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Whistler Print Exhibit Opens Feb. 26

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2010

A new exhibition of prints from the Toledo Museum of Art’s collection spotlights the work of iconic American artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Although perhaps more popularly known today as a painter, Whistler was a master of the etched line. Whistler: Influences, Friends and the Not-So-Friendly, on view Feb. 26 through May 30, 2010 […]

Guercino Painting Added to Collection

Posted on Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

It is a gap in its impressive collection of 17th-century masterworks that the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been trying to fill for more than 50 years.  A work by Bolognese master Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, commonly known as Guercino (“the squinter”), has been a long-sought-after addition to the TMA collection.  Guercino’s vibrant Lot and […]

2009-2010 Exhibition Schedule Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Works by Dale Chihuly, James Whistler and photographer Gordon Parks are highlights of the 2009-2010 exhibition schedule at the Toledo Museum of Art.  In addition, the 1960s will be celebrated through the exhibition Phychedelic ’60s: Posters from the Rock Era, featuring posters produced in the San Francisco area to promote the rock acts of the […]

Chihuly Toledo! Celebrates Works of Famed Glass Maker

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Relationships. While some come and go over the years, others remain as strong as… glass (well, at least tempered glass). Case in point: the September opening of Chihuly Toledo! at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA). From Sept. 17 – Nov. 29, TMA’s Glass Pavilion will be vibrant with color, shimmer and style with the […]

Art of the Graphic Novel Celebrated in LitGraphic

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

A new wave of critically acclaimed long form comic books, called graphic novels (a mostly grown-up version of the comic book), is the subject of a fascinating new exhibition opening Oct. 2 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel examines […]

Storybook StarsHighlights Award-Winning Illustrations

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

A new exhibition featuring approximately 75 enchanting original illustrations for children’s books opens Oct. 9 at the Toledo Museum of Art.  Storybook Stars: Award-Winning Illustrations from the Mazza Collection will be shown through Jan. 31, 2010 in the Works on Paper Galleries. Admission to both the Museum and the exhibition is free. The new exhibit […]