The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, on Wood St. in Youngstown announces the Second Annual Steel Company Reunions and Family Day events in late September and early October. This year's programs each will include; a hands on activity for children, a vintage steel industry video, a brief presentation on each of the steel companies, and a former steel company employees reunion. These events are free and open to the public. A reduced admission to the museum will be available for all attendees.
The McDonough Museum opens the fall exhibition schedule with the Reunion II Alumni Invitational on Saturday 13, with a public reception from 6-8 pm that evening. The exhibition runs through November 7, 2014. The Department of Art along with the Museum of Art have invited a selection of the most distinguished alumni, many of whom have achieved national and international, to participate in a group exhibition, the second in a series of alumni invitationals. More information about the exhibit and museum hours are available at 330-941-1400.
The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is hosting a free Founders Day Open House at the Arms Family Museum on Sunday September 7th from 1-5 pm, in celebration of the Society’s 139th anniversary. The museum will be open for tours, the education staff will have indoor and outdoor games and activities for all ages and refreshments. More information is available at 330-743-2589 or online at www.mahoninghistory.org.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the Voices Of The Valley Share Your Story Booth running until July 26th. [Participants are invited to have 25-minute conversations in the style and spirit of Story Corps, and will receive a copy of their recording and a possible inclusion in a digital archive at Maag Library on the campus of Youngstown State University.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 941-1400.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the 78th National Midyear Exhibition running from Sunday, July 27th through Sunday, September 7th. [This exhibit, judged by Ben Schonzeit, features two-dimensional works in any media by artists over the age of eighteen and who reside in the United States.] Museum hours or more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 743-1107.
The Trumbull Branch of the Butler Institute of American Art (9350 East Market Street) in Howland presents an exhibition of paintings by Robert Guccione running from Sunday, June 29th through Sunday, August 31st. [Mr. Guccione was classically-trained as a painter in Europe, and this show features his oil on canvas works including still lifes, portraits, and landscapes.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 743-1107.
The YWCA of Youngstown (25 West Rayen Avenue) presents a Preview Party for the 32nd Annual art show entitled Women Artists - A Celebration on Saturday, June 21st from 7 P.M. through 9 P.M. [This annual juried exhibit showcases the work of adult local, regional, and national women in all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work, and runs through Saturday, July 19th.] More information about the party or the exhibition is available at (330) 746-6361.
The YWCA of Youngstown (25 West Rayen Avenue) presents the 32nd Annual art show entitled Women Artists - A Celebration running from Saturday, June 21st through Saturday, July 19th. [This annual juried exhibit showcases the art of adult local, regional, and national women in all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 746-6361.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the audio exhibition entitled Voices of the Valley running from Tuesday, June 24th through Saturday, July 26th. This Story Corps event features thirty conversations about transforming the Valley with sixty individuals who have a deep connection with the community through entrepreneurship, redevelopment, technology, activism, and faith.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 941-1400.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents the Wild With Style Art Show Opening Reception on Saturday, June 14th at 9:30 A.M. at Lanterman's Mill (980 Canfield Road) in Youngstown. [The exhibition, on display until Sunday, June 22nd, features artwork influenced by local nature and Mill Creek MetroParks sights.] More information about the opening reception or the exhibition is available at (330) 740-7115.