Canton Fine Arts Associates (CFA)
Canton Fine Arts Associates, Inc. is a non-profit, membership affiliate of the Canton Museum of Art. Canton Fine Arts sponsors monthly luncheons (held the second Wednesday of the month, September - April) with presentations and demonstrations on art-related topics. Dedicated to furthering the cause of the visual fine arts in our area, Canton Fine Arts also organizes and presents an annual fundraiser, Christkindl Markt (second weekend of November), and sponsors Museum exhibitions and other activities throughout the year. Read more...
The Docents are a vital part of the day-to-day activities of our Education Department. As our volunteer tour guides, the Docents receive special training in art, art history and on each of the exhibitions presented at CMA. To learn more about joining the Docent program please visit our Docent web page.
Canton Ceramic Artists Guild (CCAG)
These experienced potters use and maintain the CMA "Pot Shop," raise funds for pottery education equipment and workshops, and provide demonstrations for school tours. Each year, the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild hosts the May Show at the Museum. This creative showcase features functional and decorative pottery by Guild members, and portions of sales benefit the Museum’s Ceramic Education Program. The May Show also includes professional demos, live music and more. For more information, visit the Canton Ceramic Artists Guild Museum web page. You can also learn more on the Guild's official web page and blog.
Canton Artists League (CAL)
This membership group is a collaborative of professional, semi-professional and amateur visual artists; and people with an interest in supporting art through exhibits, educational workshops, field trips, and support programs. For more information, visit the Canton Artists League website at: http://cantonartistsleague.org/
Canton HeART Guild
This exciting new group consists of dynamic and diverse volunteers in the Canton and Stark County community dedicated to promoting events and exhibit programs at Canton Museum of Art. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Canton HeART Guild facebook page.
Canton Spinners and Weavers Guild
Established in 1978, the guild provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, education and information among local weavers and spinners. We have evolved to include interest in many textile arts, including felting, knitting, dyeing, kumihimo and surface design. The Canton Spinners and Weavers Guild of Canton, Ohio, meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00pm in the Canton Museum of Art library September through May. For further information, please contact Kathy Fleeher, Canton Musuem of Art: Kathy@cantonart or visit the Canton Spinners and Weavers Guild facebook page.
Formed in 1992 by Tanya Harroff and Rachel Schneider, this impressive group of women love the arts, and each year they provide matching dollars to the thousands of hours provided by Museum volunteers. The Angels meet once a year for a sumptuous luncheon and Museum presentation about upcoming exhibitions and events. Their generous donations provide unrestricted operating funds for a variety of Museum programs, from exhibitions to education, and honor the efforts of Museum volunteers throughout the year. In the last 24 years, the Angels have provided more than $750,000 in funds to the Museum. Please contact the Museum, 330.453.7666, for more information about this wonderful group. Meet the Angels and Learn More ...