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Daubigny’s Auvers, Landscape with Plough Purchased by Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Auvers, Landscape with Plough, an oil painting dating from 1877 by Charles-François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878) has been acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art. Daubigny lived northwest of Paris in Auvers-sur-Oise during his later years and painted the surrounding farmlands as early 1860. This landscape painting was finished during the last year of the artist’s […]

Special Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates Degas and Legacy of Toledo Ballet

Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

TMA is exclusive venue for ‘all Degas, all ballet’ exhibition that features major national and international loans From a 14-year-old Parisian girl made famous by a great Impressionist artist to a 10-year-old Toledoan more famous for women’s rights than dance, the Toledo Museum of Art’s fall exhibition Degas and the Dance celebrates the appeal and […]

Play Time Exhibition Celebration this Saturday

Posted on Friday, June 12th, 2015

Join us this Saturday, June 13 from 6-10 p.m. for a celebration of the exhibition Play Time featuring spectacle performances by Redmoon Theater, a giant picnic table covering Monroe Street, a member lounge in the GlasSalon and tons of fun and games.  Here’s what you need to know: Monroe Street will be closed to through […]

Toledo Museum of Art Exhibitions: July 2015-June 2016

Posted on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Best in Show: Animal Illustrations from the Mazza Collection Through July 5, 2015, Gallery 18 The Mazza Museum in Findlay, Ohio, holds the largest collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world. More than 50 works from that collection are on loan to the Toledo Museum of Art in this exhibition presented […]

Chicago’s Redmoon Theater Arrives June 11 for 3-day Run at TMA’s Play Time Exhibition

Posted on Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Chicago’s Redmoon Theater, known for using larger-than-life contraptions to create performances bright with spectacle, is coming to the Toledo Museum of Art June 11¬-13. The company’s site-specific performances have opened in the Windy City’s Millennium Park, animated the façade of the Museum of Contemporary Art, commemorated the groundbreaking of the Modern Wing of the Art […]

Museum to Close Galleries in Preparation for Renovation

Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

On Friday, May 29, the Toledo Museum of Art will close its decorative arts galleries and period rooms for renovation. This is part of a larger plan to update sections of the Museum’s west wing over the next five years. The galleries contain decorative arts objects, some of which will be integrated into the permanent […]

July 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

(Note: TMA will be closed Saturday, July 4, for Independence Day.) Exhibition Openings From the Collection: 300 Years of French Landscape Painting July 17-Oct. 11, 2015, Gallery 18 Drawn entirely from the holdings of the Toledo Museum of Art, From the Collection: 300 Years of French Landscape Painting contains a single, stunning example selected from […]

Play Time Opens May 22 at Toledo Museum of Art; Exhibition, Related Programs Continue Up To Labor Day

Posted on Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Play Time, a new exhibition opening May 22 at the Toledo Museum of Art, celebrates the art of diversion and the value of play to both refresh the human spirit and inspire creativity. Unlike “look but don’t touch” exhibitions, this interactive, family-friendly, hands-on exhibition enables visitors to immerse themselves in contemporary art as they may […]

American Alliance of Museums Chair Kaywin Feldman to Give Masters Series Lecture June 4

Posted on Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Kaywin Feldman – the first woman to lead the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in its 100-year history – will offer a candid discussion of the challenges facing museums in the 21st century during a free Masters Series lecture at the Toledo Museum of Art on June 4 at 6 p.m. Feldman’s qualifications on the subject […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires 19th-century French Still Life

Posted on Monday, May 11th, 2015

A little-known but rewarding 19th-century oil painting by French artist Antoine Berjon (1754–1843) has been acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art through the generosity of a local couple. Still Life with Grapes, Chestnuts, Melons, and a Marble Cube was purchased from an art dealer in Lyon, France, for the permanent collection with funds given […]