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Classes and Workshops


Class & Workshop Schedule

The Massillon Museum first became a Blue Star Museum in 2014. As a Blue Star Museum, the Massillon Museum offers a discount on classes, event tickets, and Museum shop purchases to the nation's active duty military personnel currently serving in the United States Military—Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (including Reservists, National Guardsman regardless of status, US Public Health Commissioned Corps, and NOAA Commissioned Corps)—and up to five family members. The Blue Star Museums program runs from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day each year, but active duty military personnel are able to receive these discounts at MassMu year-round upon request. Please call 330-833-4061 or stop by the Museum to register for programs or make purchases at the Museum shop using this discount.

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Through Museums for All, those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 600 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card. The Massillon Museum will extend annual member benefits to those with EBT cards for just half the price of regular membership rates, so you and your family can enjoy all the magic and wonder here.  If you receive food assistance, simply present your EBT card when you arrive or give us a call at 330-833-4061 to receive this specially priced membership rate.

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Do the Mu


FREE workshops for all ages! Do the Mu is the first Saturday of every month.  Join us for a different art or history workshop taught by local artists or Museum staff. Try something new!  


Do the Mu on December 3, 2022: Beginner Embroidery with Sam Lilenfield from 12:00 to 2:00pm

Enjoy a free, family-friendly activity during the in-person Do the Mu at MassMu on Saturday, December 3, led by instructor Sam Lilenfield. Stop by the Museum between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. to join Sam as she walks you through a beginner-friendly embroidery project, perfect for any age or skill level. All supplies will be provided.

Sam Lilenfield is a fiber and illustration artist from Canton, OH. Her contemporary embroidery work is centered around vibrant color palettes and layers of texture.




Ceramics Open Studio: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Open Studio will conclude for the year on December 17, 2022

When you register, select your preferred day, and stay for as short or as long as you would like during the 10:00am-4:00pm time frame!

The cost for Open Studio is $50 per nonmember per month, or $40 per member per month. Attendees may bring their own clay or purchase a 25-pound bag of clay from MassMu for $20. 

All Open Studio registrants must have taken a pottery class previously, whether at MassMu or another institution, so they are comfortable working independently because Open Studio is not led by an instructor. Masks are required to be worn at all times during Ceramics Open Studio.

Please note that the MassMu LL kilns fire at 04/06 for bisque firing and 6 for glaze firing.

Space is limited, so please call 330-833-4061 x104 with any questions or to register!


Holiday Tray Workshop with Susan Mentrak - Tuesday, November 29, from 5:30 to 7:00pm

Adults and children age 10 and older are invited to make their own holiday inspired tray in the Massillon Museum’s Holiday Tray Workshop on Tuesday, November 29. This program will be led by ceramicist Susan Mentrak. Register at or by calling 330-833-4061. Tickets are $45/member and $50/nonmember per adult/child pair. One tray will be made per pair.


Sgraffito Ornament Workshop - Sunday, December 4, from 2:30 to 4:30pm

Adults and children ages 12 and up are invited to learn the fundamentals of sgraffito. The class will consist of a demonstration on making the ornament itself, wet work, a sgraffito demonstration, a planning period while the ornaments dry, and then finally, decoration.

Registration is limited and can be completed at or by calling 330-833-4061. The cost is $25/member or $32/nonmember.


Tots n' Pots - Sundays, December 4, January 29, February 26, and March 26, from 2:30 to 3:30pm each date

Children ages three through eight are invited to make their own clay masterpieces during the Massillon Museum’s Tots n’ Pots workshops. Registration is limited and can be completed at or by calling 330-833-4061. The fee, $20 ($15 for MassMu members) per adult/child pair, includes all supplies. Registration is separate for each Tots n Pots workshop date.


Family Clay - Sundays, January 15 and February 12, from 2:30 to 3:30pm each date

Families are invited to these all-ages workshops to make clay masterpieces in the Ceramics Studio. Registration is limited and can be completed at or by calling 330-833-4061. The fee, $20 ($15 for MassMu members) per person, includes all supplies. Registration is separate for each Family Clay workshop date.


Valentine's Clay Date - Friday, February 10, from 6:00 to 7:30pm

Couples are invited to enjoy a fun Valentine's clay date making mugs in MassMu's Ceramics Studio on Friday, February 10, from 6:00 to 7:30pm! Register at or by calling 330-833-4061. The workshop cost is $40/MassMu member couple or $50/nonmember couple. Registration includes all supplies.


Un-Valentine's Clay Workshop - Thursday, February 16, from 6:00 to 7:30pm

Singles or friends are invited to enjoy a fun Un-Valentine's clay Workshop making mugs in MassMu's Ceramics Studio on Thursday, February 16, from 6:00 to 7:30pm! Register at or by calling 330-833-4061. The workshop cost is $20/MassMu member or $25/nonmember. Registration includes all supplies.


Classes, Workshops, & Other Programs

Virtual Yoga

Enjoy relaxing Virtual Yoga sessions led by instructor Leslie Schneider! New videos were shared to MassMu's Facebook and YouTube pages each Friday in January through March 2021 and remain available. These videos can be accessed free of charge.


Lunchtime Yoga: Fridays from 12:30 to 1:15pm

Lunchtime Yoga takes place at MassMu each Friday from 12:30-1:15pm. Join certified yoga instructors for a relaxing yoga session on the MassMu lawn. Rain/cold location is inside the Museum. Relax and refocus as you are guided through your practice. 

Students must bring their own mats and it is recommended that they bring their own props. This class is beginner friendly. All ages and levels are welcome. Masks are required to be worn at all times during Lunchtime Yoga. The cost is $6 per class or $15 per 3-class bundle. Register upon arrival at the Museum!

Yoga will not be held on November 25, December 23, or December 30, 2022. 


Art Heals Collage Workshop - Tuesday, December 6, from 6:00 to 8:00pm

Join the Massillon Museum and Registered Art Therapist Gail Wetherell-Sack for an Art Heals Collage Workshop in conjunction with the INTO LIGHT Project Ohio: Continuing the Conversation exhibition, on view in the Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery and Lower Level Lobby from November 12, 2022, through January 4, 2023.

Substance abuse; addiction; problem drinking; extreme stress—have you, someone in your family, or a close associate been affected by these or other life challenges? Join us in making a collage to help you deal with these difficult issues. Supplies will be provided and the only necessary skills are working with scissors and glue sticks, and bringing a whole lot of courage and empathy.

Registration can be completed at or by calling 330-833-4061. The cost is $10/member or $15/nonmember. This workshop is recommended for ages 18 and older.


Winter Build-a-Bouquet Workshop with Lepley & Co. - Saturday, December 10, from 12:00 to 1:00pm

Adults and children age 8 and older will receive guidance on the basics of floristry and learn about flowers with Lepley & Co.’s experts. This event is perfect for all experience levels, and you’ll get to take home a beautiful, custom bouquet at the end of the program!

Registration is limited and can be completed at or by calling 330-833-4061. Please register by Thursday, December 8, to reserve your spot! The cost is $32/MassMu member and $35/nonmember.




Cancellation Policy

If the Massillon Museum cancels a class or workshop, the Museum will issue a refund to all registered individuals.

Refund requests received from students will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Refunded students will be responsible for paying any payment processing fees.


Please call Stephanie Toole, Education and Outreach Manager, at 330-833-4061 ext. 104 or email if you have questions about Education Department programming, or if you are interested in teaching a class or workshop.

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