Dale Ziegler will honor the police force, firefighters, and victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a photography exhibit, “World Trade Center Tragedy,” this weekend in the Brunner Art Gallery in the Sylvania building at Davis College, 4747 Monroe St. The exhibit's photos are from Ziegler's week spent in New York City near Ground Zero. Gallery hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $5. Information: 419-472-9635.
The Perrysburg Area Arts Council celebrated its grand opening Sunday in its new headquarters at 117 West Second St., which is also the home of the Salvaged Arts Store. The council is the official arts organization for the city of Perrysburg and Perrysburg Township. Marti Zallocco has replaced Judy Beck, who will serve as a board member, as the council's new artistic director, and Marilyn Witko Rosinski is the development director. Information: 419-873-2787 or 419-872-8034.
Former Toledo glassblower Laurie Thal, who now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyo., along with glass etcher Melissa Malm, won the juried American Craft Exposition in Evanston, Ill., and a fellowship award from the Wyoming Arts Council. One of the duo's collaborative glass bowls, titled “Yellow Leaves” was selected for purchase by Wyoming as part of the state's Capitol Art Collection.
The University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, 620 Grove Place, presents “Interior Spaces,” an exhibition of mixed-media artwork by artist Kyle through Dec. 12. An artist's lecture and reception is scheduled from 6:30-9 p.m. Friday. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Information: 419-530-8300.
The Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd., will open its doors for a public tour from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Music, art, and refreshments will be part of the event. Information: 419-244-2787.
A public reception for the opening of the 52nd annual Bowling Green State University Faculty and Staff Exhibition is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery in the university's Fine Arts Center. The display of artwork runs through Jan. 25. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The SeaGate Gallery is accepting art for inclusion in its holiday art exhibit, “Home is Where the Art Is,” to run Dec. 3-Jan. 4. Artists in all media are invited to contact gallery manager Thomas Sinn for an appointment to have their submissions evaluated. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information: 419-247-1234.
The University of Findlay presents its “Fall 2001 Senior Art Exhibition” in the Dudley & Mary Marks Lea Gallery at the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion. Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information: 419-422-8313.
Finishing Touch Gallery, 115 South Front St., Fremont, will host a Dickens Christmas event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Featured will be the release of Dean Morrissey's limited edition prints and canvases of A Christmas Carol. Information: 419-334-4816.
Alice F. & Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, presents Surface Active, a display of paintings by artists Mark Fox, Andrea Sparks, Joseph Winterhalter, and Ryan Woods, through Jan. 19. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Information: 513-977-4182.
Artist Lynda Cole presents “A Matter of Perspective,” a digital installation based on reactions to the World Trade Center attack on Sept. 11. The exhibit runs today through Dec. 22 in the Washington Street Gallery, 215 East Washington St., Ann Arbor. An opening reception is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 7. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Information: 734-761-2287.
The Jean Paul Slusser Gallery at the University of Michigan's school of art & design, 2000 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, presents an exhibit titled “Close Listening: Sound, Art, Science, and the Imagination,” through Dec. 16. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Friday-Sunday. Information: 734-936-2082.