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Museum Day Video Challenge Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

The Toledo Museum of Art invites Museum patrons to help them celebrate International Museum Day with the Museum Day Video Challenge. Held each year on or around May 18, International Museum Day aims to raise awareness of the role museums play in the development of society. Thousands of museums participate worldwide. This year’s theme is […]

Winners of 2013 Poetry Contest Announced

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2013

Twenty area writers were honored as winners in the Toledo Museum of Art 2013 Poetry Contest during a 7 p.m. ceremony Friday, May 10, in the Museum’s Great Gallery. Sponsored by The Blade, Kroger and Buckeye CableSystem, the contest attracted more than 300 submissions from adults and students who participated in a Docent-led tour between […]

Doodle Your Way Into an Exhibition

Posted on Friday, June 29th, 2012

If you like to doodle, TMA invites you to doodle your way into an exhibition. Visitors can now create their own doodle art for possible inclusion in a Community Gallery exhibition opening July 27. Museum-goers are encouraged to be inspired by TMA’s world-class collection or to express their own originality. Sketches must be drawn on […]

Glass Art Society Public Events

Posted on Monday, June 4th, 2012

In conjunction with the GAS conference held in Toledo on June 13–16 this year, the public can enjoy a variety of glass-related events. Join along on the Day of Glass (13), Gallery Hop (15), Goblet Grab (15), technical display (15 & 16), and live and silent auctions (15 & 16). Download details here.

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 […]