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Cynthia Thompson Appointed Chair of Toledo Museum of Art Board

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors have elected Cynthia Thompson as chair, effective January 2016. Thompson, a Museum board member and supporter for more than a decade, has a history of success in both industry and community service. Her long career includes roles as co-owner of automobile parts manufacturer Midwest Stamping and as […]

Art Collectors Charles and Valerie Diker, Native American Art Scholar David Penney To Speak in Masters Series

Posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

For over four decades Charles and Valerie Diker have been ardent collectors and supporters of Native American art, encouraging the appreciation of these objects for the pure aesthetic pleasures they provide and for their cultural value. Their collection of Native American art, one of the largest and most comprehensive in private hands, has traveled the […]

Toledo Museum of Art a Founding Institution of New International Travel Alliance for Museum Members

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is among 19 founding members of the new Museum Travel Alliance. The museum consortium was created to expand exclusive travel opportunities for museum patrons and members who are passionate about cultural travel. “Each trip is led by noted curators or scholars who offer unique insights and special access to cultural […]

February 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Exhibition Openings Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Feb. 12-May 8, 2016, Canaday Gallery Drawn from Native American art collected by Charles and Valerie Diker, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection features more than 100 masterworks representing tribes across the North American continent. Shaped by […]

American Indian Art from Diker Collection Exhibited at Toledo Museum of Art Feb. 12–May 8, 2016

Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2015

An exceptional opportunity for the public to see a large collection of Native American art will be presented when the Toledo Museum of Art hosts the traveling exhibition Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection. The exhibition, which celebrates the visionary creativity and technical mastery of Native North American artists from […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires Extremely Rare Oceanic Mask, One of the Finest Examples

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

A masterwork of Oceanic art has been added to the collection at the Toledo Museum of Art. Purchased at Christie’s in Paris on Dec. 3, 2015, the mask is one of four known distinguished examples from Saibai Island in the Torres Straits and has been heralded by scholars as the most notable. The Saibai Island […]

January 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015

Exhibition Openings The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier Jan. 15-May 15, 2016, Works on Paper Gallery In The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier, a portrait of one of the world’s great, untameable muses emerges: the landscape of the Western United States. Ansel Adams, Timothy O’Sullivan and Carlton Emmens Watkins are a […]

The Great Art Escape Returns Dec. 26-Jan. 3 to the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Great Art Escape is a holiday tradition at the Toledo Museum of Art, where a number of special programs are planned Dec. 26-Jan. 3. Bring your family and friends to this annual event for live performances, art activities and more. Inspired by the current exhibitions Degas and the Dance and The Rise of Sneaker […]

Hip-hop Performances, Talks, Films, Exhibit Celebration Among ‘Sneaker’ Events Planned at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Now is a good time to head to the Toledo Museum of Art and to check out the special programs offered in connection with The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition that’s on display Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, is curated […]

Degas Scholar Speaks in Masters Series at Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, artist Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de ballet of the Paris Opera. George T.M. Shackelford, author of Degas: The Dancers (1994) and Degas […]