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The Sounds of Silents Film Series Returns to TMA Sept. 14

Posted on Monday, September 11th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art’s popular Film & Live Music series The Sounds of Silents returns to the Peristyle Theater this fall with a screening of director Lois Weber’s The Dumb Girl of Portici on Thursday, Sept. 14. Long overdue for recognition as one of Weber’s finest creations and a landmark in women’s cinema, The […]

The Toledo Museum of Art Named Best Ohio Attraction

Posted on Friday, September 1st, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art has been named the Best Ohio Attraction in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest. Another local visitor destination, the National Museum of the Great Lakes, received second place honors. A panel of experts, including editors from USA TODAY and 10Best.com along with travel contributors to both publications, […]

October 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Continuing Exhibitions Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists Sept. 2, 2017-March 18, 2018 The discovery of glass as a serious artistic medium in the 1960s – sparked during the Studio Glass Movement that originated at the Toledo Museum of Art – was monumental. Yet in its earliest decades, women faced an uphill battle in […]

Conceptual Glass Artist John Kiley To Create New Work As Part of Toledo Museum of Art’s GAPP Residency

Posted on Friday, August 18th, 2017

Shattered glass may seem like the opposite of what a renowned contemporary glassblower would work towards, but for American artist John Kiley, smashing and reconstructing glass is exactly the point in his recent series of work called “Fractographs.” Beginning with optical crystal blocks, Kiley shatters the glass once with a sledgehammer and then carefully pieces […]

Two Toledo destinations in the running for the ‘Best Ohio Attraction’

Posted on Friday, August 11th, 2017

Toledo Museum of Art and National Museum of the Great Lakes nominated for USA Today 10Best.com Readers’ Choice Awards The USA Today 10 Best is featuring the Toledo Museum of Art and the National Museum of the Great Lakes in a contest asking readers to choose the Best Ohio Attraction. Voters can come together to […]

September 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Exhibition Opening Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists Sept. 2, 2017-March 18, 2018 The discovery of glass as a serious artistic medium in the 1960s – sparked during the Studio Glass Movement that originated at the Toledo Museum of Art – was monumental. Yet in its earliest decades, women faced an uphill battle in their […]

Musical ensemble Oracle Hysterical to Perform ‘Psychedelic Electro-Acoustic’ Adaptation of Greek Classic Hecuba

Posted on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

As part of the complementary programming for the summer exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World, the Toledo Museum of Art presents “Great Performances: Oracle Hysterical, Hecuba” Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. in the Peristyle. Tickets are $10 or $5 for Museum members and available at toledomuseum.eventbrite.com. Oracle Hysterical, a collective of composers and performers, […]

Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Symphony Orchestra Celebrate the Innovative Compositions of Lou Harrison with Music Marathon

Posted on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, in conjunction with Bowling Green State University, will celebrate the centenary year of Lou Harrison with a music marathon from noon until 10 p.m. on Aug. 12. Harrison (1917-2003) – a composer, environmentalist and gay icon – began his own musical revolution more than 50 […]

Toledo Museum of Art Deputy Director Amy Gilman Named Director of Chazen Museum of Art at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Posted on Friday, July 21st, 2017

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Deputy Director Amy Gilman will become the director of the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 1, 2017. Gilman, deputy director at TMA since 2016, came to Toledo in 2005 as curator of modern and contemporary art. In her current role, Gilman […]

August 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, July 10th, 2017

Continuing Exhibitions The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Through Oct. 1, 2017, Canaday Gallery This touring exhibition of ancient Athenian vase-painting, organized by the Princeton University Art Museum, focuses on the art and career of the anonymous artist known as the Berlin Painter. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes […]