Inspiring a VIBRANT TOLEDO!! The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo promotes visual and performing and literary arts in Northwest Ohio.
The Arts Commission supports, promotes and connects visual, performing, and literary artists, arts organizations and businesses; and administers the City of Toledo’s 1% for Art ordinance.
We take pride in serving and connecting regional artists and the general public to information and opportunities that inspire a creative life. Through innovative programming, public art, artist services, inclusive youth programs, and community events – we aim to inspire a vibrant community in Toledo.
Since 1959, The Arts Commission has provided quality arts programming and services to the metropolitan Toledo area. The Arts Commission is the longest-standing arts commission in the state of Ohio.
Since 1977, The Arts Commission has managed the City of Toledo’s 1% for Art ordinance, the first public art program of its kind in Ohio and the inspiration for the state’s own program. The Arts Commission works to build a creative and cultural community in Toledo, inspire vibrancy in our neighborhoods, and to celebrate life through art.