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Published: Thursday, 6/10/2010

Haviland Collectors conference includes workshops, displays

Haviland Collectors International Foundation, an organization dedicated to porcelain and pottery produced by the Haviland families in France and America, will hold its annual conference in Toledo today through Sunday at the Hilton Toledo hotel, 3100 Glendale Ave. The event includes workshops and presentations, “show-and-tells,” book sales, auctions, displays, and a sale on Sunday. Information: 419-476-3274.

The Juneteenth Celebration will be noon to 6 p.m. June 19 at the Toledo Museum of Art. Spearheaded by the museum's Committee for Cultural Diversity, it will include entertainment, gallery tours, food inspired by African-American flavors, Civil War reenactments, and many hands-on activities. Information: 419-255-8000.

Angelwood Gallery presents Solstice, a summer show, opening with a 6:30 to 9 p.m. reception Saturday and continuing through July 31. New and continuing artists have pieces in the display. The shop is at 24195 Front St. in Grand Rapids. Information: 419-832-0625 and angelwoodgallery@aol.com.

For the Love of Art Inc. presents its 15th year of summer workshops for students in grades K-6 through August. Each week, participants explore a different media or technique, led by degreed artist/teachers. The gallery is at 4027 North Holland-Sylvania Rd. at Sylvania Ave. Information: 419-882-2060 and forloveart.com.

High school artists are invited to consider a portfolio development workshop led by Paul Geiger in his studio at 210 Elm St. The 60-hour intensive program will run from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., July 12 through July 30. Cost: $250. Information: 419-243-4944 and thole pinpress.com.

Summer art classes and private lessons are offered at Edgerton Art Studio, 26963 Eckel Rd., Perrysburg. Information: 419-290-6457.

Wearable Art, a 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. workshop on June 29, will be led by Debra Buchanan in the Perrysburg High School Art Room, 13385 Roachton Rd. at Fort Meigs Road in Perrysburg. Participants should bring an item to embellish, such as jeans, a shirt or jacket, purse, or tote bag. Presented by Prizm Creative Community. Fee: $25. Registration: 419-874-4212.

Toledo Emerges will feature 11 local artists June 14 through July 29, with a 6 to 8 p.m. reception June 17, in the Terhune Gallery at the Center for Fine and Performing Art at Owens Community College. Media includes graffiti, print making, metals, ceramics, mixed media, and painting. Information: 567-661-2721 and owens.edu/arts.

My Journey In Tanzania, Africa is a photo exhibition by Alecia Robinson, through July 2 at the Collingwood Art Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd. Information: 419-244-2787 and cactoledo.org.

Summer Garden Reflections, featuring work by 23 members of the century-old Athena Art Society, is in the Trellis Gallery at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens through Aug. 1, when an artists' reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.

Items for News of Art should be sent to tlane@theblade.com at least two weeks before the event.



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