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April & May 2015 Schedule

April at the Massillon Museum

 

 

...main gallery exhibition continues through April 12, 2015

Celebration in Art

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

Paul Brown:  The Professional Years

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

The Immel Circus

 

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Politics, Pantaloons, and Protest Marches

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

100th Anniversary of the Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce

 

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Massillon and the War of the Rebellion:  Women and the War

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

It’s Been Awhile:  Artifacts from the Permanent Collection

 

...Studio M exhibition continues through April 12

Paintings by Mary Lou Eberly

 

 

Wednesday, April 1

Open Studio Pottery

10:00 am to 4:00 pm  -  $50/month ($40/month MassMu members)  -  Register by 3/27

No instruction  -  Use of MassMu tools, equipment, glazes  -  Prerequisite:  MassMu Pottery I or equivalent

 

Thursday, April 2

ReelMassillon:  The Night of the Hunter

7:00 pm  -  $7 suggested donation  -  @Massillon Museum

Presented by MassMu, Lincoln Theatre, ArtsinStark, Historic Massillon Main Street, KinoArts

Museum galleries open until 7:00 pm  -  See Black and Orange: Film Noir and Massillon, Ohio exhibit (lower level)

 

Saturday, April 4

Open Studio Pottery (new Saturday opportunity!)

10:00 am to 4:00 pm  -  $50/month ($40/month MassMu members)  -  Register by 3/29

No instruction  -  Use of MassMu tools, equipment, glazes  -  Prerequisite:  MassMu Pottery I or equivalent

 

Saturday, April 4

Do the Mu!  Decorated Pet Nametags

Noon to 2:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Intergenerational drop-in workshop

MassMu now offers pet memberships!

 

Saturday, April 4

Introduction to American Automotive History Class (3-week class with David Schultz)

2:30 to 4:30 pm  -  Nationally recognized auto historian  -  From the invention of automobiles to 1942

$30 ($25 MassMu members)  -  Register by 3/29

 

Tuesday, April 7

History Discussion Group—“Pranks and Practical Jokes”

10:00 am to Noon  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Coffee and sweets available for a donation

Some people attend every month, others attend when the topic interests them

 

Tuesday, April 7

Before Film: A Toy Story (2-week class with Gary Spangler)

5:30 to 7:00 pm  -  $35 ($30 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/2

History of pre-cinema  -  Make flip books, thaumatropes, zoetropes  -  All ages

 

Thursday, April 9

Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox

3:15 to 3:19 pm  -  Bring a bell to the Museum lawn to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox

Part of a National Park Service nationwide effort

nps.gov/cebe/learn/news/join-the-national-park-service-in-ringing-bells-across-the-land-a-nation-remembers-appomattox.htm

No bell?  Download the free app, Pocket Bells, and bring your phone - Take some "bellfies" during the celebration

 

Saturday, April 11

Still Life Drawing (2-week class with Diane Gibson)

11:00 am to 12:30 pm  -  $35 ($30 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/4

 

Saturday, April 11

Massillon’s Second Saturday

Massillon Museum galleries remain open until 7:00 pm

Free art activity with Alex Strader 5:00 to 7:00 pm

 

Wednesday, April 15

Kent State University MuseLab Exhibition Opening:  (Non)fiction: Literary Legends Unbound

6:00–8:00 pm  -  MuseLab, Kent State Main Campus Library, Third Floor  -  Exhibition continues through 2/26/16

Features Ernest Hemingway, Robert Frost, and Ayn Rand—characters in Old School 

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts

 

Friday, April 17

Studio M Exhibition Opening:  Walsh University Digital Photojournalism Students, Image to Image

6:00 to 8:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Exhibition continues through 5/31

 

Sunday, April 19

Drawing in the Gallery (3-week class with Regina Donovan)

2:30 to 3:30 pm  -  $35 ($30 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/14

Beginners—ages 10 and older

 

Sunday, April 19

Kids’ Watercolor Painting (3-week class with Alex Strader)

