Exhibits: 1970s


January 1970

Gallery; Collages by Martin Nantz, Elyria, Ohio.
First Floor; January 21, Toledo Glass National II, Traveling Exhibition, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Jan 17  Woman’s Board Luncheon at the Massillon
Woman’s Club, 12:30 p.m.

Jan 18  Piano and Cello Sonata Recital at the
Massillon’s Woman’s Club, 3:00 p.m.

Jan 24 & 27 Children’s Classes begin.
   Saturday, January 24………8 lessons
   Ages 6-8, 9-11 and teenage
   Tuesday, January 27………6 lessons
   Ages 3 ½ to 5

Jan 26  Membership Drive Kick-Off Snack Lunch, 12:00 noon.
   Adult Classes Begin.
   Monday, January 26………..8 lessons
   Tuesday, January 27…………10 lessons
   Oil Painting and Watercolor
   Wednesday, January 28……….10 lessons
   Thursday, January 29………….10 lessons
   * All adult classes held from 7:30 – 10:00p.m.

Jan 28  Annual Meeting of Members of the Museum, Inc., 8:00p.m.

February 1970

Feb 9  Membership Drive Report Breakfast, 10:00a.m.

Gallery; Paintings by the late Zoe Beiler, Ohio artist.
   First Floor; Toledo Glass National II.

Feb 21  Art Class Open House 10:30 am.

March 1970

March Gallery; Paintings, drawings and prints by Richard Knox, Cambridge Springs, Pa.
First Floor; 140 Years of Danish Glass, Traveling Exhibition, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

March 1 Opening Show for Richard Knox, 2 to 5 p.m.

March 10 & 12 Buffet Suppers for Members.  

April 1970

April  Gallery; Drawings USA/ 68, St. Paul Art Center.
   First Floor; Indians of the Ohio Country.

April 4 & 7 Children’s classes begin.
   Saturday, April 4……..5 lessons
   Ages 6-8; $2.50, 9:30- 10:30a.m.
   Ages 9-11, $2.50, 11:00- 12:00noon.
   Teenage Sculpture, $3.50, 10:30- 12:00noon.
   Monday, April 6……….8 lessons
   Guitar- Adult, $12.00, 7:30- 9:00p.m.
   Tuesday, April 7………..6 lessons
   Ages 3 ½ -5, $3.00, 10:00- 11:00a.m.
   Open to the public, members receive 20% discount.

April 12 Massillon Women’s Club- Music Program, Louise Speck (Soprano), Shirley Sharpe (Accompanist). Georg Friedrich Handel, Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss, Gaetano Donizetti, Louis Aubert, Gabriel Faure, Claude Debussy, Ned Rorem, Heinrich Moller, Vittorio Giannini.

April 22 Special meeting of Members of the Museum, Inc. to Amend Code of Regulations, Article II (a), regarding the annual meeting date, 8:00pm.

April 26 An afternoon of demonstrations with Marc Moon, watercolor; C. Robert Alexander, silk screen printing, and others, 3:00pm. 

May 1970

May Gallery; Paintings and assemblages by Hazel Janicki, Kent, Ohio.
Collages in glass, glass sculpture in relief and in the round, glass mosaics, engraved gold and silver glass, drawings in molten glass, and plant life laminates by Edris Eckhardt, Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
First Floor; Photographs by Joe Collins, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.

May 11 Annual Meeting of the Woman’s Board, 10:00am.

May 29 Entries due for Sidewalk Show.

June Gallery; Prints by Daniel Bush, Cleveland, Ohio.
First Floor; “Materials of Creativity” – pigments and processes in an artist’s workshop. 

June 1970

June 4-6 Annual Sidewalk Show
Paintings, prints, drawings, and all crafts. All work must be original and for sale. Twelve paintings may be submitted. $2.00 fee will be charged for each artist. Hours for show, 10 – 9 on Thursday, 10 – 5 on Friday and Saturday.

June 8 Entries due for 34th Ohio Artists & Craftsmen Show.

July 1970

July 12-Aug 30, 34th Ohio Artists and Craftsmen Show

September 1970

Museum closed September 6 through the 30th.

October 1970

Prints and drawings by Bruce McCombs, Holland, Mich.
   First Floor-
Ceramics by Bruce Grimes, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
   Photographs by Willie Longshore, Ada, Ohio.
   Enamels by William Harper, Kent, Ohio.

