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This Week at TMA: Mar. 8–13, 2016

Posted on Monday, March 7th, 2016

This Week’s Highlights Jazz Under Glass with Art Tatum Jazz Society: Guy Mintus Mar. 10: 6:30–8:30 p.m., GlasSalon The popular Jazz Under Glass series features monthly performances provided in partnership with the Art Tatum Jazz Society. In this edition of the series, Israeli-born, award-winning jazz pianist Guy Mintus performs a solo piano show. Tickets are $35 […]

Robin Reisenfeld Joins Toledo Museum of Art Curatorial Staff

Posted on Monday, March 7th, 2016

Robin Reisenfeld has joined the Toledo Museum of Art staff as curator of works on paper, Brian Kennedy, CEO, president and director of the Museum, has announced. Reisenfeld has served as course director of Global Contemporary Art in the master of arts program at Christie’s Education, New York, for the past two years and as […]

Exhibition Explores How Your Heart – Not Your Head – Is the Target of Political Ads

Posted on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads, Thursday, July 14 through Election Day, Nov. 8 The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is taking on the subject of political persuasion this summer with a new exhibition that delves into how imagery, music, sound effects, camerawork and words are used to stir emotions and capture votes. I […]

This Week at TMA: Mar. 1–6, 2016

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

This Week’s Highlights FREE Concert: Toledo School for the Arts Women’s History Month Concert Mar. 3: 7 p.m., GlasSalon Students from Toledo School for the Arts pair works of art from the TMA collection and pieces of music to tell the stories of iconic women of the past 150 years FREE It’s Friday Music: Extra […]

Candice L. Harrison Named Director of Communications at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016

Candice L. Harrison has been named director of communications at the Toledo Museum of Art, effective March 7. Museum director Brian Kennedy said Harrison will be responsible for all of the Museum’s internal and external communications, marketing and online communications, including the website and social media. She also will be involved in advancing the Museum’s […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. Previous scholarship recipients have used the award to document landscapes across the U.S., study Sèvres porcelain in Paris, travel to China for a ceramics workshop and examine anatomical paintings in Italy. The Museum is inviting […]

Palmer Scholarship Deadline Extended; Applications Due March 31, 2016

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The deadline to apply for a 2016 Palmer Scholarship has been extended to March 31, 2016. The Palmer Scholarship provides funding for travel for an individual(s) to pursue a course of study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) will receive up to $8,000 toward the costs of travel—including airfare, hotel and meal expenses—either domestic […]

Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates Glass Legacy with Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Objects from studio glass collectors on view April 15 through Sept. 18, 2016, in the Glass Pavilion Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections showcases contemporary North American, European, Australian and Asian studio glass, with many objects on public view for the first time. The exhibition of more than 80 diverse works of art will […]

This Week at TMA: Feb. 23–28, 2016

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Exhibition Closing The Rise of Sneaker Culture Through Feb. 28, 2016 | Levis Gallery (Galleries 28A–C) The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to its current place in high-fashion. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, is the […]

Apply for a 2016 Palmer Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Students of art are encouraged to apply now for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for the art travel award is March 6, 2016. The Palmer Scholarship provides funding for travel for an individual(s) to pursue a course of study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) […]