The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition running from Sunday, May 18th through Sunday, July 6th. [Fifty years ago, artist and illustrator Maurice Sendak created his classic children's book Where The Wild Things Are, and this exhibition includes some of his original drawings for the book, studies, and other materials related to his career.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 743-1107.
The Artists of the Mahoning Commons Spring Open Studio is on Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th from noon to 5PM both days at the Ward Bakery Building, located at 1024 Mahoning Ave in Youngstown. Artist's studios will be open featuring silks, photos, paintings, jewelry, ceramics,music, and many many other fun things to see and do. This event is open to the public.
The Calvin Center For The Arts (1755 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown presents the inaugural Youngstown SOUP on Sunday, April 27th at 7 P.M. [SOUP celebrates creative projects by featuring speakers representing four community projects ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology, and more.] More information about this event is available at (330) 519-8712.
The Rust Belt Theater Company presents its annual REpurposed Art Show on Sunday, April 27th at 2 P.M. at the Calvin Center for the Arts (1755 Mahoning Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature art in various media, live musical entertainment, performances by Rust Belt Theater Company cast members, food, and more.] More information about this event is available at (330) 507-2358.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents Reflections, an exhibition from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection running through Sunday, June 8th. [This exhibition features 50 works presenting the lives, traditions, and environments of African Americans from the 20th century to the present on various media, including paintings, works on paper, photographs, and fabric works.] More information about this exhibition is available at (330) 743-1107.
The Youngstown State University College of Fine and Performing Arts and Power of the Arts, in The Arts Mean Business Lecture Series, present the lectureThe Changing Art Market in the Digital Age on Wednesday, May 14th at 5:30 P.M. at The Raymond John Wean Foundation (147 West Market Street) in Warren.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents William Wegman - Videos, Prints, And Photographs Exhibition running through Sunday, August 31st in the Beecher Center. [This exhibit will include some of the most inventive and amusing works by Mr. Wegman whose works have been featured on Saturday Night Live, Sesame Street, and Nickelodeon.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 743-1107.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the exhibition Pastel Paintings by Kim Novak running from Sunday, May 4th through Sunday, July 20th in the Giffuni Gallery. [This exhibit features 27 works of portraits, interiors, and landscapes inspired by spirituality and nature.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (330) 743-1107.
As part of the Beecher Art and Technology Series, the Youngstown State University Department of Art presents an Emergent Futures Now Lecture by Shaun Slifer about the Just Seeds Cooperative on Wednesday, April 16th at 5:30 P.M. in the Lecture Hall of the John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. The Just Seeds Cooperative is a network of 24 artists making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance.] More information about this lecture is available at (330) 941-3627.
The John J. McDonough Museum of Art (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents an Opening Reception for the artists featured in the Spring Graduating BFA Show on Friday, April 25th from 6 until 8 P.M. [The Spring Graduating BFA Show will exhibit works in various media created by students graduating this semester from the Department of Art at Youngstown State University.] Museum hours and more information about the exhibit or the reception is available at (330) 941-1400.