Inspiring a Vibrant Toledo


Are you passionate about the arts? Do you get excited to share new information with the community? Do you enjoy advocating for the arts to government officials? Consider volunteering with The Arts Commission! There are a variety of roles for all kinds of interests.

We are thrilled to be working with new and seasoned volunteers again this year. Please continue to check our volunteer page to stay up-to-date on opportunities or call our office about upcoming events 419-254-2787.

Arts advocacy takes many forms

Inspire a Vibrant Toledo with The Arts Commission

Volunteering is a great way to advocate for the things you care about. If you enjoy our programs and want to give back but don't know how, consider volunteering. You don't need to identify as an artist to join the fun, and all volunteers receive a free t-shirt (sizes XS to 4X available).

Volunteer Spotlight

We are celebrating Travon Watson as our most recent volunteer highlight! Travon, a Toledo native who attended Rogers High School, is an entrepreneur, artist, and Local 8 journeyman electrician. Along with his family, Travon runs a business specializing in children’s books (Toytime) and designer goods (Mystique Body Glamour). Travon has written his  first two book series for children - “The Story of Super Mom” and “Getting Ready for Bed” - which are available on Amazon. Travon enjoys pushing the boundaries of his artistic work by using his electrical skills and exploring new mediums. 

“I’ve always loved the feeling of making a difference in my community and volunteering with The Arts Commission has given me that opportunity,” Travon said of his volunteer experience.

Thank you, Travon, for giving generously of your time so that others can enjoy arts and culture in Toledo!