• 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 2019 Tuesdays from Noon to 1:00 pm 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 […]
  • MUSIC AT NOON - Music at Noon 2019 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 […]
  • Butler Art Lecture Series - Butler Art Spring Lecture Series 2019 Join Dr. Zona for these free, Sunday afternoon talks at 2 PM in Zona Auditorium on the first floor of the Butler’s Beecher Center: FEBRUARY 24 – The New York School & The School of Paris MARCH 3 – A History of American Realism APRIL 14 – Art of the Great Depression […]
  • FREE Family Days - FREE Family Days at the Youngstown location, Sundays at 1:30 PM October 21, 2018 , November 18, 2018, January 20, 2019, February 17, 2019, March 17, April 7, 2019 (dates are tentative) Join artist and Butler docent, Sandy Trolio, for an afternoon of family tours, demonstrations and art making. Enjoy time with your family in […]
  • painting of woman with red mohawk Kevin Llewellyn: The Devil’s Valentine - Kevin Llewellyn: The Devil’s Valentine March 10th – May 5th, 2019 Preview Party: March 9th   7-10pm (RSVP required) Meet-the-Artist: March 10th    1-3pm  (Public) Talent is assuredly inborn. While study will always be valued, what nature has given in the way of gifts, is a primary force. Ohio born, California artist, Kevin Llewellyn is proof […]
  • Richard Mitchell Lecture - Richard Mitchell Truth and Illusion in the History of Still Photography March 24th, 2019 at 2 pm Zona Auditorium A brief discussion of “Truth” and “Illusion” in the history of still photography. Professor Mitchell will discuss the transitional nature of photography as both document and artistic expression. Examples from the history of still photography will […]