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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 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
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Movement Anniversary

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Movement Anniversary

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the women’s suffrage movement, University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum has added a new exhibition. The ten pieces of artwork, now in the Catherine Freed Galleria in the Museum, were acquired specifically for this exhibition and the art is being displayed in a collective group for the first time. The...

February 17, 2020February 17, 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
The Mazza, the Myths, the Legends: Museum Featuring Fantasy

The Mazza, the Myths, the Legends: Museum Featuring Fantasy

A touch of make believe is being infused into the Mazza Museum as it wraps up its annual art rotation to introduce different works from its more than 10,500-piece collection of original art from children’s books. For more perspective, watch the time-lapse video of some of the rotation work that was conducted. Each year, employees and volunteers work together...

June 20, 2016March 17, 2020

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 Sends “Page Turners” to Columbus Museum of Art

This summer The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum sends an exhibit to the Columbus Museum of Art, exposing audiences outside Findlay to their collection of over 9,000 original illustrations. The exhibit, “Page Turners: The Art of Award-Winning Picture books from the Mazza Museum,” featuring 32 works from Mazza’s collection, will showcase the art of award...

May 11, 2015May 17, 2018