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Jazz Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis Visits TMA Thursday

Posted on Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of one of the most notable families in the music industry, will visit the Toledo Museum of Art on Thursday, August 29. At 2 p.m., Marsalis will entertain families with a reading of his newly released children’s picture book, No Cell Phone Day, which tells what happens when Marsalis’ daughter […]

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue Tickets On Sale Now

Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2013

The New Orleans native and his band will return to the Peristyle for a repeat engagement presented by the Art Tatum Jazz Heritage Society on September 18 in what’s sure to be a must-see concert—he brought down the house during his first appearance there in October 2011. Tickets for the September 18 performance can be purchased […]

Temporary Gallery Closures for August

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

In preparing for upcoming exhibitions, some of our galleries will be closed over the coming days and weeks. Gallery 18 is currently closed but will re-open Tuesday, August 13. Gallery 6 will continue to remain closed until Friday August 16.  It will re-open with a selection of artist’s books from the Bareiss Collection at that […]

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue Return to the Peristyle

Posted on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will return to the Peristyle for a repeat engagement presented by the Art Tatum Jazz Society in what’s sure to be a can’t-miss concert. The New Orleans native  has earned a reputation for his electric stage presence and genre-defying music, a convergence of funk, jazz, pop, rock and hip hop, respectively. Tickets for […]

TMA to Host Summer Writing Workshops Developed by United Way

Posted on Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Workshops for young aspiring writers are underway and will be making a few stops at the Toledo Museum of Art. WordShop, a series of free creative writing workshops developed by Women’s Initiative of United Way, will be at TMA for four consecutive Sundays on July 21, July 28, August 4 and August 11. Each of […]

Museum Prepares for Battle of Lake Erie Exhibition

Posted on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

In preparation for Perry’s Victory: The Battle of Lake Erie, Galleries 28 and 29 will be closed periodically over the next several weeks for deinstallation, construction, painting and installation. The schedule is as follows: Gallery 28 Closed July 8 – 12 for deinstallation Closed July 22 – 26 for painting Closed July 29 – August […]

Museum Responds to NY Times Article on Nazi-Era Claims

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

On Sunday, June 30, the New York Times published a story in its Arts section titled “Museums Faulted on Restitution of Nazi Looted Art” that mentioned the Toledo Museum of Art as one of several major art institutions that has tried to block claimants from filing suit.  This is a misrepresentation of the facts.  In […]

TMA Purchases Two Works by Frank Stella

Posted on Thursday, June 27th, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art has expanded its holdings of post-World War II American abstract art by acquiring two works by Frank Stella (born 1936), Conway I and La penna di hu. Director Brian Kennedy said these works not only enlarge the Museum’s abstract art collection but also enhance its initiatives in teaching visual literacy. […]

TMA to Offer Extended Thursday Evening Hours

Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art will offer extended Thursday evening hours, experimental programs and Museum Café selections as part of a realignment of its hours to better serve young adults. Called TMA Thursday, the new hours are designed to increase accessibility for visitors with different schedules and to enable the Museum to experiment with diverse […]

Call for Entries Issued in Toledo Museum of Art’s Japan: The Art of Fashion Challenge

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The contest entry deadline for this event has passed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a design. Winners have been notified and their designs will be displayed in the Community Gallery from August 23 through December 24, 2013. The Toledo Museum of Art invites clothing designers to unleash their creativity in a Japanese-inspired clothing design […]