Student art exhibit opens this week

art showThe 78th Annual Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition featuring works by students enrolled in Youngstown State University’s Department of Art opens March 28 and runs through April 11 at the John J. McDonough Museum of Art on campus.

A reception and awards ceremony will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, at the museum. The exhibit is sponsored by the Student Art Association.

Dan Byers, the Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art, is the exhibit’s juror.

The McDonough Museum of Art is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is free. For more information, call 330-941-1400 or visit