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January 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Holiday Hours The Toledo Museum of Art is open from noon to 5 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Continuing Exhibitions Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 35 Nov. 5, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, Great Gallery Mexican-born contemporary artist Gabriel Dawe’s textile installations have adorned gallery spaces around the world, most recently as part of an exhibition at the […]

Great Art Escape Returns to Toledo Museum of Art Dec. 27-Jan. 1

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The Great Art Escape, a week of free performances, art activities and after-hours flashlight tours, returns to the Toledo Museum of Art Dec. 27-Jan. 1. Sponsored in part by Taylor Cadillac, the week of special events has become a holiday tradition for bringing together family, friends and holiday guests. Explore the galleries with the debut […]

Toledo Museum of Art to Acquire and Steward Museum Place Residences

Posted on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

As part of its long-standing interest in Toledo’s Historic Old West End, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is seeking to acquire the Museum Place Residences and act as stewards of the properties in the community’s interest. The Museum Place Residences are located in Toledo’s Old West End Historic District adjacent to the Museum’s campus, […]

December 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, November 21st, 2016

Holiday Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 25: Closed Dec. 31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 1: Noon to 5 p.m. Continuing Exhibitions Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 35 Nov. 5, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, Great Gallery Contemporary Mexican-born artist Gabriel Dawe’s textile installations have adorned gallery spaces around the world, most recently […]

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic—Toledo Museum of Art Examines Work of Contemporary Artist

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art presents Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, an exhibition of 60 paintings and sculptures questioning ideas of race, gender and the politics of representation. On view Feb. 10-May 14, 2017, A New Republic spans Wiley’s 14-year career including his earliest explorations of the male figure, his unique take on Old Master […]

Time Running Out to Experience I Approve This Message at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2016

Only a couple of weeks remain to see I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads, an eye-opening, interactive Toledo Museum of Art exhibition devoted to the viewer and how political ads can influence your emotions in order to sway your vote. The free, nonpartisan show ends on Election Day, Nov. 8. “The goal is to […]

November 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, October 10th, 2016

Exhibition Openings Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 35 Nov. 5, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, Great Gallery Contemporary Mexican-born artist Gabriel Dawe’s textile installations have adorned gallery spaces around the world, most recently as part of an exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. These ethereal indoor rainbows prompt us to examine public spaces in a […]

Celebrated Irish Poet Paul Durcan to Present Reading at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2016

Poet Paul Durcan is celebrated as a national treasure in his native Ireland. Illustrious literary figures, including British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, are to be found in the audience of his theatrical, dramatic readings – performed in his deep Irish brogue. Now Durcan will cross the Atlantic to give a free reading of poetry […]

Autumn is Perfect Time to See Plensa’s Human Landscape; Last Time to See These Works Together Anywhere

Posted on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

There’s nothing like a crisp, clear autumn day to draw us outside to enjoy nature’s burst of rich colors before the days fade into winter. It’s also a perfect time to stroll the campus of the Toledo Museum of Art to see the extraordinary exhibition Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape. Born in Barcelona, Spain, in 1955, […]

Ten-Day Art in Food Celebration Kicks Off Oct. 21 at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Long before smart phone photos, there were still lifes. Foodies had to depend on the likes of Cezanne, Chardin and Courbet to see a meal’s ingredients represented in all their ripe glory. Food’s role as muse to artists and Instagram enthusiasts alike is being celebrated Oct. 21-30 during Art in Food at the Toledo Museum […]