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Facilities Rental

Rental: The Fred F. Silk Community Room

Click here to download our reservation form and complete rules.

The Silk Room is located on the Lower Level of the Museum. It is available for rent to members only (individual, family, or business) during regular museum hours. It is a suitable space for meetings, parties or other gatherings. Capacity is for 54 people sitting, or up to 100 standing.

*Please note that the Silk Room is also the home of Studio M, an exhibition space for local artists. Artwork must not be disturbed during the rental.

Access:

  • Regular Museum hours only, Tuesday-Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday 2-5pm.
  • All trash must be emptied/removed at the end of the rental.

Rental includes use of:

  • 10 six-foot tables & 54 chairs. You are responsible for setting up and taking down any furniture used.
  • A refrigerator/freezer, sink, coffee pot, and ample counter space.
  • Use of the Silk Room only. All other lower level areas remain available for Museum staff and visitor use—lobby, restrooms, classrooms, coat rack, and offices.

Rates:

  • Members Only: (New members are welcome at any time!)
  • $50 for members only
  • 10% discount for Museum members who are Massillon residents
  • Free to local non-profit organizations during museum opening hours only (with proof of non-profit status)
  • $25 refundable cleaning deposit

Rental: Main Gallery

Click here to download our reservation form and complete rules.

The Gallery may be rented with special permission from the Executive Director, depending on the gallery exhibition. The room may be opened for show only. The capacity for the gallery is 200 seated, 250 standing. Food and drink is not permitted in the gallery. A band may be hired for the Gallery, but the Museum has no sound system for its use. A non-refundable $100 rental deposit is required for the gallery. The balance is due 30 days before the event. Access:

  • Reservations by special arrangement during regular museum hours, or after hours from 5pm to 11pm (closing, all take down and clean up must be completed).
  • All trash must be emptied/removed at the end of the rental.

     

Rental includes use of:

  • up to 10 six-foot tables & 54 chairs are also available. You are responsible for setting up and taking down any furniture used.

Rates

  • non-members $750, members $500
  • $50 refundable cleaning deposit

Required Paperwork:

Click here to download our complete rules and forms.

Complete and sign the reservation form and mail or deliver with the reservation fee to:

Facilities Reservation
Attn: Scot Phillips
121 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, OH 44646