Current & Upcoming Exhibits

D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center
Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm

April 10 – June 17
Florals from the Butler

Fellows Riverside Gardens – Weller Gallery
An amazing array of floral paintings from the Butler Institute of Art will be featured in the Weller Gallery. These images are part of the Butler permanent collection. Artists such as George Biddle, Catherine Burchfield, Chen Chi and more will delight and inspire viewers.

June 22 – August 12
Botanical Threads

Fellows Riverside Gardens – Weller Gallery
Artists: Peggy Lynn Cox and Mary Lou Alexander
Two artists combine their talents and works to present Botanical Threads. Both Peggy Cox and Mary Lou Alexander used laborious methods to eco-print onto various fabrics. The natural dyes for the fabrics were prepared by the artists from plants. This process has been referred to as “the slow fiber movement”. Each artist had her own approach to obtain these beautiful fabrics.

August 18 – October 3
Wings of Love
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Weller Gallery
Artist: Pamela Cohen
A magnificent array of avian species exquisitely photographed to portray the wonders of nature. Images will accentuate the delicate beauty of many birds, leaving the viewer with a sense of awe, fascination, and appreciation.

October 13 – January 6, 2019
Mahoning Valley Watercolor Society
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Weller Gallery
Artists: Members of the Mahoning Valley Watercolor Society
The MVWS members-only show demonstrates the variety of styles and interests of the artists in this local painting group. Viewers will enjoy the colors and energy, ranges of media and glimpses of recognizable places.

May 11 – Decemeber
A Diamond in the Rough
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Outdoor Gallery
Local topiary artist, Mike Gibson uses his self-taught landscaping and art skills to creatively transform trees and shrubs into whimsical living sculptures. This exhibit will showcase uniquely shaped topiaries in the Outdoor Gallery and selected areas at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Mill Creek MetroParks History
Fellows Riverside Gardens – Melnick Museum
The Melnick Museum offers the visitor a peek into the unique history of Mill Creek MetroParks. Look back and discover how Volney Rogers garnered property and how that land has grown into Mill Creek MetroParks. Learn about the generosity of Elizabeth Fellows that was the beginning of Fellows Riverside Gardens. And take time to learn about the early days of McGuffey and his boyhood homestead located in Coitsville and now known as the McGuffey Wildlife Preserve.