Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibitions & Artist Openings

  • 100 Years of Printmaking II - 100 Years of American Printmaking II Exhibition: January 14 – April 15, 2018 This exhibition from The Butler Collection is a survey of American printmaking covering the last 100 years. It can be said that every artistic movement and principle artist of the past century are included in this wonderful journey through American art history; […]
  • 45th Annual Pastel Society of America - Pastel Society of America 45th Annual Exhibition December 23, 2017 – February 4, 2018 This exhibition features works by some of the nation’s premier pastel painters. The works are drawn from the organization’s annual exhibition, held at the National arts Club in New York City. The Pastel Society of America is the oldest organization of […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]
  • Dennis Wojtkiewicz: A Separate Reality - Dennis Wojtkiewicz: A Separate Reality Exhibition On View: January 7 – February 8, 2018 Meet-the-Artist: January 14, 2018 1-3 PM *This exhibition is located at Butler Trumbull Known for highly-rendered drawings and paintings, Dennis Wojtkiewicz uses the emotive quality or light as primary a primary concern. Recent work begins to pose questions regarding the nature […]
  • Painterly Paintings - All About Surface: A Selection of Painterly Paintings from the Butler Collection Exhibition on view through 2017 The term “painterly” is used to denote painting which emphasizes the brushstroke. For centuries painters were taught to hide the brushstroke and to emphasize a smooth surface. The Modern Era has changed all that. Artists such as Van […]
  • Sally Weber: Elemental - Sally Weber: Elemental Exhibition: January 21 – July 22, 2018 Meet-the-Artist Reception: January 21, 2018 1-3 PM In this exhibition by Sally Weber, the elements carbon, gold and iron are integrated with works of light. Early alchemists believed metals matured in the ground, transforming over time from base metals to the royal metals, silver and […]
  • Scholastic: Art. Write. Now. Tour 2017-2018 - Scholastic: Art.Write.Now.Tour 2017-2018 April 3 – June 4, 2018 This touring exhibition produced and presented by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, showcases a selection of works from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Now in its eighth year, the Tour of inspiring and innovative work by teens from all across the country is […]