All posts by Emily Modrowski

Professional nature photographer Rick Lieder presents first solo show

Nature and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly. As a professional nature photographer, Rick Lieder knows this all too well. See 90 of his photographs during his solo show “Wild Light” at the National Center for Nature Photography. Lieder’s work is featured in a series of stunning picture books—Step Gently Out, Sweep Up

Animal Art at the Toledo Zoo

The animals at the Toledo Zoo aren’t just curious, they’re creative. Two upcoming events demonstrate the expressive prowess of NW Ohio’s most unusual artists: The Toledo Zoo AAZK (American Association of Zoo Keepers) chapter will host a paint-night fundraiser to support tiger conservation efforts.  Nearly extinct because of poaching, the big cats preservation will benefit

Hooked on handmade art?

Sauder Village will hold their annual Rug Hooking Week, offering four days of classes, workshops and an impressive display featuring hundreds of handmade rugs done by artists throughout the country, Canada and abroad. The deadline to submit rugs or works in the mixed media category (including wool work, furniture and more) is noon, August 4.

Making Magic in the Garden at The Space

Feel peace around you in nature. Learn how to grow the perfect garden during two workshops led by Arden Pontasch, of Sage Horticulture Solutions, at The Space. On Saturday, August 5, explore how the magical ‘potion’ of mycorrhizal fungi can help your garden thrive during Making Magic in the Garden. Then, on Saturday, August 12,

Running in the dark wit the Toledo Roadrunners

Going for a jog at night might not always be the safest route to healthy cardio, but it can be thrilling. Take a dimly lit dash through the woods with the Toledo Roadrunners during Under the Moon (and Meteors, Too) 5k. Glow sticks will line the way through the night woods as fellow runners, or