3:30 to 4:30 pm  -  $35 ($30 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/14

Beginners—ages 5 to 18

 

Tuesday, April 21

Art Explorers Open House

7:00 to 8:00 pm  -  Free  -  Enrollment $20 if you choose to join the program

Age 14 (with 8th grade completed) through age 20

Hands-on exposure to career opportunities in art, music, drama, and other humanities

 

Saturday, April 25

The Big Read Kick-Off and Free Book Distribution

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Book selection:  Old School by Tobias Wolff

Meet The Big Read partnering organizations  -  Receive a free copy of the book!

Massillon Public Library techs on hand to assist with digital download of reader & teacher guides

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, April 25

Exhibition Opening:  Ludlow Prep, 1929

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Exhibition continues through 5/24

An installation by Craig Joseph and Clare Murray Adams 

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, April 25

Exhibition Opening:  Old School Days in Western Stark County

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Accents The Big Read  -  Exhibition continues through 5/24

School memorabilia from the Museum’s permanent collection and private collections 

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, April 25

Exhibition Opening:  Massillon AHEAD: Student Artworks Inspired by Old School 

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Accents The Big Read

In collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon

Exhibition continues at Anderson’s in the City (Museum lobby café) through 5/3  -  Exhibition on view at Massillon Public Library 5/5 through 5/24

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, April 25

Ready, Set, TYPE Scavenger Hunt 

Presented by Stark Parks at various Stark Parks locations  -  Continues through 5/24

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts

 

Saturday, April 25

Stark County’s Own Ernest Hemingway Exhibition

Congressman Ralph Regula Canalway Center at Exploration Gateway  -  Exhibition continues through 5/24

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, April 28

Brown Bag Lunch:  Perry History Club Panel—Genoa School

12:10 to 12:50 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations 

Bring a brown bag or carry-out or buy lunch at Anderson’s in the City in the Museum lobby

Free coffee and cookies compliments of the Massillon Museum  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

History of a one-room schoolhouse and the effort to preserve it  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, April 28

Handmade Books (4-week series with Gary Spangler)

5:30 to 7:00 pm  -  Register for first workshop (Paper Making) or series by 4/23 

Beginners and intermediates of all ages  -  Register for individual workshops or entire series

À la Carte: $30 ($25 MassMu members) / “Book Deal:” $90 ($75 MassMu members) 

Additional workshops:  Bookbinding 5/2, Calligraphy 5/12, and Story Writing 5/19

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, April 28

Poetry Read-In at Massillon Public Library

6:30 pm  -  In celebration of National Poetry Month and National Library Week

Announcement of Poetry Contest winners, readings by any poetry enthusiasts

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Wednesday, April 29

The Big Read One-Act Plays

7:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Original dramas inspired by Old School

Washington High School auditorium  -  In collaboration with Washington High School Drama Department

Poetry readings by winners of Massillon Public Library Poetry Contest

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, April 30

Old School Book Discussion at Kent State University at Stark with Mary Rooks

5:30 to 6:30 pm – Free / Public / No Reservations - @ KSU Stark Library Conference Room

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, April 30

Old School Book Discussion with Heather Haden

5:00 to 6:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @Massillon Museum

Accents The Big Read  -  The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, April 30 

Introduction to Acrylic Painting (4-week class with Emily Vigil)

1:00 to 2:00 pm  -  $50 ($40 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/25

Beginners and intermediates—ages 18 and older

 

 

 

May at the Massillon Museum

 

 

...main gallery exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Ludlow Prep, 1929

 

...main gallery exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Old School Days in Western Stark County

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

Paul Brown:  The Professional Years

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

The Immel Circus

 

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Sean Qualls: Published and Unpublished Illustrations

 

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Politics, Pantaloons, and Protest Marches

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

100th Anniversary of the Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce

 

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Massillon and the War of the Rebellion:  Women and the War

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

It’s Been Awhile:  Artifacts from the Permanent Collection

 

