Art Scene


At the Galleries

(All exhibitions are Free unless otherwise noted.)

4th American Frame Employee Show
New multi-media work by staff artists will be on
display in the Showroom Gallery through November 22. Prepare to be inspired by the costume framing. American Frame, 400 Tomahawk Dr., Maumee. 419-887-8030.

JB Squared
New York glass artists John Brekke and Jane Bruce will exhibit new work at River House. Well known for his large plates and bowls modeled after the Swedish Graal technique, Brekke will display his newest enamelware rondels and vessels. Jane Bruce presents new work from her series Constructs, exploring geometry and dimensions inspired by the coast of Caithness, Scotland. On view in the Gallery through November 16. River House Arts, 425 Jefferson. 419-441-4025.

Here and There
Artist Catherine Clements presents the exhibition Here and There, hosted by Gathered Glass Studio. The show includes several of the artist’s favorite past works as well as new work completed during her residency at Gathered. The multi-media work reflects Clement’s “personal nostalgia juxtaposed with absurdities and trappings of contemporary culture.” On view through November 16. Gathered Glass, 23 N. Huron St. 419-

Retrospective Richard H. Eyster
Artist Richard Eyster will showcase past works during a retrospective exhibition at MVCDS. Eyster, a longtime painter and Maumee Valley alumni, takes inspiration from the natural world, drawing on the colorschemes and life cycles found in nature. On view through December 20. Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School, 1715 S. Reynolds Rd. 419-381-1313.

Between Light and Shadow
Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha presents a multi-media installation at TMA. Using light projections and sculpture, Agha creates a sensory landscape for visitors to explore. Taking inspiration from Islamic architectural motifs and geometry, Between Light and Shadow is sure to inspire. Free to members. $7-$12. On view through February 9. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000.

Falling Into Place
The duel exhibition features works by artists Michelle Carlson and Bill Horvath. Each artist gives a distinct perspective of reality offered in their drawings and paintings “addressing the process of how one’s reality comes into being.” An artist talk will be hosted at the gallery Saturday, November 2. On view through December 28. 20 North Gallery, 18 N. Saint Clair St. 419-241-2400.

Double Exhibition: Lake Erie: On the Edge &
The Great Lake Erie

Butler’s exhibition Lake Erie: On the Edge brings attention to the lake’s health, the algae bloom crisis while highlighting the industries and people that depend on it. On view in the Wankelman Gallery. The second exhibition, “The Great Lake Erie” features photographs by renowned artist Frank Gohlke and BGSU’s Lynn Whitney on view in the Bryan Gallery, located inside the BGSU Arts Center. On view November 9 – November 24. BGSU Arts, 1000 Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green. 419-372-2786.

Athena Art Society
The exhibition features a wide range of juried work from artists in the Athena Art Society. The Society celebrates 116 years of supporting women in the visual arts. On view through November 21. 5:30-8pm. Hudson Gallery, 5645 N. Main St., Sylvania. 419-885-8381.

Thursday, 11.7

Curator Lecture – Join Senior Curator Lawrence W. Nichols for a community conversation about the Museum’s recent acquisitions. Learn more about the works of art and their importance within the Museum’s galleries. 7-8pm. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. Free

Friday, 11.8

Hot Glass Gala – The Arts Commission will host an art exhibition and auction. Hot Glass features over 70 contemporary glass artists from the Great Lakes region and beyond. Take home a special work of art during the silent auction. $45-$95. 5:30-8:30pm. One Edison, 300 Madison Ave.

Ear/Eye Listening & Looking – This public tour will discuss the education of visual literacy, training the senses to observe contemporary art with a renewed focus. The BGSU Musical Arts program will provide a live score to each work of art. 7-9pm. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St.

Saturday, 11.9

3rd Anniversary Workshop – Celebrate three years in the business with Board and Brush. Sign up for your choice of decorative holiday sign workshops, win give-away prizes and more. $68. 2-5pm. Board & Brush, 6723 W. Central Ave.
419- 245-8516.

Terrarium Planting Workshop – LeadHead Glass will host a terrarium planting workshop. Take home a gorgeous Cape Cod Terrarium, decorated using moss, bark, and stones along with two plants. $100. 1-3pm. Handmade Toledo, 1717 Adams St.

Cold-Process Soap – Motor City Soap Company will lead a 150 minute course guiding students through the cold-process, combining natural ingredients to make artisan soaps. $45. 2pm. Handmade Toledo, 1717 Adams St. 419-214-1717.

Craft Show – Over 40 art and craft vendors will set up shop at St. Patricks selling handmade items like winter scarves, wooden holiday signs, wreaths and more. Prices vary. 10am-3pm. St. Patrick, 4201 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-381-1540. Free

Wednesday, 11.6

Floral Notecards – Supplies will be provided to create notecards using dried botanicals and parchment paper. Register. $18. 6-7:30pm. 577 Foundation, 577 E. Front St., Perrysburg. 419-874-4174.

Thursday, 11.14

Toledo Streets Scenes – Toledo Streets Newspaper is a local newspaper filled with local journalism, stories and poems. The papers are made available to people experiencing food and housing insecurity to be sold at local events and street corners for their own profit. Scenes invites the community to a photography show, with print sales going to the artists. $35. 6-8pm. Grumpy’s, 34 S. Huron St. 567-694-5627.

GAAP Artist Talk – Glass and sculpture artist Tina Aufiero discusses her recent TMA Artist Residency, and her past exhibitions and future endeavors. 7-8pm. TMA GlasSalon, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. Free

Friday, 11.15

Acrylic Pours – Instructor Mary Rood will lead a beginner’s art class dealing with the acrylic pour method. By mixing paints, colors combine creating unique, psychedelic works of art. $35. 6:30-8pm. Fuller Art House, 5679 Main St., Sylvania. 419-882-8949.

Saturday, 11.16

Autumn Cards – All ages and abilities are invited to Sunshine Studios to create their very own fall themed greeting cards. Take home three for $15. 11am-12:30pm. Sunshine Studios, 305 Conant St., Maumee.