At the Massillon Museum’s “Do the Mu!” workshop on Saturday, September 2, participants will learn how to handcraft paper. Guests of all ages may drop in any time from noon to 2:00 p.m. The session will be free and all materials will be supplied. No reservations are required.
Instructor Diane Gibson Boslett Gibson is an artist and art teacher whose artistic inspiration comes mainly from nature, especially butterflies. Although she works primarily with acrylic paints and pencil, she also creates jewelry using hardware, and has worked with a variety of media including charcoal, pastels, mixed media, and wood. She is a licensed visual arts teacher, with a bachelor of arts degree from Ashland College and a Master of Education in Integrated Arts degree from the University of Rio Grande. A member of the Ohio Art Education Association, she teaches private lessons and workshops at the Massillon Museum, Pat Catan’s, and Massillon Public Library, and she works as an activities assistant at the Canton Christian Home.
The Museum shop, OHregionalities, and the lobby café, Anderson’s in the City, will be open, and photostrips from the vintage photobooth will be available for purchase. Guests will be able to see the Stark County in the Great War, Paul Brown: Innovator, and Caught Off Guard: A Candid View exhibitions, and the Immel Circus gallery.
“Do the Mu!” adds a hands-on dimension to a Massillon Museum visit, providing an intergenerational, interactive outlet for creativity. All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge.
The Ohio Arts Council and ArtsinStark provide operating support to augment the Museum’s primary local funding sources.
The Massillon Museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East (Ohio Route 172) in downtown Massillon. Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visitmassillonmuseum.org.
Alexandra Nicholis Coon, Massillon Museum Executive Director – 330-833-4061 x111
Margy Vogt, Massillon Museum Public Relations Coordinator – 330-844-1525