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Art Demonstrations, Experiences, Hands-On Activities, Kids' Programming, Music

TMA Block Party

Saturday, Jul. 13, 2019 • 6:00 pm — 10:00 pm
Cost
Free
Location
TMA Grounds
Audience
Adults, Family, Members, Seniors, TMA Teens

Celebrate summer at the Toledo Museum of Art's fifth annual Block Party on Saturday, July 13 from 6 to 10 p.m. This yearly event—which draws together entertainment, food and music purveyors—invites thousands of party-goers to enjoy the Museum’s 40-acre campus.

Admission to the Block Party is free. Parking is free for members, $8 for nonmembers (cash only). The Block Party will be held rain or shine.


Good Eats (and Drinks!)

Food trucks will line Monroe Street in between the main Museum and the Glass Pavilion.

Beers trucks will be positioned at each end of the Monroe Street closure, featuring beer from Earnest Brew Works. Cash bars will also be located across campus. To purchase alcoholic beverages, please visit the ticket stations positioned at various locations on campus to buy drink tickets. Tickets are $1 apiece.


Parking

Parking is available in all Museum lots and is free for Museum members, $8 for nonmembers. Please pay for parking upon arrival; cash only.  Bike racks are available near the Grove Place picnic area, parking lot 2, and the Glass Pavilion.

Visitors are encouraged to use their preferred ridesharing service. Taking Uber or Lyft to the Block Party? Set your destination to 1910 Parkwood Ave. 


Performance Schedule:

Enjoy performances across campus and on the Main Terrace, featuring local and regional artists from 6 to 9 p.m. 


Activities

 

FREE Jeep Show

6-10 p.m.: TMA Grounds

Inspired by Life is a Highway: Art and American Car Culture exhibition, visitors of all ages are invited to view unique and antique Jeeps on the TMA Grounds.  

 

FREE Outdoor Glassblowing Demonstrations

6-8 p.m. | Museum Grounds

 

FREE Glassblowing Demonstrations

6, 7, and 8 p.m. | Glass Pavilion

 

FREE Family Center Activities

6-9 p.m.: Glass Pavilion Grounds

Enjoy car related art activities inspired by Life is a Highway: Art and American Car Culture

 

FREE Play Space and Giant Games

6-9 p.m.: Grove Place Picnic Area and Glass Pavilion Grounds

Visitors of all ages are invited to the Play Space to engage with musical instruments and blue blocks as well as the picnic tables nearby.  Additionally, giant games will be located on the Glass Pavilion grounds.