Our galleries are being installed. You may still see Studio M: Artwork of the Boys and Girls Club and the Immel Circus. Join us Saturday, October 4 from 7:00-9:00pm for three floors of new exhibits!
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Speakers Bureau


The programs listed below are free of charge, but donations are encouraged. We accept cash and checks made payable to the Massillon Museum.


To schedule a program, please contact Heather Haden, Education & Outreach Coordinator at 330-833-4061 x104 or by email. Presentations are booked on a first-come first-serve basis, so please be flexible; not all dates are available.


List of Presentations:

Presentations: Listed by Presenter


Alexandra Nicholis Coon: 

William T. Mathews: Painter of Presidents (30-60 minutes) 
Language of the Victorian Fan (20 minutes) 
Early-20th Century Women Photographers (30-40 minutes) 
Early Massillon Photographers (30-40 minutes) 
Preserving Photographs and Important Documents (30-40 minutes) 
How to Create a Museum Exhibit (30-40 minutes) 
Various Topics Related to Museum Studies (30-40 minutes) 
Dada and Surrealism (30-40 minutes)

Mandy Altimus Pond:

Titanic and the end of the Edwardian Era (30-90 minutes)
Massillon and the War to End All Wars (60 minutes)
Photography in World War I (40 minutes)
Women in Silent Film (30-60 minutes) 
Films of the Silent Era (30-60 minutes) 
Entertainment of the early 1900s (30-60 minutes) 
Recording Your History, Oral Histories: Preserving Stories (30-60 minutes) 
Genealogy of the Massillon Area (30-60 minutes) 

Christopher Craft:

Artful Living: Collaborative Educational Program Promoting the Arts (45 minutes) 
Christmas Party at the White House, Celebration 2007 (45 minutes) 
Opportunities and Careers in Art (45 minutes) 
The American Civil War (45 minutes or more with Q & A) 
Civil War Living History (45 minutes or more with Q & A) 
The Social, Political and Diplomatic Significance of the Battle of Antietam (45 minutes) 
Massillon and the Civil War (45-60 minutes) 
An Overview of the American Revolution (45 minutes) 
Abraham Lincoln (45 minutes)

Scot Phillips:

Intro to Silkscreening (40-60 minutes)
Advanced Silkscreening (40-60 minutes)
Photochemical Photobooth (20-30 minutes)
Painting Massillon’s Murals (40-60 minutes)

Emily Vigil:

Alternative Photographic Methods (30 minutes) 
The Artist as Bookmaker (30 minutes) 
Plein Air Painters: from Corot to Graham Nickson (30 minutes) 
Survey of Landscape Art (30 minutes) 
Creating document reproductions for exhibits (15-20 minutes)

Cristina Savu:

How to care for historic objects
Donating 101: what happens when you give the Museum an object?
What is a registrar? & the Massillon Museum’s collection