Museums & galleries for May


Art Outreach Gallery, Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Niles; 330-219-7833. 5-9 p.m., Friday; 1-9 p.m., Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday. Displays works by local artists, particularly students in the local school systems. Free.

SMARTS Center Gallery, 258 W. Federal St., Youngstown; 330-941-2787. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday; other times by appointment. Located in the upper floor of the DeYor/Powers Auditorium complex. Free.

Trumbull Art Gallery, 196 E. Market, Warren; 330-395-4876. “Women of the World: A Photographic Journey of the New Americans of the Mahoning Valley.” Through May 5. “Contrast.” Works by George Kocar and John Carlson. Through May 11. “Sudden Opportunity.” An exhibit by five local artists and show lottery winners. May 15-June 9.  Noon-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Free.


Akron Art Museum, One S. High, Akron; 330-376-9185. “Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster.” Through June 3. “Ray Turner: Population.” Through May 27. “Making Sense of Science: The Sounds of Teaching and Studenting in Four Urban Classrooms.” Through July 15. “String of Hearts: Photographs by Bea Nettles.” Through July 22. $7, $6, $5, free.

Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, Pa.; 412-237-8300. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday.  “About Face.” Through May 13. Arne Svenson, a New York photographer working in collaboration with The Warhol, created a series of portraits in the exhibition. “Warhol and Cars: American Icons.” “Warhol and Cars: American Icons” examines Warhol’s enduring fascination with automobiles. Through May 13.

Arms Family Museum of Local History, 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-2589. 1-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; closed Monday. Exhibits of local interest, an archival and research library and the private furnishings of Wilford and Olive Arms. “Greystone Centennial Exhibit,” the period-furnished rooms of the Arms family home. Exhibits: “The Story of My House,” “On Air,” “Battle Lines Drawn,” “Titanic: Tragedy in the Headlines,” “The Valley Experience,” and  “Visiting a Victorian Parlor.” $4-$2.

Butler Institute of American Art,524 Wick Ave., Youngstown; 330-743-1711.  11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; noon-4 p.m., Sunday. “Ron Barron: TrashScans.” Through June 3.  “Master Prints: Butler Collection.” Through June 10.  “David Genaway: View Points. ” Through June 10. “James Stewart: Work. Through June 10. “Great American Art Auction: Fine Art and More.”  May 11. “Susan Leopold: Interiors Disrupted.” May 13-July 29. “Ron Mistovich: A Retrospective.” May 13-June 24. Coming up: “Annual National Juried Show: 76th National Midyear Exhibition.” June 24-Aug. 19, 2012. Free.

Butler Institute of American Art/Salem, 343 E. State, Salem; 330-332-8213. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Free.

Butler Institute of American Art/Trumbull, 9350 E. Market, Howland; 330-609-9900. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Free.

Carnegie Museum of Art, 4400 Forbes, Pittsburgh; 412-622-3131. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. “Duncan Campbell.” Through July 8. “The Art Connection Annual Student Exhibition.” Through May 3.  “Henri Matisse: The Thousand and One Nights.“ Through July 15. “Maya Lin.” Through May 13. “Hand Made: Contemporary Craft in Ceramic, Glass, and Wood.” Ongoing. “Past Meets Present: Decorative Arts and Design at Carnegie Museum of Art.” Ongoing. $10, $7, $6.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, 4400 Forbes, Pittsburgh; 412-622-3131. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. “RACE: Are We So Different?” Till April 27, 2014; “M is for Museum.” Till Aug. 26. $10, $7, $6, free.

Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh; 412-237-3400. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday through Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday. “A Whole New Experience”; “Miniature Railroad and Village.”$14, $10.

Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd., Cleveland; 216-421-7450. Featuring the following movies in The Premiere Showcase: “Leap Year,” “The Myth of the American Sleepover,” “Rapt,” “The Tree,” “Fallen Gods,” “The Imperialists are Still Alive,” and more; In “Ten” from Jonathan Rosenbaum’s Top 100: “Too Eary, Too Late,” “Avante,” and more; In “A Second Look” Program: “Diary of a Country Priest,” “Warsaw Bridge,” “Throne of Blood,” and  more. Visit the Web site for a movie and viewing schedule. $9, $7, $5.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland; 1-800-317-9155. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Wednesday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday.  $7-$4.

Cortland-Bazetta Historical Museum, Viets House, 224 N. High St., Cortland; 330-638-3467. 1-4 p.m., Sunday (except January/ holidays). $5.

John Stark Edwards House, 303 Monroe St., N.W., Warren; 330-394-4653. Focuses on the early history of the Western Reserve. Open for tours the first Sunday. 2-5 p.m. Free.

Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh; 412-454-6000. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. $7.50 adults; $6 seniors; $5 students; $3.50 children 6-18; free to members/children under 6.

Henry Barnhisel House, 1011 North State St., Girard; 330-545-6162. Home of the Girard Historical Society. 1-4 p.m. the second and fourth weekends. 10 a.m.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, Pa.; 724-652-2882. a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

McDonough Museum of Art,YSU, Wick Avenue, Youngstown; 330-941-1400. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday; Noon-5 p.m., Sunday.  “Spring Graduating BFA Show.” An exhibition of work by students graduating in the spring semester from the Department of Art at YSU. Through May 12. Free.

Museum of Ceramics, 400 E. 5th, East Liverpool; 330-386-6001. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The rise and fall of East Liverpool’s potteries. $3, $2.40, $1.

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 8501 Carnegie Ave., #2, Cleveland; 216-421-8671. 11 a.m.-5 p .m., Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Wednesday. There are no current exhibitions until the museum reopens in its new building in October 2012. $4, $3, free.

National Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren; 330-394-1899. Showcases the history and development of the Packard automobile. Includes automobiles from the inception of Packard through the 1950s. On display: “Motorcycles from Around the World.” Through May 20.

OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology, 11 W. Federal St.,  Youngstown. Interactive and educational displays in a hands on museum setting.  Wednesday through Sunday. $7, $5, free (under 2 years old).

Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive, Canton; 330-456-8207.  9 a.m.-8 p.m., daily (Memorial Day-Labor Day), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Pro football history and exhibits. $18, $15, $12, free.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 1 Key Plaza, Cleveland; 216-781-7625. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., daily; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday.  “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power.” Till Feb. 26, 2012. $20, $14, $11, free.

Struthers Historical Society Museum, 50 Terrace St., Struthers; 330-755-7189. 2-4 p.m., first Sunday.

Sutliff Museum, Warren Public Library, 444 Mahoning, Warren; 330-399-8807, ext. 121.  2-4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Free.

War Vet Museum, 23 E. Main St., Canfield; 330-533-6311. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily. Artifacts from the Revolution through the Persian Gulf War.  Free.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, 151 Wood St., Youngstown; 330-941-1314.  Noon-4 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday, and noon-4 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month.  Features permanent and traveling exhibits on labor and the development, growth and collapse of the steel industry in the Mahoning Valley.


Cleveland Botanical Garden, 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland; 216-721-1600. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $7, $3, free.

Davis Education and Visitor Center, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley, Youngstown; 330-740-7116. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. Free.

Ford Nature Education Center, Volney Road at Old Furnace Road, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown; 330-740-7107. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Exhibits, hands-on nature games and displays. Free.


John H. Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark, Cleveland; 216-433-2000. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Holidays. Learn about aeronautics, engineering, Mars, and more. Free.

Great Lakes Science Center, North Coast Harbor, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland; 216-694-2000. www. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Sunday.Interactive science and technology exhibits. F$14.95, $11.95, $9.95, $7.50, $5.50 (galleries and omnimax). Free for Max Members.

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