The John J McDonough Center for Contemporary Arts at YSU presents La Calle (Lah keye yay), Photographs from Mexico and Selections from the Collection of the Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, by artist & photojournalist Alex Webb. The exhibition, on display through Friday, March 3, features 30 years of color work inspired by the poet Octavio Paz (Oct tah vee oh Pahz). Information at 330-941-1400. The Museum is open to the public and admission is free.
The Butler Institute of American Art and The Youngstown Chapter, The Links, Incorporated present "The African American Collection" on Sunday, February 5, at 2:00 pm at the Butler Institute of American Art, in Youngstown. Al Bright, Professor Emeritus of Art, at YSU and Dr. Louis Zona, Executive Director and Chief Curator, of the Butler will discuss the permanent collection of African American Art at the Butler.
the YSU Art Department presents a talk and exhibition by artist Tim Portlock, on Monday, February 6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm in the Solomon Gallery in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus. Portlock's current body of work is created using 3D gaming technology to simulate real world and imagined spaces based on abandoned and foreclosed buildings. More information at 330 941-1866.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art present Mad About the Arts, on Friday, February 17, 7:00 - 10:00 pm. It is an evening of fine wines, hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, and dance music, inside the McDonough galleries, on the YSU campus. Tickets and additional information at 330-941-3363.
As part of the First Night Youngstown Celebration on New Year's Eve, the YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium offers programs beginning on the half hour from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The programs combines lights, music, and visual effects for a spectacular experience under the dome. More information at wbplanetarium.org.
The McKinley Memorial presents the 4th Annual McKinley Christmas, on Saturday, December 10, noon - 4:00 pm. It is presented by McKinley Birthplace Home, National McKinley Birthplace Memorial, Ward-Thomas House, and the Niles Historical Society. It is free and open to the public
OH WOW ! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, will be open on Black Friday, November 25th at 11 West Federal Street in downtown Youngstown – and offering special surprises to families who show up early to spend the day there. OH WOW! also has a gift shop with great ideas for kids for the holidays! Information at 330-744-5914.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit “Comin’ on the Ohio Works,” in reference to the 1995 Bruce Springsteen song, “Youngstown,” on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 pm. The class of students under the direction of Dr. Thomas Leary; researched the history of the plant and interviewed former workers in creating this exhibit. There is more information at email@example.com or 330-941-1314.
The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor is celebrating Veterans’ Day with its exhibit “Steel Town Goes To War,” on Saturday, November 12, noon to 4:00 pm. This event highlights the contributions local citizens and businesses made to World War I and World War II. The exhibit is free to all current and former veterans and their families.
The YSU Department of Theater and Dance presents "Blissful Beginnings, Opening Night Art Walks," on Friday, November 18, at 6:00 pm, in the Bliss Recital Hall, on the YSU campus. It’s a night devoted to the arts on opening nights of University Theater, where a Dana School of Music group performs as you take in student and faculty art exhibits before the opening night of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."