Friday, July 17, 2020 at 4:24 PM
Your Massillon Museum has reopened to the public! Click below for more information and tips for visiting safely.
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Educator Resources

Teachers may download any piece of this site and adapt it to their particular classroom needs.


Virtual Tours of MassMu


Free docent-led virtual tours of the Museum will be held via Zoom. The tour's time frame and content can be tailored to educator needs. For more information about scheduling a virtual field trip, visit our Tours page.


#StarkTuscMuseumsUnite Digital Partnership


During the period of COVID-19-related closures, MassMu has partnered with museums throughout Stark County and Tuscarawas County to offer free educational programming on our social media pages at noon each Monday through Saturday. Each institution will provide a virtual program that varies from week to week on a prearranged schedule. Follow the McKinley Museum & Presidential Library, Massillon Museum, the Canton Museum of Art, the National First Ladies' Library, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum on our social media platforms to access this engaging and informative content!


MassMu Teddy Bear and Rainbow Coloring Sheets

Color your own MassMu teddy bear or rainbow as part of the Bear Hunt and 330 Rainbow Hunt! You can also complete our April 4 Do the Mu rainbow pointillism activity. Share your masterpiece with us by emailing it to and your piece might appear in the Museum lobby windows!

MassMu Teddy Bear Coloring Sheet (PDF)

MassMu Rainbow Coloring Sheet (PDF)


MassMu Coloring Book

Enjoy this free, downloadable coloring book created for MassMu by Northeast Ohio artist Lindsey J. Bryan! MassMu Foldable Coloring Book (PDF)


Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll


Nelly Toll full biography

Behind the Secret Window vocabulary guide

Window Activity (all ages)

Lesson Plan: Documenting & Photography Activity (Grades 7-8)

Lesson Plan: Storytellers (Grades 9-12)

Snap! In the Photobooth with Andy Warhol & Friends

Click on the links below to download lesson plans aligned with a variety of subjects and grade levels. 

Art & Aesthetics

Andy Warhol Biography

Pop Art Portraiture

Collection and Curating

Immediate Images



Public Art Project


Third Grade Program

This Art & History Adventure is used to inspire 3rd Grade Classes from nearby communities to visit the Museum's galleries and use the permanent collection objects and rich history to critically think about their own lives. This program is ALWAYS FREE. Teachers may download a copy of the 3rd Grade Book and print copies for each of their students.
A collaborative project with Massillon City Schools ford Third Grade Classes. Sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council.

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Belle Johnson
Teacher's Guide and Lesson Plan for Photography project

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Abel Fletcher
Teacher's Guide and Lesson Plan for Photography project

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Historic Topics

Pottery, Baskets and Arrowheads:
The Native American Collection of the Massillon Museum

Teacher's Guide and project
Grades: K-4, 5-8
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Massillon History Topics Click here for a full list


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