Please excuse our dust while we expand your museum! Some galleries may be impacted by construction. Please call for verification of gallery availability. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Current Exhibits

Please excuse our dust while we expand your museum!

During the expansion of the Museum, some galleries may be closed or partially closed. During the expansion of the Museum, some galleries may be closed or partially closed. Our second floor galleries are closed through December 2019 for renovation and reinstallation. We anticipate opening our new facility in spring 2019.

Check back for updates, or call 330-833-4061 in advance of your visit. Thank you for understanding, as we expand our facility to better serve you and the community!

Aultman Health Foundation Gallery


Looking at Appalachia

March 23 – June 2, 2019

Contemporary photography, curated by Roger May
In conjunction with the NEA Big Read programming


Second Floor Galleries

The Immel Circus Gallery

The Immel Circus is one of the most interesting “pieces” in the collection of the Massillon Museum. The 100-square foot miniature hand-carved circus contains 2,620 pieces. Surrounding the Immel Circus are rotating displays of a selection of circus-related artifacts from Dr. Robert Immel's collection.

The Immel Circus collection contains more than 1,400 artifacts of circus-related memorabilia. This collection includes 115 photographs of circus sideshow acts, 559 circus letterheads, 128 books, 256 circus programs, 357 miscellaneous circus photographs, and various costumes, figurines, and posters.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Robert Immel, his collection, and miniature circus.

Click here to view a small online gallery of circus photos from the Immel Circus collection, including P.T. Barnum and Tom Thumb.

Paul Brown: Lessons from the Bench

October 26, 2018 – Spring 2019

Loyal to the Lot

Photographs by Stephen Tomasko
October 26, 2018 – Spring 2019





Studio M Gallery


Recent Landscapes: Eileen Dorsey and Charles Basham

March 2-April 20, 2019

Reception: March 2, 2019, 7:00-9:00pm

Click here for more information about the exhibit.


Fred F. Silk Community Gallery


Looking at Massillon 

March 23 – May 5, 2019
Reception: March 23, 2019 3:00-5:00pm

For more information about this exhibit and the annual NEA Big Read program, click here!

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