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Go wild! - Cultural collaboration to present two-day family festival
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 30 July 2009 15:21

Fourteen Toledo-area non-profit cultural organizations are partnering to host the 2nd annual “Arts Gone Wild” family festival Aug. 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Toledo Botanical Garden.

Created to celebrate and highlight Toledo’s artistic organizations, Arts Gone Wild combines live performances, exhibitions, activities and more to introduce residents and visitors to Toledo’s wealth of cultural offerings and opportunities.

 Each day of Arts Gone Wild will feature a wide variety of exciting activities, including:
• Signature performances by the Toledo Ballet, the Toledo Repertoire Theatre, Toledo School for the Arts, and the Toledo Symphony.
• Hands-on art activities and artist demonstrations from the Toledo Museum of Art.

• Poetry readings and storytelling by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library.
• Garden tours of the Toledo Botanical Garden.
• An ongoing community art project by the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.
• Nature walks led by the Metroparks- Toledo Area.
• Demonstrations, displays, and hands-on activities from Sauder Village and Imagination Station.
• Student art displays from Toledo School for the Arts.

There is no charge for parking or admission to Toledo Botanical Garden, and all Arts Gone Wild performances and activities are free of charge for everyone to enjoy. For more information, visit

Arts Gone Wild is a collaboration of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo, Imagination Station, Masterworks Chorale,  Metroparks-Toledo Area, Sauder Village, Toledo Ballet, Toledo Botanical Garden, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Toledo Museum of Art,  Toledo Repertoire Theater, Toledo School for the Arts, Toledo Symphony, Toledo Zoo, and WGTE Public Media.


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