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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 […]

2017 Toledo Museum of Art Exhibitions

Posted on Monday, February 13th, 2017

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Feb. 10-May 14, 2017, Levis Galleries (Galleries 26, 27) Kehinde Wiley: A New Republicoffers 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 contemporary black subjects […]

March 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Exhibition Opening Framing Fame: 19th- & 20th-century Celebrity Photography March 4-June 4, 2017, Gallery 18 Through approximately 55 works from the Toledo Museum of Art’s extensive collection of works on paper, this exhibition charts the increasing proliferation of celebrity portrait photography and its popularity throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. Beginning with the 1860s when […]

Orbit, Originally in Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow Room, Finds New Home at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Dan Dailey has built a storied career as an artist, participating in more than 250 exhibitions as well as having a major retrospective at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His work is represented in more than 45 museum collections around the world. On the surface, all these successes appear connected to […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. Previous scholarship recipients have used the award to photograph landscapes in Iran, learn textile-making in Scotland and study indigenous artifacts in New Zealand. The Museum is inviting artists, photographers, students and others pursuing an […]

Toledo Museum of Art Presents Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Exhibition Examines Identity, Representation through New Lens The Toledo Museum of Art explores ideas of race, gender and the politics of representation through a powerful exhibition of 60 paintings and sculptures spanning the 14-year career of contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley. On view Feb. 10-May 14, 2017, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic delves into the artist’s […]

February 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Exhibition Opening Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Feb. 10-May 14, 2017, Levis Galleries (Galleries 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 […]