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Dec. 11 is Member Appreciation Day in the Museum Store

Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

December 11th is Member Appreciation Day in the Museum Store.  Museum members receive 20% off all store merchandise (excluding most original art). Now is a great time to become a member! Through the end of the year, those who join at the $125 contributing level get a free glass bowl from our Hot Shop and […]

Chihuly Toledo! Extended to Feb. 7

Posted on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Chihuly Toledo! Glass works by Dale Chihuly from the TMA collection has been extended by popular demand through February 7.  Attendance at the Glass Pavilion has doubled since the exhibition opened in September.  Chihuly Toledo! is the perfect show to share with friends and family this holiday season.

Annual Holiday Art Sale

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

On Friday, October 30 from Noon to 5 p.m., TMA members have the first opportunity to shop at the Annual Holiday Art Sale held in the Green Room.  The sale is an annual tradition that allows TMA students and staff to offer their unique creations for sale.  This year’s sale is a month earlier to […]

Three Queen’s Bracelets

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

In September 2009, TMA acquired a set of three gold bracelets formerly owned and worn by a series of Asante queen mothers. Three Queen’s Bracelets represent a range of expert goldsmithing techniques and symbolism. Regalia has practical, religious, and symbolic functions among the Asante, who today number 1.5 million people. The ostentatious processions that display […]

2009-2010 Exhibition Schedule Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Works by Dale Chihuly, James Whistler and photographer Gordon Parks are highlights of the 2009-2010 exhibition schedule at the Toledo Museum of Art.  In addition, the 1960s will be celebrated through the exhibition Phychedelic ’60s: Posters from the Rock Era, featuring posters produced in the San Francisco area to promote the rock acts of the […]

Chihuly Toledo! Celebrates Works of Famed Glass Maker

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Relationships. While some come and go over the years, others remain as strong as… glass (well, at least tempered glass). Case in point: the September opening of Chihuly Toledo! at the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA). From Sept. 17 – Nov. 29, TMA’s Glass Pavilion will be vibrant with color, shimmer and style with the […]

Art of the Graphic Novel Celebrated in LitGraphic

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

A new wave of critically acclaimed long form comic books, called graphic novels (a mostly grown-up version of the comic book), is the subject of a fascinating new exhibition opening Oct. 2 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., LitGraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel examines […]

Storybook StarsHighlights Award-Winning Illustrations

Posted on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

A new exhibition featuring approximately 75 enchanting original illustrations for children’s books opens Oct. 9 at the Toledo Museum of Art.  Storybook Stars: Award-Winning Illustrations from the Mazza Collection will be shown through Jan. 31, 2010 in the Works on Paper Galleries. Admission to both the Museum and the exhibition is free. The new exhibit […]