In the News
Timken Director John Wilson quoted in New York Times
November 5, 2012
Care for Young Buildings: Yale moves to preserve Center for British Art
By Jane L. Levere
One shrine of the architect Louis Kahn is the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven. Completed in 1977, three years after Kahn’s death, it achieves its distinction “by modest and subtle means,” says Jules David Prown, the center’s first director: “perfect proportions, sensitively matched materials, honest expression of structure.” And now, even though it is less than four decades old, it is the focus of a concerted preservation effort — a campaign some at Yale hope will inspire stewards of other recent museums and buildings.
UT San Diego features the Timken's latest collaborative exhibition, "Behold, America!"
September 22, 2012
Fall Visual Arts Preview: America on Display
Three local institutions are coming together for an exhibition of works by U.S. artists
By James Chute
San Diego arts institutions seem to be entering a new era of cooperation, with the most significant evidence being “Behold, America!” an unprecedented collaboration among the San Diego Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the Timken Museum of Art.
New Timken Museum of Art Board President Tim Zinn
March 22, 2012
Rancho Santa Fe resident Tim Zinn on a mission to change image of Timken Art Museum
By Kathy Day
Listen to Tim Zinn, the newly named chairman of the board of the Timken Museum of Art, and you’re likely to become a believer in his goal of making it the “center of art, energy and fun in Balboa Park.”
Timken Museum's Rembrandt on Loan
October 5, 2011
The Timken Museum of Art's Saint Bartholomew painting will be on loan for a three-venue exhibition from October 2011 through September 2012. The exhibition Rembrandt in America is the largest collection of Rembrandt paintings ever presented in an American exhibition and the first major exhibition to explore in depth the collecting history of Rembrandt paintings in America.
Venues and dates:
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina (October 30, 2011 to January 22, 2012)
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio (February 19 to May 28, 2012)
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota (June 24 to September 16, 2012)
Surprise Art of Fashion Celebrity Guest
September 22, 2011
Up-and-coming actress and America’s Next Top Model winner Saleisha Stowers to appear at Fourth Annual Art of Fashion. Saleisha Stowers, America’s Next Top Model Cycle 9 winner, will attend the Art of Fashion at the Timken Museum of Art on Saturday, September 24.
Timken on Twitter News Release
June 17, 2009
The Timken Museum of Art, the permanent home of the highly acclaimed Putnam Foundation’s world-class collection of European and American art and Russian icons is now on the social networking site Twitter.com. It is listed as TimkenArtMuseum.
Rembrandt’s Recession Exhibition
October 9, 2009
Rembrandt's Recession: Passion and Prints in the Dutch Golden Age Jan. 22 to May 2, 2010. Timken Museum of Art Celebrates 45th Anniversary with Exhibition of Rembrandt Prints From a Local Private Collection.
Art of Fashion Exhibition Calendar Item
August 1, 2010
The Timken Museum of Art will display five designer clothing interpretations that were inspired by masterpieces from the museum’s permanent collection and modeled in the third annual “Art of Fashion” from September 7 through October 3.