The Butler Institute of American Art, Wick Avenue, Youngstown presents portraits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by John Wilson, and works by Romare Bearden, Jacob Lawrence, and other African American artists--in celebration of Black History Month. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (330) 743-1107
As part of YSU's African American History Month program, The African Marketplace is bringing together various vendors of diverse African American cultural products, on Saturday, February 14, from noon - 2:00 - pm, in the Chestnut Room, in the Kilcawley Center on YSU's campus. Musical entertainment will be provided by the youth Harambee dancers and the Youth Choir of New Bethel Baptist Church.
Kelly Phelps, associate professor and chair of Art at Xavier University, and Kyle Phelps, an associate professor at University of Dayton, are presenting a joint lecture and discussion on their ceramic, sculpture, and media artwork on Wednesday, February 4, at 6:30 pm, at the McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown. This is a free event.
The Africana Studies Program and the McDonough Museum of Art are presenting photographer Dawoud Bey as YSU's African American History Month Keynote Speaker. Bey's exhibit at the McDonough Picturing People features 50 images representing the evolution of Bey’s work over three decades.The lecture is on Thursday, February 12, at 5:30 pm in the McDonough Museum galleries in Youngstown. More information on the lecture can be found at mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.
The Trumbull Art Gallery is presenting the first one-man exhibit of the paintings of Larry Beckstein. The show can be seen Tuesday, January 10, through Saturday, February 14, between 12 pm and 4 pm. The Gallery is at Courthouse Square in Warren, 158 N. Park Avenue. More information can be found at trumbullartgallery.com.
The Trumbull Art Gallery is featuring an exhibition of photographs from David Hume Kennerly's newest book David Hume Kennerly on the iPhone. This show is being presented in collaboration with YSU's College of Creative Arts and Communication. The show can be seen Tuesday, February 2, through Saturday, February 7, between 12 pm and 4 pm. The Gallery is at Courthouse Square in Warren, 158 N. Park Avenue. More information can be found at trumbullartgallery.com.
The Butler Institute of American Art is offering a free family day program on Saturday, January 17, beginning at 2:00 pm, at the Butler's Trumbull branch in Howland. More information is available at 330.743.1107, ext. 114.
Deadline for entry for the 77th Area Artists Annual Exhibition at the Butler Institute of American Art has been extended to January 9. The Butler’s area show is open to artists who reside within Trumbull, Mahoning and Columbiana counties in Ohio; and Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania. Works in all media are eligible including oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and crafts. No more than two works may be entered, and the entries must have been completed within the last two years. Entry forms are available at 330.743.1107, ext.