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Fragonard Masterpieces to be Reunited in Toledo After 25 Years

Posted on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

The original wardrobe malfunction might have originated more than 250 years ago, at the hands of a 20-something Frenchman named Jean-Honoré Fragonard. Fragonard was only beginning to discover his niche as a portrayer of thinly veiled eroticism when he painted an errant body part peeking out from his subject’s frilly 18th-century dress. The resulting work […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2014

From photography in Thailand to Egyptian coffins at the University of Pennsylvania, the Toledo Museum of Art’s Palmer Scholarship has helped area art students explore their interests more deeply. Now, the Museum is inviting the next generation of artists, photographers and others pursuing an art-related education to apply for the $8,000 award, which covers the […]

The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden Brings Romantic Paris to the Midwest

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

When it comes to daily life in the capital of France, the Tuileries Garden has always been something of a theater, the stage for everything from the political intrigue of 17th-century royals to the leisure activities of 21st-century citizens. Now, the Parisian park can be experienced at the Toledo Museum of Art with the major […]

Objects from the Louvre Featured in Spring 2014 Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Marie Antoinette, Napoleon Bonaparte and King Louis XIV each reveled in the perfectly manicured grounds of the Tuileries Garden at different points in history. Today, more than 10 million visitors stroll through the famous Parisian park annually. And from Feb. 13 – May 11, 2014, the Toledo Museum of Art will bring this remarkable urban […]

February 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Exhibition Opening The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden Feb. 13–May 11, Canaday Gallery The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden will present 100 paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures, many never before exhibited in the United States, on loan from the vast collections of the Musée du Louvre, Musée Carnavalet, Palace of Versailles and other […]

Toledo Museum of Art Recruiting New Class of Volunteer Docents

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

As a volunteer docent at the Toledo Museum of Art, Pamela Davis has devoted 34 years to bringing the arts to life for visitors on her gallery tours. But according to Davis, those three decades weren’t given for free—they came with a different kind of “salary.” “The payment I get is enrichment, socially and intellectually,” […]

Museum Closing at 4 p.m. Today (Jan. 5)

Posted on Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Due to the current weather conditions, the Toledo Museum of Art will be closing at 4 p.m. today, Sunday, January 5 and will remain closed Monday, January 6. The Museum will reopen Tuesday, January 7, weather permitting. As things progress, please check the Museum’s website, Facebook page and Twitter account for the latest information regarding […]

Museum Resumes Regular Hours

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art will resume regular operating hours today, January 3, opening at 10 a.m. and closing at 9 p.m. It’s Friday programming will go on as scheduled, including free tours, glassblowing demonstrations and live music in the Cloister provided by The Matt Chambers Jazz Syndicate.

Museum Closing at 4 p.m. Today (Jan. 2)

Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Due to the poor road conditions and blowing/drifting snow, the Toledo Museum of Art will close at 4 p.m. this afternoon instead of its normal 9 p.m. closing time.  The Museum will reopen tomorrow at 10 a.m., weather permitting.

Collages and Sculptures by Varujan Boghosian Go on Exhibit

Posted on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Where some see relics of the past, one noted New England artist sees material for his next sculpture or collage. Varujan Boghosian (pronounced VAR-zhun bo-GO-zhan) regularly visits junk shops and antique stores in search of items he might use. However you categorize him—a sculptor, assembler, scavenger or conservator—Boghosian is an expert in gathering objects, such […]