Stories tagged with: Zanesville Museum of Art

July 3, 2014 - 11:43am
3 weeks 3 days ago

For the first time in over 100 years, five pieces of local pottery are together again and on display at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

These five Weller vases range in size from forty inches to nearly seven feet tall. The pieces made in 1902 took a year to paint and were showcased at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904 in the city of St. Louis, Missouri.

The seven foot Aurelian Floor Vase received a gold medal in the art's category for its hand painted decoration of golden...

June 22, 2014 - 3:12pm
5 weeks 17 hours ago

If you love gardens, the Beaux Arts Club made Sunday your lucky day.

The annual Art in the Garden Tour featured seven different gardens throughout the Zanesville area. For a small fee which went to the Zanesville Museum of Art, folks had the opportunity to visit all the gardens, including a nice display at the Dr. Increase Mathews House.

"Today, they're featuring the Memory Garden, or the Garden of Memories, that was created in memoriam for the pioneers and for settlers...

June 21, 2014 - 8:50pm
5 weeks 1 day ago

Art in the Garden, sponsored by the Beaux Arts Club, began its two day event today for the third year in a row Saturday.

Melanie Klotzback and Nancy Susa (upcoming President) are the co-chairs of the event.

Over 250 people are expected to take part in the fundraising activities. The event raises money for the Zanesville Museum of Art. Saturday evening began the Garden Party Gala which ran from 6:30 to 10 pm. Melanie Klotzback, Co-Chair for the Art In The Garden event, said it has...

June 19, 2014 - 5:21pm
5 weeks 3 days ago

Nice landscaping and gardening can be found all throughout Zanesville, and this weekend you have the chance to see some of the finest displays up close.

The Zanesville Museum of Art's third annual "Art in the Garden - Garden Tour" takes place this Sunday and features seven different gardens in the area. It's part of a busy weekend for the museum that begins with the Garden Party Gala on Saturday.

"We have a wonderful, elegant southern buffet planned catered by...

April 29, 2014 - 6:31pm
12 weeks 5 days ago

 The Zanesville Museum of Art introduced its New Executive Director Tuesday afternoon.

Originally from the Chicago Land area and a Lake Forest College graduate, Laine Snyder studied art history and pottery. She has also operated a home studio, Ingleside Pottery, for several years.

"I'm so excited to develop the programming here at the Zanesville Museum of Art," said Laine Snyder, Executive Director, Zanesville Museum of Art. "I think it's such an important...

April 5, 2014 - 4:06pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

If you're looking for a chance to see local student's artistic talents all in one place, look no further than right in the heart of Zanesville.

The Scholastic Art Exhibit is now open to the public at the Zanesville Museum of Art. Over 280 artists from Zanesville and Muskingum County Schools are represented in the annual showcase.

"We send invites out to every teacher, art teacher in Muskingum County and ask them to submit artworks from their class to show here in the Museum...

March 19, 2014 - 4:35pm
18 weeks 4 days ago

Zanesville Museum of Art's Board President, Richard Duncan, announced after a nationwide search, Laine B. Snyder has been named the museum's executive director. Duncan said a search committee was created to help fill the position.

"The board is extremely exited about it and I do want to compliment our staff at the museum," said Duncan. "They pulled together for a period of about 8 months without a director and they did just an excellent job. So I want to...

August 24, 2013 - 5:12pm
48 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art has lost its executive director.

The Board of Directors of the museum accepted the resignation of Susan Talbot-Stanaway from her position, Board President Richard Duncan announced Friday. He added, "The board thanks Susan for the work she has done for the museum over the past eight years and wish her the best."

A search committee has been formed to begin the search for a new executive director, but no time table for selection has been...

June 23, 2013 - 5:52pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Zanesville residents showed off their gardens this weekend at an event to help raise money for the Zanesville Museum of Art.

The Beaux Arts Club hosted their second annual Art in the Garden event. The club is a women's auxiliary organization that has been supporting the Zanesville Museum of Art through volunteering and financial donations since 1954. Yesterday, there was a Garden Party Gala where guests ate French inspired foods and participated in a live auction and Sunday, they took...

April 7, 2013 - 7:14pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

A Columbus artist is displaying her nature-inspired sculptures at The Zanesville Museum of Art. The special exhibition called Seeking Harmony with Nature displays both small and large clay sculptures of animals and plants.

"A lot of the inspiration comes from my concern about endangered species and about loss of habitat. And just trying to make some statements regarding those things. And how special and precious animals are," said sculpture artist, Denise Romecki.

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