The Art Outreach Gallery is expanding its summer workshops and children's programs this year. They are scheduled from June 22 to July 10 at the Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex. Workshops are designed for students 5 to 18 years of age. RSVP by completing the registration form and return it to the Art Outreach Gallery. The form can be downloaded at artoutreach.org. More information available from Gail Stark, at 330 219-7833.
Music legend Bob Dylan is also an artist. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents Dylan’s portraits in pastel in the exhibit, Bob Dylan: Face Value, that runs through July 12 at the Butler. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and (330) 743-1107.
The exhibit Warren Chang: Monterey Now is on display at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown through June 14. Chang was born in Monterey, California. The artist is well-known for his paintings of California’s fieldworkers, a subject popularized by American artists Homer, Johnson and others. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and (330) 743-1107.
The exhibit Richard Anuszkiewicz (Aah-Nuss-KAY-Vitch) : Recent Work runs through June 28 at the Butler Institute of American Art. Born in Erie, Richard Anuszkiewicz is known internationally for his geometric abstract paintings. One of the founders of the Op Art movement, the artist held his first solo show at the Butler in 1955. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and (330) 743-1107.
Rock Gods: The Art of Rock & Roll Photography opens at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street, in downtown Youngstown, on Saturday, May 30 and will run through Sunday, August 30. The exhibit features images of some of the world’s greatest rock music idols and entertainers performing live as captured by the eyes of three of the region’s most popular artistic talents: Janet Macoska, Tony Nicholas and Chris Yambar. A preview party will be on Friday, May 29 from 6:30-10:00 pm.
The YWCA of Youngstown presents its 33rd Women Artists: A Celebration! A Celebration Preview Party on Saturday, June 20. The Patron's Party if 6:00 to 7:00 pm, and the Preview Party is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The location is YWCA of Youngstown 25 West Rayen Avenue, in Youngstown. RSVP by May 27, 2017. The show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work from local and national female artists. More information at ywca.org/youngstown and 330 746-6361.
The YWCA Women Artists: A Celebration! annual art exhibition showcases works by local, regional, and national women artists age 18 and older. The juried show features all media, including paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and metal work. The closing party is on Friday, July 17 at 7:00 pm at the YWCA in Youngstown.
The YWCA of Youngstown is presenting Play in May for the YWCA, featuring artist Brenda Myers Cohen, on Wednesdays, May 6th through the 27th, at 10:00 am. Brenda will instruct participants in creating a 5'' x 7'' art project.The cost is $6 per person, with all supplies included. Registration is not required. More information is available at ywca.org/youngstown.
The YWCA of Youngstown is presenting Ricki Bisson, certified Emotionally Focused Consultant and artist, on Saturday, June 27th, at 11:00 AM, for a presentation on removing stress from the mind to create new thought patterns and possibilities for art. The event is free and open to the public. More information is available at ywca.org/youngstown.
The Artists of the Mahoning Commons Spring Open Studio is on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd from noon to 5:00 pm both days at the Ward Bakery Building, located at 1024 Mahoning Ave in Youngstown. Artist's studios will be open featuring silks, photos, paintings, jewelry, ceramics,music, and many many other fun things to see and do.