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The Butler Institute of American Art

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Community

Location

524 Wick AveYoungstown, OH 44502 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The museum's mission is to preserve and collect works of art in all media created by citizens of our country. The Institute's holdings now exceed 20,000 individual works, and the Butler is known worldwide as "America's Museum."

Description

The Butler Institute is the first museum of American art. The original structure, dedicated in 1919, is a McKim, Mead and White architectural masterpiece listed on the National Register of Historic places. The museum's mission is to preserve and collect works of art in all media created by citizens of our country. The Institute's holdings now exceed 20,000 individual works, and the Butler is known worldwide as "America's Museum."

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by Renee S. from Youngstown, OH (Administrator for this Organization) (March 23, 2012)
America's first museum founded 1919 Free Admission daily

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