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MassMu Events October & November 2018

October at the Massillon Museum

 

Main gallery exhibition—Moniker: Identity Lost and Found
Continues through October 21

Studio M exhibition—Art as Journal, photographs by Laura Ruth Bidwell and Shari Wilkins
Continues through November 4

Fred F. Silk Community Room exhibit—Artwork by Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon
Continues through October 21

Immel Circus Gallery
Open, but some temporary closures may occur due to construction of the Paul Brown Museum

All other galleries are closed due to construction

Anderson's in the City (lobby café)
Closed for remodeling through October 5

 

Tuesday, October 2

History Discussion Group—“The Scariest Thing I Ever Did” 

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

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

 

Thursday, October 4 

History Happy Hour

5:30 pm doors open / 6:00 pm presentation  •  MassMu lobby

Free admission  •  Beverages available for purchase

Dr. Will Cooley, Professor of History, Walsh University

“I would rather be a free soul in jail than a coward in the streets: Eugene Debs and the Great War”

Complements Moniker: Identity Lost and Found  •  Support from Ohio Humanities

 

Friday, October 5

Lunchtime Yoga with Kat Francis begins

12:00 to 12:45 pm  •  All ages  •  Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery

Sessions continue—October 5, 12, 19; November 2, 9, 16  

No registration necessary  •  Payment due at time of class  •  $6/class or $15 for a bundle of three

Beginner-friendly yoga; all levels are welcome  •  Bring your own mat

Restorative poses, Vinyasa, and a five-minute Savasana at the end 

 

Saturday, October 6 

Do the Mu!: “Zombie Make-up” with Chris Muller

12:00 to 2:00 pm  •  Massillon Museum Fred F. Silk Community Room

Free / Public / No Reservations  •  All ages

Get ready for Massillon’s Zombie Walk.  The Museum annually offers a workshop to help participants create faux scars, blood, fake wounds, and scary effects, often with materials found around the house

 

Wednesday, October 17

Children’s Pumpkin Patch Party

6:00 to 7:30 pm  •  Free / Reservations Requested  •  New members welcome at any time

Open to members and members’ children and grandchildren

Games, art activities, and refreshments  •  Costumes optional 

 

Saturday, October 20

Art after Dark

7:00 to 11:00 pm  •  18 and older  -  $20 per person  •  Costume party

Presented by Massillon Museum and Canton Museum of Art  •  At MassMu

Costume contest, dance party, taro readings, magician, refreshments, paranormal detectives, cash bar

MassMu members receive one comp drink ticket  •  Sponsored by Slagle Law Office

Information: Massillon Museum, 330.833.4061   •  Tickets:  https://www.massillonmuseum.org/party

First party in the Museum’s new event space!

 

Tuesday, October 23

Brown Bag Lunch:  William Kerrigan, “John Chapman’s Westward Journey”

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

Life of the “real” Johnny Appleseed, revealing an extraordinary individual whose real story is more compelling than the myth, which emerged in the years after his death

 

Friday, October 26

Soft Opening:  Paul Brown Museum

4:00 to 9:00 pm  •  Free / Public / No Reservations  •  Before and after the Massillon-McKinley rivalry game parade

The new Museum won’t be complete, but celebrate the progress of MassMu’s expansion project!

Browns tailgaters from the Cleveland Municipal Lot will be on hand 

 

Friday, October 26

Exhibition Opening:  Loyal to the Lot by Stephen Tomasko

4:00 to 9:00 pm  •  Visual stories of Browns tailgating experience

See the real Browns tailgating buses on First Street  •  Exhibition continues through Spring 2019

 


November at the Massillon Museum

 

Studio M exhibition—Art as Journal, photographs by Laura Ruth Bidwell and Shari Wilkins

Continues through November 4

 

Immel Circus Gallery

Open, but some temporary closures may occur due to construction of the Paul Brown Museum

 

All other galleries are closed due to construction

 

Saturday, November 3

Do the Mu!  “Fall Foliage Art” with Gary Spangler

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

Fred F. Silk Community Room  

Create a piece of artwork to take home using a unique transfer process. 

Select a plant to be displayed on fabric stretched over a wooden frame.

 

Tuesday, November 6

History Discussion Group—“Massillon History Trivia” with Margy Vogt

10:00 am to Noon  •  Free / Public / No reservations 

Fred F. Silk Community Room  •  Coffee and sweets available for a donation  

No need to know local history to have fun, learn, and win “fabulous” prizes  

 

Saturday, November 10

Main Gallery Exhibition Opening:  Stark County Artists Exhibition

7:00 to 9:00 pm  •  Awards announced at 8:00 pm

Free / Public / No reservations  •  Refreshments  

Juried exhibition of artwork in many media by local artists

Exhibition continues through January 13

 

Saturday, November 17

Watch for MassMu staff in Massillon’s holiday parade!

 

Thursday, November 22 

MassMu Closed for Thanksgiving

 

 

 

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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