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Flowers to Fill Museum During Art in Bloom Fundraising Event

Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

A florist’s modus operandi is usually bouquet first, vase second. But florists will embark on a new creative challenge when they are paired with Toledo Museum of Art glassblowers for Art in Bloom, a four-day event that kicks off May 8. The florist/glass artist teams will collaborate creatively on vessels for their arrangements, from the […]

Toledo Museum of Art Invites Area Residents to Take Part in Slow Art Day 2014

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art is inviting area residents to stop by and take part in Slow Art Day on April 12. Nearly 200 venues in North America, Europe and Australia are expected to participate in this year’s international observance, which encourages people to take their time looking at works of art, then gather to […]

May 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Continuing Exhibitions In Fine Feather: Birds, Art & Science April 25–July 6, Gallery 18 Coinciding with the Biggest Week in American Birding, In Fine Feather highlights the intersection of natural science and art in the pursuit of describing and identifying birds, from a medieval treatise on falconry to John James Audubon’s Birds of America and […]

Lino Tagliapietra Demonstrations Cancelled

Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014

Famed glass artist Lino Tagliapietra has unexpectedly canceled his visit to the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion this week (March 25–29) due to illness. Tagliapietra, considered one of the finest Venentian glass blowers in the world, was scheduled to be working this week at the Glass Pavilion, be on hand for the opening of […]

Exhibition of Garden-Inspired Works on Paper Complements International Exhibition of Art from the Louvre

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

A new exhibition that focuses on how people interact with nature, landscape and garden design is now on view at the Toledo Museum of Art. Assembled entirely from the Museum’s own collection, Paper Roses: Garden-Inspired Works on Paper presents 100 prints, drawings and photographs by some of the most acclaimed European and American artists from […]

Venetian Glass Birds: Lino Tagliapietra Opens March 28 at Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

A small exhibition of elegant blown glass birds recently created by the distinguished Venetian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra opens March 28 at the Toledo Museum of Art. The show is in celebration of the annual songbird migration through the marshes along the southern shore of Lake Erie. On view in Gallery 2 of the Glass Pavilion, […]

April 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Exhibition Opening In Fine Feather: Birds, Art & Science April 25–July 6, Gallery 18 Coinciding with the Biggest Week in American Birding, In Fine Feather highlights the intersection of natural science and art in the pursuit of describing and identifying birds, from a medieval treatise on falconry to John James Audubon’s Birds of America and […]

Noted Francophile Eric Haskell to Appear at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, February 24th, 2014

Leads Masters Series Talk, Highlighting One of History’s Most Influential Gardeners Though Eric Haskell is a man of the 21st century, his interests are firmly planted in the French gardens of the 1700s. The noted Francophile—twice knighted by the government of France—has a unique passion for the history of French aristocrats and royals who used their […]

Two New Members Join Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors

Posted on Thursday, February 20th, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art has elected two area business leaders to its board of directors. Stephen D. Taylor, Sr., founder and president of Taylor Automotive Group, and R. Scott Trumbull, chairman and CEO of Franklin Electric Company, will begin serving five-year terms starting in January 2014. Stephen Taylor is a longtime supporter of the […]

Proposals Being Accepted for International Visual Literacy Association Conference

Posted on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Proposals for the 47th annual International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) conference are being accepted through April 1, 2014. The conference provides scholars, researchers, teachers, students, artists and other professionals an opportunity to present their work. The theme for this year’s conference, The Art of Seeing: From Ordinary to Extraordinary, explores eight subjects, including visual literacy […]