Category: Adults

Mazza Funday Sunday to Walk on the Wild Side

Mazza Funday Sunday to Walk on the Wild Side

Animals take the spotlight as the Mazza Museum welcomes special guests from Toledo Zoo and Aquarium and illustrator Jenny Hanf for “Animal Alphabet” from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. The Museum, located in the University of Findlay’s Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion, takes reading books about animals to a new level with...

October 24, 2016September 27, 2018
Illustrator from Japan to Speak at Mazza Funday Sunday

Illustrator from Japan to Speak at Mazza Funday Sunday

The Mazza Museum will welcome Japanese picture book author and illustrator Momomi Sako for the “Ohayo to Ohio” Funday Sunday event at the University of Findlay on Oct. 2 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to speak about her books and illustrations. Sako first learned of the Museum through Ayane Hida, who is working with the...

September 22, 2016September 27, 2018
Author of Picture Book Featuring Local Baseball Hero to Speak

Author of Picture Book Featuring Local Baseball Hero to Speak

Nancy Churnin, author of a picture book about Hancock County native and pro baseball player, William Hoy, will speak at the Mazza Museum on Sunday, Sept. 18 in an event presented in collaboration with the Hancock Historical Museum. From 1 to 3:30 p.m., families are invited to enjoy baseball-themed stations, sign language lessons, book signing...

August 23, 2016September 27, 2018
Max and Ruby Creator Rosemary Wells to Teach at Mazza Summer Conference

Max and Ruby Creator Rosemary Wells to Teach at Mazza Summer Conference

Rosemary Wells, award-winning author and illustrator who created the popular characters Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora and Yoko, will be one of the featured visiting artists at the Mazza Museum’s Summer Conference slated for July 18-22. The grand opening for an exhibition featuring some of Wells’ pieces will be held Sunday, July 17 at 3...

May 24, 2016September 27, 2018
Mazza Museum To Feature 2016 Award Winning Artists

Mazza Museum To Feature 2016 Award Winning Artists

This March, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will feature several award winning artists in the Catherine Freed Galleria. When the 2016 Caldecott, Carnegie, Newbery, and Pura Belpre awards were announced this year, Benjamin Sapp, director of the Mazza Museum and his team realized many of the award winners’ artwork is already a part of...

February 22, 2016September 27, 2018

Two Talented Creators of Children’s Books to Speak at Mazza Museum

Writer Michael J. Rosen (pictured below) and illustrator Stan Fellows (pictured above, photo by Jason Houston) will speak at The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum in the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 as part of this school year’s Wilkin Event Series, which is focusing on visual literacy. Their presentations,...

December 22, 2015September 27, 2018

Mazza Museum Docent Training Includes Mock Caldecott Award Session

“The Night World,” a children’s book written and illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein that celebrates the secrets of nighttime and the beauty of sunrise, was selected as the mock Caldecott Award winner by Mazza Museum docents during an enrichment event featuring an annual Caldecott Contenders session. Mazza’s docents receive monthly training on six consecutive Tuesdays at...

December 17, 2015September 27, 2018

Kindelan to Talk About Higher Education’s ‘Hidden Gem’: The Liberal Arts

Nancy Kindelan, Ph.D., a professor at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, will give a presentation titled “The Hidden Gem on Your Campus” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, November 10 in The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, located in the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion. Her speech will highlight the value of the liberal arts and...

November 3, 2015September 27, 2018
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