TFAS100+3 Opening Reception: October 9 in Hensville Park

Award Ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

$4,400 in awards, to be presented that night – including the Kingston Healthcare Purchase Award for an outstanding artwork to become part of the Toledo Federation of Art Societies Collection, joining over 70 years of outstanding Toledo-regional art, as well as the Founders Best of Show award, generously sponsored by the original members of TFAS: Toledo Museum of Art, Athena Art Society and The Tile Club of Toledo!

TFAS100+3 Exhibit postcard

Join 20 North Gallery and TFAS for the Triumphant Return of the Regional Juried Exhibition!


Hensville Park, corner of Monroe & St. Clair
Hensville Park, corner of Monroe & St. Clair

Our Opening Ceremony Partner: Toledo Mud Hens / Hensville is hosting the October 9 Opening Reception & Award Ceremony in Hensville Park at Fleetwood’s Beer Garden. This free, outdoor, public event will be from 6 – 9 p.m. The Award Ceremony will take place at 6:30 p.m.

Hensville Park is located at the corner of Monroe & St. Clair Streets. 20 North Gallery, where the exhibition is on display, is just across Perry Street from the park.

Click to download a PDF of the Map of Hensville Park.

Click to see an interactive Map of Hensville Park.

Fleetwood's Beer Garden rules & safety protocols
Fleetwood’s Beer Garden rules & safety protocols

Staying Safe & Upholding the Regulations:

  • Masks are required and social distancing must be observed at all times in Hensville Park.

Hensville Park is approximately 34,000 sq.ft., encompassing half a city block. (Its normal capacity is 3,000. If only 6-foot distancing was applied, nearly 950 people could enter – BUT, as per health department mandates, the capacity is limited to 300 people…) That provides an average of 111sq.ft. for social distancing!

  • Those who want to communicate a need for extra social distancing are asked to wear an orange heart visible on their nametag/sleeve/or back. This indicates that everyone should maintain a distance of at least 10 feet from the wearer.

Award Ceremony:

  • The ceremony will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in Hensville Park. 
  • The following prizes will be awarded:
    • The Kingston Healthcare Purchase Award – $1,500 – sponsored by Kingston Healthcare Company
    • Founders Best of Show Award – $1,000 – sponsored by TFAS founders: Toledo Museum of Art, Athena Art Society and The Tile Club of Toledo
    • Carol Block First Award – $750 – sponsored by William Block, Jr.; Jeannie Dennler; Mary Fedderke and Susan Horvath
    • UT / BGSU Second Award – $500 – sponsored by Bowling Green State University and The University of Toledo
    • Arts Commission Third Award – $250 – sponsored by The Arts Commission (Greater Toledo)
    • 4 Honorable Mentions – $100 each – sponsored by Douglas Adams-Arman, David Gierke, Stephen Johnston, Lake Erie Leadership Development, LLC

This exhibition is made possible by the generous contributions of local businesses and individuals, as well as fellow member organizations – Click to view our Exhibit Sponsors Page.

Touring the Exhibition in 20 North Gallery on October 9:

  • For opening night, free timed tickets will be available to tour the exhibition in the gallery at 15 minute intervals. (The exhibit continues through December 26 – plan another visit to enjoy the show at your leisure!)
  • Tour times begin at 7 p.m., immediately following the award ceremony.
  • Tickets are available on a first-come/first-choice basis.
  • No food or drink will be permitted in the gallery that night.
  • Masks and social distancing are required for entry.

Food, Beverages & Entertainment:

  • Fleetwood's Beer Garden bar menu
    Fleetwood’s Beer Garden bar menu
    Fleetwood’s Beer Garden will be operating a “cash bar” (touchless payment is available) from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. All alcohol sales must end by 10 p.m. The bar will also be selling “snackable” items in pre-portioned containers.
  • As per Ohio liquor licensing laws, no alcohol may be brought into or is permitted to leave the park.
  • We Be Ribs Mobile Unit foodtruck
    We Be Ribs Mobile Unit foodtruck
    The We Be Ribs Mobile Unit foodtruck will be parked right outside the event. Click to view a sample We Be Ribs menu of the type of foods they will have available for purchase. (Some additional vegetarian options will also be available.)

  • Glass City Steel – the alumni incarnation of the Toledo School for the Arts drum band, will perform in the park from 7 – 8:45 p.m.

Some Additional Information:

  • The TFAS100+3: Juried Members’ Exhibit will be on display at 20 North Gallery from October 9 – December 26, 2020.
    • Beginning Saturday, October 10, no timed ticket is required to view the exhibit.
      20 North Gallery is open Wed. – Sat. from noon to 4p.m. by call-ahead appointment. Please allow 15 minutes from the time of your call until the start of your appointment – this gives us time to sanitize the gallery prior to your visit.

  • A printed exhibition catalogue has been created for TFAS100+3, including images of all the accepted artwork and a listing of all award winners, artists and exhibition information. This glossy, bound 96-page book catalogue will be available for sale at 20 North Gallery during the exhibition; price $20. Catalogue sales will begin immediately following the award ceremony.

  • TFAS permanent collection-branded merchandise (notecards and coffee mugs) will also be available for sale in the gallery during the run of the show. Proceeds of these sales support TFAS’ mission-based programming and maintenance of the TFAS collection.

  • Voting for the $50 Community Choice Award will begin inside 20 North Gallery at 7 p.m. on October 9. Voting will continue through November 6 and the winner will be announced on November 7.
    Beginning October 10, voting may be done in the gallery, or online through the 20 North & TFAS websites (One vote per email address.)

TFAS100 logo

TFAS 100+3: Juried Members’ Exhibit is a new project of the Toledo Federation of Art Societies (TFAS). TFAS was established in 1917 with the mission to unite area arts organizations, promote area artists, and maintain a permanent collection of Toledo area artists’ work. TFAS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity under the Nonprofit Corporation Law of the Ohio Revised Code.

20 North Gallery’s regular exhibition hours are Wednesday—Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. Currently, the gallery is open by call-ahead appointment during those times.

For purchase inquiries, please contact 20 North Gallery: 419-241-2400  or