Art Scene


At the Galleries

(All exhibitions are Free unless otherwise noted.)

Intersection Exhibition – This group exhibit, hosted by the UToledo Department of Art and the Arts Commission, features the work of regional glass artists, including contemporary glass art from the Alibi Studio of Detroit, Sean Merchant, and Zac Weinberg. Through October 11.
Center for the Visual Arts, 620 Art Museum Pl.419-530-2452.

Material / Immaterial: SculptureX Student Juried Works – The juried exhibition features work by 25 student artists currently enrolled in BFA or MFA programs in the Great Lakes Region. A closing reception is slated for early October. On view in 7th floor gallery space through
September 10 – October 5. Contemporary Art Toledo,425 Jefferson Ave. 419-441-4025.

Sick with Excitement: Sketches into Paintings 1989-2019 – The River House Arts Gallery hosts this retrospective, also featuring brand new work by artist Bill Ross. By revisiting his sketchbooks, Ross has taken old ideas and remade each into a more fully-realized vision. Through September 28. The opening reception takes place 6-8pm, September 6. River House Arts,
425 Jefferson Ave. 419-441-4025.

Still Time – This group exhibition by artists Hope Olson, Raja Aossey, Heather Nagy, Ellen Loeffler-Kalinoski and Dani Fuller shares the themes of solitude, quietude and relaxation. The colorful exhibition reminds us to slow down and smell the roses, so to speak. Through October 17.
Fuller Art House, 5679 Main St., Sylvania.

Structures and Spaces- This exhibition by Jonathan Ralston will host an opening reception in the gallery space. The opening reception will be held from 6-8pm on Friday, September 27, and the exhibit will be on view through October 10 most weekdays during school hours. Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 S. Reynolds Rd.419-381-1313.

Art Events

Sunday, 9.15

Intro to Crochet – Get started with knitting needles and yarn at this beginner’s class. Materials provided. $30. 1-3pm. Handmade Toledo,1717 Adams St.

Wednesday, 9.18

Autumn Barn Painting – Paint an autumn landscape on a 11×14 canvas using acrylic paints. $25. 10am-2:30pm. 577 Foundation, 577 E. Front St., Perrysburg. 419-874-4174.

Thursday, 9.19

Localeyes Tour – Gallery owner and artist Dani Fuller of Fuller Art House will give a guided one-hour tour of selected works from the TMA Galleries. Find out what pieces move Fuller, and have been a source of inspiration and contemplation for the artist. Tour leaves from Libbey Court at 6pm sharp. 6-7pm. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. Free

Collaborative Coloring Book – The Young Ohio Preservationist organization will host a live coloring event during Art Loop. Learn about the historic buildings Preserve Toledo and YOP have helped to revitalize in the area. Help build the coloring book by drawing or tracing the preserved structures in a group coloring book. Supplies provided. 5:30-9pm. Art Supply Depo,
29 S. St. Clair St. Free

Cartoons + Cosplay – Artist Imani Lateef will host an evening of imaginative life-drawing event at the Depo. Costumed characters will pose for artists to draw. Please bring your own materials. All ages are welcome. $10. 6-8pm. Art Supply Depo, 29 S. St. Clair St. 419-720-6462.

Paint n’ Sip: Beer Glass Edition – Paint your own set of custom beer glasses in this class led by nationally recognized artist Lisa Littell. To RSVP in advance, contact: 734-410-8929 and $35, includes a set of two beer glasses and painting supplies. Receive $1 off by bringing in this listing.
7-9pm. Pavlov’s Brewing Company, 7548 Lewis Ave., Temperance. 734-807-1046.

Saturday, 9.21

6th Point Place Art Walk – The annual event brings visitors and regional artists to Cullen Park, overlooking the Maumee River Basin. Artists will set up shop on Summit along with food and drink vendors. Take a stroll and take home a new work of art for your mantel. 10am-4pm. Cullen Park, 4230 N. Summit St.
567-249-0009. Free

Cold-Process Soap – Learn the history and technique behind cold-process soap using special equipment and natural materials. $45. 2-4:3pm. Handmade Toledo, 1717 Adams St. 419-214-1717.

Thursday, 9.26

The Party: A Celebration of the Arts in Sylvania – The life and work of artist Dave Wisniewski will be recognized as a 2019 Hall of Fame Honoree during this annual fundraiser benefiting the Sylvania Community Arts Commission. Enjoy Dave’s work, a cash bar, heavy grazing, live and silent auctions, and plenty of fun. $45/per person. $80/per couple. 6-9pm. Chandler Cafe,
5648 Main St., Sylvania. 419-722-7937.