Massillon Museum Island Party Is July 15!

The Massillon Museum’s annual Island Party on Friday, July 15, will be a carefree evening under the stars in the heart of downtown Massillon. The family-friendly evening will be free and open to everyone. No reservations are necessary. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. Food and beverage service will begin about 6:00 p.m. and […]

MassMu’s July “Do the Mu!”—Cartooning

Participants will enjoy a free, family-friendly chimera cartooning workshop during the next in-person Do the Mu on Saturday, July 2, 2022. Anyone—toddlers to adults—may stop by the Museum between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. to join instructor Doug Laubacher. Laubacher is a cartoonist and art educator from Northeast Ohio. His comic strip, Unbound, can be read […]

MassMu’s Steam Engine Is Now on View

The Massillon Museum’s 1916 Russell traction steam engine has returned to MassMu’s garden area on City Hall Street Southeast and can be seen at any time. Doug Scheetz and BeeLine Transfer facilitated return of the bold black, red, and yellow machine from its off-season storage site, where it is protected from winter weather. The model  logo—“The Boss”—and […]

MassMu Brown Bag Lunch—“Hidden History of Cleveland Sports”

Marc Bona, writer for and The Plain Dealer, will speak at the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch on Tuesday, June 28. His program will begin at 12:10 p.m. and conclude at 12:50 p.m. to accommodate those who attend on their lunch breaks. From basketball to boxing, hockey to Heisman, journalist Bona will chronicle a […]

Stark County Artists Exhibition Submission Deadline Is August 15

Entries for the Massillon Museum’s 2022 Stark County Artists Exhibition are due Monday, August 15.  The exhibition will open December 1, 2022, with a reception from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibition will continue through January 15, 2023.    The annual exhibition is open to present and former Stark County residents and to those currently […]

MassMu Offers Ceramics Open Studio in July | Massillon Museum

The Massillon Museum will host open studio times in its ceramics facility beginning July 2. Registration is now open—contact Stephanie Toole, education and outreach manager, at 330-833-4061 x104. The studio will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. to adults who have previously studied ceramics at MassMu or another institution. […]

MassMu Offers Friday Lunchtime Yoga

Reward yourself at the end of the week by attending the Massillon Museum’s beginner-friendly yoga class any Friday in July. All ages and levels are welcome to attend for restorative poses, vinyasa, and a five-minute savasana. The session will meet from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Bring a mat. The session will be held on the […]

Breakfast with Tiffany’s Fundraiser | Massillon Museum Fundraiser

Friends of the Massillon Museum will host “Breakfast with Tiffany’s,” a fundraiser breakfast on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 226 Third Street SE, in Massillon. Breakfast—pancakes, sausage, applesauce, juice, and coffee—will be served from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Historian Margy Vogt will offer casual tours of St. Timothy’s Anglican-style sanctuary […]

Flag Day in Downtown Massillon

Walk among downtown Massillon’s charming old buildings and through its beautiful Veterans Memorial Park on a guided downtown walking tour with local historian Margy Vogt on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, beginning at 2:00 p.m.  “You’ll be surprised at how many ways Massillon shows its patriotism and honors its veterans,” Vogt said. Special attention will […]

Massillon Museum’s Missing History of Massillon Exhibition Opens June 11

The Massillon Museum’s Missing History of Massillon: Unheard African American Stories exhibition will open on Saturday, June 11, with a free public reception from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., in the Aultman Health Foundation Gallery. Missing History of Massillon: Unheard African American Stories will feature oral histories, archives, photographs, and artifacts celebrating the rich narrative of […]