Obelisks & Odalisques Exhibit
McKelvey Gallery at Knox Building
110 West Federal
Downtown Youngstown, OH 44503
First Floor and Third Floor galleries
Opening Reception Saturday June 20, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Artist Talk Tuesday June 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm
For more information:
Gallery- Jacob Harver 330-502-8982 JLH@KnoxBLDG.com
Lit Youngstown presents a reading by Larry Smith, editor of Bottom Dog Press of Sandusky, and Paul Gentile, author of Salvatore and Maria: Finding Paradise , on Wednesday July 1, at 7:00 pm., at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. The reading will be followed by an open mic segment. It is free and open to the public.
Youngstown State University presents its annual Summer Festival of the Arts on Saturday, July 11th from 10 am to 6 pm, and Sunday, July 12th from 11 am to 5 pm. This event features a showcase of art works in all media by local and regional artists in the Artists' Marketplace, craft making at a Children's Hands On Art Tent, the Festival of Nations, food, and live musical entertainment. More information is available at ysu.edu/sfa.
WaterFire Sharon PA is a unique arts and culture festival that occurs three times a year along the Shenango River in beautiful downtown Sharon. The final one in 2015 is this Saturday. The day-long event offers music, food, fine artisans, craft vendors, family activities, and interactive art experiences. Admission is free to the public. Actual WaterFire performances begin at dusk. More information at WaterFireSharonPA.org.
The Art Outreach Gallery is expanding its summer workshops and children's programs this year, 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.
The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents Bob 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 Rhoda Sherbell: Sculpture runs through October 25 at the Butler Institute of American Art. Sculptor Rhoda Sherbell taught sculpture for many years at the Museum of Modern Art, the Art Students League, Hofstra University and at the National Academy School of Fine Arts. She is a renowned portrait artist in sculpture, with commissions from the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY as well as private commissions. 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 is at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, 325 West Federal Street, in downtown Youngstown, 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 three of the region’s most popular artistic talents: Janet Macoska, Tony Nicholas and Chris Yambar. More information at mahoninghistory.org.
The YWCA of Youngstown, on West Rayen Avenue, presents its 33rd Women Artists: A Celebration! The art show is free and open for public viewing from 12 to 4 pm through July 17. It features 128 works of art. More information at ywca.org/youngstown and 330 746-6361.