NEA Big Read Kick-off Event: An Evening of Immigrant Narratives

Lit Youngstown presents the NEA Big Read Kick-off Event, An Evening of Immigrant Narratives, a free event on Tuesday, September 17, 5:30 pm, at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown,  on Elm Street, in Youngstown.  This event will center around the Big Read selection Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea. It will include a presentation of the Wick Poetry Center’s Traveling Stanzas, presentations and narratives from recent Youngstown immigrants, followed by a potluck dinner. 

The Butler Institute of American Art: Transcendence, by Chantell Van Erbe

The Butler Institute of American Art presents the exhibit Transcendence, by Chantell Van Erbe, Sunday, September 8 - Sunday, October 20.  The paintings exhibit a freshness of vision, raw energy and immediacy of place, while bridging the trends of 21st Century Modernism with the new realism movement.  The museum is open Wednesday-Sunday from 11 AM- 4 PM and is closed on Monday, Tuesday, and major Holidays. [There is a greet with the artist reception on Sunday, September 8, 1-3 pm. 


YSU Department of Theater and Dance: Red

The YSU Department of Theater and Dance and The Youngstown Playhouse present a staged reading of the Tony Award winning play Red by John Logan. Red is based on real events of artist Mark Rothko at the height of his career in the 1950s. Red will be presented on Saturday, September 14th at 7 pm, and Sunday, September 15th at 2 pm, in the Zona Auditorium in the Butler Museum of American Art.

Mill Creek MetroParks: Through the Lens by Bill Aubuchon

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Through the Lens, photographs of people, places and wildlife from various locations around the world by Bill Aubuchon.  The exhibit runs through Sunday, October 13, in the Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens.  [There is a meet the artist reception on Sunday, September 8, 1 - 3 pm.]





YSU McDonough Museum of Art: Fall 2019 Exhibitions

The YSU McDonough Museum of Art opens its fall season with solo exhibitions by three dynamic female artists: Excavations: The Prints of Julie Mehretu; Out of the Woods Into the Weeds by Cleveland native Dana Oldfather;  and American Still by Whitney Tressel. The shows will be on view in the galleries through Saturday, October 26.

WYSU-FM & McDonough Museum of Art: Mad About the Arts

88.5 WYSU and The McDonough Museum of Art present “Mad About the Arts” on Friday, September 27th.  Join us at The McDonough on the YSU campus for an evening of art, music, food and wine tasting.  Dance the night away to The Sensations in the tented outdoor patio, mingle and view artwork in the Museum while enjoying the sounds of the David Lynn Jazz Trio, and sample this year’s new food and beverage vendors.

Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens: Annual Summer Garden Party

The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is hosting its annual Summer Garden Party, on Friday, July 26 at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park.  This outdoor evening of music, dinner, and dancing begins at 6 pm. Reservations at friends of

Butler Institute of American Art: Youngstown Symphony Orchestra

The Butler Institute of American Art presents the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, in the program, Impressions of The Butler, on Saturday, July 27, at 8:00 pm, at Butler North, on Wick Avenue, in Youngstown.  The YSO will perform a concert in celebration of The Butler's 100th Anniversary.  Tickets at

Oakland Center for the Arts: Kids First Theatre present Godspell

Kids First Theatre, Youngstown's newest kids theatre, and a part of the Oakland Center, presents Godspell, at 4749 South Avenue, in Youngstown.  Performance are weekends, July 5 - 7 and 12 -14, with evening perforamces at 7:30, and the Sunday matinees at 2:30. More information at





National McKinley Birthplace Memorial: Hall of Presidents Opening Reception w/ The Labra Brothers & Dr. Louis A. Zona

The National McKinley Birthplace Memorial presents the Hall of Presidents Opening Reception, with The Labra Brothers & Dr. Louis A. Zona, on Thursday, June 27th, 6 - 8 pm, at the Auditorium on the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial grounds.  The Hall of Presidents show by Youngstown artist Christie Galazia will be on exhibit through Friday, August 23. More information at 330-652-4273'



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