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.
The John J McDonough Center for Contemporary Arts at YSU presents La Calle (Lah keye yay), photographs from Mexico by artist & photojournalist Alex Webb. The exhibition features 30 years of color work inspired by the poet Octavio Paz (Oct tah vee oh Pahz). It opens with a public reception on Friday January 20th , from 6-8. Information at 330-941-1400.
The John J McDonough Center for Contemporary Arts at YSU presents Selections from the Collection of the Richard M Ross Museum of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University -- a collaboration featuring photographs and prints from the 1960s. It opens with a public reception on Friday January 20th from 6-8. Information at 330-941-1400
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.
The Butler Institute of American Art presents the exhibition "Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar, " Sunday, January 22 through Sunday, April 16. This touring exhibition of the National Guitar Museum takes Butler visitors through the history of one of the most recognizable items on the planet. More information at butlerart.com.
First Night Youngstown 2016 Celebration takes place on New Year's Eve from 4:00 pm to Midnight, in downtown Youngstown. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, with fireworks at 9:00 pm and Midnight. Button sale locations and more information about locations and the schedule of events are available at firstnightyoungstownoh.com (first night youngstown o h dot com).
Mill Creek MetroParks presents the exhibit "Caught In Time," by local nature photographer, C. Scott Lanz. The exhibit runs through Thursday, February 16, in the Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens. It is part of a celebration of the 125th Anniversary of historic Mill Creek Park. More information available at millcreeekmetroparks.org.
The Butler Institute of American Art presents the exhibit "Cliff McGinnis: The Bird as Theme in American Art," through December 31. Hubbard, Ohio-born Cliff McGinnis gained a regional reputation as a master carver. With hammer, chisel and other carving tools, McGinnis painstakingly sculpted exact representations of the birds of our region, adding accurate color to each piece. This exhibition is drawn from the J. D. “Bud” Williamson Collection. The Butler is open every day but Monday; admission and parking are free.
Artists of the Mahoning Commons presents its Holiday Open Studio in the Ward Bakery Building, 1024 Mahoning Avenue. across from U-Haul, on Saturday and Sunday, November 19 & 20, and November 26 & 27, noon to 5:00 each day. The Open Studio features Jewelry, silks, paintings, ceramics, furniture and much more! Area artists will have their working studio spaces open for your viewing pleasure. There is free admission, free parking, and live music.