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Area Residents Invited to Slow Art Day 2015, an International Event Dedicated to Enjoying Fine Art

Posted on Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Take a little time to enjoy art. That’s what the Toledo Museum of Art is inviting area residents to do April 11 on Slow Art Day. TMA is joining more than 150 other art venues for the international observance that encourages people to take their time to look at art and discuss their observations with […]

Master Glassblower Lino Tagliapietra Visits Toledo Museum of Art This May

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Italian master glassblower Lino Tagliapietra has spent his 70-year career creating magnificent glass works, raising the international standards of glass craftsmanship in the process. This May, the Toledo Museum of Art will offer the opportunity to view Maestro Tagliapietra at work in the Glass Pavilion Hot Shop. The Italian artist will be in residence as […]

Public Invited to ‘Come over and Play’ this Summer at Toledo Museum of Art’s Play Time Interactive Exhibit

Posted on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Play Time, this summer’s major contemporary exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art, poses a serious question about a seemingly unserious topic: Is play – the spontaneous, unstructured time found to foster creativity and problem-solving skills – strictly for kids? This free exhibition, which runs approximately Memorial Day weekend (May 22) through Labor Day (Sept. […]

150 Years after Civil War’s End, Toledo Museum of Art Reexamines Conflict That Divided the Nation

Posted on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

They were tasked with documenting the Civil War – both the humdrum moments and the perilous, bloody violence that punctuated them. Now, 150 years after the end of the conflict, the works of those artists, illustrators and photographers who brought the frontlines to life for the era’s Americans will be reexamined in a new exhibition at the Toledo […]

Tree Removal Begins Today

Posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015

Due to serious safety hazards posed to both the public and works of art in the vicinity, four damaged trees on the Museum’s campus will be removed and replaced and one will be trimmed. The work started today, Monday, March 9, at the Glass Pavilion and will continue over the next couple of weeks. The […]

April 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Exhibition Openings The American Civil War: Through Artists’ Eyes April 3–July 5, Galleries 28 & 29 This exhibition depicts major events of the American Civil War as seen through the eyes of the artist. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the war, The American Civil War features approximately 50 objects drawn from the […]

Toledo Museum of Art to Return Scientific Instrument to Germany

Posted on Thursday, February 19th, 2015

A lavishly-designed, 16th-century scientific instrument will be returned to Germany in March, the Toledo Museum of Art announced today. The 450-year-old astrological compendium or astrolabe was a multifunctional device used to tell time and make astronomical calculations less than 50 years after Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition circumnavigated the globe by sea for the first time. The […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2015

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. The Museum is inviting artists, photographers, students and others pursuing an artistic endeavor away from home to apply for the $8,000 award. While the scholarship funds airfare, meals and hotel or housing, it does […]

March 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Continuing Exhibitions Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer Feb. 6-May 3, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Gallery 1 Artist Werner Pfeiffer’s experiences as a young boy in Germany during and after World War II, when paper was scarce, became the basis of a lifelong fascination with the material. For more than 50 years, […]

Food Editor and Cookbook Author Darra Goldstein to Lecture at Toledo Museum of Art Masters Series

Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015

To highly discerning foodies, Darra Goldstein is something of a culinary celebrity. As the intellectual counterpart to the likes of Anthony Bourdain, Goldstein is the thinking person’s food writer. The dining and cultural journal she founded, Gastronomica, has earned high marks since its 2001 inception, including a recent James Beard Foundation Award for Publication of […]