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Free Event: The Visionary Worlds of Fred Tomaselli

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Robin Reisenfeld, the Toledo Museum of Art’s new curator of works on paper, explores Fred Tomaselli’s artmaking process and his incorporation of unconventional materials and use of collage. Learn how the artist’s unusual choice of materials informs our interpretation of his works and connects to others in the Museum collection that rely upon unexpected and […]

Plensa in the Peristyle: A Free Artist Talk

Posted on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Artist Talk: Jaume Plensa in Conversation with Associate Director Amy Gilman June 23: 6 p.m., Peristyle Artist Jaume Plensa, who has been called one of the most important sculptors working today, takes the Peristyle stage on Thursday, June 23. He will discuss his exhibition Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape with the Museum’s Associate Director Amy Gilman at […]

June 17 Art Minute: Jaume Plensa, “Spiegel”

Posted on Friday, June 17th, 2016

German for “mirror” or “looking glass,” Spiegel shows two identical giants, hugging their knees and facing one another, though they are technically faceless. They are nearly bodiless as well: the figures are hollow screens given shape by a painted steel latticework of letters from the Latin alphabet interspersed with Greek letters and Chinese characters. The […]

Community Block Party Returns

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Thousands filled the Toledo Museum of Art’s campus during last year’s summer block party; this year, the Museum will welcome back throngs of revelers for the return of the annual celebration on Saturday, June 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. Things to note: Monroe Street will be closed in front of the Museum beginning at […]

Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape Exhibition-Related Programs at the Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Thursday, June 16th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is planning a series of special events and programs related to the Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape exhibition while it is on view June 17-Nov. 6, 2016 in the Levis Galleries and on the Museum Grounds. Organized by the Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art in Nashville, Tennessee, in partnership […]

June 10 Art Minute: Ravinder Reddy, “Untitled (Head—Gold)”

Posted on Friday, June 10th, 2016

With his fusion of contemporary pop art and Hindu sculptural tradition, Indian artist Ravinder Reddy creates a union of the ideal goddess and the individual woman. The frontality of the head and its wide, starring eyes evoke timelessness similar to ancient sculpture. New York Times art critic Holland Cotter said in a review of Reddy’s […]

TMA Announces Executive Team Changes

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2016

With the retirement of its chief operating officer, the Toledo Museum of Art is making several staff changes at the executive level. Carol Bintz, who has been with the Museum for 25 years, will retire as chief operating officer on July 1. Three other employees have been promoted and will have some expanded duties formerly […]

Play at TMA This Summer

Posted on Monday, June 6th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is inviting everyone to play at TMA again this summer. The entire campus is coming alive with a monumental sculpture exhibition, an interactive nonpartisan exhibition that decodes political ads, plus new spaces and special activities both indoors and out for people of all ages. And, an added bonus, most of […]

Turning Thirty: The Apollo Society

Posted on Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Since 1986, it has had an influence on nearly every gallery of the Museum. Three decades on, The Apollo Society rings in its anniversary of giving. When Georgia Welles first arrived in her newly appointed hometown in 1956, the Chicago native did what any transplant would do: she struck up conversations with the city’s cab […]

Tickets for “Plensa at Twilight” Tours On Sale Now

Posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2016

Take an adults-only tour guided by a docent, where visitors will be given a flashlight to see the exhibition Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape in a new way – in the dark. Plensa at Twilight tours will take place June 30, July 28, and August 25. From 7 to 8 p.m., enjoy a happy hour, and […]