Fundraising in Frame

What’s a work of art worth without a good frame? We’re not interested in finding out. Fortunately, American Frame is helping locals, including students at the Toledo School for the Arts, find out the worth of a good frame with a pop-up showroom at TSA throughout March. American Frame employees have set up a temporary

See, Think, Drink

Enjoy conversation, brews, and sketching exercises at the Toledo Museum of Art during a fun evening workshop, See, Think, Drink. TMA staff will lead you through drawing exercises, observation, and more. Must be 21 years of age or older. Participants will receive one beer voucher. $20, members | $25, nonmembers 6:30-8:30pm | Friday, March 15

Tour the Collingwood Art Center with Pat Tansey

The Collingwood Arts Center, providing space for Toledo’s creatives since 1985, is in a historical building often suggested to be haunted. Serving the community since it was built in 1905, the massive six floor, 113,000 square foot site was designed by Architect E. O. Fallis. The building was first opened as a teaching convent for

American Frame: Fundraising in frame

What’s a work of art worth without a good frame? We’re not interested in finding out. Fortunately, American Frame is helping locals, including students at the Toledo School for the Arts, find out the worth of a good frame with a pop-up showroom at TSA throughout March. American Frame employees have set up a temporary

New “Global Conversations” Exhibit at TMA

How does the state of the 21st century world impact the stories artists tell? See how issues of identity, migration and the digital revolution are considered by international contemporary artists during the Toledo Museum of Art’s next exhibition, Global Conversations: World Art in Dialogue, featuring around 50 works, ranging from sculpture, painting, studio glass, works

Vanessa Snyder Showcases Artwork at Paula Brown Shop

Ever since she was a child, Toledo-native Vanessa Snyder has been painting, just as her father and grandfather did. Like many locals, Snyder took lessons at the Toledo Museum of Art and later studied at the University of Toledo. After spending time on the East Coast, Snyder is back in Toledo, continuing to paint in

“Myth and Magic” Explores Pre-Christian Celtic Culture

The Emerald Isle’s rolling hills and green countryside are home to a rich, mythical and beautiful Celtic culture. Learn about Ireland’s mysterious and enchanting origins during Celtic Myth and Magic, a solo art exhibition by Branna O’Dea, which explores early and pre-Christian Celtic culture. During the free opening reception, at 6pm on Friday, March 1,

Comfort & Convenience: Public Charity in Ohio by Way of the Poor Farm

In 1816, only 13 years after Ohio became a state, the Ohio General Assembly authorized the boards of all 88 counties to construct poor houses, which provided basic necessities— food, clothing, and shelter— to those who could not otherwise afford it. Explore the lives of those who lived on those poor houses through documentary photography

Wild West, in the Glass City

Ever since he was a kid, Toledo artist Dave Wisniewski has been inspired by the cowboys, gunslingers, outlaws, lawmen— and everyone in between— from the Wild West. With nationally-recognized large scale oil paintings, Wisniewski, who is visually impaired,  masterfully brings the West’s rough and tumble characters to life. See his work during Midnight Cowboy, a

One Gallery Center

Head to the 22nd floor of One Government Center to see local art loved by Hizzoner, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz. Originally planned for January 29 and rescheduled due to snow, the Mayor’s Art Reception will showcase works from local artists that will be displayed in the Mayor’s office and rotate twice a year. The exhibition,