Upcoming Exhibits

2017 Exhibition Schedule

Main Gallery

Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception
February 18 – May 23, 2017

This exhibit will feature ten abstract paintings from the Massillon Museum collection, each translated–by co-curators Barry Stirbens and Jan Stirbens, community members who are blind–into sonic iPad touch-screen apps, designed by Classic Interactions.  Tactile models created by David McDowell along with typewritten and Braille labels will explain the art.  Sighted visitors can borrow macular degeneration simulation goggles to gain a sense of the exhibition experience for patrons with low vision.

Second Floor

Westward, Ho! True Grit Themes in Costumes and Artifacts
Opens March 5, 2017

In celebration of this year's The Big Read book selection, True Grit, this exhibit will display costumes from the 2010 True Grit film, on loan from Paramount Pictures, complemented by Native American artifacts from the Massillon Museum Collection.

Main Gallery & Second Floor

Stark County in the Great War
June 10 – September 24, 2017

This exhibit will commemorate the centennial of America's involvement in World War I, featuring artifacts from the permanent collection.

 

Main Gallery

Stark County Artists Exhibition
October 14 – December 31, 2017


 

Studio M Gallery: 2017

Studio M Gallery

Work by Michael Weiss
Exhibit dates: February 25 - April 2, 2017
Opening reception: February 25, 2017, 6-8pm

Michael Weiss, The Island (detail), Digital Media, 2016

Studio M Gallery

Paintings by Katherine Butler
Exhibit dates: April 8 - May 14, 2017
Opening reception: April 7, 2017, 6-8pm

Katherine Butler, Coalesce (detail) Acrylic and oil on canvas, 2016

Studio M Gallery

John W. Carlson
Exhibit dates: May 19 - June 25, 2017
Artist's reception: June 10, 2017, 7-9pm, with Stark County in the Great War Opening reception 

John W. Carlson, O (detail), Charcoal on paper, 2015

Studio M Gallery

Photographs by Friends of Relay for Life
Exhibit dates: June 30 - August 5, 2017
Opening reception: June 30, 6-8pm
 

Studio M Gallery

Caught Offgaurd: A Candid View
Artwork by members of Canton Artist League

Exhibit dates: August 11 - September 17, 2017
Opening reception: August 11, 6-8pm

Studio M Gallery

Artwork by the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon
Exhibit dates: September 23 - October 8, 2017

Studio M Gallery

Art Teachers' Invitational
Exhibit dates: October 13 - November 19, 2017
Opening reception: October 13, 2017, 6-8 pm

Charity Hockenberry, Sunrise Sunset (detail), Weaving

 

Studio M Gallery

Image to Image: Photojournalism Students from Walsh University
Exhibit dates: December1 - December 31, 2017
Artists' reception: December 3, 2017 3-5pm, with Stark County Artist Exhibition Opening

Alenjadro Meza, Neverending Pathway (detail), Digital Photography, 2016

 

 

 
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