Please excuse our dust while we expand your museum! The Paul Brown Museum will be closed on Tuesday, February 19 due to construction. We appreciate your patience.

Current Exhibits

Excuse our dust!

During the expansion of the Museum, some galleries may be closed or partially closed. Our second floor galleries are closed through December 2019 for renovation and reinstallation. The Immel Circus gallery reopened in September 2018, along with the new Studio M gallery.

Check back for updates, or call 330-833-4061 in advance of your visit. Thank you for understanding, as we expand our facility to better serve you and the community!

The Immel Circus Gallery

Now open!

The Immel Circus is one of the most interesting “pieces” in the collection of the Massillon Museum. The 100-square foot miniature hand-carved circus contains 2,620 pieces. Surrounding the Immel Circus are rotating displays of a selection of circus-related artifacts from Dr. Robert Immel's collection.

The Immel Circus collection contains more than 1,400 artifacts of circus-related memorabilia. This collection includes 115 photographs of circus sideshow acts, 559 circus letterheads, 128 books, 256 circus programs, 357 miscellaneous circus photographs, and various costumes, figurines, and posters.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Robert Immel, his collection, and miniature circus.

Click here to view a small online gallery of circus photos from the Immel Circus collection, including P.T. Barnum and Tom Thumb.

Paul Brown: Lessons from the Bench

October 26, 2018 – Spring 2019

Loyal to the Lot

Photographs by Stephen Tomasko
October 26, 2018 – Spring 2019


Dawn Tekler: Mental Structures

January 5 – February 24, 2019

Reception: January 12, 2019, 7-9pm

Encaustic Wax Demo: February 3, 2019 2-4pm

Click here to learn more about the exhibit.


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