BIAA 44th-Annual Holiday Fine Arts & Crafts Show

The Butler Institute of American Art hosts its 44th-Annual Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7. Show opens at 10 am both days and runs through 5 pm Saturday, and 4 pm Sunday.  This juried show features visual artists and craftspeople showcasing their work. Information about the show is available at 330-743-1107.  

Villa Maria Nativity Display

The Villa Maria Nativity Display is an annual indoor Advent tradition featuring hundreds of nativity sets from around the world, with entertainment from musicians, choirs, a bell choir & more.  It is open December 6 and 7, & 13 and 14, noon - 5:00 pm at the Villa Maria Community Center, in Villa Maria, Pa.  The Villa Farm will be open then, as well. More information about all the Christmas activities and events at Villa Maria is available at 724 964-8920, ext. 3348.


Art Lecture | Michael Jones McKean


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 Happy Hour Painting for Veterans

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.  

Geauga County Public Library's 2014 Distinguished Speaker

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 event

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.  

Art Outreach Gallery 1st Annual Juried Holiday Show

The Art Outreach Gallery at the Eastwood Mall Complex in Niles announces the 1st Annual Juried Holiday Art Show, "pARTridge in a Pear Tree, running Friday, November 21 through Sunday, January 4. An artist reception will be held Friday, December 5.  The 2014 Holiday Show guidelines and applications can be downloaded at or picked up at the Art Outreach Gallery.  Holiday hours for the Gallery are Friday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Community Artworks Regional Annual Artist’s Exhibition


 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.


2014 STIC (for Space Time Ideas Community)

 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.

Italian Market Place

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.


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