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Adult & Teen Workshops & Classes

NEW 2019-2020 Classes Now Available!

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The CMA offers courses available in a wide range of media, scheduled for weekdays and weekends throughout the day and evening, there's a class to fit every schedule, budget, and interest! Courses are available for adults plus children and teens, (including a Summer Art Camp).

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Twilight Photography & Walking Tour

All Skill Levels

Begins 10/23/2019, Ends 10/23/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 10/21/2019

1 Wednesday, 05:30 PM-07:30 PM


Instructor: Mandy Altimus Stahl

Inspired by the atmospheric twilight photographs of historic buildings in the exhibit, Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along The Underground Railroad, join us for this special offsite photography workshop and walking tour in downtown Massillon. Meet in the Massillon Museum's Gessner Hall as photographer, historian, and Massillon Museum Archivist Mandy Altimus Stahl introduces nighttime photography tips, and walks you around buildings that existed during the time period of the underground railroad, before the Civil War. Learn about some of the history and stories behind these locations while also learning techniques on how to take dynamic photos of these buildings during sunset and night time. Whether you're an experienced photographer or just starting to learn, you will be sure to leave with photos full of interesting lighting, mood, and character! (Rain date scheduled for 10/30)

*Please bring a digital camera that has a manual mode or nighttime mode - DSLR, mirror less, some point-and-shoots, and a tripod.
*If you are a MASSMU Member you will receive $5 off the registration rate.  Please call the Canton Museum of Art at 330-453-7666 to register and redeem this discount. 

Cost: $25.00 per person (Cost for Members: $20.00)


Fluid Art Paint & Sip

All Skill Levels

Begins 11/19/2019, Ends 11/19/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 11/17/2019

1 Tuesday, 06:00 PM-08:00 PM


Instructor: Erica Emerson

Relax and enjoy friends, wine and fun while creating a personal abstract masterpiece! Now introducing a brand new workshop at CMA creating fluid art using acrylic paint pouring techniques. There is nothing more satisfying than watching the paint spill across the surface. Choose your own colors and enjoy the endless creative and spontaneous possibilities as the paint interacts to produce different effects. Our artist will guide you step-by-step through the process all while you enjoy wine, music and a great time!

*One 12"x 12" canvas, materials, wine, and refreshments are included in the cost of the class.
*Please feel free to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
*Must be 21 or older to register.
*Fluid art takes a minimum of 72 hours to dry. Students will need to make arrangements to pick up artwork during museum hours.

Cost: $48.00 per person (Cost for Members: $39.00)