Updated October 5, 2018
Appold Planetarium Offers Voyage Through Space
The Appold Planetarium presents its newest show, From Earth to the Universe, a stunning voyage through space with sparkling sights and sounds, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19.
Admission is $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under. The Appold Planetarium is located in Mother Adelaide Hall at Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania.
Reservations are strongly recommended. Call (419) 517-8897 or e-mail email@example.com.
Local Library Features Monday Morning Painters
The Waterville Library is currently featuring the works of a local art group, the Monday Morning Painters.
Established in 1958, the Monday Morning Painters (MMP) is a group of dedicated artists who meet every Monday morning for breakfast and then paint en plein air together at various area locales, including the Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo Metroparks, the Maumee River, the Toledo Zoo and other scenic venues in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan.
The MMP group has been long associated with the Toledo Artists’ Club located in the Toledo Botanical Gardens. The group currently consists of 32 members.
The exhibit at the Waterville Library runs through mid-October. The library is located at 800 Michigan Ave. in Waterville. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The library is closed on Sunday.
Artists 4 Animals 5Exhibit Set In Bowling Green
The Bowling Green Arts Council and Four Corners Center will host Artists 4 Animals 5at the Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St., with an opening reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, November 9. Interested artists can find information about the show and how to sign up on the Bowling Green Arts Council website, www.bgartscouncil.com.
Artists of all ages, kindergarten through adult, will exhibit animal-themed work in the show, which is free and open to the public, during regular Four Corners hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The exhibit of all artists can be viewed through Wednesday, November 28.
The show features selected top winners in each age category as well as best domestic and wild animal. The winning images will be reproduced on note cards that available for purchase at the Four Corners Center and other Bowling Green venues. Sales of the cards will benefit the Wood County Humane Society and the Bowling Green Arts Council.
Lecture, Book Signing, Mixology & More Offered
Celebrating Libbey Glass, 1818-2018commemorates 200 years of excellence in glassmaking. The exhibition, organized by the Toledo Museum of Art, presents more than 175 examples of glass from TMA’s collection as well as objects and materials from the Libbey Inc. archives. The exhibition is on view through Sunday, November 25, and is accompanied by the following supporting programs:
Masters Series Lecture: Robert Zollweg, Thursday, September 27 at 6:00 p.m. Peristyle. Renowned designer Robert Zollweg, global design and creative director for Libbey Inc., speaks on how art, travel and luxury tabletops have influenced glass design as well as his inspiration for the recently designed 2018 Punch Bowl set created specifically for TMA on occasion of the exhibition Celebrating Libbey Glass, 1818-2018. The Masters Series is supported in part by the TMA Ambassadors. A book signing with Zollweg will take place in Libbey Court immediately following the lecture.
Celebration: Punch Bowl Party, Thursday, September 27 from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m., GlasSalon. Continue your evening with a cocktail punch party featuring Kevin Vollebregt, Libbey European brand ambassador for mixology and barware and an expert on the cocktail punch bowl phenomenon. Sample a variety of punches and enjoy live music by Rela Percussion as the musicians perform on glass instruments they created in the Glass Pavilion Hot Shop during the group’s 2017 GAPP residency. Tickets are $15.00 for museum members, $25.00 for nonmembers and can be purchased at toledomuseum.org.
Interactive Community Program: Libbey and TMA, Celebrating Family Stories, Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Libbey Courtand Sunday, November 4 from noon to 5:00 p.m., Libbey Court. Since the opening of the exhibition Celebrating Libbey Glass, 1818-2018 many individuals have wanted to tell their stories about a cherished bit of glassware. Event attendees are invited to bring one Libbey-related object to talk about. Stories will be video-recorded (up to four minutes); preregistration is requested, with storytellers scheduled every 10 minutes. Visit toledomuseum.org to sign up. The resulting stories will become part of TMA’s archive of information related to its glass and decorative arts collection.