Watch animals paint and more
Ready to get wild? The Toledo Zoo’s popular Wild About Art event returns August 13 and 14. This two-day art fair takes place across the Zoo grounds, and will feature the work of creators both local and from across the nation. In addition, attendees will enjoy live music and a variety of interactive demonstrations, including painting demonstrations by the animals themselves. See what an artistic elephant can create! Event included with admission. 10am-5pm, Saturday, August 13. 10am-4pm, Sunday, August 14. 2 Hippo Way. 419-385-5721. toledozoo.org
This lecture is all glass
If you’re interested in learning more about glass artwork, the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion is offering a free Artist Talk on Friday, August 12, featuring two visiting teaching artists with broad experience. Jason Minami, the lead glassblowing artist and instructor at GlassRoots in New Jersey, and Miguel Unson, who teaches at a private studio in Washington State, will both discuss their studio practice and artwork at the event. 7pm. 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
Art Fair in the Levis Commons open air
Sample the work of over 100 artists at the 18th edition of the Levis Commons Fine Art Fair, held at the Town Center in Perrysburg. The Guild of Artists and Artisans brings this open air art fair to the community, with an estimated 35,000 attendees annually. The event will feature photography, jewelry, ceramics and much more available for purchase. 10am-7pm, Saturday, August 20. 11am-5pm, Sunday, August 21. 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. 419-931-8888.