Whether you're looking to volunteer as an individual or as a group, we welcome your time and talents.
If your passion is gardening in our community gardens,
or love of the arts in our La Galeria, or Cooking is your expertise
we have a place for you.
Volunteer Areas include:
Beautification & Community Clean ups
General office help
Students! Looking for a volunteer project for school or to earn hours for college?
Contact us if you are looking for something specific and we will be happy to work with you!
The Apprentice membership is designed for the students within our community. They can enjoy a choice of an art or culinary class, honey, and early registration to our summer camp.
The Gardener membership provides you with a choice of one art or culinary class, along with a 10% discount on event center rentals and other benefits.
The Familia membership allows your family of 4 to enjoy all of what SQACC has to offer including discounts, products, and classes. The adult members of the family will enjoy an additional invite to our "VIP Members Only" Art Exhibit.
The Artisan membership offer tickets to our "VIP Members Only" Art Exhibit, Entre Amigos, and Día de los Muertos along with our art and culinary classes. Members also can enjoy produce from our Community Gardens, and discounts on merchandise and rentals.
The Sofia membership truly represents our namesake, Sofia Quintero. Members are named Presenting sponsor for both Entre Amigo’s and Día de los Muertos receiving benefits and tickets. You also receive an invitation to SQACC's "VIP Members Only" Art Exhibit, along with discounts on rentals and merchandise.
Corporate Members pledge to make a social investment in not only SQACC but the Old South End. Corporate members receive top sponsorship places for both Entre Amigo and Día de los Muertos, benefits and tickets included. Members also receive invites to our "VIP Members Only" Art Exhibit, a nameplate in our Community Gardens, discounts on rentals and merchandise, and
recognition on SQACC's website.
When you join the Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center, you become part of sharing art and culture with the Toledo community. As a member, you are supporting our mission to be the premier, regional, and Latino based organization, advancing the important roles art and education. In return, the Center is committed to rewarding you with valuable benefits designed to enhance your enjoyment of Latin art, culinary expression, and cultural diversity.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
Jose Martinez Memorial Galeria, 1222 Broadway, Toledo, OH 43609, US
09:00 am – 07:00 pm
09:00 am – 03:00 pm
09:00 am – 03:00 pm
09:00 am – 03:00 pm
The Sofia Quintero Art and Culture Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit Latino art organization founded in 1996 by members of the Mexican American community to support the artistic expressions of the local Latino community. The center was named after Sofia Quintero, the daughter of migrant farm workers who settled in the Toledo area. In her short life, Sofia was the first Latina to be voted into the Toledo Board of Education and was elected President of the Board. Her life was cut short by illness, but her joy of Latino culture, and her determination continues through the efforts of the Sofia Quintero Art & Culture Center, it's board members, and active community members.
SQACC aims to nurture and enhance the creative abilities of all people through an emphasis on Latina and Latino art and culture. The center serves as an oasis for the neighborhood residents and local artists.
The Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center Inc. (SQACC) strives to be a premier, regional, and Latino based organization that advances the important roles that art and education play in everyday lives.
SQACC supports and gives voice to the artistic and educational expressions which advance community development, responsibility and social equity, cultural diversity, global awareness and stewardship, as well as the empowerment of the Latina and Latino identities.