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July & August Events Calendar

July at the Massillon Museum

...main gallery exhibition continues through August 16
Civil War-Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 16
Civil War:  The Battlefield and the Homefront

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 16
Massillon and the War of the Rebellion:  The Grand Army of the Republic

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 30
Paul Brown:  The Professional Years

...Studio M exhibition continues through July 26
Mogollon and the Old West by Cheri Mohn

...lower level exhibition continues
I Heard it Through the Grapevine:  The Telegraph and the Civil War

...lower level exhibition continues  through August 16
Jean-Baptiste Massillon:  The Massillon Connection

...second-floor exhibition continues
The Immel Circus

Wednesdays, July 1 (through August 26)  

Open Studio Pottery

10:00 am to 4:00 pm  -  Pre-requisite: MassMy Pottery 1 or equivalent

Bring clay or purchase for $15 (25 lb)  -  $50 ($40 MassMu member)  -  Register by 6/26

 

Tuesday, July 7

Kids’ Drama Camp with Brayden Frascone

10:00 am to 5:00 pm  -  One-day camp  -  Ages 8 to 12  -  Register by 7/1

$35 ($30 MassMu Members)  -  Learn the basics of playwriting and performing

 

Tuesday, July 7

History Discussion Group:  A Century of Fun and Films at the Lincoln Theatre

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, July 8

ReelMassillon Film Series:  Underworld USA

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

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

Museum galleries open until 7:00 pm

 

Saturday, July 11 (through August 26)

Weekend Open Studio Pottery 

10:00 am to 4:00 pm  -  New!  -  Pre-requisite: MassMy Pottery 1 or equivalent  -  Adults

$50 ($40 MassMu member)  -  Bring clay or purchase for $15 (25 lb)  -  Register by 7/4

 

Saturdays, July 11, 18, 25

Figure Drawing Class for Adults with Alex Strader

1:00 to 3:00 pm  -  $35 ($30 MassMu member)  -  Three-week class  -  Register by 7/3

Build a figure drawing from a rough sketch to final shading

 

Saturday, July 11

Do the Mu:  Civil War Clothespin Dolls

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

Learn the history of this favorite Civil War-era children’s toy. 

Use it as a miniature mannequin to begin designing an outfit for the Civil War-era Steampunk Soirée on August 15!

 

Sunday, July 12

Basics of Perspective and Foreshortening with Bili Kribbs

2:30 to 4:30 pm  -  $15 ($18 MassMu member)  -  One-day workshop  -  Register by 7/7

Learn tips and tricks for drawing what you see from different angles

 

Friday, July 17

21st Annual Island Party

6:00 to 11:00 pm  -  Free admission / Public / No reservations  

Pig roast, island drinks, reggae with Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band

Bring a chair or blanket  -  Family-friendly  -  MassMu’s thanks to the community for support

 

Sunday, July 19

Variations of Myself:  Self Portrait Workshop with Alex Strader

2:30 to 4:30 pm  -  $15 ($18 MassMu member)  -  One-day workshop  -  Register by 7/14

Explore different styles of creating self-portraits in this art + history workshop

 

Tuesdays, July 21, 28, August 4, 11

Optical Drawing with Gary Spangler

5:30 to 7:00 pm  -  $40 ($45 MassMu member)  -  Registration includes cost of supplies

All ages  -  Four-week class  -  Register by 7/16

Learn sketching techniques using the camera lucida, camera obscura, pinhole camera, and photogram

 

Tuesdays, July 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18

Kids’ Clay with Kaitlyn Gutshall

6:00 to 7:00 pm  -  $60 ($50 MassMu member)  -  Registration includes cost of clay

Grades 1–8  -  Five-week class  -  Register by 7/16  -  Learn hand-building and pottery basics

 

Tuesday, July 28

Brown Bag Lunch:  Ross H. Schwalm—"In the Footsteps of the 50th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry:

              Insights from the Letters from Sgt. Samuel Schwalm, Company A, 50th PVI"

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 cookie compliments of the Massillon Museum  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

 

Friday, July 31

Studio M Exhibition Opening:  Photography by Friends of Relay for Life

6:00 to 8:00 pm  -   Free / Public / No reservations

Matted photographs for sale ($25)—all proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society

 

 

 

 August at the Massillon Museum

...main gallery exhibition continues through August 16
Civil War-Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 16
Civil War:  The Battlefield and the Homefront

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 16
Massillon and the War of the Rebellion:  The Grand Army of the Republic

...second-floor exhibition continues through August 30
Paul Brown:  The Professional Years

...lower level exhibition continues through August 16
I Heard it Through the Grapevine:  The Telegraph and the Civil War

...Studio M exhibition continues through September 6
Photography by Friends of Relay for Life

...lower level exhibition continues
Jean-Baptiste Massillon:  The Massillon Connection

...second-floor exhibition continues
The Immel Circus


Saturday, August 1

Fun Fest

10:00 am to 2:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Museum lawn and city streets

Family-oriented fun—crafts, music, movie, characters, trucks, games, art, health and safety info, sports, entertainment

Sponsors:  Massillon Museum, MCTV, Downtown Massillon Association

 

Sunday, August 2

Intro to Playwriting with Brayden Frascone

3:00 to 4:30 pm  -  1-day workshop  -  Adults (ages 16 and older)  -  $18 ($15 MassMu member)

 

Tuesday, August 4

History Discussion Group:  Tools and Hardware

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, August 8

Do the Mu:  Steamscapes

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

Get ready for the Civil War-era Steampunk Soirée on August 15!

Complements the summer exhibition, Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

 

Saturday, August 15

Steampunk Soirée

7:00 to 10:00 pm  -  $20 / $18 MassMu member  /  $10 child  -  Civil War or steampunk costumes encouraged—NOT required

Inspired by a Civil War-era ball  -  Music, dancing, food, old-time photos  -  Visit massillonmuseum.org for details

Complements the summer exhibition, Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

 

Sunday, August 16

Stark County Artists Exhibition Entry Deadline

Current and former Stark County residents and those who work in the county  -  Exhibition opens November 21, 2015

Visit massillonmuseum.org/artist-opportunities for details

 

Thursday, August 20

ReelMassillon:  A Place in the Sun

8:00 pm screening  -  $7 suggested donation

Outdoors on the Museum lawn  -  Cornhole before the film  -  Bring a chair or blanket

Sponsors:  Massillon Museum, Lincoln Theatre, ArtsinStark, Historic Massillon Main Street, KinoArts

 

Tuesday, August 25

Brown Bag Lunch:  Lucinda J. Frailly, "Queen Dolley"

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 cookie compliments of the Massillon Museum  -  Sponsored by Bates Printing

 

Tuesday, August 25

Massillon Tiger Kick-Off Rally and MassMu Tiger Striped Ice Cream Night

6:30 pm Tiger Growl Contest / 7:00 pm Pep Rally  -  Free / Public / No reservations

Follow the band and team to MassMu at the end of the rally for a free orange and black striped ice cream cone

Football exhibit in the Museum lobby    

 

 

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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