Tag Archives: Art – Feature

Immigrant Stories

When was the last time you found yourself in a phone booth? The little, closet-like structures once dotted the urban landscape, connecting us with faraway people and locations. The internet and cell phones have changed all that. Now the phone booth exists as a seldom-seen relic of the analog era. But the Afghan-American conceptual artist

Five Local Eyes on the ArtPrize

Nineteen days, 175 venues, 1,356 works of art, 500,000 visitors, and $500,000 up for grabs— and that’s not even counting sale proceeds. Not all art competitions are the same, and thank God, because Grand Rapids, Michigan’s international ArtPrize, now on its ninth year, is as fun as it is fierce. Until Sunday, October 8, the

The beauty of Zimbabwe blooming in stone at Toledo Botanical Gardens

“Mhoro” means “hello” in Shona, one of the languages of Zimbabwe. It’s a greeting spoken by Aron Kapembeza and Passmore Mupindiko, two sculptors who have traveled from halfway across the world to represent their nation, their culture, and their art, on display at the Toledo Botanical Gardens through October 29. Representing more than 300 Zimbabwe

The Oracle Hysterical: Chamber Pop Sextet at TMA

On September 23rd, New York based The Oracle Hysterical will perform a live version of their forthcoming album Hecuba in the Peristyle at the Toledo Museum of Art. Named after the Greek tragedy by Euripides, the album is a telling of the play set to song. “We describe ourselves as part book club and part

Momentum: Arts and Music

Toledo’s creative community, gathering speed, celebrates local art history and forward progress when local businesses and organizations come together for downtown Toledo’s first three-day arts and musical festival— Momentum, from September 15-17. Downtown Toledo will showcase area and visiting artists with live music, parties, performances, public art projects, a juried glass art exhibit and competition,