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The Collingwood Arts Center
(CAC) is located at 2413 Collingwood in Toledo, Ohio
Toledo is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Lucas County. Toledo is in northwest Ohio, on the western end of Lake Erie, and borders the State of Michigan...
in the Old West End
The Old West End is a historic neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio and is considered to be "the largest neighborhood of late Victorian, Edwardian , and Arts & Crafts homes east of the Mississippi."...
The center has been "Creatively serving visual and performing artists with residential, studio, and theatre space since 1985"
"The Collingwood Arts Center is the former convent for the Ursuline Order of the Sacred Heart, and later housed the Mary Manse College
Mary Manse College was a Catholic institution of higher education located in Toledo, Ohio from 1922 until 1975. The college was founded in 1922 at the request of the Bishop of Toledo, Samuel Stritch. Operated by the Ursuline Order of nuns, Mary Manse opened in September 1922 with thirty students...
and St. Ursula Academy. It is a registered historical site."
- CAC Artist in residence Program: Houses artists with low cost rent and provides resources such as a library, marketing and grant support, and opportunities to perform or exhibit their art.
- The Lois M. Nelson Theatre and Performing Arts Program: This 600 seat theater hosts plays and concerts.
- CAC Arts Education Program: An opportunity "for the general public to appreciate the arts by immersing them in classes, workshops, and art camp activities."