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
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.
Gain a new perspective on the Toledo Museum of Art’s Georgia and David K. Welles Sculpture Garden during Twilight Tours: Garden Party. The nighttime tour will offer visitors flashlights, to highlight famous works, like Barry Flanagan’s Large Leaping Hare (1982) and Jaume Plensa’s Spiegel, in a new light. Before the tour begins, enjoy a drink
Spend a minute in the 1200 block of Broadway to get a sense of the community’s creativity. With colorful, large murals, vibrant buildings and a community garden, the district’s expressive look is a perfect prelude to what you can expect during the 6th annual Barrio Latino Art Festival. See work by local artists and get
Why bore your walls with mass-produced art when you could be adding the flair of young talent to your home’s decor? The Arts Commission’s Young Artists At Work (YAAW) program is busy involving area youth artists in a six-week program that will yield a large mural displayed at Wilson Park, as well as numerous art
“Everything, eventually, comes back into style.” Typical thinking is that the cliché is true, but a look at the past shows not every style enjoys the rebound. Curious about what past trends were popular, and how designers created buzz before the age of fashion blogs and Instagram? Witness the Toledo Museum of Art’s collection of