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October 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Exhibition Openings Degas and the Dance Oct. 15, 2015-Jan. 10, 2016, Canaday Gallery “People call me the painter of dancing girls,” Edgar Degas once told Paris art dealer Ambroise Vollard. “It has never occurred to them that my chief interest in dancers lies in rendering movement and painting pretty clothes.” Indeed, in ballerinas Degas (1834-1917) […]

Fall Class Registration Underway At Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, August 17th, 2015

Explore your creativity this fall at the Toledo Museum of Art, which offers classes for every age, every experience level and every schedule. All classes and workshops are related to works of art in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Students will visit the galleries, learn about some of the iconic works of art and […]

RedBall Project Toledo Locations Announced

Posted on Thursday, August 6th, 2015

The much-anticipated arrival of artist Kurt Perschke’s RedBall Project will take place Aug. 14 at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion. Part of the Museum’s Play Time exhibition, the RedBall Project is a 250-pound red, inflated sculptural installation that has been squeezed into unexpected spaces in cities across the globe – Abu Dhabi, Paris, […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires Rare Early 20th-Century Photography Magazine Camera Work

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A rare set of every edition of Camera Work, the seminal journal that helped establish photography as fine art, has been added to the Toledo Museum of Art collection. The periodical was edited from 1903 to 1917 by Alfred Stieglitz, an artist who worked tirelessly within the then-emerging medium of photography. It featured high-quality photogravures […]

September 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Exhibition Openings In Motion: Dance and Performance in Art Sept. 18, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016, Works on Paper Gallery Since the dawn of human culture, dancing has been a powerful expression of movement and emotion. It can be part of celebration, formal performance or even religion, and has always been a natural subject for art. Spontaneous […]

300 Years of French Landscape Painting Focus of Toledo Museum of Art Exhibition

Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Works by some of France’s most celebrated painters are featured in From the Collection: 300 Years of French Landscape Painting, a new exhibition opening July 17 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Curated by Lawrence W. Nichols, William Hutton senior curator of European and American painting and sculpture before 1900, this small, insightful show offers […]

August 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Continuing Exhibitions Play Time May 22-Sept. 6, 2015, Throughout Museum In a world that prioritizes work, how do we encourage people of all ages to relish the benefits of play? Play Time celebrates the art of diversion and engages visitors in multi-sensory, interactive installations across the 36-acre Museum campus and in select locations around the […]

Daubigny’s Auvers, Landscape with Plough Purchased by Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Auvers, Landscape with Plough, an oil painting dating from 1877 by Charles-François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878) has been acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art. Daubigny lived northwest of Paris in Auvers-sur-Oise during his later years and painted the surrounding farmlands as early 1860. This landscape painting was finished during the last year of the artist’s […]

Special Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates Degas and Legacy of Toledo Ballet

Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

TMA is exclusive venue for ‘all Degas, all ballet’ exhibition that features major national and international loans From a 14-year-old Parisian girl made famous by a great Impressionist artist to a 10-year-old Toledoan more famous for women’s rights than dance, the Toledo Museum of Art’s fall exhibition Degas and the Dance celebrates the appeal and […]

Toledo Museum of Art Exhibitions: July 2015-June 2016

Posted on Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Best in Show: Animal Illustrations from the Mazza Collection Through July 5, 2015, Gallery 18 The Mazza Museum in Findlay, Ohio, holds the largest collection of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world. More than 50 works from that collection are on loan to the Toledo Museum of Art in this exhibition presented […]