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Category: <span>Artists</span>

Famed Disney Studios Artist to be Featured in Mazza Museum Like Never Before

Famed Disney Studios Artist to be Featured in Mazza Museum Like Never Before

An incredibly unique exhibit has just landed at the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum. The works of Hardie Gramatky, an early author and illustrator for Walt Disney who later created the Little Toot tugboat series, has come to life through an extensive exhibit. In 2017, the Mazza Museum acquired a large percentage of Gramatky’s original artwork, as...

November 12, 2020November 11, 2020
Six renowned artists/authors to be featured in Mazza’s Virtual Weekend Conference 2020

Six renowned artists/authors to be featured in Mazza’s Virtual Weekend Conference 2020

University of Findlay Mazza Museum’s Weekend Conference 2020 will be offered virtually Nov. 13 and 14. Attend the Weekend Conference for graduate credit, undergraduate credit, or for general registration. Specifically designed for educators, artists, authors, and children’s book enthusiasts, those who participate will be able to enjoy learning from the featured professionals. As in years...

October 5, 2020October 5, 2020
Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage Movement

Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage Movement

University of Findlay’s Division of Advancement recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Women’s Suffrage Movement through a virtual, multidisciplinary presentation for UF donors. A recording of the presentation is being released today in honor of the anniversary. A pivotal moment in history, the movement led to the ratification of the 19th Amendment by Congress...

August 18, 2020August 17, 2020
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Discusses the Importance of Juneteenth

Illustrator E.B. Lewis Discusses the Importance of Juneteenth

In celebration of Juneteenth, Ben Sapp, director of University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, interviewed award winning illustrator and fine artist, E.B. Lewis, to discuss the importance of Juneteenth with his book, “All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom.” Watch the full recording on our website here. Through the eyes of one little girl,...

June 18, 2020September 9, 2020
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Summer Conference Goes Virtual

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Summer Conference Goes Virtual

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will be holding their 2020 annual Summer Conference July 13-15. As a commitment to the continued health and safety of patrons and staff, the Museum has decided to offer this year’s event virtually through Zoom. While being held as never before, this year’s virtual Mazza Museum Summer Conference is a...

June 8, 2020June 5, 2020
Mazza Artist Mondays Goes LIVE

Mazza Artist Mondays Goes LIVE

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is hosting a special virtual Q&A series with award winning authors and illustrators every Monday beginning April 20. Viewers will have the opportunity to watch interviews with Mazza Museum Director, Ben Sapp, Mazza staff members, and a very special artist. After the interview, be sure to ask questions and...

April 21, 2020May 19, 2020
Mazza Museum Recognizes Underground Railroad History

Mazza Museum Recognizes Underground Railroad History

Picture from From Ain’t Nobody a Stranger to Me by Jerry Pinkney It was a time of rampant internal struggle for the United States. A time of war and slavery and uncertainty about how it would all play out within our borders. From the late 18th century to the Civil War, The Underground Railroad, composed...

January 31, 2020February 4, 2020
Art for Dummies: Wilson Gallery Changeover Shows Development Process

Art for Dummies: Wilson Gallery Changeover Shows Development Process

The Wilson Gallery at the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is now chock-full of dummies. No, it’s not loaded with intellectually-challenged folks or inanimate “humans” used for testing the safety of automobiles; rather the intent is to occupy the gallery with dummy books. The official definition of a dummy book is a three-dimensional, often hand-drawn...

January 17, 2020January 17, 2020
Six Acclaimed Illustrators and Authors to Attend Mazza Museum’s ’19 Weekend Conference

Six Acclaimed Illustrators and Authors to Attend Mazza Museum’s ’19 Weekend Conference

Written by Joy Brown, University of Findlay’s Media Relations Coordinator. Registration is now open for University of Findlay Mazza Museum’s popular Weekend Conference, which will be held Nov. 8 and 9. The 2019 event will feature six renowned children’s book artists and authors whose works have won numerous awards and delighted readers of all ages....

October 10, 2019October 10, 2019
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