Current & Upcoming Exhibitions & Artist Openings

  • A Century of Fashion by Pete Ballard - Ongoing 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 of the marriage of Ballard’s […]
  • Alfred Leslie: One Hundred Characters In Search Of A Reader - Alfred Leslie: One Hundred Characters In Search Of A Reader Butler Trumbull Branch Exhibition On View: January 13 – March 10, 2019 Meet-the-Artist: January 13, 2019 1-3 PM This exhibition from painter, photographer, film maker, set designer, and writer Alfred Leslie is comprised of his current series of dye sublimation prints he calls the Pixel […]
  • Americana & Folk Art - Sept 13, 2013 Through 2018. (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, […]
  • Attention Visitors! Beecher Center is Under Construction - Beecher Center is Under Construction The Beecher Center, located on the south end of the building, is under construction for remodeling and updating of the facilities. Work is expected to be completed mid January. Due to this remodel, the galleries located on the first floor, second floor, and basement of this portion of the museum […]
  • Cliff McGinnis: The Bird as Theme in American Art - Ongoing (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 inaugurates the Butler’s […]
  • Margeaux Walter: Stages - Margeaux Walter: Stages Exhibition on View: August 19 – January 20, 2019 Meet-the-Artist Reception: August 19, 2018 1-3 PM Margeaux Walter uses photography and video as a means of perceiving and interpreting a world so inundated with images. Her work addresses the role of photography in the creation of the self-image, and is centered on […]
  • Pastel Society of America: 46th Annual Exhibition - Pastel Society of America: 46th Annual Exhibition Exhibition on View: December 23rd, 2018-February 24th, 2019 This exhibition, drawn from The Pastel Society of America’s annual fall exhibition, features works by some of the nation’s premier pastel painters. The Pastel Society of America (PSA) is the oldest organization of its kind in the nation.  A primary […]
  • Southern Roots: The Paintings of Winfred Rembert - Southern Roots: The Paintings of Winfred Rembert Exhibition: December 23, 2018 – February 17, 2019 This traveling exhibition of carved and dyed leather works by Winfred Rembert creates a vibrant, rhythmic imagery of the African American artist’s life in 1950’s-60’s Georgia.  Featuring 29 works, including the premiere of several recent paintings by Rembert, the exhibition […]
  • Todd Gray: Pop Geometry - Todd Gray: Pop Geometry Exhibition on View: December 23, 2018 – February 17, 2019 Public Meet-the-Artist: January 27th, 2019 1-3 pm Comprised of approximately 20 mixed media wall and floor sculptures, this exhibition from Todd Gray revisits the Pop Era with a distinct currency and impact when considered from a contemporary perspective. The works all […]