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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 […]

Jutta-Annette Page Leaves Toledo Museum of Art For Position at Old Dominion University

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Jutta-Annette Page, senior curator of glass and decorative arts, is leaving the Toledo Museum of Art to accept a new position starting March 1 at Old Dominion University, a campus of 24,600 students in Norfolk, Virginia. She will become founding executive director of the university’s new Barry Art Museum. The art collection, donated by Carolyn […]

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires Paula, A Sculpture by Spanish Artist Jaume Plensa

Posted on Thursday, January 12th, 2017

The Toledo Museum of Art has acquired a large-scale work by famed Spanish artist Jaume Plensa for its sculpture garden. Paula, which is on display adjacent to the Museum’s Monroe Street terrace, is a cast iron head created in 2014 that measures 276 11/16 inches high, 122 inches wide and 40 inches deep. It came […]

Ohio Magazine Readers Vote Toledo Museum of Art Best in the State

Posted on Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Results of Ohio Magazine’s Best of Ohio 2017 Readers’ Poll are in and the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been voted the Best Art Museum in the state. The poll results echo the Museum’s TripAdvisor ranking as the number one attraction in Toledo. Ohio Magazine readers were asked to rate the best places in […]

January 2017 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Holiday Hours The Toledo Museum of Art is open from noon to 5 p.m. on New Year’s Day. Continuing Exhibitions Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 35 Nov. 5, 2016-Jan. 22, 2017, Great Gallery Mexican-born contemporary artist Gabriel Dawe’s textile installations have adorned gallery spaces around the world, most recently as part of an exhibition at the […]

Great Art Escape Returns to Toledo Museum of Art Dec. 27-Jan. 1

Posted on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

The Great Art Escape, a week of free performances, art activities and after-hours flashlight tours, returns to the Toledo Museum of Art Dec. 27-Jan. 1. Sponsored in part by Taylor Cadillac, the week of special events has become a holiday tradition for bringing together family, friends and holiday guests. Explore the galleries with the debut […]