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Category: Artists

Arnosky Gone Wild

Mazza Museum Goes “Wild” with Jim Arnosky Exhibition

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum displays the works of self-taught artist, writer, and naturalist Jim Arnosky in their “Arnosky Gone Wild” exhibit. The Mazza Museum invites you to step off the beaten path to take in the sights and sounds of the natural world, as seen through the eyes of a naturalist, a writer, and...

November 11, 2022November 11, 2022
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum to Host its 25th Annual Weekend Conference

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum to Host its 25th Annual Weekend Conference

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is hosting its 2022 Weekend Conference on November 11th and 12th. Each year Mazza’s two-day educational conference welcomes some of the top authors and illustrators to meet and present to local teachers, librarians, and children’s book enthusiasts. Those individuals looking to attend the event can register online. For those...

October 31, 2022October 31, 2022
In honor of Juneteenth, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will display “A Tribute to Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney.”

Mazza Features Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney in Celebration of Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth, the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will display “A Tribute to Floyd Cooper and Jerry Pinkney” in the Freed Galleria beginning June 1, 2022. Juneteenth, a term short for “June Nineteenth,” commemorates the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, in 1865, to ensure that all enslaved people be freed....

May 23, 2022May 16, 2022
Virtual Weekend Conference for Authors, Artists, & Educators

Virtual Weekend Conference for Authors, Artists, & Educators

University of Findlay Mazza Museum’s 2021 Virtual Weekend Conference will take place Nov. 12-13 via Zoom. Mazza’s Weekend Conference is designed with authors, artists, educators, and children’s book enthusiasts in mind. Participants will be able to learn from six renowned children’s book authors and illustrators through this interactive experience. Cost of registration is $60 and...

October 22, 2021October 22, 2021
Mazza Museum’s One-of-a-Kind STEAM Education Center Opens

Mazza Museum’s One-of-a-Kind STEAM Education Center Opens

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum held a grand opening ceremony for the Joseph and Judith Conda STEAM Education Center on Friday, Sept. 10. A ribbon-cutting took place outside the STEAM Education Center, located in the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion, and several University officials, community members, and donors gave remarks. Generous donors Joseph...

September 15, 2021October 20, 2021
Mazza Museum Gearing up for Summer Conference ’21

Mazza Museum Gearing up for Summer Conference ’21

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will be holding their 2021 annual Summer Conference in a virtual format July 12-14. The virtual, three-day conference brings together internationally known authors and illustrators from across the country to share information about themselves and the art they create for picture books. Cost of the full three-day conference is $60. Attendance is limited...

May 20, 2021May 20, 2021
Mazza to Host 2021 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award

Mazza to Host 2021 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, in conjunction with the Jane Addams Peace Association, will host the 2021 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Virtual Ceremony on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. EST. The ceremony will be presented virtually via Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live and include award presentations, addresses from award recipients, and a...

April 5, 2021April 5, 2021
Pictures being hung in Gramatky Exhibit

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
Mazza Museum Virtual Weekend Conference

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
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