May 12, 2017
Graphite Design + Build /
Gathered GlassBlowing Studio
(Huron Street - in the Warehouse District)  

8:30pm - 12:30am
VIP PREVIEW ~ 7:30pm - 8:30pm

The Mix 2017
General Admission or VIP:


Join The Arts Commission for its signature spring fundraiser.

The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix Blo Out.  This year’s Mix will be the first public event at the GATHERED GLASS BLOWING STUDIO and GRAPHITE DESIGN + BUILD.



Event Summary
The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix Blo Out.  

Date and Time
Friday, May 12, 2017
General Admission 8:30pm - 12:30am
VIP Preview 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Gathered Glass Blowing Studio and Graphite Design + Build, Huron Street, Downtown Toledo, Ohio.

$85 General Admission
$135 VIP Admission
*VIP has an earlier start so attendees can view the silent auction, check out the unique work spaces of Graphite Design + Build, view a glassblowing demonstration, and enjoy a specialty food selection.

Under 21 Not Admitted
Cash Bar


Main Stage:
New Orleans Party Asylum - 8:30-9:15; 10:00-10:45
Gabriel Brass Band - 9:15-10:00; 10:45-11:30

Gathered Glass Studio VIP Area:
Scott Hafferkamp - 7:30-8:30

Graphite Design + Build Backroom Stage:
Joel Hazard Quartet - 9:30-10:15
Bob Rex Quartet - 10:15-11:00
DJ Rob Sample - 11:00-12:30

Bitch Thunder
Erythro-Bizarre: Auzzy Blood and Sanguine
Sydney Parker

Artist Demonstrations
Silkscreening with JUPMODE
Painting by Aaron Bivins and Young Artists at Work
Gathered Glassblowing Studio

Performing Artists
Main Stage: New Orleans Party Asylum, Gabriel Brass Band
VIP: Scott Hafferkamp
Graphite Design + Build: Joel Hazard Trio, Bob Rex Quartet, DJ Rob Sample
Roaming: Bitch Thunder, Erythro-Bizarre: Auzzy Blood and Sanguine

Art Auction
Exhibition and auction of artworks by local artists curated by Carlos
The Arts Commission pays participating artists the wholesale value of their work. Opening bids reflect those payments. Art Auction will close at 10:30pm.

Artists Participating in Auction
Jonathan Davis
Julie Draeger
Jamie Carlin
Nikki Eggerstorfer
Penny Gentieu
Alli Hoag
Scott Horn
Jemma Hostetler
Eamon King
Jefferson Nelson + Josh Byers
Tara Outten
Stephen Owczarzak
Matt Paskiet
Adam Sanzenbacher
Ben Schonberger
Robin Schultes + Patrick Dubreuil
Phoebe Sloan
Zachariah Szabo
Brach Tiller
Zac Weinberg
Mark Why + Colleen O’Connor
Eric Zeigler

The Arts Commission expresses its appreciation to River House Arts for support of The Mix Blo Out Art Auction.

Food and Beverage
VIP: Chef Rob Campbell from Revolution Grille

Participating Restaurants
The Adams Street Cafe
Cynthia’s Catering
The Beirut
Fowl & Fodder
La Scola Italian Grill
Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer
Rosie’s Italian Grill

Additional Food Donations
All Crumbs Artisan Bakery
Black Kite Coffee and Pies
Cupcakes by Ashley
Home Slice Pizza
Kathy’s Confections
The Original Sub Shop
Registry Bistro
Spangler Candy Co

Beverages provided by Heidelberg Distributing Company with beverage service provided by Adam Sattler and Friends.

Event Benefits
Proceeds from The Mix Blo Out will benefit the programs and activities of The Arts Commission, including Young Artists at Work, Art Loops, and Creative Placemaking.

The Arts Commission 2017 Philanthropic Partners
Ohio Arts Council
Toledo Blade
Sara Jane and William DeHoff
Graphite Design + Build
HCR ManorCare
Scott and Margy Trumbull
Adams Street Publishing
AIGA Toledo Chapter
Hart Associates
Kingston HealthCare Co.
Jon and Arleen Levine
McDonald Partners
Buckeye Broadband
Gathered Glassblowing Studio
Dr. and Mrs. Allan Kirsner
Owens Corning
Joe Pinciotti
Meg and Dick Ressner
Jim Moore and Tim Valko
Yark Automotive Group
Corey Cripe and Mechelle Zarou
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Zimmerman
Aly Sterling Philanthropy
B Creative Studio
Bartz Viviano
Julie Beckert
Directions Credit Union
Adam Jackson
Mr. and Mrs. George Jones
Margaret Kaser
Owens Photography Club
Robert Zollweg

Inkind Donors, The Blade, Hart.

Event Chair
Adam Jackson

The Arts Commission Contact
Jennifer Jarrett,, 419-254-2787 X1012


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Contact Us

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