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InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works Exhibition Features International Artists

Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014

A ceiling installation that senses the movements of its viewers and makes sounds in response; fluid, super-smooth ceramic pottery; texture and words contained in found-object books—all are part of an upcoming Toledo Museum of Art contemporary exhibition meant to engage the senses. InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works will be on display Nov. 5, 2014–Jan. 4, 2015 […]

International Visual Literacy Association Conference to Open Eight Innovators’ Keynotes to the Public

Posted on Monday, October 20th, 2014

Innovators from fields as varied as medicine, film and education will convene at the Toledo Museum of Art for a series of keynote lectures about the rise of visual language. Free and open to the public, the presentations are part of The Art of Seeing: From Ordinary to Extraordinary, the 47th annual conference of the […]

Thai Artist Pinaree Sanpitak Creates Glass Sculpture During GAPP Artist Residency

Posted on Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Pinaree Sanpitak’s focus on the breast form may seem provocative to some audiences. But the Thai artist’s thoughtful evocations of the female body, whether in metal, fabric, ceramic or glass, are meant to kindle admiration, not shock, and have earned her renown and solo exhibitions in galleries and museums from Singapore to Los Angeles. This […]

Major Exhibition of Artist Books, Works on Paper by Werner Pfeiffer Planned

Posted on Monday, October 13th, 2014

Plain paper in the hands of an artist can become magical, and that’s what visitors will see when Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer opens Feb. 6, 2015 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Nearly 200 one-of-a-kind and limited edition artist books, dimensional prints, collages and experimental works on paper by Pfeiffer, […]

Toledo Museum of Art to Return Ganesha Sculpture to India

Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art announced today that it will return a nearly 1,000-year- old bronze sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha to the Government of India. The Ganesha was purchased in 2006 from art dealer Subhash Kapoor, who is currently awaiting trial in India on charges of illegal exportation, criminal conspiracy and forgery. Research […]

November 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, September 29th, 2014

Exhibition Openings InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works Nov. 5, 2014–Jan. 4, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Gallery 8 Works by Magdalene Odundo, Aminah Robinson and Pinaree Sanpitak are spotlighted in the special installation. Known for being influenced by the female form, Thai conceptual artist Pinaree Sanpitak presents Anything Can Break, recently shown at the Biennale of Sydney. […]

Toledo Museum of Art Showcases Top 100 Works on Paper in New Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

A new exhibition that opens Oct. 10 showcases the “best of the best” from the Toledo Museum of Art’s works on paper collection. Looks Good on Paper: Masterworks and Favorites features 100 prints, drawings, watercolors, books and photographs selected for their significance and universal appeal. The free exhibition will be on view through Jan. 11, […]

October 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Exhibition Openings Looks Good on Paper: Masterworks and Favorites Oct. 10, 2014–Jan. 11, 2015, Works on Paper Gallery Featuring the “best of the best” of the TMA Works on Paper collection, Looks Good on Paper contains approximately 100 prints, drawings, watercolors, pastels, books and photographs selected for their major significance and universal appeal. Included are […]

Columbus Artist David King to Give Free Lecture at Toledo Museum of Art Sept. 12

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Columbus-based glass artist David King, whose handmade bottles examine the role of mass production in America, will give a free talk in the Toledo Museum of Art GlasSalon at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. King’s art illuminates the impact of bottle production, from the sinuous shapes that hold soda to the more substantial ones that […]

Filmmaker and Toledo Native Brett Leonard to Appear in Toledo Museum of Art Masters Series

Posted on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Ask Toledo native Brett Leonard for a list of former collaborators and you’ll be delivered a roster of Hollywood heavyweights: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Pierce Brosnan. All succumbed to Leonard’s directorial vision during the 1990s. The filmmaker—best known for his cult sci-fi hit “The Lawnmower Man” (1992)—will join Toledo Museum of Art Director […]