The Canton Museum of Art (CMA), one of Northeast Ohio’s premier American art museums, is proud to announce their 5th annual gARTen event, presented by the Canton HeART Guild.  This year’s fundraiser, “Polynesian gARTen: An Evening in Paradise”, will transform the outside of the Cultural Center for the Arts into a tropical lanai.  Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the musuem’s website at cantonart.org/garten.

Art supporters and enthusiasts are invited to attend this unique, fantasy event which raises money for the Canton Museum of Art’s exhibition and educational programs that reach over 44,000 people annually.  Guests in attendance will experience live art, music and entertainment all with a lush, Polynesian theme.  Resort attire is recommend for all attendees.

Ticket options for the event include:

  1. “Islander” – General Admission ticket includes all entertainment plus a variety of food and drinks: $125 per person
  2. “Member” – General Admission ticket for CMA Members includes all entertainment plusa variety of food and drinks: $100 per person
  3. “VIP” – VIP Admission includes an exclusive VIP lounge, special food and drinks and a VIP swag bag: $250 per person

A list of current gARTen sponsors can be found at cantonart.org/garten.

About the Canton HeART Guild
The Canton HeART Guild is a group of dynamic young professionals and leaders in the Canton and Stark County community, dedicated to promoting participation in Canton Museum of Art events and exhibit programs. Each year, the HeART Guild presents its signature “gARTen” fundraiser event, with exciting new themes and performances designed to attract a diverse audience in support of the Museum. Proceeds from the event benefit the Museum’s education, exhibition, and community programs. HeART Guild members represent the Museum at exhibition openings, special events, and throughout the community all year.

About Canton Museum of Art

The Canton Museum of Art is one of Ohio’s premier museums for an exceptional visual arts experience, recognized for powerful original exhibitions and national touring exhibitions focused on American art. The Museum’s innovative education outreach programs, 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. Founded in 1935, the Canton Museum of Art makes the discovery and exploration of art accessible to all, with more than 44,000 visitors each year. Visit cantonart.org, follow the Museum on Facebook, or call 330.453.7666 for more information.