August 4 & 5

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Zoo remains open for one additional hour after gates close to allow visitors to complete their visit.

Included with Zoo admission

Feel the roar, feel the rush at Buckeye Broadband Wild about Art at the Toledo Zoo! This unique, two-day art fair set in the wild beauty of the number one zoo in the nation, featuring local and regional artists with various mediums on display for thousands of Zoo visitors! This event will also include entertainment, interactive activities and, of course, animals!

Schedule of events

saturday, august 4

All day Kid's Art Zone
Nature's Neighborhood

Chalk art demos with Ice Creations
Throughout the Art Fair
10:30 a.m. Red pandas painting demo
Primate Forest
10:30 a.m. - noon Toledo Symphony Orchestra String Quartet
Main Plaza
11 a.m. African elephants painting demo
Tembo Trail
11:30 a.m. Tamandua painting demo
Nature's Neighborhood
Noon - 3 p.m. Origami demo
Main Plaza

Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) face painting & art party
Main Plaza
Noon - 5 p.m. Toledo Museum of Art glass flameworking demo
Main Plaza
12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m. TSA Pop Combo
Broadway Entrance Plaza
1:30 p.m. Penguins painting demo
Penguin Beach
2 p.m. African elephants painting demo
Tembo Trail
2:30 p.m. Galapagos tortoises painting demo
Reptile House
3 p.m. White cheeked gibbons painting demo
Primate Forest
3, 4 & 5 p.m. TSA Urban Jazz Collective
Main Plaza

sunday, august 5

All day Kid's Art Zone
Nature's Neighborhood

Chalk art demos with Ice Creations
Throughout the Art Fair
10:30 a.m. Red pandas painting demo
Primate Forest
10:30 a.m. - noon Toledo Symphony Orchestra String Quartet
Main Plaza
11 a.m. African elephants painting demo
Tembo Trail
11:30 a.m. Tamandua painting demo
Nature's Neighborhood
Noon - 3 p.m. Toledo School for the Arts (TSA) face painting & art party
Main Plaza
Noon - 5 p.m. Toledo Museum of Art glass flameworking demo
Main Plaza
12:30, 1:30 & 2:30 p.m. TSA Glass City Steel Drums
Broadway Entrance Plaza
1:30 p.m. Penguins painting demo
Penguin Beach
2 p.m. African elephants painting demo
Tembo Trail
2:30 p.m. Galapagos tortoises painting demo
Reptile House
3 p.m. White cheeked gibbons painting demo
Primate Forest
3, 4 & 5 p.m. TSA Urban Jazz Collective
Main Plaza

New this year is Art Road’s Great Lakes Recycled Fish Sculptures, created by elementary school students and volunteers to raise awareness of the plastic trash left on the beaches and items that wash up onto the shores of our Great Lakes. Check it out near the Aquarium!

2018 Artists

Andrea Baker / Glass

Elaine Bast / Glass

Ann Beck / Mixed Media

Darien Belcher / Drawing

Veronica Bialecki / Mixed Media

Jennifer Blakley / Granite

Julie Bomia / Painting

Sandra Bowman-Claus / Mixed Media

Thomas Bowser / Drawing

Paul Brand / Painting

Matt Breunig / Jewelry

Tony Burroughs / Wood

Erin Buscetta / Jewelry

Joseph Buzolith / Jewelry

Megan Cannon / Painting

Amber Christy / Painting

Haylie Coger / Drawing

Alissa Cox / Wood

Jane Crouse / Photography

Kerry Cumpstone / Drawing

Douglas Dearth / Painting

Rebecca Deline / Textiles

Tammy Doroshewitz / Jewelry

Cindy Dubielak / Mixed Media

Lisa Edwards / Jewelry

Taylor Emery / Ceramics

Paul Fletcher / Mixed Media

Laurie Francisco / Painting

Jessica Garrett / Jewelry

Katia Gorsho / Mixed Media

Ana Grant / Jewelry

Jill Groves / Glass

Randy Gullett / Metal

Rachel Harmon / Painting

Kathie Huddleston / Mixed Media

Kristi Kay / Jewelry

Diane Keller / Textiles

Tina Kelsey / Jewelry

Orry Kennedy / Wood

John Kinnee / Mixed Media

Kati Kleimola / Painting

David Kosbab / Glass

Jean Lash / Mixed Media

Jason Lettman / Glass

Paul Madden / Drawing

Diane Mallow / Mixed Media

Tim Marsh / Painting

Elizabeth Martin / Ceramics

Lynn McAleer / Textiles

Deborah McEwen / Ceramics

Scott McMunn / Sculpture

Beverly McNear / Jewelry

Renee’ Melroy / Photography

Phil Myers / Photography

Renee Obrock / Painting

Nikki Orlowski / Painting

Eric Ortiz / Drawing

Margot Osmundsen-Repp / Jewelry

Dale Owens / Painting

Carisa Passalacqua / Mixed Media

Laura Pearson / Drawing

Judy Porter / Painting

Brian Reagan / Graphics

Chris Rodriguez / Painting

Mary Roe / Painting

Michele Ross / Photography

Alexandria Rudolph / Sculpture

Chad Schott / Mixed Media

Lydia Schreiber / Mixed Media

Steven Secord / Wood

Sumana Sharmin / Jewelry

Emily Snyder / Mixed Media

James Spencer / Sculpture

Stacy Spinazze / Jewelry

Sunshine Studios / Mixed Media

Rebecca Szparagowski / Glass

Erik Thomas / Metal

Michael Thomas / Photography

Toledo Twisted Iron / Metal

Chris Tort / Jewelry

Anita & Ann Tristan / Jewelry

Dustin Wagner / Glass

Mary Williams / Mixed Media

Evan Wilt / Painting

Owen Wittekindt / Drawing

Sharon Young / Painting

Sophia Zhou / Mixed Media