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Degas Scholar Speaks in Masters Series at Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, artist Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de ballet of the Paris Opera. George T.M. Shackelford, author of Degas: The Dancers (1994) and Degas […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 17–22, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Drawing in the Galleries with Visiting Artist Lindsey Johnson Thursday, Nov. 19: 7 p.m.–9 p.m., Canaday Gallery Inspired by French Impressionist Edgar Degas, bring your sketchpad and a pencil and create your own drawings of dancers. A local dancer will serve as your model. Public Tour: Localeyes with Alexander Mak, Associate Director, […]

$1 Million Commitment from Owens Corning Supports Educational Mission of Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Owens Corning Foundation Inc. has made a $1 million commitment to support the educational mission of the Toledo Museum of Art. The gift, to be paid over a five-year period, will help to underwrite art education programs and the Museum’s 2020 Vision that focuses on expanding educational outreach to more culturally diverse audiences. “We […]

Sneakers Take the Floor at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The Rise of Sneaker Culture Opens Dec. 3, 2015 Sneakers have evolved from sportswear to fashion statement and cultural signifier. The Rise of Sneaker Culture, an exhibition opening in December at the Toledo Museum of Art, traces that evolution from the 1830s to today. Approximately one-hundred and sixty sneakers – from an 1860s spiked running […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 10–15, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Jazz Under Glass with Art Tatum Jazz Society Nov. 12: 6:30-8:30 p.m., GlasSalon The popular Jazz Under Glass series returns with monthly performances put on in partnership with the Art Tatum Jazz Society. Scheduled performers include Kyle Turner (piano), Ben Wolkins (trumpet), David Mirarchi (alto sax), Nelson Overton (drums), and Lauren Smith […]

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 […]