Oct 3-31 Jenny Floch

November 1970

Gallery-  Akron Area Artists Invitational

First Floor-
  Ohio Designer Craftsmen Traveling Exhibition

December 1970

  Paintings and Prints from the permanent collection.
  First Floor-
  Living in the Past
  Calendar of Events
  Sept 28, Woman’s Board Meeting, 10:00a.m.
  Oct 4, Opening of Exhibitions, 2-5 p.m.
  Oct 5, Adult Classes began.
  Oct 6 & 10, Children’s Classes began.
  Oct 21, Special Meeting of members
of the Museum, Inc., 8:00 p.m.
   Nov 7, Art Class Open House, 10:30 a.m.
   Nov 8, Opening of Akron Area Artists Invitational, 2-5 p.m.
   Nov 20, Museum Family Night, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
   Dec 12, Children’s Christmas Happening, 1:30-3:30 p.m.


January 1971

Gallery; Prints, Paintings and Drawings from the Permanent Collection.
  First Floor; THOSE WERE THE DAYS. Permanent Collection material showing life and customs about the turn of the century.

Jan 16 Woman’s Board Luncheon at the Massillon Woman’s Club, 12:30p.m. 

Jan 26 Men Wanted
  Men’s Lunch for members and guests.12:00 noon. $1.50 for reservations.

Jan 30 Children’s Classes begin.
  Saturday, January 30, 10 lessons, ages 6-8, 9:30- 10:30a.m., Mary Merwin, Margaret Kiko, $5.00 fee.
  Saturday, January 30, 10 lessons, ages 9-11, 11:00a.m. to noon, Douglas Spence, $5.00 fee.
  Saturday, January 30, 10 lessons, teenage, Painting and Drawing, 10:30a.m. to noon, Joanne Lattavo, $5.00 fee.
  Saturday, January 30, 10 lessons, teenage, Crafts, 10:30a.m. to noon, Le Bush, $5.00 fee.

Jan 31 The Dover-New Philadelphia Music Study Club will present a light opera in one act, Captain Love Locks.* see April 25th, 1971.

February 1971

Gallery; Photographs by James Gregory Lord, Mentor, Ohio.
  First Floor; Ceramics by Robert Engle, Delaware, Ohio.

Feb 1 Membership Drive Kickoff Snack Lunch, 12:00 noon.
  Adult Classes begin this week.
  Monday, February 1, 10 lessons, Crafts, Pottery, Enamel, 7:30-10:00p.m., Le Bush, Douglas Spence, $15.00 fee.
  Tuesday, February 2, 8 lessons, Painting, 1:30-3:00p.m., Joanne Latavo, $15.00 fee.
  Tuesday, February 2, 8 lessons, Guitar, 7:30-8:30p.m., Glen Johnson, $12.00 fee.
  Tuesday, February 2, 10 lessons, Watercolor, 7:30-10:00p.m., Bob Hazlett, $25.00 fee.
  Thursday, February 4, 10 lessons, Oil, 7:30-10:00p.m., Wes Roberts, $20.00 fee. 

Feb 3 Annual Meeting of Members of the Museum, Inc., 8:00p.m.

Feb 7 Opening of Photography and Ceramic Exhibitions.

Feb 8  Entries due for Regional Fine Arts Exhibition.

Feb 15 Membership Drive Report Breakfast, 10:00a.m.   

Feb 21  Music Program
At Massillon Women’s Club- Dept. of Music Ohio Northern University. Alan H. Drake, Clarinet. Marilyn Billups, Violoncello. Werner Sonntag, Piano.

Feb 27  Art Class Open House, 10:30a.m.

March 1971

March 7 Gallery; Fifth Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, opening 2-5p.m.
*Regional Show will have two guest speakers from Washington D.C. Clare Ferriter, juror of the Regional, will comment on the work entered for the show, the regional flavor in relation to the Washington Flavor. Carol Harford, Assistant for Cultural Affairs, The White House, will tell of the national program for the arts. 
First Floor; Ceramics by Frank Susi, Tallmadge, Ohio, and Paintings, Prints and Collages by Lawrence Walker, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

April 1971

April  Gallery; Twenty paintings by James Gwynne, Hackettstown, N.J., based on Vermeer’s “The Young Woman With a Water Jug.”
First Floor; Member’s Show. Arts and Crafts collected by Members of the Museum.

April 15 Woman’s Board and members tour of the Canton Cultural Center, 1:15 p.m.

April 25 The Dover-New Philadelphia Music Study Club will present a light opera in one act, “Captain Love Locks” by John Duke. To be held at the Massillon Woman’s Club, 3:00p.m. This program, originally scheduled for January 31, was postponed at that time.

May 1971

May 2 Gallery; Opening of Paintings by Marc Moon, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. 2 to5 p.m.
First Floor; Opening of Pottery, glass and sculpture by Roger Klarl, Tallmadge, Ohio. 2 to 5 p.m.

