Past Exhibits: 2020


Aultman Health Foundation Gallery

[First Floor]

Aultman Health Foundation Gallery

Annual Celebration in Art Exhibition

February 16 – March 15, 2020
Annual exhibit of regional childrens' artwork from Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

FREE exhibit opening reception:
Sunday, February 16 from 2:00-4:00pm

Second Floor Galleries

[Second Floor]



Paul Brown Museum Gallery

[Second Floor]



Studio M Gallery

[Second Floor]

Fuse: New Works by Deborah Pinter 

February 1 – April 19, 2020

This exhibit has been extended due to Covid-19 closures. Virtual tour of this exhibit coming soon! 
Please visit massillonmuseum/covid19 for updates.

The exhibition is inspired by the Dylan Thomas poem, The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower.  Each image in the exhibition is a reaction to the previous one by using different techniques and processes and fusing them together.

FREE exhibit opening reception:
Sunday, February 16 from 2:00-4:00pm

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Alana Cartwright: Clothed in Resilience
Exhibit: Postponed due to Covid-19
This exhibition was rescheduled for March 6-28, 2021.

Clothed in Resilience is a visual diary expressing peoples' journeys to reclamation after experiencing sexual violence.

For more information on the Museum's response to Covid-19, please click here.

Andrea Palagiano: Self-Conscious  
Exhibit: Postponed due to Covid-19                       
This exhibition was rescheduled for April 3-25, 2021.

Self-Conscious is a painting exhibition that examines where social conformity meets self-identity. 

For more information on the Museum's response to Covid-19, please click here.

Studio M Artist: Paul Flippen: 36days

June 26 through July 26, 2020

36days examines the emotions and ethics of the end of life, through drawings and text describing the narrative of one family’s experience.

(Note: exhibit was postponed to June due to Covid-19.)

 Adam Bernard: Town & Country Featuring Route 42  

July 18 – September 6, 2020

Town and Country featuring Route 42 is a documentary photography exhibition that captures urban, suburban, and rural locales along the 346 mile-long road, which connects Cleveland, Ohio to Louisville, Kentucky. Poetic narratives by Fr. Greg Olszewski accompany the photographs. The exhibition is located in the temporary home of Studio M, adjacent to the photography gallery.

Learn more here.

Click here to view the recorded July 25th Facebook Live Q&A with the photographer and poet

Studio M Artist: Eileen Woods: Last Words

September 12 – October 31, 2020

Last Words is a sculpture exhibition featuring last words inscribed on an assortment of fabrics within installations. “My work has been about the last words of the dead, from the famous to the infamous to the anonymous. Throughout the creation of the series, I have experienced sorrow, anger, laughter, and surprise. I would like to believe that the dying provided to me and to the viewer the tiniest insight into the inevitable darkness.”—Eileen Woods

To view the artist tour video on YouTube click here.


Fred F. Silk Community Gallery

[Lower Level]

My Community: Through the Eyes of the 21st-Century African American Child

February 16 – March 22, 2020

FREE exhibit opening reception:
Sunday, February 16 from 2:00-4:00pm

Sponsored by The Kent Area (Ohio) Chapter, The Links, Incorporated

Creating Graphic Narratives

Lindsey Bryan, Alex Strader, and Doug Laubacher 
August 1 - 30, 2020

Click here to flip through an online exhibition catalog.

Click here to download a PDF of the exhibition catalog.

Click here for more information about the exhibition.

Photography by Supporters of Relay for Life       

September 5 - October 4, 2020

Photographs are available in the Museum shop until November 9, 2020

Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society

Image to Image: Photography by Walsh University Digital Photojournalism Students-Virtual Exhibition

Began December 4, 2020

View virtual exhibition here

Image: Stone Kaufman, Falling Benz, Digital photography

Artwork by Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon

October 10-January 10, 2021

The twentieth annual exhibition showcases youth art, grouped by media category, from youth ages 6-18.  A virtual awards ceremony and gallery walk through will stream on Facebook Live November 5, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  



Lower Level Lobby Gallery

Accessible Expressions (In Lower Level Lobby)

August 1 – 30, 2020

Art Possible Ohio's Accessible Expressions is a statewide exhibition and tour of visual art for artists with disabilities.

Click here to learn more.

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