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July-August-September 2018 events @MassMu

July at the Massillon Museum

Main gallery exhibition—Moniker: Identity Lost and Found

Continues through October 21

 

Lower Level Exhibit—Railroad Artifacts

Continues through July 22

Complements the Moniker: Identity Lost and Found Exhibition

 

All other galleries are closed due to construction

 

Tuesday, July 3 

History Discussion Group—“My Family’s Role in Building America” 

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

Bring stories and memorabilia  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

 

Wednesday, July 4 

Closed for Independence Day

 

Saturday, July 7 

Do the Mu!:  “What’s in a Name?” with Gary Spangler

12:00 to 2:00 pm  •  At Massillon Museum  •  Free / Public / No Reservations  •  All ages

Explore the symbolism and creative ways to represent your name

Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum  

Walk away with a one-of-a-kind symbol representing yourself

Complements the Moniker: Identity Lost and Found exhibition

 

Saturday, July 14

Spring and Summer Flower Transfer Workshop with Gary Spangler

1:00 to 3:00 pm  •  Ages 10 and older  •  $18 ($15 Museum member)  •  Register by July 9

Stretch fabric over a wooden frame and use a unique transfer process to create a floral artwork

Supplies are provided  •  Space is limited  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

 

Wednesday, July 18

Songwriters' Workshops with Bryan Stahl

7:00 to 9:00 pm  •  First and third Wednesday of each month through September  •  Free

Ages 14 and older  •  Fred F. Silk Communty Room  •  Bring a small instrument; keyboard provided

Funded by an ArtsinStark individual artist grant

 

Friday, July 20

24th Annual Island Party! 

6:00 to 11:00 pm  •  Free admission / Public / No reservations  •  Outside Massillon Museum

Reggae—Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band  •  Pig roast  •  Jackson High School Steel Drum Band

Family-friendly  •  Children’s activities  •  Island drinks, beer, and more  •  Bring a chair or blanket

Pulled pork sandwiches, grilled hot dogs, and accoutrements

“MassMu Thanks You!”—Museum thanks the community for continuing support

 

Sunday, July 22

Entry Deadline for the Stark County Artists Exhibition

Open to anyone 18 and older who has ever lived in Stark County or currently works in Stark County

See massillonmuseum.org for details

 

Tuesday, July 24

Lower Level Exhibit—Kitchen Utensils

Throughout regular Museum hours  •  Household objects from the permanent collection

Continues through August 19

 

Tuesday, July 24

Brown Bag Lunch:  Kimberly Kenney, “Meyers Lake Revisited”

12:10 to 12:50 pm  •  Free/Public/No Reservations

At St. George Cultural Center, 364 First Street SE, Massillon

Bring a sack lunch or carry-out or buy catered lunch onsite  •  Free cookie and coffee

 

Saturday, July 28

Botanical Drawing Workshop with Kat Francis

1:00 to 3:00 pm  •  Ages 15 and older  •  $18 ($15 Museum member)  •  Register by July 23

Learn to make realistic drawings of plants with watercolor and ink

Supplies are provided  •  Space is limited  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

 

 

August at the Massillon Museum

 

Main gallery exhibition—Moniker: Identity Lost and Found

Continues through October 21

 

Lower Level Exhibit—Kitchen Utensils

Continues through August 19

 

All other galleries are closed due to construction

 

Saturday, August 4 

Do the Mu!: “Paint by Train” with Megan Fitze

12:00 to 2:00 pm  •  Free / Public / No Reservations  •  All ages

Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

Make a unique railroad print using unusual objects and a variety of art forms

Complements the Moniker: Identity Lost and Found exhibition

 

Tuesday, August 7

History Discussion Group—“Most Interesting and Unusual Jobs” 

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

Bring stories and memorabilia  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

 

Friday, August 10

Exhibition Opening—Photography by Supporters of Relay for Life 

6:00 to 8:00 pm  •  Free / Public / No reservations  •  Meet the photographers  •  Refreshments

Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum  •  Exhibition continues through September 2

All proceeds from sale of photographs benefit the American Cancer Society

 

Saturday, August 11

Fun Fest!

