The Ward Beecher Planetarium, on the campus of Youngstown State University, presents Space Shapes running Saturday afternoons from Saturday, February 22nd through Saturday, March 8th for two shows at 1 and 2:30 P.M. each day. [Space Shapes shows the different shapes that can be found in the universe, and will include hands-on explorations of all kinds of shapes.] More information about this program is available at (330) 941-1370.
Mill Creek MetroParks will be accepting applications for its annual Nature Photography Exhibit from Saturday, February 1st through Sunday, February 9th. Applications are available at millcreekmetroparks.org. [The annual Nature Photography Exhibit runs from Saturday, February 22nd through Sunday, March 9th in the Ford Nature Center (840 Old Furnace Road) in Youngstown.] More information is available at (330) 702-3000.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents their spring art tour, titled, Spring in Wyeth Country! Philadelphia and the Brandywine, from Thursday, April 24th through Sunday, April 27th. [This tour will include a visit to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Rodin Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Brandywine River Museum, and more.] Reservations, more information, and a complete tour itinerary are available at (330) 744-5035.
The Ashtabula Arts Center (2928 West 13th Street) presents Susan Powers in a Program on Fashion of the 1950's on Saturday, February 8th at noon. [Susan Powers has been collecting antique and vintage clothes for twenty years, teaches the Costume And Fashion class at Ursuline College and the Victorian Silhouettes class at Lakeland Community College, and her exhibit of 1950's clothing is on display at the Arts Center through Sunday, March 2nd.
The Ashtabula Arts Center (2928 West 13th Street) presents an Exhibition by Susan Powers entitled Fashion of the 1950's, running from Tuesday, February 4th through Sunday, March 2nd. [Susan Powers has been collecting antique and vintage clothes for twenty years, and the exhibit will feature children's, men's, and women's clothes, including Dior "New Look" and princess styles, and more.] Gallery hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (440) 964-3396.
Sundays At Stambaugh presents members of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Boardman in a performance on Sunday, February 9th at 12:30 P.M. in the Grand Ballroom in Stambaugh Auditorium (1000 Fifth Avenue) in Youngstown. [The Fred Astaire Studio will perform styles of Latin and Ballroom dancing, including Salsa, Swing, Foxtrot, and Waltzes.] Reservations and more information about this event are available at (330) 259-0555.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the 76th Area Artists Annual Exhibition running from Sunday, January 26th through Sunday, February 23rd. [The Area Artists Annual Exhibition will feature art works in all media from artists who reside in Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties in Ohio, and Mercer and Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (330) 743-1107.
The Youngstown State University Bliss Hall Gallery (Room 2300) presents the 2014 Northeastern Ohio Regional Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition, on display through Thursday, January 30th. [This exhibition will showcase artwork from students in grades 7-12 from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, and Ashtabula counties.] Gallery hours and more information about this exhibition are available at (330) 941-3627.
The Butler Institute of American Art (524 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown presents the Pastel Society Of America Annual Members Exhibition running through Sunday, February 23rd in the Giffuni Gallery. [This exhibition features award-winning works from the Pastel Society of America's Annual Exhibition, first seen at the National Arts Club in New York City in the fall of 2013.] Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at (330) 743-1107.
WYSU-FM and the McDonough Museum of Art partner once again to present Mad About The Arts on Friday, February 21st from 6:30 until 10 P.M. at the McDonough Museum (525 Wick Avenue) in Youngstown. [This event will feature a presentation by Ed Goist on wine craft and connoisseurship, performances by the Youngstown State University Jazz Ensemble 2 and YSU professor, Dr. Alton Merrell and his jazz trio, and hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages.] Registration and more information about this event is available at (330) 941-1777.