May 3 Annual Meeting of the Woman’s Board of Members of the Museum, Inc., 10:00 a.m.

May 13 Bus trip, for members, to the Cleveland Museum of Art.

May 29 Entries due for Sidewalk Show.

June 1971

Gallery; Paintings by Michael Fenton, East Cleveland, Ohio.
First Floor; The Town of Kendal.

June 3,4,5 Sidewalk Show
Open to all artists and craftsmen of the area. Paintings, prints, drawings and all crafts must be submitted by 5:00pm. May29th. All work must be original and for sale. Twelve paintings may be entered. Crafts are limited to 25 pieces. $2.00 entry fee per artist. No charge to members. Show hours; Thursday, June 3, 10am. to 9pm. Friday and Saturday, June 4 and 5, 10am. to 5pm.

July, August, September 1971 no records


October 1971

Oct 3-31 Jenny Floch
-pottery; muted tones, glazes and textured surfaces  

Oct 31 Museum Hobby Show.
Guitar-making, painting, decoupage, caning, dried flower arranging, china painting, macramé, tie-dyeing, woodcarving, stained glass, weaving. Two to five pm.

November 1971

Nov 4  Women’s Luncheon
   For members and guests. $1.50 for reservations. 12:30P.M.


January 1972

Gallery: Paintings and Drawings by Larry Stults, Sarasota, Florida,     formerly of Massillon.
First Floor; Costumes and Accessories from the permanent collection.

Jan 9  Opening of Larry Stults Exhibition, 2-5pm.

Jan 15 Woman’s Board Luncheon at the Massillon Woman’s Club, 12:30pm.

Jan 29 Children’s Classes Begin.

Saturday January 29, 8 lessons, ages 6-8, 9:30-10:30am; ages 9-11, 11:00-12 noon; teenage, 10:30-12 noon.

Jan 31 Membership Drive Kick-Off Snack Lunch, 12 noon.
Adult Classes begin.
Monday January 31, 10 lessons, Pottery, Stichery, Macrame, 7:30-10pm.  

February 1972

Feb Gallery; The Ohio State University Faculty and Student Photography Exhibit.
First Floor; Early Photography in Massillon.

Feb 1 Adult Classes
Tuesday February 1, 10 lessons, Watercolor, 7:30-10pm. 

Feb 2 Annual Meeting of Members of the Museum, Inc., 8pm.

Adult Classes
Feb 3 Thursday February 3, 8 lessons, Drawing, Painting, Collage, 7:30-10pm.

Feb 4 Museum Night for the Whole Family.
A musical program by the Canton Civic Opera Group will be presented in the Massillon Public Library auditorium. A slide-tape program, “Why Ugliness?” made by F. Eugene Smith, will be shown in the Educational Building. Mr. Smith, and industrial designer from Akron, has gained national prominence for his individual crusade in better city designing. The presentation was obtained through the Ohio Arts Council. Refreshments will be served after the performances.

Children’s Class
Friday February 4, 8 lessons, Art & Dance, ages 3 ½ -6, 10:00-11:30am.
Friday February 4, 8 lessons, Art, 12:30-1:30pm. 

Feb 14 Membership Drive Report Breakfast, 10am.

March 1972

March Gallery; Fiber Compositions and Woodcuts by Mildred Fischer, Cincinnati, Ohio.
First Floor; Ceramics by Alan Myers, Ashland, Ohio.

March 4 Art Class Open House.

March 5 Opening of Mildred Fischer and Alan Myers Exhibitions, 2-5pm.       

March 18 Open House
   Art class open house. Parents invited.10:30 A.M.

April 1972 no record


May 1972

May 4  Zoar Village and Spring Hill
Charles C. Pratt, Assistant Director Ohio Historical Society. Talk on both places.

May 7 Opening of Akron University Faculty and Graduate Students exhibit.
2:00 to 5:00 P.M.


June 1972

June 8-10 Sidewalk show
All media, all must be original and for sale. Twelve paintings allowed for submission. $2.00 fee per artist. Hours 10 to 5 Thursday, 10 to 9 on Friday, 10 to Saturday. 


July 1972

July 9- Aug 27  Ohio Artists and Craftsmen Show
At the Massillon Museum. All Ohio artists and craftsmen and former residents of Ohio. Judges; James M. Someroski, and Sidney Chafetz. All media accepted must be recent and original. Six entries per person, $2.00 fee per person. Awards totaling $1500.00.

