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95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition Award Winners Announced at Opening Ceremony

Posted on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

More than $12,000 in cash prizes and special recognitions were presented during an opening awards ceremony for the 95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition Friday (Nov. 21) evening at the Toledo Museum of Art. Thought to be the only remaining exhibition of its kind at a major art museum, the show continues the Museum’s nearly century-long […]

95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition Opens Nov. 21 at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Recent and new works by some of this region’s finest artists take the spotlight when the 95th Toledo Area Artists (TAA) Exhibition opens Nov. 21 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Seventy-three works will be on view in the Museum’s Canaday Gallery. The free exhibition, one of the few remaining shows of its kind in the nation, […]

December 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

*Please note that the Toledo Museum of Art is closed Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Continuing Exhibitions InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works Through Jan. 4, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Galleries 8 and 9 Works by Magdalene Odundo, Aminah Robinson and Pinaree Sanpitak are spotlighted in this special exhibition. Known for being influenced by […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires The Liberation of St. Peter by 17th–Century Italian Artist Luca Giordano

Posted on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Liberation of St. Peter by Italian artist Luca Giordano (1634–1705) has been acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art. A ceremonial introduction of the 350-year-old painting will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Museum’s Great Gallery. Toledo Museum of Art Director Brian Kennedy; Lawrence W. Nichols, the William Hutton senior curator […]

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. […]