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  • 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 YSU’s Dana School of Music adds LIVE music to further inspire the experience of a visit to the Butler’s Beecher Court.  Wednesdays during Youngstown State University’s Fall and Spring semesters the Dana School brings recitals and performances from various ensembles and soloists. Art and music all in one […]
  • Butler Art Lecture Series - A Butler Director’s Art Lecture Series With Dr. Louis Zona *At this time there is no current Lecture Series scheduled. Please check back soon for a new list of lectures beginning after Jan. 1, 2018. These free lectures are presented at 2:00 pm Sundays in Zona Auditorium on the first floor of the Butler’s Beecher […]
  • 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 […]
  • Art Museum Day - THE BUTLER INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN ART TO JOIN ASSOCIATION OF ART MUSEUM DIRECTORS’ EIGHTH ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF ART MUSEUM DAY FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017 WITH A SPECIAL PRESENTATION FROM GUEST ARTIST RON BARRON FOR STRUTHERS MIDDLE SCHOOL 7TH GRADERS THE THEME OF ART MUSEUM DAY 2017:  ART MUSEUMS FOSTER VIBRANT COMMUNITIES Youngstown, Ohio, May 16, 2017—THE BUTLER […]
  • Victoria Lowe: In the Realm of the Senses - Victoria Lowe: In the Realm of the Senses Exhibition: October 15 – December 17, 2017 Meet-the-Artist Opening Reception: October 15, 2017 1-3 PM Victoria Lowe‘s paintings encompass all modes of abstract painting, appearing as visual phenomena, perceptual conundrums, or personal testaments, and go further to become deeply immersive experiences. Her work presents with fields of sprayed […]
  • 79th Area Artists Annual - 79th Area Artists Annual Reception & Award Presentation: October 29, 1-3 PM Exhibition on view: Oct. 29 – Dec. 17 The Butler’s Area Artists Annual is one of three juried exhibitions the Butler presents yearly composed of selected works from artists who reside within Columbiana, Mahoning and Trumbull counties in Ohio; and Lawrence and Mercer […]
  • FREE Family Days -
  • 47th Annual American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show - 47th Annual American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 10 AM – 5 PM Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 10 AM – 4 PM The Butler Institute of American Art proudly presents the 47th Annual American Holiday Arts & Crafts Show! The top holiday arts & crafts show in the area. On December […]
  • 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 […]