Massillon Museum to host annual Celebration in Art

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MASSILLON – The Celebration in Art show, an annual exhibit of artwork by area students from kindergarten through high school, will open Feb. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m., with a reception for young artists from 23 public and parochial schools.

The event is free and open to everyone; reservations are not necessary. The Celebration in Art exhibition will remain on display through March 6.

Art teachers in all schools within and surrounding Massillon have been invited to submit artwork by their students. The show will include nearly 240 two- and three-dimensional student creations.

Schools that have submitted artwork are: Amherst Elementary, Edison Middle School, Fairless Elementary, Fairless High School, Fairless Middle School, Franklin Elementary, Genoa Elementary, Jackson High School, Jackson Memorial Middle School, Lake Cable Elementary, Lohr Elementary, Massillon Intermediate School and Junior High, Massillon Washington High School, Northwest High School, Perry High School, Pfeiffer Intermediate, St. Mary School, Sauder Elementary, Strausser Elementary, TC Knapp Elementary, Tuslaw Elementary, Tuslaw High School, and Tuslaw Middle School.

A concurrent reception will be held for the Stark, Summit, Medina, and Portage County student photographers of The Art and History of Black Hair: Through the Eyes of the 21st-Century African American Child in the Museum’s Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery.

Opening reception attendees can also enjoy the Immel Circus; Alex Vlasov: I Promise to Make a Fabulous PTG Tomorrow in Studio M; Tiger Legacy: The Story Continues and the Paul Brown/Massillon Tiger Timeline in the Paul Brown Museum; Collection Spotlight: Faces of Massillon Business in the Photography Gallery; new westside images and artifacts in the Local History Gallery; the Albert E. Hise Fine and Decorative Arts Gallery; and Heart Gallery in the lower-level lobby.

This article originally appeared on The Repository: Massillon Museum to host annual Celebration in Art

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