“Art on the Mall has been successful for 20 years because of the
support that is received from the wonderfully generous sponsors,
the dedicated community and our talented artists,” said
Ansley Abrams-Frederick, director of alumni programming in
the UT Office of Alumni Relations. “The fact that this show
continues to be free and open to the community is a testament to
this resounding and continuous support.”
of 105 artists specializing in acrylic, glass, jewelry, mixed
media, oil, pen and ink, photography, pottery,
textiles/fibers/basketry, watercolors and wood will display and
sell their works from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
the presenting artists are alumni, former or current students,
faculty or staff, or parents of UT students.
year’s extravaganza also will feature food vendors, children’s
activities, live pottery demonstrations and musical
will sponsor a young artist area in the center of Centennial
Mall for children to create their own artwork, receive face
paintings, and engage in other activities and games.
musical groups that will showcase their talents are the
Toledo School for the Arts student group, the Urban Jazz
Collective, which will perform from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.;
the 14th St. Revival, which will take the stage from 1 to
1:45 p.m.; and Glass City Steel, which will play from 2
to 4:45 p.m.
food will include kettle corn from Karen Anne’s Kettle Korn,
Greek cuisine from Opa! Gyros, shave ice from Everhart
SnoBiz, smoothies from Maui Wowi, elephant ears from
K & K Concessions, and German roasted nuts from Let’s
Parking is free; there will be a courtesy cart shuttle running
from three lots to Centennial Mall for the convenience of
For more information on the free, public event, contact
Abrams-Frederick at 419.530.4316 or email@example.com.