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Join us for Girl Scouts Anniversary CeremonyPosted 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 AnnouncedPosted 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 availablePosted 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 AcquiredPosted 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 [...]
TMA partners with GooglePosted on Monday, April 23rd, 2012
TMA is among 29 U.S. museums—and the only one in Ohio—invited to participate in the second phase of Google’s Art Project. More than 100 masterworks from the collection can be browsed by the artist’s name, artwork, type of art, collection and time period. Worldwide, 151 museums and university galleries in 40 nations are involved in the project.
Jules Olitski Show Opens May 31Posted on Monday, April 16th, 2012
A major overview of work by acclaimed American painter Jules Olitski comes to the Toledo Museum of Art on May 31–Aug. 26, 2012. Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski brings together more than 30 significant paintings from public and private collections, highlighting important periods and themes of Olitski’s career. The traveling exhibition was organized by [...]
Glenwood Ave. ClosedPosted on Monday, March 26th, 2012
A street resurfacing project on Grove Place will require the closing of Glenwood near Monroe Street for several weeks. Visitors should enter to Grove Place via the Monroe/Collingwood area.
Volunteers Needed for Girl Scout Night at the MuseumPosted on Friday, March 9th, 2012
Calling Museum fans and helpful hands! On May 5-6, TMA needs your help as we host “Girl Scout Night at the Museum” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national organization. On this weekend, 2000 Scouts will converge here – where the charter of the first Girl Scout council in the U.S. was signed – [...]
Family Center Now Open FridaysPosted on Friday, February 17th, 2012
The TMA Family Center is now open during It’s Friday! In addition to Sundays (noon-5:30) and Tues/Thurs (10:30-3:30), this free art center for kids up to age 10 and their families is open on Fridays from 3:30-8 p.m. See our calendar for weekly themes.
Art Hours, Glassblowing Demos ResumePosted on Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
After a month of closure to install new furnaces, the Glass Pavilion Hot Shops have re-opened with the full schedule of daily glassblowing demonstrations (free) and Art Hours glass-making classes ($15 members/$30 nonmembers). This month’s Art Hours feature glass hearts and Mardi Gras beads. Call 419-254-5771 ext. 7448 for tickets.