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Calendar: March & April 2016

March at the Massillon Museum

...second-floor exhibition continues through April 24, 2016
Fashion Outlaws

...second-floor exhibition continues through July 31, 2016
Paul Brown and Racial Integration in Ohio Football

...second-floor exhibition continues
The Immel Circus

...second-floor exhibition continues
It’s Been Awhile!

...Studio M exhibition continues through April 10, 2016
Growing Season— photographs by Gary Harwood with text by David Hassler

 

Tuesday, March 1

History Discussion Group—“What Was There Before” 

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, March 5

Do the Mu!  Handmade Books with Gary Spangler   

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

Join in the workshop at any time during the two hours  

 

Saturday, March 5

The Big Read Kick-Off—In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Book giveaway  -  Refreshments  -  @MassMu

Complete Big Read schedule:  massillonmuseum.org

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, March 5

Exhibition Opening:  Masters of American Photography

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Refreshments  -  Exhibition continues through May 15

Photographs by:  Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, Walker Evans, Edward Weston, Dorothea Lange, 

     and Margaret Bourke White

On loan from the Reading Public Museum, Reading PA

 

Saturday, March 5

Exhibition Opening:  Massillon’s Masters: Highlights from the Fine Art Photography Collection

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Refreshments  -  Exhibition continues through May 15

Photographs by:  Nell Dorr, Belle Johnson, Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind, Tom Baril, William L. Bennett, 

     Ernest H. Brooks II, Dorothy Kerper Monnelly, and Tamara Lischka

 

Saturday, March 5

Studio M Exhibition Reception—Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Refreshments  -  Exhibition continues through April 10

Photographs by Gary Harwood and text by David Hassler  -  Complements The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, March 9

Codename: Butterflies Documentary Screening  

6:30 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @Massillon Public Library  -  208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon

63-minute film about the Mirabal Sisters (In the Time of the Butterflies main characters)  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

 Saturday, March 12

Smithsonian Museum Day Live! Celebrate at the Massillon Museum!

9:30 to 5:00  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Free MassMu coloring book for children who visit

National day to encourage all people, particularly women and girls of color, 

     to explore their nation’s museums

 

Monday, March 14

Book Discussion with Mo' Joes Coffee House & Café Book Club

6:00 to 7:30 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  4469 Hills and Dales Road NW,  Canton

In the Time of the Butterflies  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

  

Wednesday, March 16

Delectable Discussion and Dominican Delights 

6:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Massillon Public Library  -  208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon

Sample Dominican desserts while talking about In the Time of the Butterflies  -  The Big Read 

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, March 19

Butterfly Acrylic Painting with Diane Gibson

10:00 to 11:30 am  -  Grades one through five  -  $15 ($10 MassMu member)  -  Register by 2/27  -  Complements The Big Read  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, March 19

First-hand Stories of Mexican and Central American Immigrants and Refugees

3:00 to 4:30 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @MassMu  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Sunday, March 20

Book Discussion with Emily Vigil (In the Time of the Butterflies)

2:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  @MassMu  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, March 22

Brown Bag Lunch:  Gary Harwood—“Visual Storytelling”

12:10 to 12:50 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Complimentary cookie and coffee

Purchase lunch at Anderson’s in the City or bring a brown bag or carry-out lunch 

Sponsored by Bates Printing  -  Complements The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, March 23

Observe the Making of Guatemalan Carpet Artwork

1:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Cleveland artist Hector Castellanos Lara  -  @MassMu  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, March 23

Pre-Keynote Reception: Meet Guatemalan Carpet Artist

6:00 to 6:30 pm  -  Cleveland artist Hector Castellanos Lara  -  @MassMu  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, March 23

The Big Read Keynote Address:  Author Julia Alvarez (In the Time of the Butterflies)

7:00 pm (Doors open 6:30)  -  Lincoln Theatre  -  156 Lincoln Way East, Massillon   

Q&A and Book Signing  -  Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, March 26

Spanish Book Discussion

5:00 to 6:30 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  The Big Read

@Augsburg Lutheran Church Nuestra Casa  -  140 West Water Street, Orrville

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

    with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

    and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, March 29

Book Discussion:  Stark County Lake Branch Library Book Group (In the Time of the Butterflies)

6:00 to 7:30 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  The Big Read

Led by Jodie Hawkins  -  Lake Branch Library  -  565 Market Avenue S.W., Uniontown

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, March 29

Growing Season Panel Discussion (In the Time of the Butterflies)

6:30 to 8:00 pm  -  @MassMu  -   Free / Public / No reservations  -  The Big Read

Gary Harwood (photographer, visual storyteller) and David Hassler (Director, Wick Poetry Center)

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Thursday, March 31

Book Discussion Led by David Harding (In the Time of the Butterflies)

6:00 to 7:15 pm  -  @Kozmo’s Grille  -  37 First Street S.W., Massillon  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Thursday, March 31

In the Time of the Butterflies Film Screening

7:00 to 8:45 pm  -  Walsh University Olivieri Towers Theater  -  2020 East Maple Street, North Canton

The Big Read  -   Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

April at the Massillon Museum

 

...main gallery exhibition continues through May 15
Masters of American Photography

...main gallery exhibition continues through May 15
Massillon’s Masters: Highlights of the Fine Art Photography Collection

...second-floor exhibition continues through April 24, 2016
Fashion Outlaws

...second-floor exhibition continues through July 31, 2016
Paul Brown and Racial Integration in Ohio Football

...second-floor exhibition continues
The Immel Circus

...second-floor exhibition continues
It’s Been Awhile!

