YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature curator, artist, critic, and cultural worker Nicole Burisch on Wednesday, November 2 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Ms. Burisch is based in Montreal and is a 2014-2016 Core Fellow Critic-in-Residence with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Salem Public Library presents a program on "Woman Suffrage: A Celebration of Persistence," on Thursday, October 6, at 11:00 am, in the library’s Quaker Room. The program features Kim Kenney, Curator of the William McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Registration is required online at salem.lib.oh.us, or by phone at at 330-332-0042. The program is free and open to the public.
Delta Sigm Theta Sorority, Inc. Youngstown Alumnae Chapter presents a program on, "Answering The Call, The Autobiography of Youngstown's Native Son: The Honorable Judge Nathaniel R. Jones." Judge Jones will talk about his autobiography, which will be followed by a brief discussion and book signing, on Thursday, October 20, at 7:00 pm, at the DeBartolo Stadium Club, at YSU. Presented in conjunction with the YSU Foundation. More information at youngstowndst.com
The Mahoning Valley Civil War Round Table presents "The Last Road North: the Gettysburg Campaign," a lecture by Dan Welch, seasonal ranger at Gettysburg National Monument Park, on Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm, at Antone’s Banquet Centre, in Boardman. Reservations required. More information at 330-757-4727 or mahoningvalleycwrt.com.
YSU's Department of Art Guest Artist Lecture Series will feature photojournalist and photographer Steven Rubin on Wednesday, October 19 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Mr. Rubin is an Associate Professor of Art at Penn State University, and his photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic. The lecture is free and open to the public.
YSU's Department of Art Lecture Series will feature visual artist Robert Atwell on Thursday, October 13 at 5:00 pm at the McDonough Museum of Art on the YSU campus. Mr. Atwell is a Wisconsin-based artist who works primarily with enamel and collage.
Award-winning investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell, best known for his reporting on the Civil Rights movement in the South, will speak on Wednesday, October. 5,at 2:00 pm, in Williamson Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University. The event, part of Youngstown’s Nonviolence Week, is free and open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by YSU's Department of Communication and Africana Studies Program.
The City Club of the Mahoning Valley presents a panel discussion on the "Election Results and Their Impact on the Mahoning Valley," on Monday, November 14, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm, andd the program at 6:00 pm. Tickets and corporate/organization sponsored tables available at stambaughauditorium.com, and 330-259-0555. The reservation deadline is Wednesday, November 9.
The YSU Dana School of Music presents a Jazz Clinic featuring Ben Monder, New England Conservatory and New York City jazz guitarist, on Friday, September 30, from Noon - 2:30 pm, in Room 2222, in Bliss Hall, on the YSU campus.
Westminster College presents Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks, on Wednesday, September 28, at 7:00 pm, at Orr Auditorium on the campus of Westminster College in New Wilmington. Brooks will discuss her New York Times bestseller “People of the Book” and how she writes such compelling books. The event is free and open to the public. More information at westminster.edu.