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Toledo Museum of Art Hosts International Visual Literacy Conference Nov. 5-8, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The Chinese proverb about pictures being worth a thousand words is truer today than ever. Control dials are being replaced by screens with icons on automobile dashboards; the printed page, by video. As Fortune Magazine put it recently, pictures are doing most of the talking these days. What is the impact of all these images […]

September 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, August 4th, 2014

Continuing Exhibitions The Art of Video Games Through Sept. 28, 2014, Canaday Gallery Striking visual effects and the creative use of new technology in games take center stage in this cross-generational, interactive traveling exhibition. This groundbreaking show is the first to examine video games as an art form. The exhibition features playable games, such as […]

Perrysburg Woman Named CFO at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Mary K. Siefke of Perrysburg has joined the Toledo Museum of Art staff as chief financial officer. “Mary’s background and experience make her highly qualified to manage the Museum’s financial operations and an excellent addition to the TMA staff,” said Chief Operating Officer Carol Bintz in announcing the appointment. A certified public accountant, Siefke had […]

28 Artists from Ohio, Michigan and Indiana Chosen for the 95th Toledo Area Artists Exhibition

Posted on Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Twenty-eight artists have been chosen to show their work in the 95th Toledo Area Artists (TAA) Exhibition, the Toledo Museum of Art has announced. The artists, all of whom live within a 150-mile radius of Toledo, were chosen from among 462 entrants who submitted digital portfolios of their work for consideration. TAA Exhibition curator Halona […]

Emotional Impact of World War I Examined in The Great War: Art on the Front Line

Posted on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

In her series of woodcut prints called War (Krieg), German artist Käthe Kollwitz portrays with devastating accuracy the emotional toll of World War I. The faces of mothers, fathers, soldiers, widows and refugees are etched with anguish, not glory. She knew this grief firsthand—her son was killed in battle. For curator Paula Reich, works like […]

August 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Continuing Exhibitions The Art of Video Games June 19-Sept. 28, 2014, Canaday Gallery Striking visual effects and the creative use of new technology in games take center stage in this cross-generational, interactive traveling exhibition. This groundbreaking exhibition is the first to examine video games as an art form. The exhibition features playable games, such as […]

New Art Exhibition at TMA Depicts Leisure Activities Other Than Video Games

Posted on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Youngsters and other digital natives might wonder what people did for fun before video games came on the scene. The Toledo Museum of Art answers that question with Fun & Games: The Pursuit of Leisure, a new exhibition that opens Friday, June 27. Fun & Games has been created by the Museum as a companion […]

Special Exhibition Marks 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2014

After a year of social tumult and congressional debate, the U.S. Civil Rights Act was signed into law on July 2, 1964. In honor of those who fought for the right of all citizens to be treated fairly and equally, the Toledo Museum of Art is presenting a special exhibition of works of art that […]

#GameOn Party Planned for Opening of Video Game Exhibition, Other Special Activities Offered Throughout Summer

Posted on Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Celebrate the start of summer and the opening of the blockbuster exhibition The Art of Video Games at the Toledo Museum of Art this weekend. One of the first major exhibitions to explore the evolution of video games as an artistic medium, The Art of Video Games also is one of the most popular exhibitions […]

Toledo Museum of Art 2014-2015 Exhibitions

Posted on Thursday, June 12th, 2014

In Fine Feather: Birds, Art & Science Through July 6, Gallery 18 In Fine Feather highlights the intersection of natural science and art in the pursuit of describing and identifying birds, from a medieval treatise on falconry to John James Audubon’s Birds of America and the modern field guide. The exhibition features 45 works, including […]