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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 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.  Wednesdays during Youngstown State University’s Fall and Spring semesters the Dana School brings recitals and performances from various ensembles and soloists.  […]
  • Butler Art Lecture Series - A Butler Director’s Art Lecture Series – Summer 2017 With Dr. Louis Zona  MASTERS OF AMERICAN ART June – August 2017 CONSTRUCTION DETOUR TO THE BUTLER Join Butler director, Dr. Louis Zona for a series of seven Sunday afternoon lectures: June 11                 George Segal:  And Figurative Sculpture of the 60s June 25         […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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 […]
  • Summer Visual Arts Day Camp - Click here for more details
  • 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 […]