Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions & Artist Openings

  • Midyear image.pdf 81st National Midyear Exhibition - 81st National Midyear Exhibition July 9, 2017 – August 20, 2017 Opening Reception: July 9, 2017 1-3 PM The 81st National Midyear Exhibition presents works by contemporary artists who reside within the 50 United States or its possessions. Two dimensional works in all media, including digital works and photography are included in this exhibition. Out […]
  • A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard - On view through 2017 in Butler North Americana Galleries A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard is an exhibition of historically accurate women’s fashion costumes modeled on specific period fashions,  and reproduced from fashion plates of the era brought to life on Ballard’s dolls sculpted of papier mache.  These fashion dolls are part of a collection born […]
  • Butler North Americana Gallery, Carousels Americana & Folk Art - Sept 13, 2013 Through 2017. (Butler North Galleries) The new Bitonte Skywalk and Americana/Folk Art Galleries are now open to the public during regular museum hours. Admission to these newly renovated spaces is free, as is access to all Butler venues. On view are primitive paintings from the Colonial Era, carousel objects, carvings, ship models, […]
  • bird 2 Cliff McGinnis: The Bird as Theme in American Art - July 26 through 2017 (Balcony Gallery, Youngstown) Hubbard, Ohio-born Cliff McGinnis gained a regional reputation as a master carver. With hammer, chisel and other carving tools, McGinnis painstakingly sculpted exact representations of the birds of our region, adding accurate color to each piece. This exhibition is drawn from the J. D. “Bud” Williamson Collection, and […]
  • David Hockney David Hockney: Yosemite - David Hockney: Yosemite Exhibition: July 23 – September 24, 2017 During visits to California’s Yosemite Valley in 2010 and 2011, David Hockney sought to capture its resplendent landscape. Working in situ, the artist rendered the scenery using a drawing application on his iPad. With the touch screen as his blank canvas, Hockney layered stroke upon […]
  • erbe image Gary Erbe: 50 Year Retrospective - Exhibition: May 14 – August 6, 2017 Gary Erbe is a self-taught painter from Union City, New Jersey. Unable to attend art school, he supported himself and his family as an engraver. In 1967, Erbe discovered Trompe l’oeil painting and its masters. In 1969, Erbe conceived a way of creating paintings that would be more […]
  • Morton Kaish, DELICATE BALANCE, c. 1992
Acrylic on linen. Two panels each: 44 x 48 in. Morton Kaish-Spring Rising: Landscape Paintings & Prints - April 2 – July 9, 2017 Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception & Gallery Talk: April 2, 2017 1-3 PM at The Trumbull Branch in Howland Township Open to the public with free admission Spring Rising: Landscape Paintings & Prints – Morton Kaish, an American artist whose paintings, drawings and prints can be found in major museums around the […]
  • unspecified Patrick Boyd: Man With a Holo Camera - Exhibition: May 7 – October 1, 2017 Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception: May 7, 2017, 1-3 PM Reception open to the public and media with free admission UK artist, Patrick Boyd comes to The Butler Institute of American Art with his latest exhibit: Man with a Holo Camera. Boyd works at the intersection of photography, holography, art […]
  • webpic1mb Ron Barron: Gleanings- From Manhattan Streets & Lake Erie Beaches - May 21 – June 25, 2017 Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception: May 21, 2017, 1-3 PM Reception open to the public Gleanings- From Manhattan Streets & Lake Erie Beaches comprises two of the artist’s series. TrashScans – digital collages of detritus picked up on the streets of Manhattan in December 2016. Adrift – digital collages of Lake […]