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Classes and Workshops


2018 Class Schedule

March to June

The Massillon Museum first became a Blue Star Museum in 2014.  We are proud to offer a 10% discount on classes, event tickets, and Museum shop purchases year-round to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families.

MassMu is growing! Due to ongoing construction, no ongoing classes are currently available. However, a limited number of workshops are being offered! See below

Do the Mu


FREE Workshops, all ages! Do the Mu! is the first Saturday of every month.  Drop in
anytime between 12:00-2:00pm for a different art + history workshop taught by local artists or Museum staff. Try something new!  No registration required; free for all ages.


Saturday, April 7


Do the Mu: Wizard Staffs  with Gary Spangler

Help MassMu kick-off our NEA Big Read events by making your own wizard staff. Each staff can be uniquely designed to best serve your wizarding powers! 

Free/Public/No Reservations

Saturday, May 5


Do the Mu: Fantastical Plant Terrariums with Kat Francis

Make a fun terrarium with fantasy plants of your own imagination!

Free/Public/No Reservations

Saturday, June 2


Do the Mu: Wonderful Weavings with Diane Boslett

Saturday , June 2, 2018, 12:00 pm-2:00pm

Weave something wonderful using recyclables and natural materials. Walk away with a one of a kind weaving! 

Free/Public/No Reservations



No regular ceramics classes are currently offered. Our ceramics studio will reopen in spring of 2018. We'll keep updates posted here as we know more!

Big Read Creature Class with Bili Kribs

Sunday, April 29

2:30 pm-4:30 pm

In conjunction with this year's Big Read fantasy novel, A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, participants will create small fantasy figurative sculptures using hands-on techniques used by professional sculptors.
Ages 9+ $5-MassMu member, $7 nonmember

All levels welcome

To register, stop by the Museum during any of our open hours or call (330) 833-4061.
  15 spots available

For more Big Read Events, visit http://www.massillonmuseum.org/the-big-read


Portrait Drawing Workshop led by Bridget Wiese

Saturday, June 9


Beginner Class

Learn the basic traditional skills of the sight size technique in portraiture as performed by great artists like; John Singer Sargent, Titian, Van Dyke and Velazquez.   This class is an introduction to a process that leads an artist through live charcoal sketch studies where the drawing is placed next to the model and viewed as a whole from a distance. Combining art with archives, Massillon Museum will provide historical busts as models for this course. Supplies included with cost.

Ages 16+ $20- MassMu members, $25 nonmember
  To register, stop by the Museum during any of our open hours or call (330) 833-4061.
  6 spots available


Songwriters' Workshop led by Bryan Stahl

Wednesday, April 18

Continues 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month May-September, 2018

Beginner Class

We invite anyone interested in songwriting ages 14 and up to join local Massillon musician and songwriter Bryan Stahl for a collaborative series of workshops. If you sing, play guitar or piano, have a melody or lyrics, come join us! Come to one, come to several, you're welcome any time.

These FREE workshops begin April 18 and will continue on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 7:00-9:00pm May through September 2018, at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, Ohio.

A songwriter showcase performance will be held in October 2018.

Ages 14+ FREE
  No registration required.

Funded by ArtsinStark through an individual artist grant

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