• Also extended is the Aminah Robinson: Voices That Taught Me How to Sing show through April 10 in the Glass Pavilion at the Toledo Museum of Art.
Venice, The Floating City, is the topic for a 7 p.m. talk Friday by Paula Reich, the museum's curatorial projects and publications manager. After meeting the group in Libbey Court, Reich will discuss Venice as seen by 18th and 19th-century artists and writers.
At 7 p.m. Feb. 11, curator Lawrence Nichols will lead a tour in the Canaday Gallery discussing the Apollo Society and Old Master Painting: A Most Fruitful and Happy Relationship. Meet in Libbey Court.
And at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Little Theater, Tom Loeffler, assistant curator of works on paper, will speak on Venice Through the Eyes of the Graphic Artist, and will show works from the museum's graphic arts collection.
• Prizm Creative Community will offer Impressionism with Oils, a workshop taught by Nora Sallows of Wauseon. Two day-long sessions, Feb. 19 or Feb. 21, will be at the Way Public Library in Perrysburg, 101 East Indiana Ave. Cost is $45. Registration: 419-874-5210 and myprizm.com.
In Bowling Green, Prizm will open a new display including pieces by 22 people in Sam B's Restaurant Gallery, 163 Main St., with an 8 to 10 p.m. reception Feb. 11. It will be on view through March.
• Workshops offered by the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo include a 6 to 8 program Thursday night addressing the need for artists to obtain a vendor's license. And on Feb. 16 beginning at 6 p.m., free legal appointments will be offered by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. to northwest Ohio artists who meet income criteria. Meetings will be on the first floor of the Mercy Health Partners Building, 2200 Jefferson Ave. Registration: Anneliese Gryta at 419-930-2380 and email@example.com.
• Staff, students, and faculty at the Health Science Campus of the University of Toledo, the former Medical College of Ohio, are showing their creative sides through Feb. 21 at an exhibit on the fourth floor of the Mulford Library. Photography, painting, sculpture, and more are displayed. Information: libguides.utoledo.edu/hscart.
• The Hudson Gallery will host a 4 to 6 p.m. reception Saturday for Clayton Peterson, whose oil paintings will be displayed through March 12. Peterson's colorful floral imagery is based on the circle and are keyed off work by the late Glenn Osborn. The gallery is at 5645 North Main St. in Sylvania.
• The American Gallery hosts its annual jewelry trunk show from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, featuring the work of Jane Lamanna, Michelle McKinney, Susan Matych-Hager, Katy Mims, Hans Ruebel, and Heather Wolff. The gallery is at 6600 Sylvania in Sylvania.
• Named to five-year terms on the Toledo Museum of Art's board of directors are Lloyd Jacobs, president of the University of Toledo, and Randy Oostra. president and chief executive officer of ProMedica Health System in Toledo.
• The Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay will host a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday for an exhibition of more than 40 paintings and drawings from the 2010 book Back of the Bus by Floyd Cooper. It's about Rosa Parks' courageous act of defiance on a Montgomery, Ala., bus in 1955 that helped propel the civil rights movement. It will coincide with the 1 to 4 p.m. Mazza Funday Sunday program for families at which Julie K. Rubini will speak at 3 p.m. She wrote Hidden Ohio, a search-and-find book that includes the Mazza Museum among other locales. Also featured will be people representing famous Ohioans.
The Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture Books is devoted to literacy and the art of children's books. Information about these free events: 800-472-9502.
• Self portraits by Lisa Wolph will be featured in From Girl to Woman: My Personal Truth, Feb. 14 to March 25 in the Findlay-area Campus Library of Owens Community College. Wolph uses photographic techniques, paintings, and collages. A reception for Wolph will be 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 in the library on Bright Road in Findlay.
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