By Angie Hayes
The Truth Reporter
The Toledo Art Commission Art Loop Summer Spectacular Event was held on July 22 2 p.m. -6 p.m. on Adams Street with a variety of free events, activities and art sales. In addition to the Art Loop, the YAAW event also held at the same time: Young Artists At Work Art Sale, hosted by Handmade Toledo at 1717 Adams St.
The YAAW Program is established to inspire young artists to ensure a greater commitment to creativity and community. The program runs from June 26 to August 4 for the 2023 schedule. The YAAW program has been active since 1994.
The Toledo Art Commission Art Loop Summer Spectacular and the YAAW activities were free events and free activities to the community. A family friendly event day! Artwork sales were the main goals and knowledge of the benefits of the Youth Artists At Work Program benefits for the youth and the future was a main focus as well.
In addition, the benefits of the Youth Artists At Work Art Sale, a variety of food sources (food truck and restaurants), Glass City Steel Drum Band, face painting, sidewalk chalk opportunities, classic car show, aerial performances by Bird’s Eye View Circus, and dance groups were also active in the Art Loop.