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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 […]

Australia comes to Toledo!

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

This summer, the Toledo Museum of Art presents Crossing Cultures: Contemporary Aboriginal Australia Art and the Toledo Zoo will feature Wild Walkabout, Wonders From Down Under. What better way to celebrate all thing Australian in Toledo than with a Keith Urban concert? One Grand Prize winner will take home a four-pack of tickets to see […]

It’s Not Too Late to Register for Summer Camps, Classes

Posted on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

As the temperature rises this summer, Toledo Museum of Art becomes the perfect place for children and teens to chill out by enrolling in an art class or weeklong camp. They can study everything from silk painting to blacksmithing, from Impressionism to Aboriginal Australian art. “The Museum is truly a unique and wonderful place to […]

TMA baby tours promote development of youngest visitors

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is leading a new trend by offering museum tours to its youngest visitors. These fun and innovative tours for 2–18 month olds—developed by one of the world’s foremost experts on the impact of early art experiences on infants and toddlers—teach parents and caregivers how to engage babies’ with art, […]

Museum Day Video Challenge Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art invites Museum patrons to help them celebrate International Museum Day with the Museum Day Video Challenge. Held each year on or around May 18, International Museum Day aims to raise awareness of the role museums play in the development of society. Thousands of museums participate worldwide. This year’s theme is […]

Winners of 2013 Poetry Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013

Twenty area writers were honored as winners in the Toledo Museum of Art 2013 Poetry Contest during a 7 p.m. ceremony Friday, May 10, in the Museum’s Great Gallery. Sponsored by The Blade, Kroger and Buckeye CableSystem, the contest attracted more than 300 submissions from adults and students who participated in a Docent-led tour between […]

New Publication by Larry Nichols Available in Museum Store

Posted on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Now available in the Museum Store, is a beautiful new catalog raisonne: The Paintings of Hendrick Goltzius by TMA’s own Larry Nichols, William Hutton senior curator, European and American painting and sculpture before 1900. This long-awaited volume is a comprehensive study of the paintings of Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617), the most important artist in the Netherlands at the turn of […]