Momentum is a three-day festival of music and art along the riverfront in downtown Toledo. All events are free and open to the public.
Momentum is a partnership between The Arts Commission and The Toledo Symphony sponsored by ProMedica and Toledo's philanthropic community. Thank you for making this event possible.
University of Toledo
Lucas County Commissioners
Mansour Wealth Management
Toledo Museum of Art
Mainstreet Ventures (Ciao!, The Chop House, Real Seafood Company, Zia's)
Renaissance Hotels Toledo
2017 | The Inaugural Year
Momentum celebrates the transformative vibrancy of the arts for our city and region by supporting local artists and musicians and inviting international acts to perform and exhibit in Toledo. The 2017 Momentum festival featured dynamic, interactive, and accessible programming that brought over 17,000 attendees to the newly reopened Promenade Park on Toledo’s waterfront.
Glass Competition & Exhibition
Our first juried competition and exhibition awarded $10,000 in prizes and featured 60 art works from 47 national artists. Our 2017 award winners were; 1st Prize, Jennifer Hecker "Water Fall"; 2nd Prize, Joanna Manousis, "Demeter"; 3rd Prize, Shahid Khan, "Minar Trio in Turquoise"; Honorable Mention, Kazuki Takizawa, "Container: Handle Wings"; Honorable Mention, Zac Weinberg, "Mechanism for Spectacular Experiences. Details on all of the artwork, jurors, committee, and honorary chairs can be found in the catalogue.