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Candice L. Harrison Named Director of Communications at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Monday, February 29th, 2016

Candice L. Harrison has been named director of communications at the Toledo Museum of Art, effective March 7. Museum director Brian Kennedy said Harrison will be responsible for all of the Museum’s internal and external communications, marketing and online communications, including the website and social media. She also will be involved in advancing the Museum’s […]

Applications Being Accepted for Art Travel Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2016

The Toledo Museum of Art is now accepting applications for the Palmer Scholarship, which funds art-related travel for northwest Ohio residents. Previous scholarship recipients have used the award to document landscapes across the U.S., study Sèvres porcelain in Paris, travel to China for a ceramics workshop and examine anatomical paintings in Italy. The Museum is inviting […]

Palmer Scholarship Deadline Extended; Applications Due March 31, 2016

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The deadline to apply for a 2016 Palmer Scholarship has been extended to March 31, 2016. 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 receive up to $8,000 toward the costs of travel—including airfare, hotel and meal expenses—either domestic […]

Feb. 24 Art Minute: Aminah Robinson, “Dad’s Journey,” from “The Ragmund Series: Volume 8, Slave Epics”

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Columbus, Ohio-based artist Aminah Robinson devoted her career to telling and passing on the untold stories of her family, the black community where she grew up, and the often unsung contributions to American history by African Americans. As part of her 10 unique, handmade volumes of The Ragmund Series of books (acquired by the Toledo […]

Toledo Museum of Art Celebrates Glass Legacy with Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Objects from studio glass collectors on view April 15 through Sept. 18, 2016, in the Glass Pavilion Hot Spot: Contemporary Glass from Private Collections showcases contemporary North American, European, Australian and Asian studio glass, with many objects on public view for the first time. The exhibition of more than 80 diverse works of art will […]

This Week at TMA: Feb. 23–28, 2016

Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Exhibition Closing The Rise of Sneaker Culture Through Feb. 28, 2016 | Levis Gallery (Galleries 28A–C) The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to its current place in high-fashion. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, is the […]

Feb. 19 Art Minute: Fred Wilson, “Iago’s Mirror”

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2016

In Shakespeare’s Othello, Iago attempts to destroy the lives and reputations of all who surround him, particularly the black Venetian officer Othello. It is deliberately unclear what Iago’s motivations are for his murderous vendettas—revenge, bigotry, jealousy, a love of deception? Iago’s Mirror was made in traditional 18th-century Rococo style by Murano glassworkers in Venice, according to artist […]

Apply for a 2016 Palmer Scholarship

Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Students of art are encouraged to apply now for the Palmer Scholarship awarded annually by the Toledo Museum of Art. The application deadline for the art travel award is March 6, 2016. 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) […]

Jaume Plensa: Human Landscape Opens June 17, 2016, at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Human Landscape, a major exhibition of works by world renowned artist Jaume Plensa, comes to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer. Seven large outdoor sculptures, plus indoor installations that include a stainless steel curtain through which visitors can walk, will be on view June 17-Nov. 6, 2016, in the Main Museum and on the […]

Important Cézanne Still Life Goes on Display

Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Paul Cézanne understood that the truth was often best captured with inaccuracy. In The Basket of Apples (1893), the still life is reimagined not as a copy of nature, but as an interpretation free from the constraints of spatial accuracy. This important painting, rarely seen outside its home at the Art Institute of Chicago, will be […]