15th Annual Art on the Mall slated for July 29
Art on the Mall is celebrating its 15th anniversary as one of the regions finest art shows. The 15th annual Art on the Mall will be held on July 29, 2007, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in Centennial Mall in the center of The University of Toledo’s main campus.
Artists who have a UT or MUO connection as an alum, former student, faculty or staff member or another related affiliation will be eligible for all awards, including UT Best of Show.
111 artists have been selected to display their artwork, which included glass, photography, ceramics, jewelry, watercolors, oils, wood, fiber, pen and ink, mixed media and sculptures. Children’s activities, including face painting and other art activities, and live jazz music will be offered throughout the day.
Preceding the show on Saturday, July 28, The UT Alumni Association will host its annual Kick-off Gala, presented by the UT Medical Center. The gala will take place in the UT Student Union Auditorium from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
The gala features, smooth jazz, an exciting silent auction and hors d’ouevres by local restaurants and caterers. Tickets for the gala are $50 and all proceeds benefit the UT Alumni Association. This year the Kick-off Gala will feature food from Gianno’s Italian Bistro, Diva Restaurant, HJ’s Primecut, Tiger Bakery, Let’s Dish, Gladieux, and AVI catering.
For those interested in volunteering or purchasing tickets to the Kick-off Gala, call The UT Alumni Association at 419.530.2586, toll free at 800.235.6766 or visit us online at www.toledoalumni.org.
For more information about Art on the Mall, contact Eric Slough, Director of Alumni Programming, at 419.530.7859 or [email protected].