA is looking for dedicated volunteers to help bring its collection and exhibitions to life! A new Docent class will begin in 2012. Participants will attend classroom and gallery training sessions to become familiar with the TMA collection and how visitors interact with the art. To learn more, attend one of two free informational sessions […]

New Art Docent Class Forming

Posted on Monday, December 19th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art will soon be recruiting and training for its next class of art Docents. Interviews will be held during spring 2012, and training will begin in the fall. To learn more, attend one of two free information sessions held in the Museum’s Little Theater: Thursday, Jan. 19 from noon to 1:30 […]

January 2012 Programs at TMA

Posted on Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art releases its January 2012 public programming. January 2012 Programs.