Toledo Ballet Founder Marie Vogt in Conversation with Museum Director Brian Kennedy

Marie Vogt 9[1]In 1939, Marie Bollinger Vogt founded the Toledo Ballet, inspiring generations of young dancers. On Saturday, November 7, 2015, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Great Gallery of the Toledo Museum of Art, Madame Vogt will talk with Toledo Museum of Art Director Brian Kennedy about the Toledo Ballet’s rich cultural legacy. The event is free and requires no reservation to attend.

This conversation in the arts is in conjunction with the Toledo Museum of Art’s Degas and the Dance exhibit. The exhibit features eleven works by Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of France’s leading Impressionists, all depicting his most iconic subject matter–dancers.

The exhibition is presented in celebration of The Toledo Ballet’s 75th annual performance of “The Nutcracker” and includes a section of memorabilia and costumes from the ballet. The exhibit continues through January 10, 2016. Free admission.