A unique program titled “FA Uncorked” was held at the Canton Museum of Art and sparked the creative spirit in all participants. Sponsored by Canton Fine Arts Associates, “FA Uncorked” was conducted by Erica Emerson, education manager of the Canton Museum of Art. Emerson led guests with step-by-step instructions in the creation of their paintings. Wine, snacks and all painting supplies were included.
Lots of people were loud in the library at the Massillon Public Library’s “Party Gras—Part Deux,” in February. Guests enjoyed refreshments from the bayou buffet and gator bite punch bucket while listening to the Zydeco Kings and competing for prize baskets in a scavenger hunt throughout the main floor of the library.
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How do you explain what abstract art looks like ... to a blind person? That’s the concept behind the latest exhibit at the Massillon Museum: Blind Spot: A Matter of Perception (through May 23). Ten abstract paintings from the museum’s collection have been made accessible to those with blindness or low vision for the first time, thanks to an inventive, multisensory experience.