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Who Gets to Call it Art?

Posted on Monday, June 20th, 2011

Join us this Friday at 7:30 p.m. for a FREE film that’s a fascinating look at the birth of modern American art. In this romp through the New York City art scene of the ’60s, acclaimed artists like Frank Stella and James Rosenquist putter around downtown Manhattan, scraping together loose change for paint, canvas and […]

Wine Tastings Resume This Summer

Posted on Monday, June 13th, 2011

Our Wine by the Glass Pavilion tastings have resumed! Held most Fridays this summer, they include four wines, light snacks and a view of the Hot Shop. Drop in this Friday to sample Wines for the Barby. South American vinhos are featured the following week. Check our calendar for weekly themes. $15 members, $20 nonmembers.

June 12 is last day for Fernando Botero Exhibition

Posted on Monday, June 6th, 2011

The Baroque World of Fernando Botero will close this Sunday, June 12, after a nearly three-month run.  The show features approximately 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings from the well-known Colombian artist.  Tickets are free for Museum members, $15 for adults, $12 for senior and $5 for students.  Discounted tickets are available by checking in on […]

Latin Art Scholar Edward Sullivan Speaks on June 3

Posted on Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Join us on Friday, June 3 in the Little Theater for a presentation by leading Spanish and Latin American art historian and New York University Professor Edward J. Sullivan.  Sullivan has authored more than 25 books and exhibition catalogues about Spanish and Latin American Art from the 17th to 20th centuries, including three books on […]

International Museum Day Panel

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The video from the International Museum Day discussion between Brian Kennedy, director, Toledo Museum of Art, Graham Beal, director, Detroit Institute of Arts, David Franklin, director Cleveland Art Museum and Judith Dobrzynski, moderator and NY-based journalist has been posted to our You Tube channel. The main topic of discussion is the concept of Museums and […]

Egypt in Toledo

Posted on Monday, May 16th, 2011

If you love all things Egypt, join us this Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theater for another FREE presentation, “Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: A Fresh Look” by William H. Peck. A retired curator at the DIA, an active archaeologist, and author of the new TMA publication Egypt in Toledo ($24.95), […]

Mr. Mummy Returns

Posted on Monday, May 9th, 2011

Join us Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Peristyle for a free presentation by Toledo favorite Dr. Bob Brier and his wife, Pat Remler. In “Myths and Mummies,” the two faculty from Long Island University will discuss his research in the ancient Egyptian methods of mummification and why the Egyptians’ mythology and religion […]

Derby Party Scheduled May 7

Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

This year’s 137th Kentucky Derby will be projected live onto a screen that fills the Peristyle stage. Other activities include photo ops, hands-on activities, and live music by the Gray Devils, the Black Swamp String Band, Stonehouse, and Decent Folk. Enjoy food by TMA Chef Erika Rapp, Koto Buki, Flying Rhino, Class City Cafe, and […]

Final Days to See ‘Rembrandt Laughing’

Posted on Saturday, April 16th, 2011

A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed through May 8 in Gallery 24 along with the Museum’s two other Rembrandts. This is a one week extension of the previously announced last date to see this work.  The artist painted the small oil-on-copper […]

Venue Changed for April 15 Glass and Film Event

Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2011

A forum on making glass and making films with artists Mark Matthews of Archbold and Robin Lehman of Rochester, N.Y., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 15 has been moved to the Little Theater in the Main Museum. Lehman, the winner of two Oscars® for film shorts, has created videos about leading artists Pino Signoretto, Lino […]