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February 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Exhibition Openings Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Feb. 12-May 8, 2016, Canaday Gallery Drawn from Native American art collected by Charles and Valerie Diker, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection features more than 100 masterworks representing tribes across the North American continent. Shaped by […]

American Indian Art from Diker Collection Exhibited at Toledo Museum of Art Feb. 12–May 8, 2016

Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2015

An exceptional opportunity for the public to see a large collection of Native American art will be presented when the Toledo Museum of Art hosts the traveling exhibition Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection. The exhibition, which celebrates the visionary creativity and technical mastery of Native North American artists from […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires Extremely Rare Oceanic Mask, One of the Finest Examples

Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

A masterwork of Oceanic art has been added to the collection at the Toledo Museum of Art. Purchased at Christie’s in Paris on Dec. 3, 2015, the mask is one of four known distinguished examples from Saibai Island in the Torres Straits and has been heralded by scholars as the most notable. The Saibai Island […]

January 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, December 11th, 2015

Exhibition Openings The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier Jan. 15-May 15, 2016, Works on Paper Gallery In The American West: Photographs of a New Frontier, a portrait of one of the world’s great, untameable muses emerges: the landscape of the Western United States. Ansel Adams, Timothy O’Sullivan and Carlton Emmens Watkins are a […]

The Great Art Escape Returns Dec. 26-Jan. 3 to the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Great Art Escape is a holiday tradition at the Toledo Museum of Art, where a number of special programs are planned Dec. 26-Jan. 3. Bring your family and friends to this annual event for live performances, art activities and more. Inspired by the current exhibitions Degas and the Dance and The Rise of Sneaker […]

Hip-hop Performances, Talks, Films, Exhibit Celebration Among ‘Sneaker’ Events Planned at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Now is a good time to head to the Toledo Museum of Art and to check out the special programs offered in connection with The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition that’s on display Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, is curated […]

Degas Scholar Speaks in Masters Series at Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, artist Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de ballet of the Paris Opera. George T.M. Shackelford, author of Degas: The Dancers (1994) and Degas […]

$1 Million Commitment from Owens Corning Supports Educational Mission of Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Owens Corning Foundation Inc. has made a $1 million commitment to support the educational mission of the Toledo Museum of Art. The gift, to be paid over a five-year period, will help to underwrite art education programs and the Museum’s 2020 Vision that focuses on expanding educational outreach to more culturally diverse audiences. “We […]

Sneakers Take the Floor at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

The Rise of Sneaker Culture Opens Dec. 3, 2015 Sneakers have evolved from sportswear to fashion statement and cultural signifier. The Rise of Sneaker Culture, an exhibition opening in December at the Toledo Museum of Art, traces that evolution from the 1830s to today. Approximately one-hundred and sixty sneakers – from an 1860s spiked running […]

December 2015 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Friday, October 30th, 2015

Holiday Hours: Dec. 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 31: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 25: Closed Jan. 1: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Exhibition Openings The Rise of Sneaker Culture Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016, Levis Gallery The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to […]