 

 

Saturday, May 2

Do the Mu—Typewriter Art

12:00–2:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Intergenerational drop-in workshop  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Sunday, May 3

Self-Publishing Workshop with JoAnn Shade

2:30–4:30 pm  -  18 & older  -  $18 ($15 MassMu members)  -  Register by 4/28  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Monday, May 4

Old School Book Discussion with Sherie Brown

12:00–1:00 pm  -  @Anderson’s in the City  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Accents The Big Read 

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, May 5

History Discussion Group—“Massillon Stone Quarries, Buildings, and Bridges”

10:00 am to Noon  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Coffee and sweets available for a donation

Some people attend every month, others attend when the topic interests them

 

Tuesday, May 5

Bookbinding with Gary Spangler

5:30–7:00 pm   -  All ages  -  $30 ($25 MassMu members)  -  Part of the Handmade Books series  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Wednesday, May 6

Old School Book Discussion with David Harding

6:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @Kozmo's Grille (37 First Street, S.E., Massillon)  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, May 7

Old School Book Discussion with Gwendolyn Kiste

6:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @Gallery 121 (121 Lincoln Way West, Massillon)  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, May 7

ReelMassillon:  The Killers

7:00 pm  -  @Lincoln Theatre  -  Suggested donation $7  -  Accents The Big Read 

Presented by MassMu, Lincoln Theatre, ArtsinStark, Historic Massillon Main Street, KinoArts  

Museum galleries open until 6:30 pm  -  See Black and Orange: Film Noir and Massillon, Ohio exhibit (MassMu lower level)

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

   

Saturday, May 9

Old School Drawing Workshop with Diane Gibson

11:00 am–1:00 pm  -  @Whittier Elementary  -  All ages  -  $25 ($20 MassMu members)  -  Register by 5/3  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, May 9

Massillon's Second Saturday

Massillon Museum galleries remain open until 7:00 pm

Free art activity 5:00 to 7:00 pm

 

Saturday, May 9

Film Screening: Dead Poets Society 

2:00 pm  -  @Massillon Public Library  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, May 12

Calligraphy with Gary Spangler 

5:30–7:00 pm  -  All ages  -  $30 ($25 MassMu members)  -  Part of the Handmade Books series  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Wednesday, May 13

Old School Book Discussion with Massillon Public Library Staff

2:00–3:30 pm  -  @Massillon Public Library  -  Free / Public/ No reservations  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, May 14

Rhythms Concert:  Roger Hoover

7:30 Doors/8:00 Concert  -  @MassMu  -  Singer-songwriter in the tradition of folk, Americana & blues

Public / Tickets in advance or at the door -  $10 / $8 MassMu members / $5 students   -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, May 16

School-to-School Bike Ride at Stark Parks

1:00–4:00 pm  -  BYOBike (and helmet!)  -   Branch Trail, Schneider Park Trailhead  -  starkparks.com  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Sunday, May 17

One- and Two-Room Schoolhouses: Self-guided Driving Tour

2:00–6:00 pm  -  Pick up “report card” (instructions) at MassMu by 4:00  p-  Free / Public  /  Reservations appreciated  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, May 19

Story Writing with Gary Spangler

5:30–7:00 pm  -  All ages  -  $30 ($25 MassMu members)  -  Part of the Handmade Books series  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Thursday, May 21

Old School Author Tobias Wolff Keynote Address with Q&A

Doors 6:30/Program 7:00 pm  -  @Lincoln Theatre (156 Lincoln Way East, Massillon)  -  Free / Public / No Reservations  -  Accents The Big Read  

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Saturday, May 23

Poetry-themed Book Discussion with David Harding

12:00–1:00 pm  -  Massillon Museum  -  Free / Public / No Reservations  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, KSU Stark, Massillon/North Canton Elks, and Massillon Rotary Club 

 

Tuesday, May 26

Brown Bag Lunch:  Chris Craft, "The Enduring Impact of the Civil War"

