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The Butler Institute of American Art

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Address: 524 Wick Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502-1213
Phone Number: 3307431107
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You love art and a beautiful place to view it? This is your place, you love eclecticism and a mix of mediums? This is the place for you. You love imagination and creativity? Then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You love art and a beautiful place to view it? This is your place, you love eclecticism and a mix of mediums? This is the place for you. You love imagination and creativity? Then this is the place for you.

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Thank Sarah T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a few miles from Route 80 or the Ohio Turnpike/ Rte 680 is one of the world's most prestige collections. A prized gem in the art. Wyeth, Jaspers Johns, Rauschenberg, Cassatt, Cooper, Winslow Homer and so much more; all fine master works. Efficient, cool and quiet. Donations accepted but no set fees. Free parking. Closed Mondays. Downtown Cafe's and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Art? Stuff? This place has both. Free entry, free parking, permanent collection and changing exhibitions to keep your interest.

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Thank BridgidC
Clarksburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Butler Institute of American Art is a magnificent and shining gem. Deceiving in its size as viewed from the road, Google Maps, and even from the imagery on their own homepage, ‘The Butler’ as it is commonly referred to has an extensive collection spread out over two floors in its main building (with three floors of art in its... More 

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Newton Falls, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The art there was soo incredible. When we were finish my son actually said he was impressed...nuff said.....a must see for anyone

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Youngstown, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

That's right, little ol' Youngstown Ohio has this treasure right under our noses. Amazing curators. Fabulous art. And a beautiful setting.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We only had time to make a single stop while staying overnight in the Youngstown area. The overcast skies made the decision for us, and we are all glad we did. The building itself is a work of art, and I must admit to being awed at almost every gallery inside as well. Very well laid out, great collection. Just... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic place. I'd never know there was such a jewel here with well renowned artwork. Take the day to see it all. You won't be disappointed.

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Niles, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you want to see beautiful art pieces, visit a gift shop, and sit in the atrium while eating your lunch, this is the place to be. Absolutely wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Great American art institute - free of charge, but donations are greatly appreciated - wonderful array of American art - and just love the Indian statute outside of the Butler, who "greets" you upon arrival!

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