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Artist Sean Scully to Discuss Career, Inspiration in Masters Series Lecture

Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Renowned abstract artist Sean Scully will appear in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Masters Series on May 1. Scully’s remarkable paintings of bars, blocks and stripes have earned him an international reputation. His work resides in the permanent collections of major museums around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Tate Gallery, London […]

The Art of Video Games at Toledo Museum of Art June 19–Sept. 28, 2014

Posted on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s groundbreaking exhibition, The Art of Video Games, travels to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer. An exploration of the first 40 years of the home console, from Atari VCS to PlayStation 3, the exhibition will be on view June 19–Sept. 28. Admission is free. Enabling the viewer to interact […]

Depictions of Birds by Audubon, Gould, Peterson, Sibley and Others Featured in New Exhibition

Posted on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Just as the sound of songbirds evokes springtime, the names John James Audubon, Alexander Wilson, John Gould and Roger Tory Peterson are synonymous with the finest representations of birds ever made. To welcome spring and the area’s annual Biggest Week in American Birding festival, the Toledo Museum of Art is presenting a special exhibition featuring […]

Flowers to Fill Museum During Art in Bloom Fundraising Event

Posted on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

A florist’s modus operandi is usually bouquet first, vase second. But florists will embark on a new creative challenge when they are paired with Toledo Museum of Art glassblowers for Art in Bloom, a four-day event that kicks off May 8. The florist/glass artist teams will collaborate creatively on vessels for their arrangements, from the […]

Toledo Museum of Art Invites Area Residents to Take Part in Slow Art Day 2014

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art is inviting area residents to stop by and take part in Slow Art Day on April 12. Nearly 200 venues in North America, Europe and Australia are expected to participate in this year’s international observance, which encourages people to take their time looking at works of art, then gather to […]

May 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Continuing Exhibitions In Fine Feather: Birds, Art & Science April 25–July 6, Gallery 18 Coinciding with the Biggest Week in American Birding, In Fine Feather highlights the intersection of natural science and art in the pursuit of describing and identifying birds, from a medieval treatise on falconry to John James Audubon’s Birds of America and […]

Lino Tagliapietra Demonstrations Cancelled

Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014

Famed glass artist Lino Tagliapietra has unexpectedly canceled his visit to the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion this week (March 25–29) due to illness. Tagliapietra, considered one of the finest Venentian glass blowers in the world, was scheduled to be working this week at the Glass Pavilion, be on hand for the opening of […]

Exhibition of Garden-Inspired Works on Paper Complements International Exhibition of Art from the Louvre

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

A new exhibition that focuses on how people interact with nature, landscape and garden design is now on view at the Toledo Museum of Art. Assembled entirely from the Museum’s own collection, Paper Roses: Garden-Inspired Works on Paper presents 100 prints, drawings and photographs by some of the most acclaimed European and American artists from […]

Venetian Glass Birds: Lino Tagliapietra Opens March 28 at Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion

Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014

A small exhibition of elegant blown glass birds recently created by the distinguished Venetian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra opens March 28 at the Toledo Museum of Art. The show is in celebration of the annual songbird migration through the marshes along the southern shore of Lake Erie. On view in Gallery 2 of the Glass Pavilion, […]

April 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Exhibition Opening In Fine Feather: Birds, Art & Science April 25–July 6, Gallery 18 Coinciding with the Biggest Week in American Birding, In Fine Feather highlights the intersection of natural science and art in the pursuit of describing and identifying birds, from a medieval treatise on falconry to John James Audubon’s Birds of America and […]