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John J. McDonough Museum of Art

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525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
330-941-3701

Monday, February 2020

Steve Gurysh – Department of Art Lecture Series

Monday, February 24 2020 @ 5:10 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Steve Gurysh

Steve Gurysh will speak as part of the Department of Art Lecture Series on Monday, February 24 at 5:10pm at the McDonough Museum of Art lecture hall. Steve Gurysh is an artist based in Pittsburgh. He is a current fellow at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and is the co-founder and director of The Drift, a platform for artistic production and research that explores bodies of water as a context, site, and material. Gurysh received his MFA from Carnegie…

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Wednesday, March 2020

Kimberly Chapman – Gallery Talk

Wednesday, March 4 2020 @ 5:10 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Kimberly Chapman

Ohio artist, Kimberly Chapman, is our 2020 Emerging Visual Artist. She produces porcelain sculptures that balance the beautiful and the macabre. The artwork calls upon past experiences as well as emotionally charged sociopolitical issues for their content. As part of the Scribe literary collaborative, this exhibition will be accompanied by over 100 journals created by YSU students. The booklets will contain written and visual art inspired by themes presented in the artist’s work.

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The Foreigner’s Home

Thursday, March 19 2020 @ 6:00 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
The Foreigner's Home

Film screening and dialogue with filmmakers Rian Brown and Geoff Pingree on Thursday, March 19, at 6:00pm in the McDonough Museum of Art lecture hall.

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Murray Robertson – Department of Art Lecture Series

Tuesday, March 24 2020 @ 5:10 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Murray Robertson

Murray Robertson will speak as part of the Department of Art Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 24 at the McDonough Museum of Art lecture hall. Murray Robertson studied at Glasgow School of Art and continues to live and work in Glasgow. Whilst maintaining an interest in traditional fine art and printmaking through many years of association with Glasgow Print Studio it is the research, development and application of new technologies, specifically digital imaging and printing, that has most influenced current…

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84th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition – McDonough Museum of Art

Friday, March 27 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
84th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition

The 84th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition will be held at the McDonough Museum of Art, March 27 – April 10, 2020. A public reception will be held on Friday, March 27, from 5-7pm. The annual juried exhibition of work is by students currently enrolled in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University.

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LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Saturday, March 28 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

The LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the McDonough Museum of Art galleries. Ekphrasis is one art made from another; for example, a poem inspired by a painting or ballet, or a sculpture inspired by a novel or film. Join Lit Youngstown for a workshop on writing inspired by artwork in the McDonough Museum galleries. Part of the Scribe literary collaborative.

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Wednesday, April 2020

Dana School of Music Student Composers – Dana at McDonough

Wednesday, April 1 2020 @ 7:30 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Dana at McDonough

World premieres by Dana School of Music Student Composers on Wednesday, April 1, at 7:30pm at the McDonough Museum of Art galleries.

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LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Thursday, April 2 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 5:30pm

John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

The LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the McDonough Museum of Art galleries. Ekphrasis is one art made from another; for example, a poem inspired by a painting or ballet, or a sculpture inspired by a novel or film. Join Lit Youngstown for a workshop on writing inspired by artwork in the McDonough Museum galleries. Part of the Scribe literary collaborative.

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Open Projector Night

Tuesday, April 7 2020 @ 5:30 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Open Projector Night

Open mic style event featuring regional video work on April 7, at 5:30pm in the McDonough Museum of Art lecture hall.

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LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Reading

Thursday, April 9 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
LIT Youngstown Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Ekphrasis is one art made from another; for example, a poem inspired by a painting or ballet, or a sculpture inspired by a novel or film. Join Lit Youngstown writers for an evening of writing inspired by the work of YSU Department of Art students from the 84th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition. Part of the Scribe literary collaborative.

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Jackie Sumell – Department of Art Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 15 2020 @ 5:10 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Jackie Sumell

Jackie Sumell will speak as part of the Department of Art Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 15 in the McDonough Museum of Art lecture hall. Jackie Sumell is a multidisciplinary artist inspired most by the lives of everyday people. Her work speaks to both traditional artist communities and those historically marginalized by structural racism. Ms. Sumell’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout the US and Europe. She has been the recipient of several residencies and awards including, 2016 Robert Rauschenberg…

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Ekmeles – Seeds of Skies Alibis

Tuesday, April 21 2020 @ 7:30 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Ekmeles

Ekmeles, praised for their “extraordinary sense of pitch” (NY Times), is a vocal ensemble dedicated to the performance of new and rarely-heard works and gems of the historical avant garde. Described by The New Yorker as a “brilliant young ensemble ... defining a fresh and virtuosic American sound,” Ekmeles presents Marc Sabat’s Seeds of Skies Alibis, an oratorio for six voices and electronics. The work takes as its text an original libretto by Berlin-based poet Uljana Wolf, based on Ovid.…

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Spring Graduating BFA Exhibition

Friday, April 24 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Spring Graduating BFA Exhibition

The Spring Graduating BFA Exhibition will be held April 24–May 9, 2020 at the McDonough Museum of Art. There will be an opening reception on Friday, April 24, from 5-7pm. The exhibition of work is by students graduating in the spring semester from the Department of Art at Youngstown State University.

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MFA Thesis Exhibition: Venise Abell’s Black Still

Friday, April 24 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John J. McDonough Museum of Art, 525 Wick Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
Venise Abell's Black Still

MFA Thesis Exhibition: Venise Abell’s Black Still will be on display April 24 – May 9, 2020 at the McDonough Museum of Art. There will be an opening reception Friday, April 24, 5-7pm. The exhibition features works by students graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Visual Arts.

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