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Pop-Up Café Available During Kitchen Renovations

Posted on Sunday, February 14th, 2016

A much–needed renovation project is set to begin in the kitchen area of the Museum on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 . The Museum Café will be temporarily closed as a result of the construction, but a temporary dining option, aptly called the Pop-Up Café, will be stationed in the Green Room on the lower level of the main […]

Feb. 12 Art Minute: Alvin Loving, “Dan”

Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2016

When he rose to prominence in the 1960s, Detroit-born African American abstract artist Al Loving’s work was characterized by careful and calculated studies of pure geometric forms. Dan was created at a pivotal turning point in his career—when Loving began to abandon his signature aesthetic in favor of more fluid, large-scale works, often composed through […]

This Week at TMA: Feb. 9–14, 2016

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

Exhibition Opening Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Feb. 12–May 8, 2016 | Canaday Gallery Drawn from Native American art collected by Charles and Valerie Diker, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection features more than 100 masterworks representing cultures across the North American continent. Shaped by the […]

Cynthia Thompson Appointed Chair of Toledo Museum of Art Board

Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art Board of Directors have elected Cynthia Thompson as chair, effective January 2016. Thompson, a Museum board member and supporter for more than a decade, has a history of success in both industry and community service. Her long career includes roles as co-owner of automobile parts manufacturer Midwest Stamping and as […]

Feb 5. Art Minute: Therman Statom, “HYDRA”

Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2016

What does a museum mean to an individual, to a community? In October 1995, Therman Statom asked himself this question a he visited the Toledo Museum of Art to participate in an artist residency program. Statom returned to his studio in California and continued to reflect on the Museum’s collection and environment. They became the […]

March 2016 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Continuing Exhibitions Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection Feb. 12-May 8, 2016, Canaday Gallery Drawn from Native American art collected by Charles and Valerie Diker, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection features more than 120 masterworks representing Native American communities across the North American continent. Shaped by the […]

New York Collectors of Native Art, Charles and Valerie Diker, Join Masters Series

Posted on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

For more than a decade, New York collectors Charles and Valerie Diker have worked to raise museumgoers’ perceptions of Native American art, facilitating appreciation of the objects not only for their archaeological value but for the pure aesthetic pleasures they provide. Their collection, one of the largest and most comprehensive in private hands, is traveling […]

Art Collectors Charles and Valerie Diker, Native American Art Scholar David Penney To Speak in Masters Series

Posted on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

For over four decades Charles and Valerie Diker have been ardent collectors and supporters of Native American art, encouraging the appreciation of these objects for the pure aesthetic pleasures they provide and for their cultural value. Their collection of Native American art, one of the largest and most comprehensive in private hands, has traveled the […]

This Week at TMA: Feb. 2–7, 2016

Posted on Sunday, January 31st, 2016

This Week’s Highlights Film” “Sneakerheadz” Feb 4: 7 p.m., Little Theater From the shores of California to the streets of Tokyo, the new documentary “Sneakerheadz” examines the cultural influence of sneaker collecting around the world and delves into a subculture whose proud members don’t just want to admire art, they want to wear it. “Sneakerheadz” is presented […]

Jan. 29 Art Minute: Canaletto, “View of the Riva degli Schiavoni, Venice”

Posted on Monday, January 25th, 2016

In the age of the Grand Tour, when travel to the famous sites of continental Europe marked the finishing touch of every young gentleman’s education, art was the ultimate souvenir. Demand rose for paintings of a city or site that were faithful enough to identify the precise location. The son of a prominent designer of […]