Tag Archives: Massillon Museum Saturday

“Do the Mu!”—Happy New Year!

During the next “Do the Mu!” at the Massillon Museum—Saturday, January 6, from noon to 2:00 p.m.—participants will make crazy New Year hats including resolutions to make the world a better place.  The workshop is free and open to the public.  No reservations are required.  Guests may drop in any time during the two-hour session.
 
“Do the Mu!” adds a hands-on dimension to a Massillon Museum visit, providing an intergenerational, interactive outlet for creativity.  All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge.  
 
Instructor Diane Boslett 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 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.  A visit to the Massillon Museum is always free.  Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
 
 
Media Contacts:
Alexandra Nicholis Coon, Massillon Museum Executive Director  –  330-833-4061 x111
Megan Fitze, Massillon Museum Education and Outreach Manager  –  330-833-4061 x104
Margy Vogt, Massillon Museum Public Relations Coordinator  –  330-844-1525

“Do the Mu”: Turkey Time

During the next “Do the Mu!” at the Massillon Museum—Saturday, November 4, from noon to 2:00 p.m.—participants will make a turkey craft to get into the Thanksgiving spirit.  
 
“Do the Mu!” adds a hands-on dimension to a Massillon Museum visit, providing an intergenerational, interactive outlet for creativity.  All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge.  
 
Instructor Gary Spangler holds bachelors’ 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.  A visit to the Massillon Museum is always free.  Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visitmassillonmuseum.org.
 
 
Media Contacts:
Alexandra Nicholis Coon, Massillon Museum Executive Director  –  330-833-4061 x111
Megan Fitze, Massillon Museum Education and Outreach Manager  –  330-833-4061 x104
Margy Vogt, Massillon Museum Public Relations Coordinator  –  330-844-1525

Do the Mu! – Zombie Makeup

During the next “Do the Mu!” at the Massillon Museum—Saturday, October 7, from noon to 2:00 p.m.—participants will learn how to apply scary makeup to transform themselves into zombies for Massillon’s annual Zombie Walk (October 14) and for Halloween.
Chris Muller will help participants of all ages design their “look,” then show them how to create it.  Supplies will be provided for the workshop.  Muller will suggest to budding zombies how to replicate the scary makeup, fake wounds, and special effects, often with materials found around the house.
“Do the Mu!” adds a hands-on dimension to a Massillon Museum visit, providing an intergenerational, interactive outlet for creativity.  All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge.
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.  A visit to the Massillon Museum is always free.  Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
Media Contacts:
Alexandra Nicholis Coon, Massillon Museum Executive Director  –  330-833-4061 x111
Margy Vogt, Massillon Museum Public Relations Coordinator  –  330-844-1525

 Do the Mu!—Folk Art

 

During the next “Do the Mu!” at the Massillon Museum—Saturday, November 5, from noon to 2:00 p.m.—participants will remake found objects into a colorful, whimsical work of folk art with Art 360° artist Levent Isik. Guests may drop in any time during the workshop without a reservation.

Levent Isik of Hartville, Ohio, is one of more than 40 artists commissioned by Charles Bluestone to participate in the Art 360°: Contemporary Art Hatching Across Ohio traveling exhibit. The exhibit features contemporary Ohio artists who have embraced the challenge of embellishing ostrich eggs; they have come together in a wide variety of forms, demonstrating the creativity of the arts community.

Art 360°: Contemporary Art Hatching Across Ohio will be on view through February 12, 2017, on the Museum’s second floor.

“Do the Mu!” adds a hands-on dimension to a Massillon Museum visit, providing an intergenerational, interactive outlet for creativity.  All materials, tools, and instruction are supplied at no charge.

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.  A visit to the Massillon Museum is always free.  Free parking is available on adjacent streets and in nearby city lots.  For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.