10:00 am to 2:00 pm  •  Free (small charge for some projects) / Public / No reservations  

Centered outside the Massillon Museum—Lincoln Way and First Street

Games, sports, performances, music, health and safety booths, giveaways, art activities, free movie, inflatables, trucks, bookmobile, flower arranging—all the fun of a festival without junk food and costly souvenirs

Hosted by MCTV, Massillon Museum, Downtown Massillon Association

 

Friday, August 17

Emperor of the North Film Screening and Panel Discussion

6:00 pm  •  Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way East, Massillon  •  Free

Discussion Moderator: Wendy Zucal, Executive Director Dennison Railroad Depot Museum

Panelists:  Andy Dreamingwolf, Charlie Duckworth, Scot Phillips, Kurt Tors

Complements the Moniker: Identity Lost and Found exhibition

 

Tuesday, August 21

Lower Level Exhibit—Doll House Furnishings

Throughout regular Museum hours  •  Objects from the permanent collection

Continues through Sepember 16

 

Wednesday, August 22

Tiger-Striped Ice Cream Night

Immediately following the Massillon Tiger Kick-Off Pep Rally, which begins at 6:30 pm on Duncan Plaza

Free / Public / No reservations  •  Massillon Museum lobby

Free Tiger-striped ice cream cones (specially designed by Handel’s for this annual event)

Compliments of the Massillon Museum and the Massillon Tiger Football Booster Club

 

Saturday, August 25

Relics and Refabs Roadshow:  MassMu Appraisal Fair and Market

9:00 am to 4:00 pm  •  St. George Cultural Center, 364 First Street SE, Massillon 

Appraisers, antiques and repurposing vendors, panel discussion, food and beverages, live music

Free admission / $5 per appraisal  •  MassMu Capital Campaign fundraiser

 

Tuesday, August 28

Brown Bag Lunch:  Steve Korpus, Midwest Railway Preservation Society, “Railcar Restoration”

12:10 to 12:50 pm  •  Free/Public/No Reservations

St. George Cultural Center, 364 First Street, SE, Massillon

Bring a sack lunch or carry-out or buy catered lunch onsite  •  Free cookie and coffee

Complements the Moniker: Identity Lost and Found exhibition

 

 

September at the Massillon Museum

 

Main gallery exhibition—Moniker: Identity Lost and Found

Continues through October 21

 

Lower Level Exhibit—Doll House Furnishings

Continues through September 16

 

All other galleries are closed due to construction

 

Saturday, September 1 

Do the Mu!: “Tiny Buildings” with Kat Francis

12:00 to 2:00 pm  •  Massillon Museum lobby  •  Free / Public / No Reservations  •  All ages

Construct a miniature house or building with reclaimed materials from MassMu’s construction project

 

Tuesday, September 4

History Discussion Group—“Best Memories” 

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

Bring stories and memorabilia  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

 

 

Saturday, September 22

Studio M Exhibition Opening:  Laura Ruth Bidwell and Shari Wilkins, Art as Journal

7:00 to 9:00 pm  •  Free/Public/No Reservations  •  Refreshments

First exhibition in the new Studio M, part of the Museum’s expansion project

Exhibition continues through November 4

 

Saturday, September 22

Reopening of The Immel Circus Gallery 

7:00 to 9:00 pm  •  Free/Public/No Reservations

100-foot-square miniature circus  •  Continuous historic circus films

Surrounded by a refreshed exhibit of circus posters, photographs, and memorabilia

 

Tuesday, September 25

Brown Bag Lunch:  Bruce Dzeda, Kent Historical Society, “Kent and Erie Railroad”

12:10 to 12:50 pm  •  Free/Public/No Reservations  •  Complements the Moniker exhibition

St. George Cultural Center, 364 First Street, SE, Massillon

Bring a sack lunch or carry-out or buy catered lunch onsite  •  Free cookie and coffee

 

Saturday, September 30

Exhibition Begins:  Artwork by Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon

Free / Public / No reservations  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room, Massillon Museum

Exhibition continues through October 21

 

 

 

Massillon Museum

WHERE ART + HISTORY COME TOGETHER

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 Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

 

 
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