The Stark County Artists Exhibition, a juried annual show that spotlights area talent, will open Saturday October 4 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Massillon Museum. There will be a reception with refreshments, and the winners will be announced at 8 p.m.
On display are 48 pieces by 34 artists, chosen by the team of jurors: Gretchen Bierbaum, president and founder of the National Collage Society, from Hudson; Rob Lehr, Director of Summit Artspace Gallery in Akron, and Melissa Stallard, assistant professor of photography at the Myers School of Art of the University of Akron. The show will remain on display through Jan. 4.
Also opening at the museum Saturday are five additional exhibits: “Found Objects: The Artwork of Sandra Rose Thouvenin,” in Studio M; “Politics, Pantaloons, and Protect Marches,” political artifacts from the permanent collection; “Charles Vernon Brown: World War I Letters and Artifacts,” a hometown story of loss; “ “175th Anniversary of S. Mary Church,” with photographs, documents and a scale model handcrafted by Bob Graber, and a new installment of “Massillon and the War of the Rebellion.”
The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E. Museum hours Tuesday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free.