News Release: MassMu Representatives to Advocate for Museums in Washington DC

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News Release: MassMu Representatives to Advocate for Museums in Washington DC

Massillon Museum Executive Director Alexandra Nicholis Coon and Operations Officer Scot Phillips will participate in Museums Advocacy Day 2017 (February 27–28) in Washington, D.C. Joined by other museum leaders from Ohio, Coon and Phillips will be visiting members of Congress from the state to make the case for federal support of America’s museums. They will [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

March at the Massillon Museum

Greetings! March and April are filled with NEA Big Read events—with several other MassMu events sprinkled throughout. This is the tenth consecutive year the Massillon Museum has earned the National Endowment for the Arts grant to encourage leisure reading throughout its community. The Museum collaborates with community partners to maximize the effectiveness of the program. [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

MassMu History Group to Talk about Favorite Television Westerns

Who are your all-time favorite television cowboys? Matt Dillon, Hoss Cartwright, Maverick, and Wyatt Earp? Did you like Tom Mix, Roy Rogers, and the Cisco Kid? Are you still watching reruns of Bonanza, Gunsmoke, The Rifleman, and The Big Valley? At the Massillon Museum’s next History Discussion Group session on Tuesday, March 7, from 10:00 [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Local|

Massillon Public Library Invites Readers to an Adult Winter Reading Challenge

Between February 1st and March 31st, the Massillon Public Library invites adults to be part of the 2017 Adult Winter Reading Program. Readers who successfully complete the challenge will receive an Adult Winter Reading Challenge tote bag and will be entered into a grand prize drawing! The challenge includes reading five books of your choice, including audiobooks [...]

By | February 8th, 2017|Massillon Public Library|

News Release: Art 360° Exhibition at MassMu Closes Sunday

News Release: Art 360° Exhibition at MassMu Closes Sunday Sunday, February 12, will be the last opportunity to view Art 360°: Contemporary Art Hatching Across Ohio at the Massillon Museum. It has been on display since Saturday, October 15, 2016. The second-floor gallery exhibition includes artwork by more than 40 Ohio artists who have transformed [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

First Friday: Go Red for Women! Free Valentines & More.

Go Red First Friday First Friday: Go Red for Women! Free Valentines & More. Friday, February 3, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. In celebration of National Wear Red Day, the Canton Museum of Art is partnering with the American Heart Association for a special First Friday event. Let’s unite to prevent heart disease and stroke. [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Local|

Massillon Museum Earns Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

The Massillon Museum has received a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to host a community archives project. This Common Heritage, Preservation, and Access Grant is the first NEH grant to be awarded to the Massillon Museum. Only about 19% of eligible applicants for this highly competitive grant generally receive funding. The grant [...]

By | January 23rd, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

News Release: Massillon Museum to Offer Couples’ Clay Workshop for Valentine’s Day

Share some creative fun with someone you love! The Massillon Museum will offer a one-day clay workshop for adults on Sunday, February 12, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. All levels of ceramics skill are welcome. Space is limited. Instructor Kaitlyn Gutshall, a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, will lead the session. Currently, as [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

MassMu History Group to Talk about Local Diners, Dives, and Drive-Ins

Remember Brady’s Pink Cottage and Ted’s Root Beer Stand? The buttery French fries at Roberta’s and the signature steak and onion on rye sandwich at Lujan’s? What was your favorite diner-style food at Smitty’s and Bill’s diners? Which restaurants and bars did you consider “dives” back in the day? At the Massillon Museum’s next History [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|

MassMu Brown Bag Lunch Topic is Northeast Ohio’s Native Americans

Meghan Reed’s program at the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch on Tuesday, January 24, will be “Native Americans of Northeast Ohio.” The event will be free and open to the public without reservations. Reed, director the Trumbull County Historical Society, is the former Massillon Museum registrar. Currently a Warren, Ohio, resident, she is a native [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Local, Massillon Museum|