Watch animals paint and more
Ready to get wild? Toledo Zoo’s popular Wild About Art event returns August 13-14. This two-day art fair takes place on the grounds of the zoo and will feature the work of local creators and from across the country. Plus, attendees can enjoy live music and a variety of interactive demonstrations, including painting demonstrations by the animals themselves. See what an artistic elephant can create! Event included with admission. 10am-5pm, Saturday August 13. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday August 14. 2 Hippo Way. 419-385-5721. toledozoo.org
This conference is all glass
If you want to learn more about glass artwork, the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art is offering a free artist talk on Friday, August 12, featuring two guest teacher artists with extensive experience. Jason Minami, the principal glassblowing artist and instructor at GlassRoots in New Jersey, and Miguel Unson, who teaches at a private studio in Washington State, will both discuss their studio practice and artwork at the ‘event. 7 p.m. 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
Levis Commons Outdoor Art Fair
See the work of over 100 artists at the 18th Annual Levis Commons Fine Art Fair, held at the Town Center in Perrysburg. The Artists and Craftsmen Guild brings this outdoor art fair to the community, with approximately 35,000 attendees annually. The event will feature photography, jewelry, ceramics and more available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday August 20. 11am-5pm, Sunday August 21. 3201 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg. 419-931-8888.