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Egypt in Toledo

Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2011

If you love all things Egypt, join us this Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theater for another FREE presentation, “Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: A Fresh Look” by William H. Peck. A retired curator at the DIA, an active archaeologist, and author of the new TMA publication Egypt in Toledo ($24.95), […]

Mr. Mummy Returns

Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2011

Join us Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Peristyle for a free presentation by Toledo favorite Dr. Bob Brier and his wife, Pat Remler. In “Myths and Mummies,” the two faculty from Long Island University will discuss his research in the ancient Egyptian methods of mummification and why the Egyptians’ mythology and religion […]

Derby Party Scheduled May 7

Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

This year’s 137th Kentucky Derby will be projected live onto a screen that fills the Peristyle stage. Other activities include photo ops, hands-on activities, and live music by the Gray Devils, the Black Swamp String Band, Stonehouse, and Decent Folk. Enjoy food by TMA Chef Erika Rapp, Koto Buki, Flying Rhino, Class City Cafe, and […]

Final Days to See ‘Rembrandt Laughing’

Posted on Saturday, April 16th, 2011

A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed through May 8 in Gallery 24 along with the Museum’s two other Rembrandts. This is a one week extension of the previously announced last date to see this work.  The artist painted the small oil-on-copper […]

Venue Changed for April 15 Glass and Film Event

Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2011

A forum on making glass and making films with artists Mark Matthews of Archbold and Robin Lehman of Rochester, N.Y., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 has been moved to the Little Theater in the Main Museum. Lehman, the winner of two Oscars® for film shorts, has created videos about leading artists Pino Signoretto, Lino […]

50% off Botero Tickets through 4/10

Posted on Friday, April 8th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art is offering a buy one, get one free discount on Fernando Botero exhibition tickets through the online site Groupon through April 10, 2011.  “The Baroque World of Fernando Botero” features more than 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings from the popular Colombian artist.  The show runs through June 12.  Groupon coupons […]

An Evening with Frank Stella

Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

The inaugural event in the Toledo Museum of Arts new Masters Series will be “An Evening with Frank Stella” on Thursday, April 7 at 6 p.m. in the Peristyle Theater.  Mr. Stella’s appearance is in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition Frank Stella: Irregular Polygons. He will be joined on the Peristyle stage by […]

Wolfe Gallery Update

Posted on Thursday, February 17th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art has begun the process of obtaining bids to construct a new gallery for contemporary art. The project, estimated to cost $3 million, will take approximately 10 months to complete. The resulting gallery will be named in honor of Perrysburg residents Mary and Frederic Wolfe, long-time TMA supporters who gave the […]

The Dramatic Image: Baroque Prints of the 17th Century

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

A wide range of styles and techniques used by leading European artists to tell stories visually is showcased in The Dramatic Image: Baroque Prints of the 17th Century, a new exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art. Approximately 80 etchings, engravings and woodcuts from the Museum’s collection of prints from the 17th century through the […]

TMA Acquires Two New Glass Sculptures

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art has added two new glass sculptures to its collection. Pyramid by German artist Josepha Gasch-Muche can be seen in Gallery 1 of the main Museum building. Blizzard Amulet Basket by Canadian artist Laura Donefer has been installed in Gallery 5 of the Glass Pavilion®. Read more here.