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The Dramatic Image: Baroque Prints of the 17th Century

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

A wide range of styles and techniques used by leading European artists to tell stories visually is showcased in The Dramatic Image: Baroque Prints of the 17th Century, a new exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art. Approximately 80 etchings, engravings and woodcuts from the Museum’s collection of prints from the 17th century through the […]

TMA Acquires Two New Glass Sculptures

Posted on Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The Toledo Museum of Art has added two new glass sculptures to its collection. Pyramid by German artist Josepha Gasch-Muche can be seen in Gallery 1 of the main Museum building. Blizzard Amulet Basket by Canadian artist Laura Donefer has been installed in Gallery 5 of the Glass Pavilion®. Read more here.

Palmer Art Travel Scholarship Available

Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011

Students of art are encouraged to apply for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for this art travel award is February 25, 2013. The Palmer Scholarship provides funding for travel for an individual(s) to pursue a course of study in an art-related field. The award recipient(s) will […]

Rediscovered Rembrandt on Loan at TMA

Posted on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed for several months beginning January 28 in Gallery 24. The artist painted the small oil-on-copper self portrait, Rembrandt Laughing, in his native city of Leiden when he was just 21 or 22 years […]

Curator Amy Gilman Discusses Rosie the Riveter

Posted on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

With the recent passing of the model for the famous Rosie the Riveter poster, NBC 24 journalist Lou Hebert explores the iconic Rosie image with Amy Gilman, TMA’s curator of modern and contemporary art.  Toledo has Norman’s Rockwell’s version of Rosie the Riveter on loan from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art through June […]

Museum Acquires Stunning Fred Wilson Mirror

Posted on Thursday, December 30th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has purchased the dramatic work in glass entitled Iago’s Mirror by artist Fred Wilson. The large, ornate work in black Murano glass has been installed in Gallery 5 of the Glass Pavilion®. “Fred Wilson is an important artist whose work crosses boundaries between the glass world and contemporary art,” said […]

Holiday Hours/Strategic Plan Link

Posted on Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

On Friday, December 31 the Museum will be closing to the public at 4 p.m. However, visitors can enjoy the 3:30 Winter Legacies performance by the Chinese Association of Greater Toledo through its conclusion at 5:00.   For those looking for Director Brian Kennedy’s Strategic Plan Powerpoint, click on the “Learn More” link below to be […]

Film Festival Winners Announced

Posted on Friday, December 17th, 2010

Nine short films will be premiered Dec. 18 at the Toledo Museum of Art Winter Ball as winners in the Museum’s first Winter Ball Film Festival. The juried competition, created to spotlight the short video art form, was open to both amateur and professional filmmakers. Each winter-themed video is less than four minutes in length. […]

Carol Bintz Retakes COO Position

Posted on Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has announced three staff changes. Carol Bintz, former chief operating officer and, most recently, development officer for business and planned giving, has stepped back into the COO role since Rod Bigelow, interim director and chief operating officer, left the Museum in September to accept a position in Arkansas. “Carol’s many […]

Museum Acquires Spanish Sculpture

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The Toledo Museum of Art has added a major sculpture, The Infant Christ by foremost Spanish 17th-century sculptor Juan Martínez Montañés (1568–1649), to its collection. “The acquisition marks the first Spanish sculpture and the first polychromed wood sculpture from that period to enter the TMA collection,” said Museum Director Brian Kennedy. Montañés, who lived and […]