Youngstown State University’s Department of Art presents a lecture by sculptor Michael Jones McKean, on Monday, November 3, 5:30 pm, in the McDonough Museum of Art’s Lecture Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.
Trumbull Art Gallery is hosting a free "Happy Hour Painting" class at the gallery, for veterans only, on Monday, November 10 at 6:00 pm. The instructor will display a completed painting that participants can copy during this 2-hour class. All materials are provided.
The Geauga County Library Foundation and the combined Friends of the Libraries presents author Alex Kershaw, at the Notre Dame Education Center, on Auburn Road, in Chardon,on Saturday, November 8, from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, sharing his stories about the heroism and sacrifices of the “Greatest Generation” during World War II.
YSU’s College of Creative Arts and Communication presents Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photographer, David Hume Kennerly on Friday, October 3, at 5:30 p.m. in an opening reception at the Judith Rae Solomon Gallery in Bliss Hall on the YSU campus. Photos from Kennerly’s latest work, “On the iPhone” will be on exhibit.
The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles presents the Community Artworks Regional Annual Artist’s Exhibition, a juried exhibit featuring artwork by area artists, through Sunday, November 10. The exhibit showcases artists from a 50 mile radius in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Gallery hours are Friday 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Saturday 1:00pm to 9:00pm, and Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm. All exhibits are free and open to the public.
The Art Outreach Gallery in the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles will host the third of six 2014 Space Time Ideas Community (STIC) events Thursday, October 2. STIC is a non-partisan Art Outreach Gallery initiative whose goal is to help spread ideas worth spreading. Gallery doors open at 5:30 pm and the STIC program begins at 6:30. The event features two screenings from the TED Talks video archives. The opening video is “Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce” by best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell. The second video,”Institutions vs.
The New Castle Lyric Opera's "Italian Market Place" at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, in New Castle, on October 25, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. The Italian Market Place is an evening filled with delicious Italian foods, an artists' market, street performers, and the glorious voices of the New Castle Lyric Opera. Songs from the new opera Katrina will also be performed. Tickets available at 724-714-3003.
The Dana School of Music presents a guest artist recital featuring pianist Dr. Sean Schulze, on Thursday, September 11, at 7:30 in Bliss Recital Hall. Dr. Schulze is on the piano faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. The program is titled An Evening with Claude Debussy. The recital is free and open to the public.
Western Reserve PBS and The Butler Institute of American Art will present a preview of a new documentary by award-winning filmmaker Karen Thomas titled James McNeill Whistler and the Case forBeauty onSunday, Sept. 7, at 2 pm in the Youngstown Butler’s Beecher Center Auditorium. The film examines the life of the art star, dandy and radical artistic visionary. Whistler introduced ideas and forms that were avant-garde for their time and paved the way for today’s notion of modern art. This program is free and open to the public.