...Studio M exhibition continues through April 10, 2016
Growing Season— photographs by Gary Harwood with text by David Hassler

 

Saturday, April 2

Do the Mu:  Mini Butterfly Paperweights with Gary Spangler

12:00 to 2:00 pm  -  The Big Read  -   Free / Public / No reservations  -  @MassMu

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 2

The Blooming of Butterflies, Art & Exploration of the Novel (In the Time of the Butterflies)

1:30 to 3:00 pm  -  With Pam Neff  -  All ages  -   Free / Public / No reservations

@North Canton Public Library  -  185 North Main Street, North Canton  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 2  

Spanish Book Discussion

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  @Immigrant Worker Project Centro San Jose  -  701 Walnut Avenue NE, Canton

The Big Read  -  Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 2

Rhythms Concert:  Ahi-Nama

8:00 to 9:30 pm  -  7-piece tropical jazz band  • $12 ($10 MassMu member)  -  @MassMu  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Sundays, April 3, 10, 17, 24

Painting Heritage with Emily Vigil

2:30 to 4:30 pm  •  @MassMu  -  Explore landscape, cultural identity, family heritage  -  The Big Read

$50 ($45 MassMu member)  -  Register by 3/27

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Mondays, April 4, 11, 18, 25

Latin Ballroom Dance Lessons

6:00 to 7:00 pm  -  @MassMu  -  Adults & teens 15 & older  -  No partner needed  -  The Big Read

$50 ($45 MassMu member)  -  Register by 3/28

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, April 5

History Discussion Group—“Most Embarrassing Moments” 

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

 

Wednesday, April 6

Book Discussion in Front of the Fireplace  (In the Time of the Butterflies)

2:00 to 3:00 pm  -  @The Inn at University Village  -  2650 Ohio State Drive SE, Massillon  -  The Big Read

Led by members of Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge #2029

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, April 6

The Traveler’s Voice: Perspectives on Migration

7:00 to 8:30 pm  -  The Big Read  -  Free / Public / No reservations

@Walsh University Barrette Business and Community Center Conference Room B  -  2020 East Maple Street, North Canton

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 9

Book Discussion (In the Time of the Butterflies) with Sherie Brown

12:30 to 1:30 pm  -  @Anderson’s in the City  -  121 Lincoln Way East (MassMu lobby)

Led by Massillon Public Library Director Sherie Brown  -  The Big Read  -  Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 9

In the Time of the Butterflies Film Screening

2:00 pm  •  @Massillon Public Library  -  208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturdays, April 9, 16, 23

Introduction to Spanish with Ivy Owusu 

2:00 to 3:00 pm  •  @MassMu  -  Grades 1–5  -  $20 ($15 MassMu member)  -  Register by 4/4  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Sunday, April 10

Book Discussion (In the Time of the Butterflies)

5:00 to 7:00 pm  -  @The Barrel Room  -  7901 Cleveland Avenue NW, #B, North Canton  -  The Big Read

Facilitated by Soroptimist International of Canton/Stark County  -  With support from The Barrel Room

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, April 13

Time for Butterflies! 

6:00 to 7:30 pm  -  Family hike and hands-on activity  -  The Big Read

@Exploration Gateway  -  5712 12th Street NW, Canton  -  Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Friday, April 15

Studio M Exhibition Opening—

Image to Image:  Photography by Walsh University Digital Photojournalism Students 

6:00 to 8:00 pm  -  Students of Professor Lee Horrisberger  -   Free / Public / No reservations  -  Refreshments

Exhibition continues through Sunday, May 29

 

Saturday, April 16

Craft and Coffee:  Recycled Book Art 

2:00 to 4:00 pm  -  @Anderson’s in the City  -  121 Lincoln Way East (MassMu lobby)  -  The Big Read

“I Love to Read” craft  -  $20 per person  -  Register by 4/15

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Wednesday, April 20

Taking Flight with Butterflies: One-Act Plays

7:00 to 10:00 pm  •  Washington High School  -  1 Paul E. Brown Drive SE, Massillon

One-acts related to In the Time of the Butterflies presented by WHS students -  Free / Public / No reservations

The Big Read  -  Poems presented by Massillon Public Library poetry contest winners

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Thursday, April 21 

Poetry-themed Book Discussion (In the Time of the Butterflies)

6:00 to 7:15 pm  -  @Kozmo’s Grille  -  37 First Street, SW, Massillon  -  Led by David Harding

Discuss the book and read related poetry  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Saturday, April 23

Butterfly Gardening 

1:00 to 2:00 pm  -  @MassMu  -  Learn to create a haven for birds, butterflies, and mammals

$7 ($5 MassMu member)  -  Register by 4/18  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Sunday, April 24

Self-Publishing Workshop 

2:30 to 4:00 pm  -  @MassMu  -  Ages 18 & older  -  $18 ($15 MassMu member)  -  Register by 4/18  -  The Big Read

Learn to publish your book with internet-based print-on-demand

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, April 26

MassMu Brown Bag Lunch: “Columbia—A Perspective from the Frontline of a Drug War” 

12:10 to 12:50 pm  -  @MassMu  -  Todd Clark, Speaker  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

Free / Public / No reservations  -  The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Tuesday, April 26

10th Annual Poetry Read-In 

6:30 pm  -  Open-mic: read favorite or original poetry in a coffeehouse atmosphere  -  The Big Read

Awards will be presented to Library Poetry Contest winners  -  Celebrating National Poetry Month and National Library Week

Free / Public / No reservations   -  @Massillon Public Library  -  208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon  -  massillonlibrary.org

The Big Read is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts—

     with sponsorship from Massillon/North Canton Elks #2029, Women’s Fund Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, 

     and Rotary Club of Massillon

 

Massillon Museum
121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, Ohio  44646
330.833.4061
massillonmuseum.org

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

 

Anderson’s in the City
121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, Ohio  44646
330.833.7255

Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Friday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

 
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