August 1972 no record


September 1972

Sept 25 Woman’s Board Dessert Meeting, 12 noon.

October 1972

Oct 1  Opening of exhibitions, 2 to 5 pm.

Oct 1-31 Gallery: Acrylic Water Color Paintings by Douglas A. Pasek, Parma, Ohio.
First Floor: Craft Club of Toledo, Ohio.    

Oct 2  Fall Classes
   Adult classes:
Monday, October 2: Mike Vatalaro “Ceramics and other crafts” 7:30-10 p.m. 10 lessons $15.00 fee.
Tuesday, October 3: Bob Hazlett “Watercolor” 7:30-10p.m. 10 lessons $25.00 fee.
Thursday, October 5: Wes Roberts “Oil” 7:30-10p.m. 10 lessons $20.00 fee.
Wednesday, October 4: Tom Eftimiades “Photography” 7:30-9p.m. All ages, meet every other week, 6 lessons $5.00 fee.
Children Classes:
Friday, October 6: Joanne Lattavo, Mary Lou Miller “Art and Dance” 10-11:30a.m. ages 3 ½ -6, Eight lessons $6.00 fee.
Friday, October 6: Joanne Lattavo “Art” 12:30-1:30p.m. ages 3 ½ -6, $4.00 fee.
Saturday, October 7: Gary Spangler “Art and Crafts” 9:30-10:30 a.m. ages 6-8, eight lessons $4.00 fee.
Saturday, October 7: Susan Hrivnak “Art and Crafts” 11a.m. to noon. Ages 9-11, eight lessons $4.00 fee.
Saturday, October 7: Doug Spence “Drawing or Crafts” 10a.m. to 11:30a.m. Eight lessons $4.00.  

Oct 26  Antique Sale and Flea Market
10:00 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. Dealers booths in Educational Building, Flea Market, coffee, lunch, and light supper in Harrison Room.

November 1972

Nov 5-30 Gallery: The Weavings of Jon Wahling, Columbus, Ohio.
   First Floor: Free- blown Glass by Robert Coleman. Kent, Ohio.

Nov 18  Art Class Open House, 10:30 am.

December 1972

Dec 3-31 Gallery: Paintings by William T. Mathews from the Permanent Collection.
First Floor: Invitational Pottery Show and Sale. To include the work of Frank Susi, Alan Myers, Dorothy Fasig, Bruce Grimes, Mike Vatalaro, Ron Desmett and Mike Ribar.

Dec 9 Children’s Christmas Party, 1:30 to 3:30 pm.  


January 1973

Jan 13 Women’s Board luncheon and meeting
At the Massillon Woman’s Club, 12:30 p.m.

Jan 26-29 Classes begin for children and adults.

Jan  Twenty paintings by William T. Mathews (1821-1905) from the permanent collection.

February 1973

Feb 4  Opening Batik Hangings
   By Marlene Frost, Kent, Ohio 2 to 5 p.m.

Feb 5  Membership Drive Kickoff
   12:30 p.m.

Feb 7  Annual Meeting of Members of the Museum, Inc.
   8 p.m.

Feb 11  Entries due for Ohio Fine Arts Exhibition. 

Feb 18  “Da….A Film Portrait”
90th Birthday Reception for Mrs. G.E. Croft
2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Film titled Da made by Croft’s grandson, Richard Myers, also shown at 2:30 P.M.

Feb 19  Membership Drive Report
   10 a.m.

March 1973

March 4-31 Ted Harvey: Selected Works 1968-72
Ceramics. Ted Harvey was a past President of the Ohio Designer-Craftsmen. Current chairmen of graduate studies in art at Kent State University.
Catalogue: Stacked Cups, Friendship Bowls, Cow Platters, Texas Chili Bowls, Fly In The Soup Bowls, Red Country Wine Service, Wine Arrangement, Bear Paw Mugs, Lillian P. Manuelswitch- Covered Jar, Cherry Jar, Memory of Aunt Ella- Covered Jar, Two Covered Jars, Working Pitchers, Pitcher and Covered Jar, Salty Ware, Ka-Shew Jar, Vase, Drugstore Containers, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Bach Fugue, Tribute To Heinz, Parking In Rear Only, Hawk Point Fantasy, Juke, Quivre River Night Ensemble, Gally Bowl.

March 4- Sixth Regional Fine Arts Exhibition
April 1 Three entries may be submitted by Ohio artists. Deadline is February 11, 1973 by 5 pm. Media: oils, water colors, collages, polymers, acrylics and mixed media. Awards and prizes totaling $1500.

March 16 “An Evening with Mark Twain”
A night at the museum for adults and children. Presented by Donnie Miller. Treasure hunt with prizes. 7:30 P.M.

