Massillon Museum to Offer Kids’ Acrylic Painting Workshop 


Children in grades one through five can learn how to paint a winter scene step-by-step in the Massillon Museum’s Kids’ Acrylic Painting workshop. The one-day session will meet on Saturday, January 28, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

The class fee, $18 ($15 per Museum member), includes instruction and supplies. Massillon Museum classes are open to the public. Pre-registration is required for this class by January 23. Students may register by phone, by mail, or in person using cash (exact change), checks, or credit cards. The Massillon Museum, as a Blue Star Museum, offers a 10% discount on classes for active military personnel and their families. For a detailed class schedule, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit

Gibson is an artist and art teacher whose artistic inspiration comes mainly from nature. Although she works primarily with acrylic paints and pencil, she also creates jewelry using hardware, and has worked with a variety of media including charcoal, pastels, mixed media, and wood. She is a licensed visual arts teacher, with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ashland College and a Master of Education in Integrated Arts degree from the University of Rio Grande. A member of the Ohio Art Education Association, she teaches private lessons and workshops at the Massillon Museum, Pat Catan’s, and Massillon Public Library, and she works as an activities assistant at the Canton Christian Home.

The Massillon Museum is located at 121 Lincoln Way East (Ohio Route 172) in downtown Massillon.  Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in the nearby city lots and parking deck.