ART SCENE At the Galleries (All exhibitions are Free unless otherwise noted.)
Tuesday 8.20 Painting Course - This three week painting course lead by Dani Fuller will explore acrylic technique. Open to beginners or any artist. 6-8:30pm, Tuesday 8.20, 8.27, 8.3. Fuller Art House, 5679 Main St., Sylvania. 419-882-8949. fullerarthouse.com
Saturday 8.24 Culinary Pottery Course - Create several
ceramic serving dishes, glaze the pottery and enjoy a potluck dinner using your work. $85. 10am-3pm. And 6-8pm, Thursday 8.29 & 9.5. 577 Foundation, 577 E. Front St., Perrysburg.
Pastel Painting - Artist Anne Kindl will lead Everything is Rhythm - The multimedia
exhibition Everything is Rhythm connects modern abstract paintings and sculpture with a musical composition. Each artwork is flanked by a description of the work and a musical selection, pairing each mid-century artwork with a complimentary song. On view through February 2020. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
Poison Garden - A solo exhibition featuring 3D installations and work of Toledo artist Phybr will open at River House. Wander the gallery, exploring the sculptures and multimedia work. On view through August 20, 7th floor Gallery. River House Arts, 425 Jefferson Ave. 419- 441-4025. riverhousearts.com Looking-Glass - Detroit artist Brach Tiller’s super vivid paintings pull heavily from neo-pop art, graffiti and existentialism. On view through August 24. River House Arts, 425 Jefferson Ave. 419- 441-4025. riverhousearts.com Steele Paintings - See Colorado artist John Steele’s oil paintings of western landscapes through September 28. The artist, who lives with Parkinson’s disease, is donating 20 percent of his sales to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, for Parkinson’s research. 20 North Gallery, 18 N. St. Clair St. 419-241-2400. 20northgallery.com
three hour art class using pastels and pastel paper. The class will create a floral landscape. $65. 11:30am. Fuller Art House, 5679 Main St., Sylvania. 419-882-8949. fullerarthouse.com
Swan Creek Pathway - All skill levels are welcome to draw a nature landscape using pastels. Supplies provided. $35. 10:30am-1:30pm. Art Supply Depo, 29 S. Saint Clair St. 419-720-6462. artsupplydepo.com See, Think, Drink: Coffee and Car Culture - The class will combine conversation and observation with sketching, imparting a new way of seeing art. Coffee will be provided. Register. $20-$25. 10am-noon. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
Glass Discovery: Libbey-Inspired Vessel - Instructors Loraine Ruetz and Eric
Art of Automobiles
This month, the Art Loop hones in on Northwest Ohio’s rich history in car culture, from free entry to the Toledo Museum of Art’s Life is a Highway exhibit to the classic vehicles on display at the Uptown Green Park. Stops on the Loop will teach the history of bicycles in Toledo, lowriders, rooftop deck yoga and creative activities at Imagination Station. Prices at each stop vary. 5:309pm. Thursday, August 15. Art Loop Toledo, 1858 Parkwood Ave. #120. 419-254-2787. theartscommission.org/artloop —EH
Collaborative coloring book
Join Preserve! Toledo to get involved in the Young Ohio Preservationists’ collaborative coloring book, a chance for artists of all ages to let their creative side shine and to learn about the value of preserving historic buildings in our community. The coloring book will be filled with historic buildings, restored with historic tax credits, which participants will learn about. All skill levels are welcome (you’ll use tracing paper), and your name will be credited in the final book! 5:30pm-9pm. Thursday, August 15. Art Supply Depo, 29 S. Saint Clair St. 419-720-6462. artsupplydepo.com —EH
Levis Commons Art Fair
With over 130 artists’ work on display, you’ll find jewelry, ceramics, photography and many other mediums to explore and purchase. It’s a nice way to spend your day shopping and dining at the area restaurants. 10am-7pm. Saturday, August 17. 11am-5pm. Sunday, August 18. The Town Center at Levis Commons, 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. 734-662-3382. leviscommonsfineartfair.com Free —EH
Kim Collins will be teaching a beginner’s workshop on hand lettering using an approach she calls “fauxlligraphy.” Essentially, it’s taking your own signature style of writing in cursive and adding elements of traditional calligraphy to it, which results in a unique flair. Your handwriting will stand out and look amazing after taking this workshop. Supplies are included in the cost. $35. 5:30-7pm. Tuesday, August 27. Art Supply Depo, 29 S. Saint Clair St. 419-7206462. artsupplydepo.com —EH
Slawson will lead a project-based workshop modeled after Libbey Glass vessels. Prior experience not necessary. $65-$75. 9am-noon. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
Art Events Saturday 8.17 Glass Discovery: Labino-Inspired Sculpture - Instructors Kelly Sheehan and
Misha Nalepa will lead a project-based workshop at the TMA Hot Shop. This workshop will focus on artist Dominick Labino’s sculpture work. $65-$75. 9am-noon. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
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