This all-inclusive, month-long, by-artists, for-artists multimedia arts extravaganza features a non-juried art show, as well as weekend performances of music, poetry, dance, and dramatic arts. Artomatic 419! has contributed to a coherent, cohesive arts scene in Toledo, encouraging boundary-pushing experimentation, along with networking and professional development. Artomatic 419! is a biennial event, being held every other year in a different location, primarily is un-used, or under-used buildings that can benefit from public exposure. The 2013 installment of Artomatic 419! will take place at 911 N. Summit Street in the former Metropolitan Distributing Building on April 13th, 20th & 27th from 11am to 11pm each Saturday. More than 400 visual, performing, and literary artists are anticipated to participate, with more than 10,000 guests attending over the three weekends. Check out Toledo.com’s video of the 2011 Artomatic 419! program here.
- The Arts Commission 43604