The Mazza Museum is the largest museum of original artwork by children’s book illustrators in the world. The museum’s goal is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of children’s literature.

Jerry MallettThe Mazza Museum and The University of Findlay are mourning the death of beloved education professor Jerry Mallett, Ed.D., who founded the Mazza Museum, fostered many of its community learning endeavors, and most recently served as its curator. The University of Findlay and the Mallett family will hold a celebration of life service to honor the late Jerry Mallett, Ed.D., on Friday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium. Attendees may also visit the Mazza Museum that day between 1-3 p.m. If you would like to attend the memorial for Dr. Mallett, simply email the Mazza Museum at; those without internet access may call the museum at (419) 434-4560. Read more.