The CMA is open for Fall Exhibitions from August 3rd through October 24th. 

Please note the CMA will closed on 8/6, 8/7 and 8/8 due to Hall of Fame events.

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Visiting CMA with COVID-19 Precautions

Canton Museum of Art Welcomes You Back! Here's What You Need to Know When Visiting CMA . . .

We are pleased to welcome visitors back inside our galleries, but we want to do so safely. While health mandates and guidelines changed on June 2, 2021, CMA is continuing follow some procedures and internal guidelines, including masking, as we learn more about new developments and vaccination impact. The health and welfare of our visitors and staff is of utmost importance. Please read below for details . . .


Hours, Admission & Advance Timed Ticket Reservations

• CMA is open normal business hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm and Sunday from 1:00pm-5:00pm, CLOSED Mondays. 

• Timed tickets are required in advance to visit the Museum (for both general admission and member admission).


• Limited capacity will remain in effect through July 2021 to facilitate social distancing. We thank you in advance for your understanding to protect yourself and others.


• Timed tickets are available in 15 minute intervals starting with our opening time until one hour before closing time. Get your ticket reservations here.


• Tickets are on a first come, first-served basis, reserved online in advance. There is no guarantee of admission for walk-up visitors.


• There is no need to print your ticket. Save your confirmation email and check in at the Patron Services Desk with your name.



• Thank you to our Members! You will continue to receive free admission to all exhibitions.


• Museum Members will need a timed ticket to visit.


•  Members still receive a 20% discount on classes, and a 10% discount in the Artisan Boutique.


• The support of our Members is vital to CMA's exhibition and education programs. Renew or purchase a new membership online here!


UPDATED Safety Precuations & Guidelines (June - July 2021)

A lot has changed over the several several months. As we welcome everyone back inside the galleries to enjoy art in person, we also want everyone to be fully informed on what to expect. Safety first = a comfortable experience for all.


  • First and foremost, if you are not feeling well, or exhibit any of the symptoms of COVID-19, or have been around anyone who has, please stay home. You can visit us another day and you can still enjoy CMA From Home.
  • Everyone needs a timed ticket reservation for entry. Please reserve in advance online. Walk-in admissions cannot be guaranteed.
  • Please check-in with your reservation confirmation / name at CMA’s Patron Services Desk upon entry. Our staff will assist with verifying tickets and answering any other questions about your visit.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the Museum, including upon entry and exit.
  • Acrylic partitions at the Patron Services Desk to protect both staff and visitors will remain in place.
  • Masks -- Staff: Masks are required by all staff.
  • Masks -- Visitors: At this time, all of our visitors regardless of vaccination status must wear a mask. The Museum is resuming Summer Art Camp for kids, and with even limited capacity of children in the Museum classrooms and galleries, we want to ensure they are protected. Please help protect our staff and each other by reducing the spread of germs during this time of transition back to normal.
  • Signage is placed throughout the Museum designed to keep you informed about CMA health and safety protocols and processes.
  • We encourage social distancing! Floor markings, stanchions and signage will facilitate social distancing and traffic flow in the lobby and galleries. Galleries have one-way traffic flow, noted with signage and directional floor markings. Please yield at entry and exit points where necessary. Be kind, and be safe!
  • Galleries have capacity limits posted. Please enjoy the art while remaining aware of your surroundings and others for traffic flow. A staff member will be in the galleries to answer any questions and monitor traffic flow.
  • For exhibitions with security stanchions installed on the floor, please respect your distance from the art — and remember, no touching!
  • Restrooms are open and will be checked and cleaned throughout the day, and touchless options are being installed as they become available.
  • Facilities staff will be sanitizing surfaces throughout the Museum during open hours, including door handles, door frames, and bench seats in the lobby (limited seating is available).
  • All visits to the galleries will be self-guided, as tours are unavailable. The high-touch Education Station activities in the Museum lobby are not available at this time.
  • Large bags are prohibited, as well as outside food and beverage. Water fountains and vending machines will remain closed. Small bags and childcare items are allowed.
  • CMA’s “Canton Museum of Art Magazine” is available digitally on the CMA website under the Explore the Museum link. The print version will be reintroduced in August 2021.
  • All tours remain self-guided.
  • The Museum’s spaces remain closed to all larger event gatherings and rentals until further notice.
  • All staff members are trained in appropriate health and safety measures.
  • CMA staff continues to work remotely and on stagged office schedules. If you are seeking a specific staff member, please check the Staff Directory here and call or email (preferred). Meetings inside the Museum offices remain suspended.
  • The Museum will continue to offer virtual art experiences online, with our CMA From Home and social media sites. Find out more below.
  • CMA is monitoring the COVID-19 situation regularly and will modify its protocols and processes as new information from state and local officials and the CDC becomes available. Stay informed and up-to-date at
  • Please check back here and on our social media platforms for more details on reopening. thank you for your support, patience, and understanding as we work together to help all of our community stay safe and healthy. Welcome back to CMA – “Where Art Meets Life”

CMA From Home

CMA From Home: Go virtual with your CMA throughout this temporary closure! Look for us on Facebook every Wednesday at 12 noon for Live events, and throughout the week as we post additional content.  You can also Explore the Museum’s Collection in our online collection area. Plus, Museum To Go virtual tours and art-making activities, art therapy relaxation, and other content is being regularly posted at our CMA From Home page here.


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