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Since its founding in 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art has earned a global reputation for the quality of its collections, innovative and extensive education programs and architecturally significant campus. Thanks to the benevolence of its founders, as well as the continued support of its members, TMA remains a privately endowed, non-profit institution and opens its collection to the public, free of charge. The Museum seeks to become the model art museum in the country, leading the way in genuinely and creatively engaging its communities and fostering a sense of belonging for all its audiences.

TMA provides a comprehensive summary of all of its activities to the public every year.
TMA is led by an executive management team overseen by the Museum's Board of Directors.
The Toledo Museum of Art’s member magazine is published three times per year.

Toledo Museum of Art Mission, Vision, and Values

Through our collection and programs, we strive to integrate art into the lives of people.

The Toledo Museum of Art will become the model art museum in the United States for its commitment to quality and its culture of belonging.

Diversity: Diverse ideas emerge from a diverse team and engage diverse audiences.

Community: We exist to serve our community with and through the highest quality art.

Innovation: We seek to innovate for our community and for our field.

Trust: We steward our collection in the public trust and must guard the confidence placed in us.

Transition to Active Community Outreach an Engagement

Broaden the Narrative of History

Become an Employer of Choice

Create a Platform for Operational Excellence

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The Latest from TMA

Robert Schindler

Toledo Museum of Art welcomes Robert Schindler as William Hutton curator of European art

Feb. 15, 2022

Schindler to reinstall and reinterpret TMA’s European collection in support of the strategic plan
Persian Pendant

'Bestowing Beauty: Masterpieces from Persian Lands' celebrates artistic heritage and exchange of vital cultural region

Feb. 15, 2022

This spring and summer the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) offers a spectacular exhibition of more than 100 objects drawn from one of the most significant private collections of Persian art.

Echols Art Example

Toledo Museum of Art selects Percy Echols II as 50th Guest Artist Pavilion Project (GAPP) artist in residence

Jan. 31, 2022

Toledo Museum of Art selects Percy Echols II as 50th Guest Artist Pavilion Project (GAPP) artist in residence. Pittsburgh-based glass artist will present a free virtual lecture on Feb. 11