March 2016: Regional museums and exhibits

Akron Art Museum. 1 S. High, Akron, 44308; 330-376-9185. http://www.akronartmuseum.org. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Thursday.

The Andy Warhol Museum. 117 Sandusky St., Pittsburgh, Pa.; 412-237-8300. http://www.warhol.org. Collection includes paintings, sculpture, works on paper, prints, photographs and covers work from all periods. Includes drawings, commercial illustrations, sketchbooks, 1960s Pop, and 1980s collaborative paintings with younger artists. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday.

Arms Family Museum of Local History. 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-743-2589. http://www.mahoninghistory.org. Features exhibits of local historical  interest and the private furnishings of Wilford and Olive Arms.  In addition, a comprehensive archive of historical material is housed at the Tyler History Center.  Hours are noon-4 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; noon-7 p.m. on Thursday.

Art Outreach Gallery. Eastwood Mall, 5555 Youngstown-Warren Road, Suite 220, Niles, 44446; 330-652-1985. http://www.artoutreach.org. Works by local artists, particularly students in the local schools.

Artisan Cafe. 410 S. Main St., Warren, 44481; 234-223-2204. http://www.facebook.com/artisiancafe410. Features work by local artists, a cafe and artist studios.

Butler Institute of American Art. 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-743-1711. http://www.butlerart.com.  The Butler was founded in 1919 by Joseph Butler as the first museum dedicated to American art. Works span four centuries and are assembled according to the history of America. Offers a permanent collection and changing exhibits.

Butler Institute of American Art/Trumbull. 9350 E. Market, Howland, 44484; 330-609-9900. http://www.butlerart.com. Features local and regional art. “Signs: Photographs by Mark Perrott & Chuck Biddle.”  Through March 13. Features roadside images and rooftop landmarks taken over a 30-year period. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Free.

Carnegie Museum of Art. 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, 15213; 412-622-3131. http://www.cmoa.org. Features a broad spectrum of visual arts, including painting, sculpture, prints, photographs, decorative arts, design, film, video, and digital imagery. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Tuesday.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, 15213; 412-622-3131. http://www.carnegiemnh.org. Artifacts documenting the history of life and human cultures. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday; closed Tuesday.

Carnegie Science Center. One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, 15212; 412-237-3400. http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org. Four floors of interactive science exhibits.  10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday.

Cleveland Botanical Garden. 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, 44106; 216-721-1600. http://www.cbgarden.org. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History. 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, 44106; 1-800-317-9155. http://www.cmnh.org. Child-friendly museum emphasizes science, discovery and education. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Wednesday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday.

DNA Studios Independent Art Gallery. 137 S. Park Ave., Warren, 44481; 330-980-8794. https://www.facebook.com/dnaartgallery.

Davis Education and Visitor Center. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116. http://www.millcreekmetroparks.com. “Jewels of Winter Orchid Exhibit.” Feb. 2-March 13. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday. Free.

John Stark Edwards House. 303 Monroe St., N.W., Warren, 44483; 330-394-4653. Trumbull County Historical Society displays artifacts from the early history of the Western Reserve. 2-5 p.m., first Sunday.

Ford Nature Education Center. 840 Old Furnace Road, Mill Creek MetroParks, Youngstown, 44511; 330-740-7107. http://www.millcreekmetroparks.com. Nature exhibits and displays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. Free.

Great Lakes Science Center. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 44114; 216-694-2000. http://www.greatscience.com. Interactive science and technology exhibits.

Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center. 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, 15222; 412-454-6000. http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org. Features a sports history museum, archive and exhibits. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily.

Henry Barnhisel House. 1011 North State St., Girard,  44420; 330-545-6162. Home of the Girard Historical Society. 1-4 p.m. the second and fourth weekends.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts., 124 E. Leasure Ave., New Castle, 16101; 724-652-2882. http://www.hoytartcenter.org. Permanent and changing exhibits. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday.

