Sunday, June 16, 2024

Toledo School for the Arts Hosting Black History Month Art Exhibit

February is Black History Month, a month to celebrate and honor the rich history and achievements of African Americans. Join Toledo School for the Arts in celebration of this significant month.

Throughout the month of February, the Toledo School for the Arts is holding a special group art exhibition in honor of Black History Month, entitled The Stories We Carry. The exhibit will be held at the Martin D. Porter Gallery at Toledo School for the Arts, 1401 Adams St. 

The Stories We Carry exhibition will showcase the artistic creations of local Black artists. 

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Javaughn Collins, a local artist teamed up with Toledo School for the Arts to curate this event.

“This exhibition represents the intricate and boundless experiences, both personal and collective, that individuals within our community carry with them. Through diverse artistic mediums and expressions, this exhibition seeks to celebrate the beauty, resilience and differences within our identities,” Collins said in an Instagram post about the event. 

There will be a free reception to kick off the exhibit on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 4pm to 7pm. A catered reception from a Black-owned bakery will be provided to event attendees. 

Enjoy Neo Soul music while you take in the art pieces. There will also be a showing of the documentary, Mr Soul! during the reception.

For more information on The Stores We Carry art exhibit, visit

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