April 1973

April 10 Men’s Lunch     
   For members and guests. 12:00 noon. $1.50 for reservations.


May 1973

May 6-31 Massillon Public School Art
   Kindergarten through sixth grade. Two to five P.M.

June, July, August 1973 no record


September 1973

Sept 18-19, Woman’s Board Bus Trip to Toledo Museum and points on interest.
Sept 24, Woman’s Board dessert meeting, 12:30 p.m.

October 1973

Oct 1, Adult and childrens classes begin this week
Oct 7, Opening of exhibitions 2-5 p.m.

Oct 7-31 Gallery-
   Drawings and photographs-Robert Morrow
   First Floor-
   Pottery and Paintings- Maija Gruzitis

November 1973

Nov 4-29 Gallery-
   Prints and mixed media- Hilda Volkin
   First Floor-
   Pottery and Glass- Bette Drake

Nov 4, Opening of exhibitions 2-5 p.m.
Nov 17, Art Class open house, 11:30 a.m.

December 1973

Dec 2  “Sunday at the Museum”
Two to five P.M. Opening of Current Exhibitions: Free-blown glass by Robert Coleman of Columbus. Photography by Fred Wilson, Jr. of Columbus. Demonstrations: Jewelry by Todd and Leslie Wilcox Krepley of Akron. Pottery by Maija Gruzitis of Vally View. Watercolor by Florian Lawton of Shaker Heights. Sale of Crafts and Watercolors: C. Robert Alexander, Ron Desmett, Don and Lisa Drumm, Todd and Leslie Wilcox Krepley, Rolland and Luke Lietzke, Alan Myers, Frank Susi, Mike Vatalaro. Opening of Expanded Rental Gallery: More artists, more paintings, for home or office.

Dec 2-31 Gallery-
   Photographs- Fred Wilson
   First Floor-
   Free blown glass

Dec 2, opening of exhibitions and craft demonstrations, 2-5 p.m.
Dec 8, Children’s Christmas Party 1:30- 3:30p.m. 


January 1974 no record

February 1974

Feb 4-18 Membership Drive
Membership Dues: single - $5.00, Family - $10.00, contributing - $20.00 to $100.00, Commercial - $50.00. Membership Sponsors: The Sidewalk Show, Museum Night, Demonstrations, Art Class Open House, Displays and talks in the schools, School tours, Art Show Openings, Special Events, Luncheon’s. Membership has established a: Permanent Collection Fund, Exhibition Fund, Sales Corner, Sales & Rental Gallery, Framing Corner. Membership Privileges: Twenty Percent Discount on Classes, Publications, Exhibition Openings, Sales & Rental Gallery- Special Rates, Special Events for Members, Framing Corner Discount, Sales Corner Discount.

July 1974

July 8- August 28
36TH Ohio Artists and Craftsmen Show

September 1974

Sept 22 Fall Festival Day at Spring Hill historic home, 1-4p.m.

Sept 23 Woman’s Board Meeting, 1p.m.

Sept 30 Adult and student classes begin this week.

Sept 30 Monday September 30, 10 weeks, Pottery, 7:30-10pm, Susan Hunter, $15.00 fee.

October 1974

Oct 1 Tuesday October 1, 10 weeks, Watercolor Painting, 7:30-10pm, Bob Hazlett, $25.00 fee.

Oct 1-31 Gallery; Acrylic and Oil Paintings by Richard George, Hamilton, Ohio.
First Floor; Massillon Ms. Led the Way.

Fall Classes, 1974

Oct 3 Thursday October 3, 8 weeks, Figure Drawing, 1:00-3:00pm, Eleanor Alder, $15.00 fee.
Thursday October 3, 10 weeks, Advanced Oil Painting, 7:30-10pm, Wes Roberts, $25.00 fee. 

Oct 4 Friday October 4, 8 weeks, Art and Dance, 10:00-11:30am or 1:00-2:30pm, ages 4-6, Joanne Lattavo, $8.00 fee.

Oct 5 Saturday October 5, 8 weeks, Creative Art, 10:30-11:30am, ages 6-8, Gary Spangler, $6.00 fee.
Art Experience, 10:30-11:30, ages 9-11, Londa DiSabatino, $6.00 fee.
Pottery, 10:30-12 noon, Teenage, Susan Hunter, $6.00 fee.
Drawing and Painting, 12 noon-1:30pm, bring lunch, teenage, Londa DiSabatino, $6.00 fee.
Guitar; country and modern, 9 weeks, 1:00-2:00pm, teenage, Bob Vetera, $15.00 fee.

