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. 

Emerald Sponsors

Owens Corning

University of Toledo 

Diamond Sponsors

Huntington Bank

Key Bank


Lucas County Commissioners

Platinum Sponsors

HCR Manorcare

Imagination Station

Mansour Wealth Management

Rudolph Libbe

Toledo Museum of Art

Gold Sponsors

Erie Construction

Eyde Construction

First Solar

Kingston Healthcare


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.