Classes and Workshops


2017 Class Schedule

June to September


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.


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.


September 2: Papermaking with Diane Boslett
                    Learn the art of papermaking.

Early Childhood

Tiny Artists
For children 18 months to 3 years old with an adult, this class meets the first Wednesday of the month from 10:30-11:15am.  Come listen to a story, visit the galleries, and make an artwork!
$8 a child ($7 a MassMu member child); no charge for adults
Register 5 days in advance



Open Studio Pottery
Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Dates: Wednesdays and Saturdays
$50 a month ($40 a month Member)
Prerequisite: MassMu Pottery I or equivalent
Bring your own clay or purchase a 25-pound bag for $20.
Space is limited. To reserve your space, call Education and Outreach Manager, April Olsen, at 330-833-4061 ext. 104 or email her.

Adult Pottery Wheel with Kaitlyn Gutshall
5-Week Course
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:30pm
August 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26
Ages 17 and up
$120.00 ($110.00 MassMu Member)
This 5-week course will introduce students to basic pottery wheel techniques and best practices. Students will have the ability to create a variety of functional or decorative objects in addition to practicing glazing techniques and surface design. Any skill level is welcome, but some experience working with clay is recommended.
Register by August 24.




Painting: Artist for the Day with Gary Spangler
3-Week Course
Saturdays, 10:00am-12:00pm
September 16, 23, 30
Ages 10-15
$50 ($45 MassMu Member)
Learn about famous artists and their painting styles, while making art to take home.  
Register by September 10.

Graphic Design


Fiber Arts

Intro to Knitting with Rochelle Kramer
3-Week Course
Sundays, 2:30-4:30pm
September 10, 17, 24
Ages 16 and up
$45 ($40 MassMu member)
Cost includes a set of knitting needles and additional supplies.
Learn the basics of knitting—from casting on, perling, and binding off—and make a scarf to take home! This class connects to the exhibit Stark County in the Great War, and the history of people on the home front knitting for soldiers at war.
Register by September 5.

Summer Camp





Download the Registration Form here.

Be sure to attend our FREE Do the Mu! the first Saturday of every month!


Rules for Registration:

  • To register for classes, complete the registration form, downloadable here, or contact the Massillon Museum at (330) 833-4061 x111 or by email.
  • Spaces are limited! Please note the class size and register early.
  • Registration by phone or in person is due 5 days before class begins.
  • Registration by mail must be postmarked 7 business days before class begins.
  • Full payment must be made when registering:
  1. In person (cash—exact change only—credit card or check)
  2. By mail (credit card or check)
  3. Over the phone (credit card)
  • Refunds for cancelled classes will be processed in 3-6 weeks and returned by check in the mail.
  • ALL art projects must be removed from the classroom or ceramics room 7 days after the last day of class or they become property of the Massillon Museum and used at staff discretion.


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