Art Galleries and Museums Tour in Toledo, Toledo

Toledo is a city with an impressive number of public art places, museums and local art galleries. Paintings, sculpture, glass art, ceramics and jewelry, wooden art items, graphics and much more. Every year the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo (ACGT) organizes an Art Walk through the galleries of the Arts Zone and Warehouse District in downtown Toledo. Get involved in this world of color splashes. Take the following walking tour - you won't regret it.
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Art Galleries and Museums Tour in Toledo Map

Guide Name: Art Galleries and Museums Tour in Toledo
Guide Location: USA » Toledo (See other walking tours in Toledo)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 10
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km
Author: AliceM
Toledo Museum of Art

1) Toledo Museum of Art (must see)

The Toledo Museum of Art is an internationally known art museum. The museum was founded by Toledo glassmaker Edward Drummond Libbey in 1901 and moved to its current location, a Greek revival building designed by Edward B. Green and Harry W. Wachter on January 17, 1912. The building was expanded twice in the 1920s and 1930s.

The museum contains major collections of glass art of the 19th and 20th century European and American art, as well as small but distinguished Renaissance, Greek and Roman,...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Parkwood Gallery

2) Parkwood Gallery

The Parkwood Gallery is an art gallery, situated in the ACGT office building in downtown Toledo, not far from the Toledo Museum of Art. It was founded by the Ohio Arts Council and Frederick Upton. The major aim of the Parkwood Gallery is to give unknown artists a chance to present their works in different ways, which may be individual, group or widely associated exhibitions. Such exhibitions are of creative and of career interest for young talents developing their portfolios and increasing...   view more

3) Scrap4Art

Scrap4Art is an art gallery as well as a workshop in Toledo. The motto of the company is “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.” The Scrap4Art centre accepts used materials from manufactures, designers, shops, studios and individuals and brings them to life by making different art items. This can become a new step to the resolution of environmental problems. Gifted materials are reused by volunteers: children with their parents and students. Recycled items are sold at Scrap4Art's retail store....   view more
Madhouse Gallery

4) Madhouse Gallery

Madhouse gallery is an art gallery situated in an area in uptown Toledo. The gallery presents interesting and innovative ideas in motion, graphics and animation. The artists who exhibit their works here have taken part in different shows all over the U.S.A. and Europe. The craftsmen and graphic designers work with modern and unusual materials such as fabric and plastic. The works exhibited here surpass the three well-known media – they are a mixture of joy and hip, light and shadow, urban and...   view more
Space 237 Galleries and ClaySpace

5) Space 237 Galleries and ClaySpace

Space 237 Galleries and ClaySpace is an art gallery situated in downtown Toledo. It is a 25 thousand square-foot building. The space has two large galleries with a room for visual arts. There is also a studio for ceramics and a gift area. The first floor gallery is decorated in uncovered brick with light Italian attachments on it; the walls seem to be assembled from many pieces. The third floor provides space for poetry readings, music and video performances. The fourth floor gallery is a 5...   view more
J&J Studio and Gallery

6) J&J Studio and Gallery

J&J Studio and Gallery is an art gallery in Toledo, founded by Jorge Gallardo and Joe Schreiber in June of 2010. The gallery exhibits a different range of fine art and photography: colorful and colorless abstract works, surreal animations from the internet displayed on screens, and classic art works inspired by human and natural beauty. J&J Studio and Gallery presents artists of diverse work styles: abstract painters, glass artists, multimedia artists, wood art creators, pottery and...   view more
20 North Gallery

7) 20 North Gallery

20 North Gallery is the oldest art gallery situated in the Warehouse District of Toledo. It was founded in 1993. Today the gallery is owned by Eric Hillenbrand and conducted by Peggy Grant, an artist herself and an art director. The gallery displays and sells both classical and modern artworks in a variety of media, representing local Toledo artists and others from all over the United States and Great Britain, Europe and Russia. Among these artists are: Adam Grant, Wil Clay and Frank Morrison....   view more
Sur St. Clair Gallery

8) Sur St. Clair Gallery

Sur St. Clair gallery is an art gallery in Toledo and a place for the arrangements of events: business meetings, private parties and family gatherings. It is situated in a historic loft-type construction at 1 South Saint Clair, built in 1889 by famous architect Shaw-Kendall, who had engineered the hot water system for the city and a number of downtown and old west-end places. In 2001 the building was renovated by Richard Rideout and his wife Janet Albright. The gallery exhibits both local and...   view more
Bozarts Fine Arts and Music Gallery

9) Bozarts Fine Arts and Music Gallery

Bozarts Fine Art and Music Gallery is an art gallery in Toledo’s Warehouse District in Downtown Toledo. The gallery's owner and art director is Jerry Gray, a local artist, whose works express a large variety of mixed media. The building where the gallery is housed was constructed in 1910 and represents a simple gray block with metal doors, but with a splash of color behind this cheerless facade. The gallery is 10 thousand sq.ft. in area. The first exhibition took place in July 2009. Until...   view more
Shawn Messenger Fine Art Glass

10) Shawn Messenger Fine Art Glass

Shawn Messenger Fine Art Glass is an art gallery in Toledo. This name belongs to the gallery's art director and glass artist. Shawn Messenger studied at the Cleveland Institute of Art, in the Pilchuck Glass Center. Her works can be found in private American, European and Asian collections. Using glass powders and amazing creative talent, Shawn blows different glass items such as classic, opal, flat and tangerine vases, perfume bottles, and paperweights. Shawn considers her work to be...   view more

Walking Tours in Toledo, Ohio

Create Your Own Walk in Toledo

Create Your Own Walk in Toledo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Toledo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Religious Sights of Toledo

Religious Sights of Toledo

Toledo’s religious places will come alive differently for artists and architects, musicians, sculptors and casual visitors, but each of them will be fascinated by picturesque churches, charming chapels and gorgeous cathedrals. Take this tour and see for yourself.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 km
Old West End Historic Tour

Old West End Historic Tour

If you want to visit the place which has kept alive the spirit of fine 19th century architecture, to witness a life of glamor and elegance, and to experience the style and wealth of the mighty of this world, then the Old West End neighborhood in Toledo is your final destination. Go ahead and explore the living demonstration of style, grace and beauty!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km