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Category: <span>News & Events</span>

Coming Together in the Name of Art: Mazza Conference Enjoys Around-the-World Success

Coming Together in the Name of Art: Mazza Conference Enjoys Around-the-World Success

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum 2020 Summer Conference was one that not only delivered its regular cornucopia of educational material, discussion, and fun, it also provided a much-needed respite from the goings-on in our current world climate. The three-day conference, held from July 13 through 15, was held virtually this year, but the camaraderie...

July 30, 2020July 30, 2020
University of Findlay Student Publishes Children’s Book

University of Findlay Student Publishes Children’s Book

Since she was a child, University of Findlay graduate student and children’s book author/illustrator Hitomi Otani has been an avid reader. Her mother, she recalled, belonged to a picture book club when Otani was little, where the books were brought to their front door on a monthly basis. Being raised in an environment in which...

June 29, 2020June 29, 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
2020 Young Artist Workshop “Flipped” to Virtual

2020 Young Artist Workshop “Flipped” to Virtual

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Young Artist Workshop will be held virtually July 20-24 via Zoom and Google Classroom. This event helps children learn about the fascinating world of picture book art in a fun, exciting way with instruction from children’s book illustrators, Mazza staff, and local area teachers. Heather Sensel, education coordinator at...

June 16, 2020June 16, 2020
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Sets Plan to Reopen

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Sets Plan to Reopen

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will reopen by appointment only on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020. In order to protect the health and safety of the campus and our visitors, the University has developed and implemented safety measures that align with the Ohio Department of Health’s orders. The Mazza Museum asks for your patience as...

June 12, 2020June 12, 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
Breaking Ground – STEAM Education Center Construction Set to Begin

Breaking Ground – STEAM Education Center Construction Set to Begin

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is widely known as the world’s largest collection of original artworks by children’s book illustrators. On Wednesday, May 20, the Mazza Museum will break ground on the Joseph and Judith Conda STEAM Education Center with a socially distant Groundbreaking Ceremony. With the primary goal of promoting literacy and enriching...

May 14, 2020May 15, 2020