Tag Archives: Art

From the TMA to Today: Looking back at the art history and development of the Toledo Federation of Art Societies

A volunteer arts organization that survives a hundred years has proven itself an active participant in cultural life. So, after a century of promoting visual art in Northwest Ohio, the Toledo Federation of Art Societies threw themselves a well-deserved party.  Members and supporters of TFAS honored the organization’s centennial with a one-night-only exhibit of highlights

The Toledo Arts Commission’s first Art Loop of 2017

Whether the weather cooperates or not, it’s spring. To coax us back out— even if it’s cold— The Toledo Arts Commission’s first Art Loop of 2017 will kick off on Thursday, April 20. The theme, “Celebrate the sounds of Toledo” will be honored throughout downtown with creative exhibits, performances, demos and more. Stop by Gathered Glassblowing Studio

Red Bird Arts District First Friday Art Walk

Head outside and get a taste of spring during the Red Bird Arts District First Friday Art Walk, April 7. Every month, downtown Sylvania’s creative shops, local boutiques, art galleries and restaurants flock together for an evening of special events, live music and art exhibits. Stop by Hudson Gallery (5645 Main St.) for the opening

Michigan ceramic artist proposes a communal thread art project

When sitting at the dinner table with friends, family or strangers, we eat slowly, listen, learn, share and savor. Inspired by that intentionality, Michigan ceramic artist Jeni Hansen Gard has proposed A Communal Thread, an art project with a similar sense of cooperation. Gard has coordinated a group of 12 women from the Sylvania area

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