Global Day of Discovery

Renaissance Toledo Downtown’s Global Day of Discovery is back this year with many new forms of entertainment to partake in. The lounge will turn into an art gallery, with pieces from the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo School for the Arts, Dani Herrera, and many other artists. You can even play a round of mini

Maker’s Mart Spring Edition

Celebrating the area’s scene of DIY artists and artisans, the single day, now semi-annual, fair feels like Etsy IRL and continues to grow each year, attracting more than 6,000 people last year.

Light Up The Night

In a collaboration between the Arts Commission and the Ohio Department of Transportation, local artists have created ten designs for the recently upgraded lighting system on the Veteran’s Glass City Skyway.

TSA Presents Annual Fashion Showcase

Many enjoy witnessing an episode of Project Runway on TV but did you know that something similar is happening in our town? Toledo School for the Arts students design, create and model costumes and styles during the 4th annual fashion showcase, Interwoven Musings. With over 60 pieces presented, including three featured collections by TSA seniors

Explore Drawing with Yusuf Abdul Lateef

Handwriting is unique and may reflect an individual’s personality. And if analyzing handwriting is valid, what about interpreting an artist’s personality through art? Join accomplished Toledo artist Yusuf Abdul Lateef to explore how drawing can be used to express emotional intelligence, imagination, memory and personal experiences during The Intuitive Hand: Drawing Exercises from Within. The

NY artist Joseph Cavalieri Teaches Master Class at TMA

Did you know that some of the most common idioms and early moral lessons date back to a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece in 600 BC? From “slow and steady wins the race” to “honesty is the best policy,” Aesop’s Fables continue to educate, enchant and inspire, influencing pop culture, children’s books

Individual Excellence Award Winners

Local artists awarded $5,000 grants The Ohio Arts Council recently released a list of 78 recipients of the Individual Excellence Award, and these four artists are based locally. Chosen by a panel of nationally recognized artists focused on the basis of exceptional merit of an artist’s past body of work, the winners each receive a

Try Your Luck at Wine & Canvas at the Hollywood Casino

Do you think that you’re a bad artist? We bet you’re wrong. Gamble on your creative skills during a painting class hosted by Wine & Canvas at the Hollywood Casino, held from 2-5pm on Saturday, April 20 in the Casino’s H Lounge. Wine & Canvas’ popular “arty party” series will offer budding artists, and the

Artist vs. Hunger

Help raise awareness and fight Wood County food insecurity during an Artists vs. Hunger: Empty Soup Bowl Event. Select a beautiful bowl, donated by the BGSU Ceramics Department Clay Club, enjoy a lunch of delicious soup, donated by community businesses and volunteers, and then explore the Wood County Historical Museum. This event benefits The Brown

Toledo Artists’ Club Hosts 58th Art Auction

Help support The Toledo Artists’ Club by bidding on the works of local artists during their 58th annual Art Auction. 75 original works of art by Toledo Artists’ Club members, including watercolors, acrylics and pastels, will be available during the live auction. All items submitted to the auction undergo a jury process to ensure quality.

2019 Art Loop Begins April 18

Since 2015, The Arts Commission has hosted downtown Toledo’s popular event series— the 3rd Thursday Art Loop. With over 100 participating venues— ranging from restaurants, bars, galleries and shops offering exhibitions, live music, specials, and more— the themed, monthly evenings offer art, creativity and fun while also building a sense of community. The 2019 Art