Massillon Museum to Offer Shadow Puppets Class

Children in grades five through eight are invited to attend Gary Spangler’s Shadow Puppets class at the Massillon Museum. The three-session class will meet on Tuesdays, August 2, 9, and 16, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Students will learn puppetry art by drawing, painting, and cutting to create their own puppets, then performing a puppet play.
The class fee—$45 ($40 per Museum member)—includes materials. Massillon Museum classes are open to the public. Pre-registration is required for this class by July 25. 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
Instructor Gary Spangler holds bachelor’s degrees in visual art: fibers and art education: K through 12 from Kent State University and a master’s degree in education from The University of Akron. He has taught art at Massillon City Schools, The University of Akron, Malone University, and the Massillon Museum. His teaching spans all ages and innumerable art forms including handcrafted books, photography, fibers, jewelry, enameling, origami, and ceramics.
The Massillon Museum receives operating support from the Ohio Arts Council and ArtsinStark.
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.