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Top American Artists Tackle History of Football in ‘Scrimmage’ Exhibit at Canton Museum of Art

"Scrimmage: Football in American Art from the Civil War to the Present" is the first comprehensive assembly of work by prominent American artists focusing on football, on view August 1 – October 29, 2017 at the Canton Museum of Art. Along with the exhibit, several collaborative events are planned to bring "Scrimmage" to life over three months throughout the Canton community, allowing audiences from around the country to discover and explore football and art in a community steeped in both.

Underground Railroad Experience at Spring Hill Historic Home

Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon, Ohio, will host the annual Underground Railroad Experience. The award-winning presentation allows participants to experience a series of historical-based vignettes from the perspective of a runaway slave in the early nineteenth century. Small groups are led on a 45 minute trek that encounters a sampling of the dangers and conflicts encountered by freedom seekers of the 1800s including a climactic encounter between local abolitionist farm owners and the predatory slave catchers of the period.