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Blue Star Benefits for Military Families

Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

For the third year, the Toledo Museum of Art is designated a Blue Star Museum, providing special offers to active duty military families from Memorial Day (May 28) through Labor Day (Sept. 3). Show military identification and receive free parking and a 10% discount at the Museum Store. Blue Star Summer 2012

Add Your Portrait to “Faces of TMA”

Posted on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Hundreds of photos of Toledo Museum of Art community members of all ages—visitors, supporters, volunteers, staff—will make up a free exhibition this fall. This collective portrait of our community will be installed in a floor-to-ceiling “salon hang” in the large Gallery 1 off Libbey Court. If you’d like to be part of Museum People, stop […]

Join us for Girl Scouts Anniversary Ceremony

Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the U.S. Five years later, the organization’s first charter was signed on the steps of the Toledo Museum of Art. This Saturday, local Scouts reconvene at TMA for an anniversary celebration. The public is invited to join us at 4 p.m. for the dedication ceremony […]

Manet Portraiture Show Announced

Posted on Friday, April 27th, 2012

An exhibition of portraits by acclaimed French artist Edouard Manet, sometimes referred to as “the father of Impressionism,” opens October 7 at the Toledo Museum of Art, the exclusive North American venue for Manet: Portraying Life. Nearly 40 portraits by the artist, in addition to numerous photographs, will be featured. Toledo to Host Manet Portraiture […]

Paid summer internships available

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

The Museum is pleased to offer several paid internships for college students who are pursuing degrees related to communications, photojournalism, and computer science. The full-time positions run for 12 weeks starting in July. Find the descriptions here: http://www.toledomuseum.org/about/jobs-volunteer/internships/

Seven Glass Vessels Acquired

Posted on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The seven greenish-blue glass vessels recently acquired by TMA hail from the Toledo Workshops, two seminal events held in 1962 which would serve as the cradle of the American Studio Glass Movement. The vessels donated by Pat McGlauchlin, wife of the late Tom McGlauchlin, and by Toledoan Edith Franklin are among the few surviving works […]

TMA partners with Google

Posted on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

TMA is among 29 U.S. museums—and the only one in Ohio—invited to participate in the second phase of Google’s Art Project. More than 100 masterworks from the collection can be browsed by the artist’s name, artwork, type of art, collection and time period. Worldwide, 151 museums and university galleries in 40 nations are involved in the project.

Jules Olitski Show Opens May 31

Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012

A major overview of work by acclaimed American painter Jules Olitski comes to the Toledo Museum of Art on May 31–Aug. 26, 2012. Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski brings together more than 30 significant paintings from public and private collections, highlighting important periods and themes of Olitski’s career. The traveling exhibition was organized by […]

Glenwood Ave. Closed

Posted on Monday, March 26th, 2012

A street resurfacing project on Grove Place will require the closing of Glenwood near Monroe Street for several weeks. Visitors should enter to Grove Place via the Monroe/Collingwood area.

Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Night at the Museum

Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2012

Calling Museum fans and helpful hands! On May 5-6, TMA needs your help as we host “Girl Scout Night at the Museum” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national organization. On this weekend, 2000 Scouts will converge here – where the charter of the first Girl Scout council in the U.S. was signed – […]