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For fifteen years, Jerry Peart's "Morning Breeze" sculpture has stood by our museum - its large, wild loops and curls welcoming visitors and announcing itself to passers by.  This work of art has become a fixture in our community,  so much so that its three supporting legs have sustained damange from skateboarders, bikers, and others who have utilized it in interesting ways.Luckily, our friends at McKay Lodge Fine Art Conservation were able to give the sculpture a "leg up" and restore its...
Call for Artists:  Mail Art   Theme:  What do you love about where you live? In celebration of the many different cultures and traditions around the world, we want to know what you love about the town in which you live.   Deadline: February 2, 2018   No fees.  No Jury.  No return.   Size: Postcard size (4” x 6” or 5” x 7”)   Mail submissions to: Canton Museum of Art Attn: Mail Art 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton OH 44702 Include in your submission: Name, Title of Artwork, Email   Participants...
  Kids help other kids with literacy at Canton Museum of Art.  The Canton Museum of Art celebrated its first Milk + Bookies Book-Raiser event on June 17. Over 1,200 books were collected for families in need around Stark County. The event entry cost was one new or gently used book donation per child. In return, all participants enjoyed milk and cookies, book related art activities, and story time with local authors and artists. Thank you to our sponsors: Fishers Foods, The J.M. Smucker Company,...
The arts and cultural industry is an economic engine, a $704 billion industry that represents 4.2 percent of our nation’s GDP. Museums are a critical component of that engine, contributing $21 billion a year to the U.S. economy and sustaining more than 400,000 jobs. With funding support from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and many other programs, including affiliate state agencies such...
Canton Museum of Art is beyond grateful to have received a thoughtful gift from artist Judith Brandon of her piece Golden Rule, which was recently displayed in our lobby. We greatly admired the piece when it was here for our Three Voices exhibit and know that it will contribute significantly to our Permanent Collection.   Judith Brandon grew up in Ohio, in a house at the bottom of a hill. Every spring, she would have to help her mother “rescue” their basement as it flooded with water. These...
Expressive Art Therapy Program Connects with New Audiences.   In response to the growing need for expressive art therapy services in Stark County, Canton Museum of Art (CMA) began the Art for Health and Healing Program in January 2017. This unique hands-on program was conceived and developed by the CMA staff and local art therapy consultant, Gail Wetherell-Sack.   Group leaders and therapists from local service organizations utilize the Museum’s exhibitions and art therapist-led experience in...
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