Annual Event Celebrates Winter with Art Activities, Glass Blowing Demonstrations, Flashlight Tours and Live Performances

TOLEDO: The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) invites all to celebrate the winter holidays during its annual Great Art Escape Dec. 27 – 30, 2023. The event features fun for all ages including art activities, live performances and flashlight tours in the Green Building and glass blowing demonstrations in the Glass Pavilion. Event programs are free and do not require registration – unless otherwise noted in the schedule.

In addition, visitors can view the museum’s current exhibitions including Africa Unmasked: The Art of the Continent Across Time and Space (Gallery 1); Beth Lipman: ReGift (Gallery 18); Expanding Horizons: The Evolving Character of a Nation (New Media Gallery); and Jordy R. Pomas: Las Curiosas (Robert C. & Savage Community Gallery).

The Great Art Escape is made possible by Public Programs Presenting Sponsor, the Appold Family; and Annual Public Programs Sponsor, the Rita Barbaur Kern Foundation.

For more information about the Great Art Escape and its most up-to-date schedule of events, please visit


About Toledo Museum of Art

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA), founded in 1901, has earned an international reputation for the quality of its collection, innovative and extensive education programs, and architecturally significant campus. As a nonprofit arts institution, TMA is funded through individual donations, foundation grants, corporate sponsorships and investments.

Admission to the Museum is always free, but visitors are required to register at any Visitor Experience Desk, upon arrival. The Museum is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The Museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and on certain holidays.

The Museum is located at 2445 Monroe St. at Scottwood Avenue, just west of the downtown Toledo business district and one block off I-75, with exit designations posted. For general information, visitors can call 419-255-8000 or 800-644-6862 or visit