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Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Symphony Orchestra Celebrate the Innovative Compositions of Lou Harrison with Music Marathon

Posted on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, in conjunction with Bowling Green State University, will celebrate the centenary year of Lou Harrison with a music marathon from noon until 10 p.m. on Aug. 12. Harrison (1917-2003) – a composer, environmentalist and gay icon – began his own musical revolution more than 50 […]

Toledo Museum of Art Deputy Director Amy Gilman Named Director of Chazen Museum of Art at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Posted on Friday, July 21st, 2017

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Deputy Director Amy Gilman will become the director of the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 1, 2017. Gilman, deputy director at TMA since 2016, came to Toledo in 2005 as curator of modern and contemporary art. In her current role, Gilman […]

August 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, July 10th, 2017

Continuing Exhibitions The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Through Oct. 1, 2017, Canaday Gallery This touring exhibition of ancient Athenian vase-painting, organized by the Princeton University Art Museum, focuses on the art and career of the anonymous artist known as the Berlin Painter. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes […]

Special Summer Programs, Events and Classes Announced at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art is offering a series of special events and programs this summer, and many are related to the exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. while it is on view July 8-Oct. 1, 2017. FREE Special Events and Activities Play Space June 27-Sept. […]

Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art at the Toledo Museum of Art Nov. 18, 2017-Feb. 18, 2018

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

This fall the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) unveils a focused and captivating exhibition of early Christian art. Blending exquisite beauty with historical significance, Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art features approximately 30 masterpieces of Late Roman art from private collections and TMA holdings, most of which have never been exhibited before in a […]

Toledo Museum of Art presents Kara Walker’s graphic series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) June 17-Oct. 22, 2017

Posted on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has installed all 15 prints from the 2005 series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) by distinguished American artist Kara Walker. The portfolio, recently acquired in its entirety by TMA, features the artist’s signature silhouette figures in silkscreen layered over enlarged wood engravings of U.S. Civil War […]

July 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Exhibition Opening The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. July 8-Oct. 1, 2017, Canaday Gallery This touring exhibition of ancient Athenian vase-painting, organized by the Princeton University Art Museum, focuses on the art and career of the anonymous artist known as the Berlin Painter. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes […]

June 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Exhibition Opening Kara Walker, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) June 17-Oct. 22, 2017, Gallery 18 Widely known for her radical engagement with issues of race, gender and sexuality, Kara Walker is one of the most successful and celebrated artists today. Her print series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) (2005) […]

Toledo Museum of Art presents The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. July 8-Oct. 1, 2017

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The first major museum exhibition focused on the art and career of the influential ancient Mediterranean artist known as the Berlin Painter will visit the Toledo Museum of Art July 8 through Oct. 1, 2017. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes of bronze and terracotta from the early fifth century B.C. will be shown – including dozens […]

May 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017

Exhibition Opening Color Across the Spectrum May 13-July 30, 2017, Wolfe Mezzanine Pioneering artists since the 19th century have explored the singular power of color and its astonishing ability to produce a range of psychological and perceptual optical effects. This exhibition looks at color through a selection of modern and contemporary graphic portfolios drawn from […]