Guitar; country and modern, 9 weeks, 1:00-2:00pm, Bob Vetera, $15.00 fee.

Oct 6 Opening of current exhibitions, 2-5p.m.

Oct 12-13 Fall Festival Days at Spring Hill historic home, 1-4p.m.

Oct 15 Adult Classes
Tuesday October 15, 6 weeks, Beginning Oil, 7:30-10pm, Wes Roberts, $25.00 fee.
Friday every week, Community Artists, 7:30-10pm, Bob Vetera, $15.00 fee.  

Oct 16 Bus trip to the Ohio Historical Center and Ohio Village, lunch at German Village, Columbus. Open to Members of the museum. The bus will leave at 8:30a.m. Reservations by October 9.   

Oct 24  Antique Sale and Flea Market
10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. Dealers booths in Educational Building, Flea Market in Harrison Room, Coffee, lunch and light supper in Pioneer Kitchen.

November 1974

Nov 1 “A Hanging.” Class members and Community artists will hang show.

Nov 1-7 Gallery; Annex School. Paintings by adult class members and the Community Artists.

Nov 3 Opening of Bruce Grimes Ceramics and Willie Longshore Photographs, and Annex School show 2-5p.m.

Nov 3-30 First Floor; Ceramics by Bruce Grimes, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and photographs by Willie Longshore, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Nov 9-30 Gallery; Prints of Delbert Michel, Hope College, Holland Michigan, and John Berry, London, England.

Nov 10 Opening of print show, 2-5p.m. 

Nov 10- John Berry and Delbert Michel
Dec 5  Prints, paintings and drawings

Nov 23  Art Class Open House, 11a.m.

December 1974

Dec 8 Opening of Rental Gallery Artists, area artists and craftsmen, Christmas Sale and demonstrations, 2-5p.m. 

Dec 8-31 Gallery; Rental Gallery Artists.
  First Floor; Area artists and craftsmen.

Dec 14  Children’s Christmas Party, 1:30-3:30p.m. 


January 1975 no record

February 1975

Feb 3-19 Membership Drive
Membership Dues: single - $5.00, Family - $10.00, contributing - $20.00 to $100.00, Commercial - $50.00. Membership Sponsors: The Sidewalk Show, Museum Night, Demonstrations, Art Class Open House, Displays and talks in the schools, School tours, Art Show Openings, Special Events, Luncheon’s. Membership has established a: Permanent Collection Fund, Exhibition Fund, Sales Corner, Sales & Rental Gallery, Framing Corner. Membership Privileges: Twenty Percent Discount on Classes, Publications, Exhibition Openings, Sales & Rental Gallery- Special Rates, Special Events for Members, Framing Corner Discount, Sales Corner Discount.  

March 1975

March 2 Ohio Fine Arts Exhibition and Ohio Craftsmen Invitational

April 1975

April 22 Men’s Lunch
  For members and guests. 12:00 noon. Reservations at $1.75.

May-December 1975 no record



January-February 1976 no record

March 1976

March 25 Sesquicentennial Celebration
March 28 7:30-9:30 p.m.

April-August 1976 no record

September 1976

Sept 20 Woman’s Board Meeting, 10:30 a.m.

October 1976

Oct-Dec Fall Classes:
Oct 1 Art and Dance- Friday, Oct. 1, 8 weeks, Joanne Lattavo, ages 4-6, 10:00-11:30 a.m., 1:00-2:30 p.m., $8.00.

Oct 2 Art Experiences- Saturday Oct. 2, 8 weeks, Gary Spangler, Susan Hrivnak, ages 6-8 and 9-11, 10:30-11:45 a.m., $6.00.

Oct 2 Studio Workshop- Saturday, Oct. 2, 8 weeks, Terry Schneider, teenage, 10:30- 12:00 noon.

Charity’s Helpers- early crafts, every other Saturday from 12:30- 3:00 p.m. Call for information.

Oct 3-31 Gallery, First Floor: Ohio Artists and Craftsmen Invitational
Rental Gallery exhibition and demonstration, 2-5p.m. 

Adults- Classes 7:30-10:00 p.m.
Oct 5 Watercolor- Tuesday, Oct 5, 10 weeks, Bob Hazlett, $25.00

Oct 6 Beginning Oil- Wednesday, Oct 6, 10 weeks, William Crawford, $25.00.

Oct 7 Figure Painting- Thursday, Oct 7, 10 weeks, Carol Paquay, $25.00.

Oct 7 Craft Workshop- Thursday, Oct 7, 8 weeks, Pottery, enamel and other crafts, $15.00 materials extra.

