Canton Museum of Art and Cain Toyota-BMW Partner to Gift 50 CMA Family Memberships to Canton Farmers’ Market SNAP/EBT Customers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Canton, Ohio): June 23, 2022  – The Canton Museum of Art (CMA), one of Northeast Ohio’s premier American art museums, and Cain Toyota-BMW have partnered to gift 50, year-long, family memberships to SNAP/EBT customers at the Canton Farmers’ Market this Summer.

Development Director Libby Doss says the Museum is “so excited to partner with Cain Toyota-BMW and work with the Canton Farmers’ Market to offer FREE Museum family memberships to SNAP/EBT card holders. Cain’s sponsorship of these memberships will help families  -who might not otherwise afford it – enjoy full membership access and benefits.”

Thanks to the generosity of Cain’s Cain in the Community program, and the partnership of the Canton Farmers’ Market, individuals who present their SNAP/EBT card at the Canton Farmers’ Market will receive a FREE Family Membership at the Canton Museum of Art ($60 value). This partnership will extend access to art in our community – thanks to Cain’s sponsorship.

According to the Canton Farmers’ Market, all vendors will accept cash, and most will take credit cards and/or a form of app pay. Customers can visit the Know Your Roots Welcome Center to learn more about how the Canton Farmers’ Market accepts SNAP/EBT (with up to $25 Produce Perks match) and WIC, TANF & Senior Nutrition Vouchers, on behalf of all eligible vendors/products.

Canton Farmers’ Market
The 2nd season of the Canton Farmers’ Market at Centennial Plaza is open on Saturdays, June 25 – October 22, from 10am-1pm. The market features roughly 30 vendors each week that offer a wide range of seasonal produce/flowers/plants, fresh baked goods & locally created products. Plus, community partners, live music, give-a-ways & more! Stay up to date on all things market related on Facebook @CantonOhioFarmersMarket and on our new website coming soon! . Please note that the market will be closed on August 6 for the Grand Parade, and September 3 for the Black College Hall of Fame Football Classic.

Exhibitions, Programming, and Operating Support
The Canton Museum of Art’s exhibitions, related programs, and operations are made possible in part through generous support from Arts In Stark, Visit Canton, Stark Community Foundation, The Hoover Foundation, the Paparella Family Foundation, the Canton Museum of Art Exhibition Endowment at Stark Community Foundation, and the Ohio Arts Council, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts and Institute of Museum and Library Services. CMA FREE Thursdays, offering free admission all day, is sponsored by PNC Foundation.

About Canton Museum of Art
Recognized for powerful original exhibitions and national touring exhibitions focused on American art and its influences, the Canton Museum of Art makes the discovery and exploration of art accessible to all. The Museum’s education outreach programs, School of Art classes, and workshops serve thousands of students of all ages. CMA’s acclaimed Collection focuses on American works on paper, primarily watercolors, and contemporary ceramics. CMA’s Artisan Boutique is open during regular Museum hours. Founded in 1935, CMA serves more than 45,000 visitors each year. Visit and follow the Museum on Facebook for updates, or call 330.453.7666 for more information.

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