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Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape Exhibition-Related Programs at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is planning a series of special events and programs related to the Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape exhibition while it is on view June 17-Nov. 6, 2016 in the Levis Galleries and on the Museum Grounds. Organized by the Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, in partnership […]

TMA Announces Executive Team Changes

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2016

With the retirement of its chief operating officer, the Toledo Museum of Art is making several staff changes at the executive level. Carol Bintz, who has been with the Museum for 25 years, will retire as chief operating officer on July 1. Three other employees have been promoted and will have some expanded duties formerly […]

Play at TMA This Summer

Posted on Monday, June 6th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is inviting everyone to play at TMA again this summer. The entire campus is coming alive with a monumental sculpture exhibition, an interactive nonpartisan exhibition that decodes political ads, plus new spaces and special activities both indoors and out for people of all ages. And, an added bonus, most of […]

July 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Exhibition Openings I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads July 14-Nov. 8, 2016, Canaday Gallery Imagery, music, sound effects, camera angles and words convey the message of political ads – but are they speaking to your heart or your head? I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads explores emotional responses to political ads by decoding […]

Jaume Plensa’s Sculptures Featured in New Exhibition in the Galleries and on the Grounds of Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Works by one of Spain’s most celebrated contemporary artists will stretch across the Toledo Museum of Art’s galleries and grounds when Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape opens June 17. The major exhibition, which continues through Nov. 6, 2016, spotlights Plensa’s sculptures, drawings, paintings and installations that explore the human body in relation to landscape and language. […]

2016 Palmer Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The recipients of the Toledo Museum of Art’s 2016 Palmer Scholarship have been selected. Hedyeh Elahinia, Erin Miller and Julie Schnell-Madden were each awarded a share of the $8,000 prize to use toward travel expenses related to art study. Elahinia, a University of Toledo student from Sylvania, will travel to northwest Iran to practice photography […]

Ekphrastic Poetry Contest Winners Selected

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Ekphrastic Poetry Contest at the Toledo Museum of Art have been selected. The winning poems are on display next to the art that inspired them in the Toledo Museum of Art galleries until September, and available online at toledomuseum.org. Ekphrasis – literary writing about art – has been the theme […]

60 Years of Presidential Political Ads Demonstrate Their Emotional Pull

Posted on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads, on view July 14 through Election Day, Nov. 8 How do political ads expressly appeal to the hopes and fears of voters during presidential election seasons? An art museum in a swing county, in a key battleground state, decided it was time to find out. I Approve This […]

OMA Names Carol Bintz Professional of the Year

Posted on Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Carol Bintz, chief operating officer of the Toledo Museum of Art, has been named Professional of the Year by the Ohio Museum Association. The award was presented during the organization’s recent statewide conference. The honor recognizes professional accomplishments and service to an OMA member institution and is presented for outstanding leadership and professional service over […]

Artist Fred Tomaselli to Give Masters Series Lecture at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

American artist Fred Tomaselli, whose perception-challenging paintings and collages have earned him coverage in the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, will give a free lecture on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle as part of the Museum’s Masters Series. The mosaic-like qualities of the artist’s […]