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Ancient Art Expert To Discuss the Evolution of Christ’s Image

Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2014

How do we know what Jesus looked like? The Toledo Museum of Art’s Adam Levine, Ph.D., an ancient art expert, will explore this question during a free talk titled The Image of Christ in Late Antiquity at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24 in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle. Jesus has long been imagined […]

Remembering Studio Glass Pioneer Brian Lonsway (1940–2001)

Posted on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Brian Lonsway was always something of a showman. His 1970s glassblowing demos were spectacles, drawing attention to a then-new artistic medium. He’d walk down Monroe Street behind a trailer equipped with a glass furnace and working bench, hopping on and off the rig with his glassblowing pipe, a gregarious artist putting on his own live […]

Fragonard Masterpieces to be Reunited in Toledo After 25 Years

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The original wardrobe malfunction might have originated more than 250 years ago, at the hands of a 20-something Frenchman named Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Fragonard was only beginning to discover his niche as a portrayer of thinly veiled eroticism when he painted an errant body part peeking out from his subject’s frilly 18th-century dress. The resulting work […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2014

From photography in Thailand to Egyptian coffins at the University of Pennsylvania, the Toledo Museum of Art’s Palmer Scholarship has helped area art students explore their interests more deeply. Now, the Museum is inviting the next generation of artists, photographers and others pursuing an art-related education to apply for the $8,000 award, which covers the […]

Toledo Museum of Art 2014 Major Exhibitions

Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Varujan Boghosian Dec. 13, 2013–May 25, 2014 Wolfe Gallery Mezzanine Where some see relics of the past, Varujan Boghosian sees material for his next sculpture or collage. The Armenian-American artist’s poetic works use objects such as children’s toys, vintage paper and shoes. His work is seen at such noted institutions as the Museum of Modern […]

The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden Brings Romantic Paris to the Midwest

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

When it comes to daily life in the capital of France, the Tuileries Garden has always been something of a theater, the stage for everything from the political intrigue of 17th-century royals to the leisure activities of 21st-century citizens. Now, the Parisian park can be experienced at the Toledo Museum of Art with the major […]

Objects from the Louvre Featured in Spring 2014 Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Marie Antoinette, Napoleon Bonaparte and King Louis XIV each reveled in the perfectly manicured grounds of the Tuileries Garden at different points in history. Today, more than 10 million visitors stroll through the famous Parisian park annually. And from Feb. 13 – May 11, 2014, the Toledo Museum of Art will bring this remarkable urban […]

February 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Exhibition Opening The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden Feb. 13–May 11, Canaday Gallery The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden will present 100 paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures, many never before exhibited in the United States, on loan from the vast collections of the Musée du Louvre, Musée Carnavalet, Palace of Versailles and other […]

Museum Will Be Closed Tuesday, January 7

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

Due to inclement weather conditions in the region, the Toledo Museum of Art will be closed Tuesday, January 7. The Museum will reopen Wednesday, January 8, weather permitting.

Toledo Museum of Art Recruiting New Class of Volunteer Docents

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

As a volunteer docent at the Toledo Museum of Art, Pamela Davis has devoted 34 years to bringing the arts to life for visitors on her gallery tours. But according to Davis, those three decades weren’t given for free—they came with a different kind of “salary.” “The payment I get is enrichment, socially and intellectually,” […]