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Tree Removal Begins Today

Posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015

Due to serious safety hazards posed to both the public and works of art in the vicinity, four damaged trees on the Museum’s campus will be removed and replaced and one will be trimmed. The work started today, Monday, March 9, at the Glass Pavilion and will continue over the next couple of weeks. The […]

Cultural Diversity and Visual Arts Panel Discussion Scheduled for March 5

Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2015

A free panel discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in the Glass Pavilion will examine the topic of “Cultural Diversity and Visual Arts.” The panelists, all artists with ties to this area, are Toledo residents Michelle Carlson and Aaron Bivins; Bayo Iribhogbe of New York City; Marcus Glenn of Detroit; and Wade Harrison of […]

April 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Exhibition Openings The American Civil War: Through Artists’ Eyes April 3–July 5, Galleries 28 & 29 This exhibition depicts major events of the American Civil War as seen through the eyes of the artist. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the war, The American Civil War features approximately 50 objects drawn from the […]

Toledo Museum of Art to Return Scientific Instrument to Germany

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015

A lavishly-designed, 16th-century scientific instrument will be returned to Germany in March, the Toledo Museum of Art announced today. The 450-year-old astrological compendium or astrolabe was a multifunctional device used to tell time and make astronomical calculations less than 50 years after Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition circumnavigated the globe by sea for the first time. The […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2015

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. The Museum is inviting artists, photographers, students and others pursuing an artistic endeavor away from home to apply for the $8,000 award. While the scholarship funds airfare, meals and hotel or housing, it does […]

Food Editor Darra Goldstein Joins Masters Series

Posted on Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Darra Goldstein isn’t a household name, but according to discerning foodies, she should be. The food and cultural journal she founded, Gastronomica, has earned high marks since its inception in 2001, including a recent James Beard Foundation award for Publication of the Year and a spot on Saveur magazine’s top 100. Now Dr. Goldstein will bring […]

Exhibition of Pet Illustrations Debuts

Posted on Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Animal characters – from Clifford the Big Red Dog to the mischievous black cat known as bad Kitty – capture imaginations just as easily as their human counterparts do in the world of children’s literature. Now those and other beloved pets will be explored in the upcoming exhibition Best in Show: Animal Illustrations from the Mazza […]

Magnificent Marble on View in Octagon

Posted on Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Gallery 28 has seen the addition of an imposing new work of art: a replica of Laocoön and His Sons. The reproduction of the ancient Roman sculpture—carved from a single block of carrara marble—was until recently in an Italian family collection and is on special loan to the Museum. The original that inspired it,  unearthed in […]

Museum Will Be Closed Sunday, Feb. 1

Posted on Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Due to current weather conditions, the Toledo Museum of Art will be closed today, Sunday, Feb. 1. The Museum will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 3, weather permitting. Please check the Museum’s website, Facebook page and Twitter account for the latest information regarding operating hours.

March 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Continuing Exhibitions 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, […]