12:10 to 12:50 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  In commemoration of the Civil War sesquicentennial  

Bring a brown bag or carry-out or buy lunch at Anderson’s in the City in the Museum lobby

Free coffee and cookie compliments of the Massillon Museum  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

 

Tuesday, May 26

Stark County Artists Exhibition FAQ Session for Artists

6:00 to 7:00 pm  -  How to prepare work and submit entries for the exhibition  -  Free / No reservations

 

Saturday, May 30

Stark County Artists Exhibition Public FAQ Session

3:00 to 4:00 pm  -  Learn about how artwork is selected for the show and for awards  -  Free / No reservations

 

 

June at the Massillon Museum

 

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

Paul Brown:  The Professional Years

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

The Immel Circus

 

...second-floor exhibition continues 

Massillon and the War of the Rebellion

 

...second-floor exhibition continues

It’s Been Awhile:  Artifacts from the Permanent Collection

 

 

Tuesday, June 2

History Discussion Group—“Local Musicians and Music Stores”

10:00 am to Noon  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Coffee and sweets available for a donation

Some people attend every month, others attend when the topic interests them

 

Saturday, June 6

Do the Mu—Steampunk'd

12:00–2:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Intergenerational drop-in workshop 

"Gear" up for the Massillon Museum's Steampunk Civil War Soirée—create make-and-take steampunk jewelry

 

Saturday, June 13

Massillon's Second Saturday

Museum Galleries open until 7:00 pm 

 

Saturday, June 13

Exhibition Opening:  Civil-War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

7:00 to 9:00 pm  -   Free / Public / No reservations  -  Exhibition continues through 8/16

 

Saturday, June 13

Studio M Exhibition Opening:  Mogollon and the Old West by Cheri Mohn

6:00 to 8:00 pm  -   Free / Public / No reservations  -  Exhibition continues through 7/26   [Is this time correct?]

 

Sunday, June 14

Mini-Monster Workshop with Bili Kribbs

2:30 to 4:30 pm  -  Ages 10 and older  -  $25 ($20 MassMu members)  -  Register by 6/7  -  Learn sculpting techniques

 

Thursday, June 18

ReelMassillon:  Odds Against Tomorrow

7:00 pm  -  @Lincoln Theatre  -  Suggested donation $7 

Presented by MassMu, Lincoln Theatre, ArtsinStark, Historic Massillon Main Street, KinoArts

Museum galleries open until 6:30 pm  -  See Black and Orange: Film Noir and Massillon, Ohio exhibit (MassMu lower level)

 

Saturday, June 20

Landscape Drawing (2-week workshop with Diane Gibson)

11:00 am to 1:00 pm  -  Beginners of all ages  -  $30 ($25 MassMu members)  -  Register by 6/14

Workshop meets at Oak Knoll Park (618 Sixth Street S.W., Massillon)  -  Bring a chair  -  Bring a lunch if you wish

 

Tuesday, June 23

Brown Bag Lunch:  Trisha Merchant, "The Massillon Connection: A Pioneer Woman, A French Priest, and a Village on a River"

12:10 to 12:50 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Books will be available in the Museum shop

Bring a brown bag or carry-out or buy lunch at Anderson’s in the City in the Museum lobby

Free coffee and cookie compliments of the Massillon Museum  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

 

Sunday, June 28

Cartoon Character Creation with Bili Kribbs

2:30 to 4:30 pm  -  Ages 10 and older  -  $25 ($20 MassMu members)

Register by 6/23  -  Develop your own two-dimensional character

 

 

 

Massillon Museum 

121 Lincoln Way East - Massillon, Ohio  44646

info@massillonmuseum.org - www.massillonmuseum.org

330.833.4061

Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm - Sunday, 2:00 to 5:00 pm

A visit to the Massillon Museum is always free

 

Anderson’s in the City 

(Café in the Museum lobby!)

121 Lincoln Way East - Massillon, Ohio 44646

330.833.7255

Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm - Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

 
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