Purchase an Art Box

Art Box is a set of art supplies for all ages, skill levels and interests to create and learn with Toledo-area artists. Art Boxes are $30 each.

Buy an Art Box - $30

Donate an Art Box - $30

Donated Art Boxes will be provided to Toledo-area families through the Creative Placemaking program.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Art Box is available for purchase online only and for pick-up only. We do not offer shipping or delivery. You must purchase your Art Box in advance of the pick-up time.

If you have a question about Art Box, please contact Natalie Tranelli-Jacobs at njacobs@theartscommission.org.

If you are a business and would like additional information on a corporate sponsorship, please contact Kelly Rose Hirsh at KHirsh@theartscommission.org.

What’s in the Box?

The Art Box includes a curated set of art supplies and materials with project ideas, instructions and techniques used by local artists. Art Box is designed for people of all ages and skill levels and suits both solo artists and collaborators.


  • STABILO Pen 68 Brush Marker Set (set of 6)
  • Col-Erase Non-Photo Blue pencil
  • Art Creation Gouache Paints (set of 12)
  • Soft-Grip Golden Taklon Brush
  • Uni-Ball Gel Impact Pen (white)
  • Pigma Micron PN Plastic Nib Pens
  • Art Gum Eraser

Note: Due to delays in manufacturing as a result of COVID-19 you may receive either Gouache or Watercolor paints and various size Taklon brushes in your Art Box. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Feature Artists:

  • Mercé Culp - mixed media, fashion, street artist
  • Imani Lateef - graphic designer, cartoonist, creator of JoonBugsWorld.com
  • Jon Lightle - illustrator
  • Jonie McIntire - literary artist, events coordinator, arts educator
  • Alison Benbow - illustrator
  • Gyona Rice - graphic designer
  • Lydia Yant - graphic designer

How it Works

1. Order Your Box

Your box will include full size, premium art supplies from The Art Supply Depo, a selection of cardstock and construction paper, and a Scrap4Art Mystery Mix bag full of fun surprises. In addition, you will receive a full-color Let’s Create booklet with a menu describing each product, corresponding creative prompts and lessons from featured artists.

2. Get Your Box

Once you've placed your order, follow the pick-up instructions below. Next, it's time to play, create and experiment with your new art supplies! Keep visiting our website for new printable pages and video demos.

3. Share Your Work at #MyVibrantToledo

Take a photo and post it to your social channels with #MyVibrantToledo. Make sure to like and tag @theartscommission on Instagram and @artscommission on Facebook.
*By tagging The Arts Commission in your photos you are giving us permission to re-post them with photo credit.

Pick-up Instructions

Pick-Up Times (starting June 24):
Every Wednesday 3:00pm-6:00pm
NOTE: Art Box is available for purchase online only. You must purchase your Art Box in advance of the pick-up time. We do not offer delivery.

Pick-Up Location:
The Arts Commission
1838 Parkwood Blvd.
Toledo, Ohio 43604

  • The Art Box pick-up is in the parking lot just behind The Arts Commission Offices. There will be directional signs posted on Monroe and Collingwood leading to the parking lot and through the pick-up line.
  • You will receive a confirmation email with full instructions for drive-through pick-up, including a detailed map.
  • In response to COVID-19, The Arts Commission staff will be working remotely until further notice. If you have any questions please contact Art Loop Manager, Natalie Tranelli-Jacobs at njacobs@theartscommission.org.

Art Loop and Art Box are supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Art Loop/Art Box Sponsors:



Contact Us

1838 Parkwood Avenue
Suite 120
Toledo, OH 43604
P     419-254-ARTS (2787)