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Special Summer Programs, Events and Classes Announced at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art is offering a series of special events and programs this summer, and many are related to the exhibition The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. while it is on view July 8-Oct. 1, 2017. FREE Special Events and Activities Play Space June 27-Sept. […]

Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art at the Toledo Museum of Art Nov. 18, 2017-Feb. 18, 2018

Posted on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

This fall the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) unveils a focused and captivating exhibition of early Christian art. Blending exquisite beauty with historical significance, Glorious Splendor: Treasures of Early Christian Art features approximately 30 masterpieces of Late Roman art from private collections and TMA holdings, most of which have never been exhibited before in a […]

Toledo Museum of Art presents Kara Walker’s graphic series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) June 17-Oct. 22, 2017

Posted on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has installed all 15 prints from the 2005 series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) by distinguished American artist Kara Walker. The portfolio, recently acquired in its entirety by TMA, features the artist’s signature silhouette figures in silkscreen layered over enlarged wood engravings of U.S. Civil War […]

July 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Exhibition Opening The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. July 8-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 […]

June 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Exhibition Opening Kara Walker, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) June 17-Oct. 22, 2017, Gallery 18 Widely known for her radical engagement with issues of race, gender and sexuality, Kara Walker is one of the most successful and celebrated artists today. Her print series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated) (2005) […]

Toledo Museum of Art presents The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. July 8-Oct. 1, 2017

Posted on Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The first major museum exhibition focused on the art and career of the influential ancient Mediterranean artist known as the Berlin Painter will visit the Toledo Museum of Art July 8 through Oct. 1, 2017. Eighty-four vessels and statuettes of bronze and terracotta from the early fifth century B.C. will be shown – including dozens […]

May 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Monday, May 1st, 2017

Exhibition Opening Color Across the Spectrum May 13-July 30, 2017, Wolfe Mezzanine Pioneering artists since the 19th century have explored the singular power of color and its astonishing ability to produce a range of psychological and perceptual optical effects. This exhibition looks at color through a selection of modern and contemporary graphic portfolios drawn from […]

Toledo Museum of Art remembers philanthropist Rita Kern

Posted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) and the entire Toledo community are mourning the loss of TMA supporter and donor Rita Barbour Kern of Perrysburg, Ohio. Mrs. Kern (born in 1925), whose husband, Dr. Edward A. Kern, passed away in 1987, was an active member of the Museum for nearly half a century. “We are […]

TMA’s Brian Kennedy Hosts March 9 Panel Discussion on Art Education

Posted on Monday, February 27th, 2017

Two national leaders in art education will join the director of the Toledo Museum of Art to discuss challenges facing their art museums and the future of art education during “Director Dialogue: In Conversation with Brian Kennedy” on March 9 at the Museum. TMA’s Brian Kennedy, a well-known proponent of visual literacy, will be joined […]

April 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Continuing Exhibitions Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Feb. 10-May 14, 2017, Galleries 28 A-C, 26, 27 Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic offers an overview of the first 14 years of the prolific artist’s career. His signature portraits of everyday men and women riff on paintings by Old Masters, replacing European aristocrats in those paintings with […]