Mad About the Arts is Feb. 24

Mad About the Arts, the annual fund-raiser for the  McDonough Museum of Art and YSU SMARTS–Students Motivated by the Arts, is Friday, Feb. 24, at the museum on the YSU campus.

Mad About the Arts at YSU is an annual fundraiser for SMARTS (Students Motivated by the Arts) and the McDonough Museum of Art.

Last year's Mad About the Arts event.

The Friends of the Arts Preview Reception starts at 6:30 p.m., and the evening’s main celebration is from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. The main celebration features the Second Avenue Project, a group of eight players that will provide classic selections of rhythm and blues, swing, jazz and Top 40. On display during this event will be the Biennial Faculty Exhibition.

Promotional assistance and support for Mad About the Arts is provided by City Printing, Ad Dimension, 27 WKBN/Fox Youngstown/33WYTV/MyYTV, Mix 98.9 & 570 WKBN and WYSU 88.5 FM Food and Beverage. Sponsors include Aladdin’s Eatery, Café Cimmento Italian Food and Wines, Cassese’s MVR, Giannios Candy, Chalet Premier, Danny BOYS, Enjoy Youngstown, Kravitz Deli, Rust Belt Brewery, The Lemon Grove Cafe, The Mocha House, Thirsty Dog Brewing Company, Markko Vineyards, Mastropietro Winery and Tropea’s Fine Pastry. Flowers from Edward’s Florist.

Cost for the Friends Reception is $80. Cost for the main celebration is $45. Call 330-941-2787 for tickets.