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TMA Acquires Two New Glass Sculptures

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art has added two new glass sculptures to its collection. Pyramid by German artist Josepha Gasch-Muche can be seen in Gallery 1 of the main Museum building. Blizzard Amulet Basket by Canadian artist Laura Donefer has been installed in Gallery 5 of the Glass Pavilion®. Read more here.

Palmer Art Travel Scholarship Available

Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011

Students of art are encouraged to apply for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for this art travel award is February 25, 2013. The Palmer Scholarship provides funding for travel for an individual(s) to pursue a course of study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) will […]

Rediscovered Rembrandt on Loan at TMA

Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed for several months beginning January 28 in Gallery 24. The artist painted the small oil-on-copper self portrait, Rembrandt Laughing, in his native city of Leiden when he was just 21 or 22 years […]

Curator Amy Gilman Discusses Rosie the Riveter

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

With the recent passing of the model for the famous Rosie the Riveter poster, NBC 24 journalist Lou Hebert explores the iconic Rosie image with Amy Gilman, TMA’s curator of modern and contemporary art.  Toledo has Norman’s Rockwell’s version of Rosie the Riveter on loan from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art through June […]

Holiday Hours/Strategic Plan Link

Posted on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

On Friday, December 31 the Museum will be closing to the public at 4 p.m. However, visitors can enjoy the 3:30 Winter Legacies performance by the Chinese Association of Greater Toledo through its conclusion at 5:00.   For those looking for Director Brian Kennedy’s Strategic Plan Powerpoint, click on the “Learn More” link below to be […]

Museum Acquires Spanish Sculpture

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has added a major sculpture, The Infant Christ by foremost Spanish 17th-century sculptor Juan Martínez Montañés (1568–1649), to its collection. “The acquisition marks the first Spanish sculpture and the first polychromed wood sculpture from that period to enter the TMA collection,” said Museum Director Brian Kennedy. Montañés, who lived and […]

Museum Wins Crystal Awards

Posted on Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art’s communications department won several awards at the 2010 Crystal Awards ceremony, held at the Main Library’s McMaster Center on November 15. The annual event is sponsored by Business of Communications and recognizes excellence in all forms of communications. The Museum was awarded four Crystal Awards of Excellence for its new […]

Winter Ball Film Fest

Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

The Museum has begun accepting entries for the Winter Ball Film Festival, a juried competition open to both amateur and professional filmmakers. Up to 15 winter-themed short videos will be chosen for screening at the Winter Ball, a December fundraiser for the Museum’s community outreach programs.  The deadline for entries is November 12.  Click here […]

TMA Voted “America’s Favorite Art Museum”

Posted on Friday, September 3rd, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has been voted “America’s Favorite Art Museum” by the readers of Modern Art Notes, a popular blog written by Washington, DC-based art critic and writer Tyler Green.  Green set up an NCAA-style competition with American museums competing against one another for online votes.  The seedings of the top 64 museums […]

TMA Receives Loans of Two Iconic American Works

Posted on Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has received a long-term loan of two works by America’s most beloved artist illustrators.  The iconic paintings were lent by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, now helmed by former TMA director Don Bacigalupi. Maxfield Parrish’s lyrical nocturne The Lantern Bearers (1908), originally created as a cover illustration for […]