McDonough Museum of Art

At the McDonough 

Due to the current pandemic, the McDonough Museum of Art has put into place new health and safety precautions in order to protect our patrons, students, and staff and prevent the spread of COVID-19. These safeguards include: temperature and hand sanitizer station for visitors; face coverings required by all; social distancing of six feet or more; directional arrows to define traffic patterns; special hours by appointment for vulnerable populations; capacity limits of seven per gallery; enhanced institutional cleaning and sanitizing and daily health screenings for staff.

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Spring Graduating BFA  + MFA Thesis Exhibitions

April 23-May 8 



Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

The Northeast Ohio Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition Video showcases artwork from
students in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, and Ashtabula Counties in grades 7-12.

The program is designed to encourage student creativity, provide the opportunity for enrichment by interaction with their contemporaries, and bring student artwork into the public view. The Scholastic Art Awards program is the largest and most comprehensive annual student art competition in America. Founded in 1927 by Scholastic Inc., the Scholastic Art Awards program is dedicated to recognizing the achievements of young artists. The program has recognized more than 13 million creative teenagers, including Andy Warhol and Robert Redford in its 90-year history.

Black Artists Matter.Highlighting the artwork of historical and contemporary Black visual artists.

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black artists matter Vol 2

black artists matter Vol 3


the muse series

Muse Series

A partnership between the McDonough Museum and Dana School of Music, the Muse series features innovative expressions of contemporary culture. It serves to enrich Northeast Ohio with recitals of groundbreaking new music and dynamic collaborations.



The Scribe literary collaborative is a program of the John J McDonough Museum of Art intended to foster an ongoing partnership between the visual and literary arts.  


Ohio Arts Council

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