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Before visiting The Butler Institute of American Art, view our COVID-19 page for the protocol and policy in place for your safety and the safety of museum employees. Click the link below.

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Let The Butler take you on a journey

Intimate and inspiring, a visit to the Butler brings you face-to-face with one of the premier American art collections spanning the past 300 years. Travel through the history of America through the work of the nation’s  renowned artists. Tour the Butler, and discover what American art can inspire in you.

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Tour, Eat, Shop

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Museum Store

Take home a piece of The Butler to keep the inspiration going. Our gift shop offers a wide variety of art-related items, as well as unique locally-made pieces, that will be sure to delight you.

Hours:

Temporarily Closed due to Covid-19

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Collections Café

Stop in our Collections Café by AVI Food Systems for a snack or to get a refreshing drink. House-made sandwiches, wraps and hot soups are on the menu, along with treats for your sweet tooth.

Hours:

Temporarily Closed due to Covid-19

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Fine Arts Sales Gallery

Visitors at the Butler can view and purchase local artistic talent in the Fine Arts Sales Gallery.

Hours:

Temporarily Closed due to Covid-19

merchandise for sale

Museum Store

Take home a piece of The Butler to keep the inspiration going. Our gift shop offers a wide variety of art-related items, as well as unique locally-made pieces, that will be sure to delight you.

Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday: 11am – 4pm

Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

cafe counter

Collections Café

Stop in our Collections Café by AVI Food Systems for a snack or to get a refreshing drink. House-made sandwiches, wraps and hot soups are on the menu, along with treats for your sweet tooth.

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 2pm

art work on walls for sale

Fine Arts Sales Gallery

Visitors at the Butler can view and purchase local artistic talent in the Fine Arts Sales Gallery.

Hours:

Tuesday – Saturday: 11am – 4pm

Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Youngstown Location

524 Wick Ave
Youngstown, Ohio 44505

Contact Info

Phone: (330) 743-1107

Fax: (330) 743-9567

Email: info@butlerart.com

Hours

Tues-Sat: 11am to 4pm

Sunday: Noon to 4pm

Closed Mon & major holidays

Become A Member

Membership in the Butler is the primary way of being a part of one of America’s premiere visual arts organization. In addition to the knowledge that you are supporting The Butler Institute of American Art and its cultural programming, Butler members receive numerous benefits such as reciprocal access to museums throughout America, invitations to membership only events including the popular holiday craft show preview. Members receive discounts in the Butler stores and classes and invitations to special exhibition and director tours.

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$50 Annual Fee

Family Memberships

A Family Membership includes 2 adults and all children in the household under 18. Members at this level are entitled to receive all mailings, a discount in The Butler Museum Store and a 15% discount on teen/adult art classes through The Butler Education Department.

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$40 Annual Fee

Individual Memberships

An Individual Membership includes 1 person. Members at this level are entitled to receive all mailings, a discount in The Butler Museum Store and a 15% discount on art classes through The Butler Education Department.

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$60 Annual Fee

Sustaining Memberships

A Sustaining Membership includes 2 adults and all children in the household under age 18. Members at this level are entitled to receive all mailings, a discount in The Butler Museum Store, a 15% discount on art classes through The Butler Education Department, and reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums.

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$100 Annual Fee

Donor Memberships

A Donor Membership includes 2 adults and all children in the household under 18. Members at this level are entitled to receive all mailings, a discount in The Butler Museum Store, a 15% discount on teen/adult art classes through The Butler Education Department, reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums and reciprocal privileges at over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more.

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$300 Annual Fee

Sponsor – Trustee’s Circle

A Sponsor membership includes 2 adults and all children in the household. This is a Butler Trustees Circle level membership and entitles members to receive all mailings, a discount in The Butler Museum Store, a 15% discount on teen/adult art classes through The Butler Education Department, reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums, reciprocal privileges at over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more. Members at the Trustees Circle Sponsor level also receive invitations to Trustees Circle member exclusive events throughout the year. Names of members at this level are recognized on a plaque in The Butler’s Beecher Court.

tour of the gallery
$500 Annual Fee

Patron – Trustee’s Circle

This level is for 2 adults and all children in family. With it you will receive all mailings, a discount in the museum gift shop, a discount on classes, reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums, reciprocal privileges at over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more. Also, you will receive your name on a plaque in The Butler’s Beecher Court listed at the Patron level and invitations to Trustees Circle member exclusive events throughout the year.

trustees event with food
$1,000 Annual Fee

Collector – Trustee’s Circle

This level is for 2 adults and all children in family. With it you will receive all mailings, a discount in the museum gift shop, a discount on classes, reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums, reciprocal privileges at over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more. Also, you will receive your name on a plaque in The Butler’s Beecher Court listed at the Collector level and invitations to Trustees Circle member exclusive events throughout the year. This level includes more exclusive event invitations for Collective and Connoisseur level members only.

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$3,000 Annual Fee

Connoisseur – Trustee’s Circle

This level is for 2 adults and all children in family. With it you will receive all mailings, a discount in the museum gift shop, a discount on classes, reciprocal privileges with 14 Ohio art museums, reciprocal privileges at over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more. Also, you will receive your name on a plaque in The Butler’s Beecher Court listed at the Connoisseur level and invitations to Trustees Circle member exclusive events throughout the year. This level includes more exclusive event invitations for Collective and Connoisseur level members only.

Board of Trustees

Gary Bitonte, M.D, President
Dr. Michael Shultz, Vice President
Atty. Franklin S. Bennett, Jr, Treasurer
Vincent Bacon, Secretary
Salvatore C. Apicella, M.D.
Bobby Baker
Virginia Banks, M.D.
Ron Barron
William J. Bresnahan, Emeritus
Thomas J. Cavalier
Joe Dickey, Jr., Emeritus
John L. Dunne, D.O.
Constantine G. Economus, M.D.

Thomas Humphries
Tazim N. Jaffer
Atty. Carl G. James
Atty. Nils P. Johnson
Nicholas Katz, M.D.
David J. Kostolansky
Doug Lumsden
Charles Masters
Thomas McNickle
Consuelo Mendez, M.D..
Richard Moore
Chris Muransky
Anthony Payiavlas

Judge Benita Y. Pearson
Catherine W. Powers
Robert Savage
Ted Schmidt
Clarence R. Smith
John Sumansky, Ph.D.
Daniel Tidrick
James P. Tressel
Don Tucker, Emeritus
Florence Wang
Atty. Jeffery Williams, Emeritus
Nicholas Zennario, Emeritus
Scott Zoldan