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Toledo Museum of Art’s Guest Artist Lectures Explore Violence, Exploitation and the Ancient World

Posted on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

A “beautiful pig,” human exploitation in medical research and ancient Roman vessels are among the topics of discussion for the 2016-2017 Guest Artist Pavilion Project (GAPP) lectures at the Toledo Museum of Art. Three contemporary artists from around the country will each give a free lecture as part of their participation in the GAPP program, […]

Toledo Museum of Art Shines Spotlight on Shakespeare’s Characters

Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2016

Four hundred years after his death, the Toledo Museum of Art is honoring the great English playwright William Shakespeare with an exhibition exploring The Bard’s band of characters, from the comedic to the tragic. Approximately 30 paintings, prints, sculptures, illustrated books and photographs bring the beloved writer’s works to life in Shakespeare’s Characters: Playing the […]

September 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, August 5th, 2016

Exhibition Openings Shakespeare’s Characters: Playing the Part Sept. 2, 2016-Jan. 8, 2017, Gallery 6 Four hundred years after his death, the Toledo Museum of Art honors the great playwright William Shakespeare with an exhibition exploring The Bard’s band of characters, from the comedic to the tragic. Approximately 30 paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs bring the […]

2016-2017 Toledo Museum of Art Exhibitions

Posted on Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections Through Sept. 18, 2016, Glass Pavilion Stunning works of art in glass from private collections, many of them promised gifts to the Toledo Museum of Art collection, have been assembled for this celebratory exhibition. Featuring approximately 80 sculptural works, Hot Spot coincides with the 10th anniversary of the […]

Toledo Museum of Art Expands Internship Program

Posted on Monday, August 1st, 2016

This summer, the Toledo Museum of Art welcomed a record 23 college student interns and 12 high school students from Toledo School for the Arts for employment at the Museum. The summer internship program was made possible by The John and Dorothy Clement Scholarship Fund that provides funding to support hiring 21 of the interns […]

Aug. 7 Is Last Day to See Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli’s Birds

Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Just a few days remain to see an exhibition of the extraordinary works of artist Fred Tomaselli at the Toledo Museum of Art. Keep Looking: Fred Tomaselli’s Birds, a focus exhibition on view in Gallery 6, will close on Aug. 7, 2016. Five painting/collages, a tapestry, two studies and four of his “Field Guide” works […]

Lectures, Films and Election Night Party Planned In Connection with Political Ads Exhibition at TMA

Posted on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

A series of free talks, films and tours, capped by an Election Night party, are planned in conjunction with a new exhibition about political ads at the Toledo Museum of Art. The first speaker is the author of the new book The Bellwether: Why Ohio Picks the President. Kyle Kondik, who also is managing editor […]

Jutta-Annette Page Honored by Glass Art Society

Posted on Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Jutta-Annette Page received the 2016 Lifetime Membership Award from the Glass Art Society during opening ceremonies at the organization’s international conference held recently in Corning, New York. The award honors and acknowledges individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field and to GAS. Page, who is senior curator of glass and decorative arts at […]

Toledo Museum of Art Names Halona Norton-Westbrook Director of Collections

Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art has named associate curator of contemporary art Halona Norton-Westbrook to the newly created position of director of collections. In this role Norton-Westbrook is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s curatorial staff, exhibitions and art conservation. A native of California, Norton-Westbrook became a Mellon Fellow at TMA in 2013. The fellowship program, […]

August 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Continuing Exhibitions I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads July 14-Nov. 8, 2016, Canaday Gallery Imagery, music, sound effects, camera angles and words convey the message of political ads – but are they speaking to your heart or your head? I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads explores emotional responses to political ads by decoding […]