M Gallery. 112 W. Commerce St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-743-5287.  Mixed-use venue offers regional art exhibits and a public meeting space. “Visions of Potential: Urban Opportunities in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties.” A multi-organization photographic and design exhibit highlighting  the potential of abandoned industrial sites in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. The show is a collaboration between the Western Reserve Port Authority, Trumbull County Brownfield Coalition, Trumbull Art Gallery, Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, Howland Township, the City of Warren, Trumbull County Planning Commission, former Struthers Mayor Dan Mamula, Youngstown Economic Action Group and the M Gallery. Featured artists are Melanie Rae Buonavolonta, Sarah Bokone, Adam Gregory, Carl Paul Henneman, DeShawn Scott, and James Shuttic. The exhibit also includes urban planning graduate student designs by Sam Friesema, Kevin Sweetland, Sara Weber, Loaei Thabet, Alena Miller, and Taylor Firestine. M Gallery director Johanna George curated the exhibit. Through March 18.

McDonough Museum of Art. YSU, 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown, 44502; 330-941-1400. http://mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu/index2.php. YSU-affiliated museum features exhibits by students, alumni, regional and national artists. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday.  Free.

McKelvey Gallery. 110 Space, 110 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-502-8982. http://www.110space.com. Gallery features paintings, ceramics, installations, photography, antiques, drawings, and lithographs.

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. 14000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 48106; 216-421-8671. http://www.mocacleveland.org. Contemporary art museum offers four floors of space for exhibitions, public programs and events. Also offers a gallery for new media work. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Thursday.

National Packard Museum. 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren, 44483; 330-394-1899. http://www.packardmuseum.org. Museum seeks to preserve the Packard legacy and recognize the automaker’s influence in transportation and industrial history through exhibits and outreach programs. “What’s In Your Barn Annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit.” Through May 2016. Noon-5 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m., Sunday.  $8. $5, free.

OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science and Technology. 11 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-744-5914. http://www.ohwowkids.org. Features interactive, technology-based exhibits. Winter hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; noon-4 p.m., Sunday. $8, $7, children under 2 admitted free.

Pro Football Hall of Fame. 2121 George Halas Drive, Canton, 44708; 330-456-8207. http://www.profootballhof.com. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Football history and exhibits.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. (East 9th at Lake Erie), Cleveland, 44114; 216-781-7625. http://www.rockhall.com. Exhibits chronicle the history and development of rock and roll music. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., daily; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Wednesday; and 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

The Soap Gallery. 117 S. Champion St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-240-0723. thesoapgalleryyo.com and https://www.facebook.com/soapgalleryyo. Downtown fine art gallery hosts exhibits and a schedule of events. 1-6 p.m., Tuesday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday; 1-6 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday.

Struthers Historical Society Museum. 50 Terrace St., Struthers, 44471; 330-755-7189. 2-4 p.m., first Sunday.

Sutliff Museum. Warren-Trumbull Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave., N.W., 44483, Warren; 330-399-8807, ext. 121.  An archive and items of local historical interest. 2-4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday. Free.

Trumbull Art Gallery. 158-162 N. Park Ave., Warren, 44481; 330-395-4876. http://www.trumbullartgallery.com. Features work by local and regional artists.  Noon-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Free.

Tyler History Center. 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-743-2589. http://www.mahoninghistory.org. Features permanent and changing exhibits, an archive, offices, a museum store and ballroom. π“The Ebony Lifeline Sports Museum: The Valley’s Diverse Athletic Heritage.” A collection of sports-related images, trophies, and equipment that highlight the sports contributions of the African American and Latino communities in the Mahoning Valley. Through April 30.

War Vet Museum. 23 E. Main St., Canfield, 44406; 330-533-6311. http://www.warvetmuseum.org. Artifacts from the Revolution through the Persian Gulf War.10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday.

Weller Gallery. Fellows Riverside Gardens, Mill Creek MetroParks, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, 44509; 330-740-7116.

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Art Gallery. Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown, 44504. “Charlene Galose.” Through March 18.

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor. 151 Wood St., Youngstown, 44503; 330-941-1314. Features exhibits chronicling the history and development of the local steel industry. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m., Saturday.

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