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Toledo's Arts + Culture Festival

Save the Date

Join us for the 2023 Momentum Festival on September 8, 9, 15, and 16. Stay tuned for more details!

Something for Everyone

Started in 2017, Momentum is an annual festival that celebrates our vibrant community through arts and culture. Generously presented by ProMedica, this festival is a celebration of Toledo's talented visual, performing, and literary artists. Do as much or as little as you want–there is something that will spark a little creativity in everyone!

Celebrating our vibrant community through arts and culture.

The Arts Commission’s 2022 Momentum Festival brought three days of free arts and cultural experiences to downtown Toledo. We could not offer this innovative programming without the help of our generous sponsors. Together, we are strengthening our community, fostering creativity, and building a new and better future for our City. Thank you to our sponsors; ProMedica, Owens Corning, NSG / Pilkington N.A., University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, KeyBank National Association Trustee for the Walter E. Terhune Memorial Fund, the Ohio Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, The Blade, Toledo Museum of Art, BCAN, Lucas County Commissioners, Buckeye Broadband, 13 ABC, City of Toledo, Erie Construction, The Lathrop Company, Imagination Station, O-I, Mansour Wealth Management - McDonald Partners, Greater Toledo Community Foundation, Hollywood Casino, Louisville Title, Toledo Lucas County Public Library, Communica, La-Z-Boy, Mainstreet Ventures, Spengler Nathanson, Adams Street Publishing, Metroparks Toledo, First Hospitality Group - Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, Creadio - A Will Lucas Company, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, Aly Sterling, Hylant, Kengo Sushi & Yakitori, Toledo Lucas County Port Authority, The Andersons,, Destination Toledo, Madhouse, First Energy - Toledo Edison, Crane Development, Karp Associates - BuildTech, Stevens Disposal, and private donors.

Current Projects

Momentum | Intersection

The Momentum | Intersection glass program is a collaboration of industry, design, and art. Inspired by the studio glass movement, The Arts Commission seeks to provide new collaborations between applications of glass as an artistic medium and manufacturing processes. The program is a partnership with NSG, Pilkington North America.

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Toledo Alphabet Project

This project reimagines the typography of Toledo history with powered and illuminated letters.

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