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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

Toledo Museum of Art spotlights acquisitions from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in exhibition early next year

Aug. 28, 2021

Living Legacies features works by some of the most significant artists of the African American South

Major exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art to showcase some of the most exceptional European arms and armor in existence

Aug. 12, 2021

‘The Age of Armor: Treasures from the Higgins Armory Collection at the Worcester Art Museum’ opens Nov. 6

Toledo Museum of Art adds two monumental outdoor sculptures by artists Josiah McElheny and Wangechi Mutu to its collection

Aug. 4, 2021


The Toledo Museum of Art has acquired two major works by leading contemporary artists Wangechi Mutu and Josiah McElheny. Both will be installed within the next year in TMA’s Georgia and David K. Welles Sculpture Garden, which features a growing collection of more than 25 exceptional works of…