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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
Up Close and Personal: Mazza Docent Enlivened by Art

Up Close and Personal: Mazza Docent Enlivened by Art

If you’ve visited the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, you know that it is a magical place filled with wonderful books, art, and a love of literature. With this abundance of fantastical things, it is tremendously easy to get lost in the magnificence of the Museum. As is the case with any place that is...

December 20, 2019December 20, 2019
A Promise Made is a Promise Kept: Mercers Take Up Dream

A Promise Made is a Promise Kept: Mercers Take Up Dream

Human beings are lucky if they have a single passion giving them joy on a regular basis. When a person is blessed with multiple passions, however, particularly those types of passions that can and do help others who are searching, whether it be for basic human needs–food, clothing, shelter, love–or other things that serve to...

November 5, 2019November 5, 2019
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
It’s a Wrap on Mazza Summer Conference 2019

It’s a Wrap on Mazza Summer Conference 2019

The campus of University of Findlay was abuzz with child-like excitement recently, as the Mazza Museum’s Summer Conference was held on July 15th through the 17th. The three-day conference where teachers, librarians, and book lovers partake in educational and engaging presentations from some of the top authors and illustrators in the picture book industry, included...

July 18, 2019July 18, 2019
Laiho Rotation: Matthew Reinhart

Laiho Rotation: Matthew Reinhart

Matthew Reinhart is arguably the most prolific Paper Engineering Artist in the picture book industry. His gravity-defying pop-ups are sought out by the most recognizable brands in the world. From My Little Pony to The Walking Dead, Matthew continues to delight his fans with every turn of the page. When it came time to relocate from New...

June 21, 2019June 21, 2019
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