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Robin Reisenfeld Joins Toledo Museum of Art Curatorial Staff

Posted on Monday, March 7th, 2016

Robin Reisenfeld has joined the Toledo Museum of Art staff as curator of works on paper, Brian Kennedy, CEO, president and director of the Museum, has announced. Reisenfeld has served as course director of Global Contemporary Art in the master of arts program at Christie’s Education, New York, for the past two years and as […]

Exhibition Explores How Your Heart – Not Your Head – Is the Target of Political Ads

Posted on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

I Approve This Message: Decoding Political Ads, Thursday, July 14 through Election Day, Nov. 8 The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is taking on the subject of political persuasion this summer with a new exhibition that delves into how imagery, music, sound effects, camerawork and words are used to stir emotions and capture votes. I […]

Candice L. Harrison Named Director of Communications at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016

Candice L. Harrison has been named director of communications at the Toledo Museum of Art, effective March 7. Museum director Brian Kennedy said Harrison will be responsible for all of the Museum’s internal and external communications, marketing and online communications, including the website and social media. She also will be involved in advancing the Museum’s […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. Previous scholarship recipients have used the award to document landscapes across the U.S., study Sèvres porcelain in Paris, travel to China for a ceramics workshop and examine anatomical paintings in Italy. The Museum is inviting […]

Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates Glass Legacy with Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Objects from studio glass collectors on view April 15 through Sept. 18, 2016, in the Glass Pavilion Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections showcases contemporary North American, European, Australian and Asian studio glass, with many objects on public view for the first time. The exhibition of more than 80 diverse works of art will […]

Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape Opens June 17, 2016, at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Human Landscape, a major exhibition of works by world renowned artist Jaume Plensa, comes to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer. Seven large outdoor sculptures, plus indoor installations that include a stainless steel curtain through which visitors can walk, will be on view June 17-Nov. 6, 2016, in the Main Museum and on the […]

Cynthia Thompson Appointed Chair of Toledo Museum of Art Board

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors have elected Cynthia Thompson as chair, effective January 2016. Thompson, a Museum board member and supporter for more than a decade, has a history of success in both industry and community service. Her long career includes roles as co-owner of automobile parts manufacturer Midwest Stamping and as […]

Art Collectors Charles and Valerie Diker, Native American Art Scholar David Penney To Speak in Masters Series

Posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

For over four decades Charles and Valerie Diker have been ardent collectors and supporters of Native American art, encouraging the appreciation of these objects for the pure aesthetic pleasures they provide and for their cultural value. Their collection of Native American art, one of the largest and most comprehensive in private hands, has traveled the […]

Toledo Museum of Art a Founding Institution of New International Travel Alliance for Museum Members

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is among 19 founding members of the new Museum Travel Alliance. The museum consortium was created to expand exclusive travel opportunities for museum patrons and members who are passionate about cultural travel. “Each trip is led by noted curators or scholars who offer unique insights and special access to cultural […]

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 […]