• THE BUTLER OFFERS FREE ARTS IN THE EARLY MORNING PROGRAMS - • STROLLER ART:  An informal gallery tour at 10:00 a.m. the first Thursday of each month (excluding December) for parents or caregivers with stroller – aged infants in tow up to 24 months old.  The tour is followed by coffee or tea in the museum Collections Café. • YOUNG FRIENDS ADVENTURE:  10:00 a.m. the second Thursday of each […]
  • Film on Art Series -  Film on Art Series The Butler’s free Film on Art series features art history documentaries, which are shown on Tuesdays at noon in the museum’s state-of-the-art Beecher Center Zona Auditorium. Likewise, the Butler’s Art of Film series, shown at scheduled times, presents the best of Hollywood classics drawn from the American Film Institute’s list of the top […]
  • MUSIC AT NOON - Music at Noon The YSU Dana School of Music CONSTRUCTION DETOUR TO THE BUTLER YSU’s Dana School of Music adds LIVE music to further inspire the experience of a visit to the Butler’s Beecher Court each Wednesday with recitals and performances from various ensembles.  Music begins at 12:15 pm.  Spring 2017 Performance Schedule January 11: […]
  • Eva Petric, LIEBE. lace assemblage installation, St. Stephan's Cathedral, Vienna, Austria
Photo Credit:  Andreas Scheiblecker Eva Petric: In Between Universes - Extended by popular demand through April 9, 2017 In this exhibition, Eva Petric creates an interplay of light and shadow by composing a  “lace assemblage” from found, donated, and inherited hand-made pieces of lace collected from all over the world, and combining them with sound and video projections.  It is her homage to the delicate […]
  • frnt_lecture_card_2017-1_img Butler Art Lecture Series - A Butler Director’s Art Lecture Series – Winter 2017 With Dr. Louis Zona  MY FAVORITE THINGS February – April 2017 CONSTRUCTION DETOUR TO THE BUTLER Join Butler director, Dr. Louis Zona for a series of five Sunday afternoon lectures February 12 February 26 March 5 March 12 April 9 These free lectures are presented at […]
  • Iconic Live Guitar Performances on DVD - Iconic Live Guitar Performances on DVD Showing Saturdays at 1 pm in the Butler’s Zona Auditorium NOTICE:  These movies of the live performances of adult musicians and rock guitar artists.  They are unrated.  Adult supervision and discretion is advised. February 25 – Crossroads: Eric Clapton Guitar Festival, 2004 March 4 – Jeff Beck: Live in Tokyo […]