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March & April 2015 Schedule

March at the Massillon Museum

...main gallery exhibition continues through March 15, 2015
Ninth Annual Ohio Collage Society Exhibition

...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 through May 24, 2015
100th Annniversary of the Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015
Sean Qualls: Published and Unpublished Illustrations

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015
Massillon and the War of the Rebellion:  Women and the War

...second-floor exhibition continues through May 24, 2015
It’s Been Awhile:  Artifacts from the Permanent Collection

...Studio M exhibition continues through April 12, 2015
Paintings by Mary Lou Eberly

...Lower Level exhibition continues through May 24, 2015
Black and Orange Cinema: Film Noir and Massillon, Ohio

 

Tuesday, March 3

History Discussion Group—“Local Inventors and Inventions”

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

 

Thursday, March 5

ReelMassillon:  The Big Sleep

7:00 pm  -  $7 suggested donation  -  @Lincoln Theatre (156 Lincoln Way East)

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

 

Saturday, March 7

Do the Mu!  Film Noir with Alex Strader

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

Make a theatre interior diorama or a mini film noir movie poster

 

Saturday, March 14

Massillon’s Second Saturday

Massillon Museum galleries remain open until 7:00 pm

Free art activity with Gary Spangler 5:00 to 7:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 24

Brown Bag Lunch:  Author David Giffels, “The Hard Way on Purpose”

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

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

 

Saturday, March 28

Exhibition Opening:  Celebration in Art

3:00 to 5:00 pm  -  Free / Public / No reservations  -  Refreshments

Children’s art from 13 area schools in the main gallery  -  Ballet Le Rêve performance at 4:00 pm

Exhibition continues through 4/12

 

Tuesday, March 31

Kids’ Clay (8-week class with Kaitlyn Gutshall)

6:00 to 7:00 pm  -  $80 ($70 MassMu members) includes materials -  Register by 3/26

 

 

 

 

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 through May 24, 2015

Sean Qualls: Published and Unpublished Illustrations

 

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

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 through May 24, 2015

It’s Been Awhile:  Artifacts from the Permanent Collection

 

...Studio M exhibition continues through April 12, 2015

Paintings by Mary Lou Eberly

 

...Lower Level exhibition continues through May 24, 2015

Black and Orange Cinema: Film Noir and Massillon, Ohio

 

 

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, Immel Circus Gallery

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 (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

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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 24

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

Saturday, April 24

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  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

Saturday, April 24

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

Saturday, April 24

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

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

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

Saturday, April 25

Stark County’s Own Ernest Hemingway Exhibition

Congressman Ralph Regula Canalway Center at Exploration Gateway  -  Exhibition continues through 5/2  -  Accents The Big Read

The Big Read is funded by The National Endowment for the Arts, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

Tuesday, April 28

Poetry Read-In at Massillon Public Library

6:30 pm  -  In celebration of National Poetry Month and National Library Week  -  Free / Public / No reservations

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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, Massillon/North Canton Elks Lodge 2029, and Kent State University Stark

 

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

 

 

 

 

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

info@massillonmuseum.org - www.massillonmuseum.org

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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