Momentum

September 13-15

Be a part of this celebration of glass, music, art and makers! This free three-day festival is expanding to showcase the first Toledo Mini Maker Faire highlighting diverse creators; temporary large scale art installations including Fantastic Planet by Parer Studio and the Compound Camera by Pneauhouse; and the pilot year of a new creative opportunity for glass artists and designers interested in exploring the rich history and knowledge base of Toledo’s glass industry. The 2018 festival will see new INTER/ACTIVE artworks by regional artists, commissioned by The Arts Commission specifically for Momentum.Two headlining concerts are scheduled for the weekend. Friday night features Orquesta Akokán, a big band collective of the finest Cuban musicians both young and old. Saturday night the Toledo Symphony will return to the stage in Promenade Park to perform Tan Dun's Water Concerto, along with music and other performances in the park throughout day.


Volunteer

Mini Maker Faire Exhibitor Attendant

Momentum | Saturday, September 15

Be part of Toledo's first Mini-Maker Faire! We're excited to partner with the Imagination Station Toledo to bring this showcase of creativity, arts and technology to the Momentum Festival on September 15, 2018. Other Maker Faires around the country have featured handmade crafts; cutting edge technology, unconventional tools or equipment, training courses in fringe skill sets, architecture and design sessions, music, science, art, and more. As a volunteer you'll provide event help as needed with maker breaks, water, and helping showcase a project as well as answer questions from the public regarding the attractions and fill any additional roles that may arise as the event unfolds. This is a fun and fast-paced event! Event day volunteers need to be be 18+ years of age, have a positive, friendly attitude, be focused, and be able to work both independently and in efficient teams to execute assignments. You will likely be on your feet a lot, surrounded by fascinating and curious people, machines, and projects!


Volunteer

Art Loop

Every 3rd Thursday | April-December

Art Loop volunteer positions are currently closed for this month. They will be available at the beginning of next month where you will be able to volunteer for the May-December Loop. The Loop is Toledo’s signature monthly arts experience. Loop guests are invited to explore the downtown creative community through self-guided tours of the art, artists, and spaces that inspire a vibrant Toledo. This is the perfect opportunity for those who love our city and want to canvas the streets touting all Toledo has to offer. New and seasoned volunteers are welcome!


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Have Questions?

Contact Event & Volunteer Coordinator, Natalie Tranelli-Jacobs at njacobs@theartscommission.org.

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