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Toledo Museum of Art Names New Director of Protective Services

Posted on Monday, November 27th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art has announced the appointment of James R. Meador as director of protective services. He joined the Museum Nov. 1. Meador has more than 18 years of criminal justice experience which includes law enforcement leadership and management, law enforcement training, security management operations, SWAT, emergency response planning and execution, with special […]

Toledo Museum of Art completes first phase of Polishing the Gem fundraising campaign

Posted on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has completed the first phase of a campaign to build its endowment and remain a vital leader in art education. The first phase of the Polishing the Gem endowment campaign raised $43 million between 2014 and 2017 from generous individuals, foundations and organizations. The fundraising campaign is a key […]

The Great Art Escape Returns Dec. 26-31 to the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art’s holiday tradition continues this year. The Great Art Escape offers a number of special programs planned for Dec. 26-31. Bring family and friends to this annual event for live performances, art activities, flashlight tours and more. While enjoying these outstanding programs, visitors can also explore TMA’s current exhibitions, Glorious Splendor: […]

December 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, November 13th, 2017

Holiday Hours: Dec. 24: Noon-5 p.m. Dec. 25: Closed Dec. 31: Noon-5 p.m. Jan. 1: Closed Pop-Up Museum Café Hours Dec. 26 and 27: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 28 and 29: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 30: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 31: Noon-4 p.m. Enjoy a special menu, prepared by TMA Executive Chef Joe Felix, in […]

November 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Exhibition Opening Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art Nov. 18, 2017–Feb. 17, 2018 Christian art borrowed heavily from non-Christian traditions in terms of its techniques, media, style and iconography. Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art traces these continuities through the most remarkable objects of the period: precious stones, metals and jewelry. The exhibition […]

Rare exhibition of Late Roman masterpieces opens at the Toledo Museum of Art next month

Posted on Monday, October 23rd, 2017

For the first time since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) will present a special exhibition of Late Roman artwork, focusing on the period from the second century B.C. to the seventh century. The majority of the approximately 30 masterpieces – glittering gold and silver, spectacular oversize carved garnets and rubies […]

Toledo Museum of Art Leadership Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Alyssa Greenberg

Posted on Monday, October 9th, 2017

Alyssa Greenberg has been named Leadership Fellow at the Toledo Museum of Art. She hails from Brooklyn and completed her doctorate in art history at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). The recently established TMA Leadership Fellowship Program has been endowed with gifts from Scott and Margy Trumbull and the late Dorothy MacKenzie Price, […]

Upcoming Exhibitions: Early Christian Art, Mummies, Frans Hals and More

Posted on Monday, September 25th, 2017

Fired Up: Contemporary Glass by Women Artists Sept. 2, 2017-March 18, 2018, Glass Pavilion 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 the early decades of the medium’s artistic flowering, women faced […]

Guest Lecturer Balachandran Uses Technology to Interpret Ancient Art at Free Event on Sept. 23

Posted on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art is offering an in-depth learning experience with Sanchita Balachandran (San-chee-ta Bal-a-chan-dran), associate director of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. On Saturday, Sept. 23, Balachandran will present a lecture titled “CSI (Ceramics Scene Investigation), Ancient Athens: Investigating Greek Potters and Painters” in the Little Theater at 2 p.m. […]

Toledo Museum of Art Welcomes Diane Wright as Curator of Glass

Posted on Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) announces that Diane C. Wright has been appointed as curator of glass. Wright begins her appointment at TMA on Nov. 13, 2017. In this role Wright will be responsible for overseeing TMA’s world-renowned and growing glass and decorative arts collection, including acquisitions, research, exhibitions and publications. Since 2014 Wright […]