"INTERSECTIONS," the Biennial Faculty Exhibition will be on display at the John J McDonough Museum of Art through February 26. "Intersections" is an exploration of innovation and tradition. This biennial exhibition of current research by Department of Art faculty, imparts new vision and re-investigates long standing practices in the fields of Art and Design. Museum Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The Butler Institute of American Art presents an Illustrated Art Talk by Butler Director Lou Zona, on Sunday, February 21, at 2:00 pm, in the Beecher Center Auditorium, in the Butler. The topic for this talk is "Unraveling Abstraction." The program is free; seating is on a first come, first served basis. More information at butlerart.com.
The Butler Institute of American Art presents an Illustrated Art Talk by Butler Director Lou Zona, on Sunday, February 14, at 2:00 pm, in the Beecher Center Auditorium, in the Butler. The topic for this talk is "Thoughts on Contemporary Realism." The program is free; seating is on a first come, first served basis. More information at butlerart.com.
The Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren presents the exhibit "The Warren Portrait Project" featuring the photos, drawings and paintings, of area artist Gary Taneri. The Gallery is located on North Park Avenue in Warren. The show runs through Saturday, February 27th.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art are sponsoring the 21st-Annual Mad About the Arts, a celebration of music, art, food, and wine. The event will be held at the McDonough Museum of Art on Wick Avenue, on Friday, February 19th, from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. More information about the event and tickets are available at 330-941-3363.
The Southside Fine Arts Academy announces its winter class sessions beginning the week of January 11th. The academy will meet on Mondays from 3:30 - 6:30 pm at St. Angela Merici, 400 Lincoln Park Drive; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at the Fairview Arts and Outreach Center, 4220 Youngstown-Poland Road; and on Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at St. Angela Merici parish. The academy is open to all children grades K-12 and there is no charge to participate. More information available from Executive/Artistic Director Kris Harper at 330-707-2144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mill Creek MetroParks presents the exhibit "Textiles of Perception," in the Weller Gallery at Fellows Riverside Gardens, through Sunday, February 21. The floral abstractions in the quilts of Cheryl Eddie Deibel are loosely based on the Fibonacci number series to define size and proportion.] More information at 330-740-7116.
The Soap Gallery presents "Encompass," featuring Regional Women Artists in a wide variety of artistic mediums and styles, through Sunday, January 31, at 117 S. Champion Street, in downtown Youngstown. [The Encompass Reception is on Friday, January 8, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm]. Gallery Hours are Tuesday-Saturdays 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. More information at SoapGalleryYo.com.
Lit Youngstown presents a talk and reading by Bill Lawson, Executive Director of The Mahoning Valley Historical Society, on Wednesday January 6, at 7:00 pm, at Suzie’s Dogs & Drafts on N. Phelps St. in downtown Youngstown. Lawson will present the life and poetry of Youngstown Irish immigrant steelworker Michael McGovern. The reading is free and open to the public. More information at LitYoungstown.wordpress.com.
The Rust Belt Theater Company will present the 10th anniversary production of HOW THE DRAG QUEEN STOLE CHRISTMAS, on Friday December 11, and Saturday December 12, each night at 8:00 pm. There will also be an extra risqué midnight showing on December 12th.