Oct 16-17 Spring Hill Fall Festival Days, 1:00-4:00p.m.

Oct 27 Bus Trip- 8:30 a.m. 

November 1976

Nov 7-30 Gallery, First Floor: Photographs by Willie Longshore, Columbus, Ohio

Nov 8  Women’s Luncheon
  For members and guests. 12:30 P.M. Reservations at $2.50.

Nov 20  Art Class Open House, 11:00 a.m.

December 1976

Dec 5-31 Gallery: Museum Purchases from one-man shows or from the artist
  First Floor: Miniature rooms, toys and children’s clothing

Dec 11  Children’s Christmas Party, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 


January-February 1977 no record

March 1977

March 1-31 Nelson E. Oestreich
   Woodcut printing

April 1977

April  Roy Cartwright, Don Kelley
   Sculpture and Prints

May 1977

May 1   The Textile Arts Club of the Cleveland Museum of Art
   Textiles from various artists

May 21 Heritage Hike
Massillon Museum to Spring Hill. 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Spring Hill Tours, refreshment stands, Woman’s Club Tours.

June-August 1977 no record


September 1977

Sept- Oct Massillon Museum creative fall classes
October 1977

Oct 9-30 Marge Widmar Enamels and Embossments
   Works with the basse taille process

   Waddington, Banners, Something Symbolizing
One’s Principles or the Like.
Linda Waddington- fabrics, banners and wall hangings


November 1977

Nov 6-28 Bruce Grimes
Nancy Stillwagon
   Drawings and Paintings
   Kathy Sombrio
   Oil Painting Demonstration

Dec 4-31 Retrospective Grunwald
   Reverend Wilmer Grunwald-landscape painting, oil and pastel

Dec 10  Children’s Christmas Party
1:00 – 3:00 P.M. Ages 4-12. Santa and Christmas Workshop. Bring a toy for Salvation Army.   


January 1978 no record

February 1978

Feb  Jim Williams
   Landscape images with printmaking and collaged photographs.

Feb  Massillon Museum Creative Winter Classes
   Children & Teenagers: held 10 weeks, no class March 24-25.
Friday, February 3: Margy Vogt “Creative Art” 10:30- 11:30 a.m., 1:00- 2:00 p.m. Ages 4-6, fee $7.50.
Saturday, February 4: Gary Spangler “Art Experiances” 10:30- 11:45 a.m. Ages 6-8, fee $7.50.
Saturday, February 4: Kathy Starr “Arts and Crafts” 10:30-11:45 a.m. Ages 9 and up, fee $7.50.
Saturday, February 4: Kathy Starr “Workshop” 12:30-2:00 p.m. Ages teenagers, fee $7.50.
Monday, February 6: Kathy Starr, Laura Pearlman “Pottery and Enamel” extra $15.00 fee-ten weeks, 7:30-10p.m.
Tuesday, February 8: Bob Hazlett “Watercolor” Fee $25.00- ten weeks, 7:30-10p.m.
Wednesday, February 8: Nancy Stillwagon “Acrylic and Oil” fee $25.00- ten weeks, 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8: John Corn “Basic Photography” fee $12.00- eight weeks, 7:30-10p.m.
Thursday, February 9: Hope Singleton “Basic Drawing and Painting” fee $25.00- ten weeks, 7:30-10p.m.
Charity’s Helpers- a group of students learning early crafts. Sessions every other Saturday 12:30-3:00p.m.
Community Artists- painting or sketching from a live model. Monday, February 6, every other week.  

March 1978

March 5-31 Jacquelyn Haley: mixed media
Martha Boyajian: Drawings
Helen Matteson: Watercolors
-Opening  Sunday March 5, 2-5pm.

April 1978

April 2-30 Phyllis Kohring Fannin
Floral watercolor paintings, abstract collages, inks, and acrylics. Opening 2-5p.m.

April 22 Kite Making
   Kite making, 10:30 A.M. at Massillon Museum, 8 years and older.

April 29 Kite Flying
   1:00 P.M. At Spring Hill, open to all.

May 1978

May 3-30 Canton Potter’s Guild
Artists Displayed- Lois Aaby, John Anderson, Chris Davis, Jill Haden, Marcy Herbert, Father Joe Lazur, Inger Licht, Charlotte McElroy, Carol Moore, Virginia Paris, Tille Pluto, Herta Rainey, Rosemary Shahan, June Shealor, Kathy Spear, Sari Sponhour, Jeannette Weber

May 7-30 Ohio Members American Watercolor Society
Artists Displayed- Sanford M. Brooks “Blue Mosque, Istanbul”, “Palace at Knossos, Crete”. Virginia W. Brooks “Waterfront, Istanbul”, “Irish Abbey (Timoleague Abbey)”. Malcolm Brown “Cape Dunes”, “Chagrin Winter”. Borys Buzkij “Entry #1” “Entry #2”.

