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A 200-year-old chandelier made for the summer palace of Jérôme Bonaparte, Napoleon’s brother and King of Westphalia from 1807 to 1813, has a new home. The chandelier, created by the German firm Werner & Mieth in 1810-1811, has been purchased by the Toledo Museum of Art for its collection. The Spiral Chandelier is made of […]
The possibilities of paper are explored in a new exhibition that opens Feb. 6 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Nearly 200 one-of-a-kind and limited edition artist books, dimensional prints, collages and experimental works will be shown in Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer. Some of the works will be seen publicly […]
Life before the “talkies” (and mega-budget sequels, 3-D technology and Jennifer Lawrence) is revisited in all its splendor in the Toledo Museum of Art’s new series, The Sound of Silents. The free program features classics of the silent film era with live musical accompaniment in the Peristyle Theater. TMA’s historic Skinner organ will be used […]
Exhibition Openings Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer Feb. 6-May 3, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Gallery 1 Artist Werner Pfeiffer’s experiences as a young boy in Germany during and after World War II, when paper was scarce, became the basis of a lifelong fascination with the material. For more than 50 years, […]
When Toledo Ballet Director and Choreographer Michael Lang first experienced Anything Can Break by Thai conceptual artist Pinaree Sanpitak, he was so profoundly moved that he asked the Toledo Museum of Art if he could create an interactive dance piece for the work of art. Visitors can see the resulting piece, titled All Are One, […]
The Toledo Museum of Art is adding a two-day snow sculpting event to its 2014 Great Art Escape lineup. The Great Art Escape, which traditionally takes place the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, has been expanded to run concurrently with Winterfest (Dec. 26, 2014-Jan. 4, 2015). The Museum will be closed Monday, Dec. […]
Friday, December 5 is Member Appreciation Day in the Museum Store. Museum members will receive an additional 10% discount on their Museum Store purchases that day (excluding original works of art). The Museum Store has gifts for everyone on your list this holiday season. Not a member? Enjoy the many benefits of membership by joining today.
Continuing Exhibitions InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works Through Jan. 4, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Galleries 8 and 9 Works by Magdalene Odundo, Aminah Robinson and Pinaree Sanpitak are spotlighted in this special exhibition. Known for being influenced by the female form, Thai conceptual artist Pinaree Sanpitak presents Anything Can Break, recently shown at the Biennale of […]
Pianist Robert Ballinger has cancelled his Nov. 23 Great Performance in the Great Gallery due to illness. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to reschedule the performance for a later date.
More than $12,000 in cash prizes and special recognitions were presented during an opening awards ceremony for the 95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition Friday (Nov. 21) evening at the Toledo Museum of Art. Thought to be the only remaining exhibition of its kind at a major art museum, the show continues the Museum’s nearly century-long […]