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The Great Art Escape Returns Dec. 26-Jan. 3 to the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, December 7th, 2015

The Great Art Escape is a holiday tradition at the Toledo Museum of Art, where a number of special programs are planned Dec. 26-Jan. 3. Bring your family and friends to this annual event for live performances, art activities and more. Inspired by the current exhibitions Degas and the Dance and The Rise of Sneaker […]

This Week at TMA: Dec. 8–13

Posted on Sunday, December 6th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Masters Series: George Shackelford, Degas: Dance, Music, and Time Dec. 10: 6 p.m., Peristyle From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings, and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de […]

Artwork of the Week: December 4

Posted on Friday, December 4th, 2015

Fashioned from flameworked borosilicate glass treated with sand, thread, and fiberglass, this necklace evokes the imperfection of human flesh. Though Masako Onodera intends the work to be worn, its aesthetic similarity to the growth and decay of a living body doesn’t, according to Onodera, “decorate the wearer to show one’s status, but identifies the wearer […]

Hip-hop Performances, Talks, Films, Exhibit Celebration Among ‘Sneaker’ Events Planned at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Now is a good time to head to the Toledo Museum of Art and to check out the special programs offered in connection with The Rise of Sneaker Culture exhibition that’s on display Dec. 3, 2015-Feb. 28, 2016. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, is curated […]

This Week at TMA: Dec. 1–6, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 30th, 2015

Exhibition Opening The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to its current place in high-fashion. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, is the first exhibition in the United States to present a comprehensive survey of the sneaker’s […]

Artwork of the Week: November 27

Posted on Friday, November 27th, 2015

“Fish plates” like this, both large and small, were used to serve seafood. The depression in the center collected the highly flavored sauces that were popular. The surface is painted with an octopus, four fish, two crayfish (their white surfaces much abraded), and two scallops. The eyes, fins, and scales of the octopus and fish […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 24–29, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 23rd, 2015

REMINDER: TMA will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving. This Week’s Highlights Visiting Artist in the Family Center: Spring Healy Friday, Nov. 27, 6–7 p.m.: Family Center Join local dancers Spring Healy and Megan Stoepler as they talk about ballet, share their stories, and demonstrate some steps! Art Hours: Hot Sculpting and Flameworking Art […]

Artwork of the Week: November 20

Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2015

Jean-Baptise-Camille Corot was the leading French landscape painter of his time. Canal in Picardy depicts a wistful, idyllic scene of springtime in the northern French region of Picardy. In the midst of the diffuse lighting and “soft-focus” shapes of the countryside, three rural figures go about their work in the delicate shade of three tall […]

Degas Scholar Speaks in Masters Series at Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle

Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

From the 1860s until the end of his working life in the early 20th century, artist Edgar Degas devoted much of his time to making paintings, sculpture, pastels, drawings and prints of the dancers who formed the corps de ballet of the Paris Opera. George T.M. Shackelford, author of Degas: The Dancers (1994) and Degas […]

This Week at TMA: Nov. 17–22, 2015

Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2015

This Week’s Highlights Drawing in the Galleries with Visiting Artist Lindsey Johnson Thursday, Nov. 19: 7 p.m.–9 p.m., Canaday Gallery Inspired by French Impressionist Edgar Degas, bring your sketchpad and a pencil and create your own drawings of dancers. A local dancer will serve as your model. Public Tour: Localeyes with Alexander Mak, Associate Director, […]