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Major Exhibition of Artist Books, Works on Paper by Werner Pfeiffer Planned

Posted on Monday, October 13th, 2014

Plain paper in the hands of an artist can become magical, and that’s what visitors will see when Drawn, Cut & Layered: The Art of Werner Pfeiffer opens Feb. 6, 2015 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Nearly 200 one-of-a-kind and limited edition artist books, dimensional prints, collages and experimental works on paper by Pfeiffer, […]

Toledo Museum of Art to Return Ganesha Sculpture to India

Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art announced today that it will return a nearly 1,000-year- old bronze sculpture of the Hindu god Ganesha to the Government of India. The Ganesha was purchased in 2006 from art dealer Subhash Kapoor, who is currently awaiting trial in India on charges of illegal exportation, criminal conspiracy and forgery. Research […]

November 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, September 29th, 2014

Exhibition Openings InSight: Contemporary Sensory Works Nov. 5, 2014–Jan. 4, 2015, Canaday Gallery and Gallery 8 Works by Magdalene Odundo, Aminah Robinson and Pinaree Sanpitak are spotlighted in the special installation. Known for being influenced by the female form, Thai conceptual artist Pinaree Sanpitak presents Anything Can Break, recently shown at the Biennale of Sydney. […]

Toledo Museum of Art Showcases Top 100 Works on Paper in New Exhibition

Posted on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

A new exhibition that opens Oct. 10 showcases the “best of the best” from the Toledo Museum of Art’s works on paper collection. Looks Good on Paper: Masterworks and Favorites features 100 prints, drawings, watercolors, books and photographs selected for their significance and universal appeal. The free exhibition will be on view through Jan. 11, […]

October 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Exhibition Openings Looks Good on Paper: Masterworks and Favorites Oct. 10, 2014–Jan. 11, 2015, Works on Paper Gallery Featuring the “best of the best” of the TMA Works on Paper collection, Looks Good on Paper contains approximately 100 prints, drawings, watercolors, pastels, books and photographs selected for their major significance and universal appeal. Included are […]

Columbus Artist David King to Give Free Lecture at Toledo Museum of Art Sept. 12

Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Columbus-based glass artist David King, whose handmade bottles examine the role of mass production in America, will give a free talk in the Toledo Museum of Art GlasSalon at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. King’s art illuminates the impact of bottle production, from the sinuous shapes that hold soda to the more substantial ones that […]

Filmmaker and Toledo Native Brett Leonard to Appear in Toledo Museum of Art Masters Series

Posted on Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Ask Toledo native Brett Leonard for a list of former collaborators and you’ll be delivered a roster of Hollywood heavyweights: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins, Pierce Brosnan. All succumbed to Leonard’s directorial vision during the 1990s. The filmmaker—best known for his cult sci-fi hit “The Lawnmower Man” (1992)—will join Toledo Museum of Art Director […]

Like Summer, Video Game Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art Departs Soon

Posted on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Like summer, The Art of Video Games exhibition now at the Toledo Museum of Art will depart soon. The last day to experience the show in Toledo is Sept. 28. The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the evolution of video games as an artistic medium. The show is […]

Toledo Museum of Art Hosts International Visual Literacy Conference Nov. 5-8, 2014

Posted on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The Chinese proverb about pictures being worth a thousand words is truer today than ever. Control dials are being replaced by screens with icons on automobile dashboards; the printed page, by video. As Fortune Magazine put it recently, pictures are doing most of the talking these days. What is the impact of all these images […]

September 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, August 4th, 2014

Continuing Exhibitions The Art of Video Games Through Sept. 28, 2014, Canaday Gallery Striking visual effects and the creative use of new technology in games take center stage in this cross-generational, interactive traveling exhibition. This groundbreaking show is the first to examine video games as an art form. The exhibition features playable games, such as […]