June 1978

June  John Klassen
Specializes in Ceramics, photography, sculpture and design. Research and construction of a large wood fired kiln

June 2, 3 & 4 The Massillon Museum Sidewalk Show
   Paintings, Prints, Drawings and all crafts- for sale
   All area artists welcome

July 1978

July 9- Aug 31  Ohio Artists & Craftsmen Show (also a pamphlet)
Prints, drawings, photographs, all crafts and sculpture. 4 entries allowed for submission. $3.00 fee charged to each individual. Awards totaling $1500.00. Jurors: Jon B. Wahling, instructor, Arts and Crafts Center of the Columbus Recreation Department, Columbus Ohio. Daniel Rohn, Associate Professor of Art, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Fern Cole, artist/craftsman, Akron, Ohio.

September 1978 no record

October 1978

A. Joseph Barrish
   Glass, Robert Gary Eickholt

November 1978

Margaret Fischer, Sue Keebler, Georgianne Wanous
   Enameling, ceramics, pottery, weaving and textiles
   James Poole- Printmaker


December 1978

Dec 9  Children’s Christmas Party
Christmas Workshop, Santa, entertainment, refreshments. Ages 4-12 Dress- Play clothes. Bring toys new and unwrapped for the Salvation Army.  


January 1979 no record

February 1979

Feb 4-28 Photography- Richard A. Gotschall, Massillon, Ohio.
   Exhibition opening February 4th. 2- 5 pm.

Feb 12  Membership Drive Kickoff Breakfast, 10:30 am.

Feb 12-16 Membership Drive.

   Winter Classes
   Children’s Classes
Feb 16  Imagination, ages 4-6, 10:30-11:30a.m. or 1 to 2p.m.
Feb 17  Art Experiences, ages 6-8, 10:30 – 11:45 a.m.
   Pots and Palettes, ages 9 and up, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
   Teenage Workshop, 12:30-2p.m.

Feb 19  Adult Classes begin this week.
   Adult Weaving and Fiber, 7:30-10p.m.
Feb 20  Drawing and Painting, 7:30-10p.m.
   Watercolor, 7:30-10p.m.
Feb 21  Basic Photography, 7:30-9:30p.m.
Feb 22  Ceramics, 1-3p.m. or 7:30-10p.m.

Feb 26  Membership Drive Report Dessert, 1p.m.


March 1979

March 4-31 Ohio Fine Arts Exhibition
Ceramics- Michael Evans, Oxford, Ohio.

March 10 Woman’s Board Luncheon at the Massillon
Woman’s Club, 12:30p.m.

March 28 Women’s Luncheon for members and guests, 12:30pm.
   For members and guests. 12:30 P.M. Reservations at $3.00. 

April 1979

April 8-29 Drawing Show- Kent State University Faculty
Ceramics- Ban Kajitani, Columbus, Ohio.
Opening April 8, 2-5p.m.

April 14 Easter Egg Hunt, 1 to 2:30p.m.

April 15 Spring Hill historic home open, 1 to 4p.m.

April 27 Slapstick and Popcorn, 7:30p.m.  

May 1979

May 6-31 K-12 Art Show
   1ST annual Massillon City School’s art show opening, 2-5 p.m.

May 7  Annual Meeting of the Woman’s Board, 10:30 a.m.

May 19-20 Spring Hill historic home open, 1 to 4p.m.

June 1979

June 1 Spring Hill historic home open each Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4p.m. during June, July and August.

June 1,2,3,4 Sidewalk Show.  

June 3-30 Water colors- George Dombek, San Francisco, California
Enamels and Drawings- Laura Pearlman, Canton, Ohio.
   Masks and enameling combined with wood, plastic and copper.

June 4  Woman’s Board Planning Meeting, 10a.m

July 1979

July 1  Platinum & Palladium Prints- Gregory Todd Moore

August 1979 no record

September 1979

Sept 9  Phyllis Sloane
   Print, painting, and drawing- exhibition held sept. 5- sept.30

October 1979

Oct 7  Phyllis Lloyd, Mabel Chapman Wursthorn

   Gerald Larcomb, Salley Wicht
   Glass work

November 1979

Nov  Christine King
   Features Ceramics and Fibers

   Virginia T. Woide, Robert E. Woide

December 1979 no record

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