Art

YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts: The 16th Annual African American History Month Art Show

YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts presents the 16th Annual African American History Month Art Show, throughout February, in the Judith Rae Solomon Gallery of Bliss Hall in Youngstown. The exhibition, Makonde Sculptures, showcases the collection of Tazim & Dr. Nazim Jaffer. More information is available by calling the Office of Community Engagement and Events at 330-941-2346.

 

 

 

The Butler Institute of American Art: Billy Gerard Frank: Eulogies & Palimpsests

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents Billy Gerard Frank's exhibition Eulogies & Palimpsests, Sunday, February 5th through Sunday, April 23rd. Frank's research-based practices interrogate issues dealing with migration, race, exile, global politics, post-colonial and queer decoloniality, challenging normative discourses around them. More information at butlerart.com. 

[There will be a meet-the-artist reception on Sunday, February 5th from 1 pm to 3 pm.]

YSU McDonough Museum of Art: Spring Semester Exhibitions Opening

Five new exhibitions are on view at the YSU McDonough Museum of Art through Saturday, March 4. This show, The Possible Actuals: World Building and the Landscape in Virtual Reality, is curated by YSU Digital Media Professor Dana Sperry. There are three original works of art in Virtual Realityby artists Yvette Granata, Marie-Eve Levasseur and Amy Youngs. There is also an exhibition of printed works by Taryn McMahon, photographic works by Lori Kella, a multi-media exhibition by Amanda D. King curated by Amber N.

The Millennial Theatre Company: Avenue Q

The Millennial Theatre Company presents the musical Avenue Q, weekends from Friday, January 20 through Sunday, January 29, with evening performances at 7:30, and the Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm. Avenue Q is filled with humor, a catchy score, and puppets.  The Millennial Theatre Company is located at the Hopewell theater, on Mahoning Avenue, in Youngstown. Rated R, Avenue Q is intended for adults only. More information and tickets available at millennialtheatre.org.

 

Mill Creek Metroparks: LandArt

Mill Creek Metroparks presents a  LandArt hike. Join a Park Educator for a hike around the Lily Pond in the Park, on Sunday, January 29th at noon. Items to create nature art in the snow will be gathered during the hike. Dress for the weather, wear hiking boots. Register by January 27th at millcreekmetroparks.org or at 330-740-7116.

Mill Creek Metroparks: Kidston Classroom

Fellows Riverside Gardens, in Mill Creek Metroparks, invites children ages 5 to 8, accompanied by an adult, to become a junior scientist in training in the Kidston Classroom, on Saturday, January 14th at 2 pm. Activities include the movie The Snowman, a science experiment, and a craft! Register online at millcreekmetroparks.org. 

 

 

The Butler Institute of American Art: Maple Turner III

The Butler Institute of American Art is celebrating Black History Month with the exhibition Maple Turner The Third: The Journey 1969 to 2023. On display in the Butler's Mesaros (meh-ZAR-ose) Gallery through February 26th, the exhibition chronicles Turner's art career from his native Youngstown, to New York City, to Paris, and back to New York City. More information is available at Butler Art dot com.

 

The Butler Institute of American Art: London Amara: Ethos: The Alchemy of Spirit and Light

The Butler Institute of American Arts presents London Amara's exhibition, Ethos: The Alchemy of Spirit and Light, through Sunday, March 5th. Amara's exhibition involves intimate black-and-white portraits and haunting images of the wooded landscapes of Florida, Ohio, California, and British Columbia. More information at butlerart.com.

[There will be a meet-the-artist reception on Sunday, January 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.] 

Butler Institute of American Art: Pastels from the Butler's Collection

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents the exhibition Pastels from the Butler's Collection, through Sunday, February 26th. The Butler’s pastel collection has grown significantly in recent years. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and 330-743-1107.

Butler Institute of American Art: The Modern Still Life Exhibition

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents The Modern Still Life Exhibition from the Butler's Collection, through Sunday, February 26th. The exhibition features the works of Gary Erbe. Erbe’s thematic still lifes, with such themes as baseball, patriotism, and historic golf, have been particularly popular with the public. Museum hours and more information about this exhibit are available at butlerart.com and 330-743-1107.

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