Museum Exhibit

Donald Black Jr. Exhibition at the McDonough Museum of Art

The McDonough Museum of Art presents A day No One Will Remember, an exhibition by artist Donald Black Jr.  This collection consists of a series of photographs of ordinary days that are filled with childhood play, imagination, quiet, creative expression, and innocence. The exhibition will be open from January 21st to March 5, with a reception on the opening day at 5 PM.

Butler Institute of American Art: P. Smallwood Exhibition

The Butler Institute of American Art, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, presents the exhibition Dialogues with Reality, the works of painter P. Smallwood, through February 27th. Smallwood is known for his signature watercolor paintings called Lifescapes, a powerful form of portraiture and visual narrative. [There will be a Meet-the-Artist reception on Sunday, February 6th, at 1 pm, at the Butler.]

Opening Reception for New McDonough Exhibitions

ON-AIR & ON-LINE

The McDonough Museum of Art will present it's new Exhibitions: 'Open Storage' by Matthew Kolodziej [KOH-low-jay], 'COVID-19: Labor Camp Report' by Piotr Szyhalski [Peter sha-HALL-ski], 'A Day No One Will Remember' by Donald Black Jr., and 'There Are Seams in Purgatory' by their Emerging Artist Group. An opening reception for these shows will be held on Friday, January 21 from 5 to 7 at the museum. More at 'YSU dot EDU slash McDonough dash Museum'.

Piotr Szyhalski Exhibition at the McDonough Museum of Art

The McDonough Museum of Art presents COVID-19: Labor Camp Report, an exhibition by artist Piotr Szyhalski (sha HALL ski).  The ink drawings and hand-lettered texts in this exhibition were originally shared daily by Szyhalski on Instagram, poignantly capturing our politically fraught and painful landscape over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. The exhibition will be available from January 21st to March 5, with a reception on the opening day at 5 PM.

Matthew Kolodziej Exhibition at the McDonough Museum of Art

The McDonough Museum of Art presents Open Storage, an exhibition of the works of painter Matthew Kolodziej KOH low jay).  Kolodziej's paintings explore themes of time, dislocation, and forming perceptions using references to architecture and archaeology.  The exhibition Open Storage is designed to be a form of "memory cabinet."  The exhibition will be available from January 21st to March 5, with a reception on the opening day at 5 PM.

Butler Institute of American Art: Francie Lyshak Exhibition

The Butler Institute of American Art, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, presents an exhibition of the works of painter Francie Lyshak, through February 20th. Lyshak is a New York based artist whose bold and memorable paintings are at once highly sophisticated and readily accessible to audiences from a broad range of backgrounds. [There will be a Meet-the-Artist reception on Sunday, January 30th, at 1 pm, at the Butler.]

Mahoning Valley Historical Society: 13th Memories of Christmas Past

Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents the Memories of Christmas Past exhibit at the Arms Family Museum, at 648 Wick Avenue, in Youngstown, running through Friday, December 31. [The seven period rooms of the Arms Family home are filled with rare, vintage decorations from the early 20th century that include ornaments, lighting, trees, toys and trains.]   Museum hours are Tuesday-Sunday from noon to 4 pm.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor: Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association: A Legacy of Dignity, Strength, and Caring, 1966 – 2018

The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor presents the exhibit Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association:  A Legacy of Dignity, Strength, and Caring, 1966 – 2018.  The exhibit opens to the public on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 6 pm – 8 pm, RSVP preferred. More information at 330.941.1314 or by email centerofindustryandlabor@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Beech Creek Botanical Garden: Spooky Science

Beech Creek Botanical Garden presents Spooky Science, every Friday and Saturday in October from 4-9 pm. Experience non-scary family fun with lots of interactive & educational science activities for everyone to enjoy! Spooky Science, will teach you in a fun & exciting way about the parts of nature that may creep you out such as spiders, snakes, and bats, but are not so scary after all. More information at beechcreekgardens.org.

 

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Enchanted Trees

YSU Ward Beecher Planetarium: Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

The Ward Beecher Planetarium at YSU presents “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe,” a unique planetarium show describing the way Mayans viewed and understood the universe includes a tour of six Mayan temples and the orientation of the temples in relation to the movements of the sun, moon and Venus. More information at 330-941-3616.

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