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Western Reserve Public Media is accepting special events submissions for the History Circle’s Calendar of Events. The deadline for submissions is the 25th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. Information can be e-mailed to or mailed to Diane Steinert, Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent, Ohio, 44240.



Ask the Man Who Owns One—Special Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Now open 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Over 400 Packard automobiles were built in Warren from 1899 to 1903. Learn about the people who designed them, customers who drove them and struggles of the workforce. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit

The 83rd Annual Midyear Show—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through July 28 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This annual juried show exhibits the artworks of adult artists from throughout the United States. The exhibit includes accepted works in all two-dimensional media. Admission is free; monetary donations are appreciated. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit

Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Sept. 1 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Mark Perrott has spent decades documenting the ever-expanding tribe of tattooed Americans. In this current series, Perrott turns his camera to the now increasing tribe of highly decorated, aging and graying baby boomers. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad—Canton Museum of Art
Through Oct. 20 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching “fugitive” slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. For more information, call
330-453-7666 or visit

A Heritage of Harvest: The Industry of Agriculture in Western Stark County
Opens June 22 and continues through Oct. 13 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. This exhibition is presented in conjunction with ProjectEAT!, the Canton Museum of Art, the William McKinley Museum and Presidential Library, StarkFresh and Walsh University. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit

Window Preservation Program—Salem Preservation Society
Thursday, June 6, at 7 p.m. Ruth Smucker House, 271 S. Broadway St., Salem. This free program describes the process for restoring both historic and contemporary windows in residential and commercial buildings, and the advantages of restoring rather than replacing them. For more information, visit

Centennial Impressions: A Celebration of Prints—The Youngstown State University John J. McDonough Museum of Art
June 8 through July 20; public reception Saturday, June 8, from 5-7 p.m. 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This exhibition features masterworks of modern printmaking from the Butler Institute of American Art in celebration of its 100th anniversary. For more information, visit

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