Holocaust-related exhibit slated
“Triumphant Spirit,” a traveling exhibition that pays tribute to Holocaust survivors, opens tomorrow in the McFall Center Gallery at Bowling Green State University. Fifty-one photographs of Nazi death-camp survivors, taken by photojournalist Nick Del Calzo, a BGSU graduate, will be shown from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through April 19. It will reopen from 1 to 4 p.m. April 22, then resume its regular weekday schedule through April 25. Information: 419-372-2017. The Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1031 River Rd., will open its 40th season tomorrow with “Glass from the Past,” a special display of decanters, flasks, figurines, and other glass Americana. The exhibit continues through November.
Glassblower Randy Kuntz will host a free workshop from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
The complex is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Information: 419-893-9602. A Teen Creativity Jam is scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday in the Common Space Center for the Arts, 1700 North Reynolds Rd. The Jam is designed as an open arts forum for teens interested in creative self-expression. Activities will include a variety of visual and performing arts. No art training is necessary to attend. Admission is $10 and includes refreshments.
Additionally, the Common Space is seeking 6 to 10 teen leaders for a youth advisory committee to direct the Teen Creativity Jam concepts.
The Arts Council Lake Erie West is searching for volunteers and teaching artists in the visual, literary, performing, and media arts for participation in summer camps and after-school and in-school arts education programs. An orientation meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Common Space. Preregistration is required.
Information on all programs is available from 531-2046. The Ohio Theatre is holding an “Artrageous Evening of Art” auction Friday. State of the Art, a firm from Cleveland, will present lithographs, etchings, engravings, watercolors, silkscreen, original oils, and various mixed media, including works by Dali, Rockwell, Picasso, Agam, and others. Entertainment and hors d' oeuvres will be included. Previews begin at 7 p.m., followed by an auction at 8. Advance admission is $5 from the theater: 241-6785. Frank Gohlke, a fine art photographer, will present a slide lecture at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Toledo Museum of Art's Little Theater. COSI and Craft House have teamed up to create a work of art on Saturday. Budding artists may come to COSI from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to work on a huge paint-by-number picture. The painting will be hung in the science center upon completion. COSI hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Glass artist Judith Konesni, a Toledo native who now lives in Kalamazoo, Mich., will open a display of her new works Saturday in the American Gallery, 6600 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. The exhibit, which includes collaborative work with metal sculptor Michelle Zorich and blacksmith Paul Carlson, will run through April. A reception for the artists is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Art students from Van Wert, Paulding, and Mercer counties will exhibit their work in the Tri-County Youth Art Show in the Wassenberg Art Center, 643 South Washington St., Van Wert, beginning Sunday. The exhibit, on view through May 4, includes drawings, paintings, sculpture, and mixed media. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
An opening reception for Jean Magnano Bollinger, who is exhibiting pen and ink on scrolls, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Michigan Guild Gallery, 118 North Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor, Mich. The exhibit continues through April 27 in the gallery, where hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.