Tag Archives: Art – Feature

Get in the Loop: Highlights of the June 3rd Thursday Art Loop

Are you inspired by downtown Toledo’s galleries, artists, murals, musicians and other creatives? Then get involved in one of The Arts Commission’s Art Loops, held on the third Thursday of the month, showcasing more than 30 creative spaces, special events, art demonstrations, drink and food specials and more. With so many options, the Loop can

Artist Joanna Manousis self-reflects in Nature Morte

In Nature Morte, on view until June 17 at River House Arts in Toledo, British-born artist Joanna Manousis holds up a mirror to our collective soul, inviting us to meditate on nature, memory, time and our place in the world and in the cosmos. Self-reflection, both literal and figurative, is a recurring theme in this

Handmade Toledo’s 10th Maker’s Mart offers new vendors and old favorites

In April 2012, Jessica “Oh Sew Betty” Crossfield first brought more than 80 local and regional makers together for Handmade Toledo’s Maker’s Mart, the city’s first juried indie craft fair. Since then, Crossfield’s dream of a one-day event has transformed into Handmade Toledo Maker’s Shoppe, a brick and mortar offering a year-round, small-scale experience,  with

7th Annual Bead Shop Hop connects five local shops

To bead or not to bead? Whether you’re an expert jewelry-maker hunting for perfect beads, or simply a DIY novice seeking advice, local bead shops are stringing together a crafty opportunity. You’ve always been interested in learning how to make your own jewelry but don’t know where to start, or if you just love shopping