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February 2014 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Exhibition Opening The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden Feb. 13–May 11, Canaday Gallery The Art of the Louvre’s Tuileries Garden will present 100 paintings, photographs, drawings and sculptures, many never before exhibited in the United States, on loan from the vast collections of the Musée du Louvre, Musée Carnavalet, Palace of Versailles and other […]

Museum Will Be Closed Tuesday, January 7

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

Due to inclement weather conditions in the region, the Toledo Museum of Art will be closed Tuesday, January 7. The Museum will reopen Wednesday, January 8, weather permitting.

Toledo Museum of Art Recruiting New Class of Volunteer Docents

Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014

As a volunteer docent at the Toledo Museum of Art, Pamela Davis has devoted 34 years to bringing the arts to life for visitors on her gallery tours. But according to Davis, those three decades weren’t given for free—they came with a different kind of “salary.” “The payment I get is enrichment, socially and intellectually,” […]

Museum Closing at 4 p.m. Today (Jan. 5)

Posted on Sunday, January 5th, 2014

Due to the current weather conditions, the Toledo Museum of Art will be closing at 4 p.m. today, Sunday, January 5 and will remain closed Monday, January 6. The Museum will reopen Tuesday, January 7, weather permitting. As things progress, please check the Museum’s website, Facebook page and Twitter account for the latest information regarding […]

Museum Resumes Regular Hours

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014

The Toledo Museum of Art will resume regular operating hours today, January 3, opening at 10 a.m. and closing at 9 p.m. It’s Friday programming will go on as scheduled, including free tours, glassblowing demonstrations and live music in the Cloister provided by The Matt Chambers Jazz Syndicate.

Artwork of the Week: January 3

Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Known as the Common American Swan in Audubon’s time, now called the Tundra Swan, this majestic bird is here rendered in a carefully hand-colored etching. Part of Audubon’s ambitious Birds of America—an attempt by Audubon to depict every type of bird common to the United States—the print is more than two feet high by more […]

Museum Closing at 4 p.m. Today (Jan. 2)

Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Due to the poor road conditions and blowing/drifting snow, the Toledo Museum of Art will close at 4 p.m. this afternoon instead of its normal 9 p.m. closing time.  The Museum will reopen tomorrow at 10 a.m., weather permitting.

Fresh Impressions Ends New Year’s Day

Posted on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

The final day to see Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints is January 1, 2014. During the 1930s the Toledo Museum of Art introduced modern Japanese prints to American audiences with two landmark exhibitions. These seminal shows featured the works of 15 contemporary Japanese artists who had revived the traditional art of the woodblock print for a new […]

The Great Art Escape Continues through January 1, 2014

Posted on Monday, December 30th, 2013

Need a break from the college football bowl schedule? Looking for a way to ring in the new year? Have friends and family still in town for the holidays? The Museum will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on both Tuesday, December 31 and Wednesday, January 1. Admission to the Museum is free; parking is […]

Artwork of the Week: December 27

Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2013

Long before The Party, Marisol’s largest group assemblage, came to the Museum, it traveled to the Venice Biennale in 1968 as a representative of Venezuela (Marisol was born in Paris to Venezuelan parents). As someone who always felt uncomfortable in the 1960s social scene, Marisol chose to display the figures in a setting where none […]