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Winners Announced for the 2018 Stark County High School Art Awards  The Canton Museum of Art, supported by Cleveland State University, University of Mount Union, Malone University, Kent State University Stark, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Myers School of Art at The University of Akron presented the 27th annual Stark County High School Art Exhibit which closed on April 8. Works were judged on both originality and technical ability. At an awards ceremony on April  6, First, Second and...
   Canton Museum of Art did not know exactly what it would get when it put out a call for artists to mail in small pieces of artwork. The museum ended up with far more than it expected: over 250 submissions.  CMA received paintings, prints, collages and even rubber stamps in its art call. All the work answered the question "What do you love about where you live?" "Things from Africa or Australia, China, Japan, Finland, Germany Greece, India. It's really been amazing," Director of Marketing Rob...
  Sheri swung her legs over the side of her bed, feet landing softly on the carpet. The sun blinked through dusty blinds. She grabbed her phone off of the night stand and opened the calendar app. A reminder popped up – Group Therapy at Veterans Assistance. She groaned with apprehension.    Ever since returning from her tour in Afghanistan, Sheri struggled with nightmares and depression. Most days were hard. And even though group therapy helped, it was a struggle each week to get there....
New Impressionist Work Featured In American Watercolor Masters Exhibition   The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) presents a special exhibition, American Masters: Watercolors from the CMA Permanent Collection, which features the Museum's most recent acquisition: an 1890 Impressionist masterpiece, "Bleak House, Broadstairs," by acclaimed pioneer of American Impressionism, Childe Hassam. Major watercolors by Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, George Luks, John Marin, Maurice Prendergast, and John Singer...
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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...
Lisa Teeple Voted the 2017 Canton Arts District All-Star For three years the Canton Arts District All-Stars exhibition has celebrated artists who love the arts community in downtown Canton. The All-Stars exhibition is unique because the winner is determined by popular vote rather than a jury.  This year’s winner is Lisa Teeple. Her acrylic painting “Sublimation of Neptune” received the most votes during the Canton First Friday exhibition at the Canton Museum of Art. As winner, Lisa will...
Scrimmage Coloring Contest Winner   The Canton Museum of Art is excited to announce the winner of the Scrimmage coloring contest.  12 year-old Tabitha of Canton, Ohio was selected from the numerous submissions received during the exhibition, "Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present." Tabitha has been awarded a complimentary membership to the museum and a year of free art classes. The jurors were especially impressed with her use of color and shadows. Tabitha...
CALL FOR ARTISTS: CANTON ARTS DISTRICT ALL-STARS. The Canton Arts District All-Stars Exhibit is a one-night art event that is open for submissions to visual artists who celebrate the Canton Arts District. Participating artists must register online by Sunday, October 29:https://www.judgify.me/allstars Once the artwork has been registered online, artists will drop off their entry on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Canton Museum of Art. The works will be on display...
  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,...

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