Registration ends July 1, 2018.

To benefit the Massillon Museum's Capital Campaign

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Call to Vendors:

Relics and Refabs Roadshow is a one-day event on Saturday, August 25, 2018, to be held at  St George Greek Orthodox Church, 364 1st St SE, Massillon, OH 44646, and on the front lawn with entertainment and refreshments available for participants.  Verbal appraisals conducted by specialists in the areas of fine and decorative arts, jewelry, and other historical items will be the feature of this signature event.  Antique vendors and artists who specialize in refurbished furniture, upcycled and recycled jewelry, clothing and other unique local products will be among the attractions.  Live music and other activities geared toward collectors and the general public will also be included in the day's events.  Relics and Refabs wlil be held at  364 1st St SE, Massillon, OH 44646  from 9:00am - 4:00pm.  Deadline for application, with payment, is due July 1, 2018.


Setup will begin at 6:30am the morning of the event.  Vendors must be set up and ready by 8:30am, and must remain open for vending until 4:00pm.  Displays must be removed completely by 6:00pm on Saturday, August 25.


Each vendor will receive one complimentary lunch voucher good for one meal per booth.


Relics and Refabs organizers will not be responsible or liable for injury, theft, loss, or damage to property before, during or after event hours.  This is an outdoor event that will be held rain or shine.  In the case of extreme weather, event may be cancelled without refund.  Massillon Museum will do everything possible to continue the event.  


Outside 10 x 10 - $75

Inside 10 x 10 - $125 (space is limited, first-come, first-served basis)

Outdoor vendor spaces are available on the lawn and pavement.  Limited indoor spaces are available.  Vendor spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  All displays must be professional in appearance, and fit inside the 10x10 space.  Only the space and electricity, if requested, are provided.  Artists must bring their own tables, tents, set-up equipment, or other necessities.  Vendors are responsible for securing their own displays safely.  Locations are assigned by the Museum.  Artists may request/pay for more than one 10' x 10' space if desired.  The committee will review entries as they are received, and vendors will be sent a receipt and confirmation with additional details within three weeks of acceptance.  

*The Relics and Refabs committee reserves the right to decline and refund submissions they feel do not meet event requirements.

You are invited to participate in the Downtown Massillon Fun Fest

Saturday, August 11, 2018 10am - 2pm in Downtown Massillon

The annual event has been part of Massillon's Summer Celebration for over 20 years and is sponsored by MCTV, The Massillon Museum, and the Downtown Massillon Association

All area Non-profit Organizations and Downtown Massillon Businesses are invited to set up booths at  NO CHARGE as long as a FREE or NEARLY FREE youth activity is provided.   
Your business can also sponsor a special activity or performance.

For more information contact Liz Gessner McAllister at 330-833-6655 or at
Ends on July 22, 2018$15.00 - 30.00
$15.00 - 30.00
Upon submitting this entry form, payment must be made via credit card or PayPal. If you would prefer to pay by cash or check, contact Heather Bullach at


Open to present and former Stark County residents and to those currently working in Stark County. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age. All media will be considered. A panel of three independent jurors will select work to be included and prizes to be awarded.

Acceptable Artwork

Each artist may submit up to three digital images of artwork completed within the past two years. If any staff or juror recognizes work suspected to be older than two years, that piece will be disqualified from the show.


Each artist may submit up to three works. A non-refundable $15 per piece of artwork or $30 for three pieces of artwork must accompany entries. Works may be for sale; the Museum will retain a 30% commission.

Photographs of Artwork

Each artist may submit up to three pieces of artwork. For the jurying process, artwork must be represented by digital photography. No more than two photographs of each artwork will be allowed. All components of the artwork must be visible in original submission. Each digital file must be 300-dpi in jpeg format. Do not superimpose any information (including artist's name) on the photographs. Digital files must be labeled with artist's last name followed by the artwork title, corresponding exactly with the name and title on the entry form (example: monet_waterlilies).

Eligible Work

Work must be completely ready to hang or display. Works on paper must be framed under glass or plexiglass. Frames must be sturdy and in good condition. Clip and plastic box frames are not acceptable. For safety reasons, all hanging work must have D-rings secured to the back. Click here for more information about proper D-ring use.Swath and wires will not be used and may need to be removed if impeding with D-rings. The Museum is not responsible for damage to improperly prepared work. The Museum reserves the right to reject work that is not ready for hanging. Each entry must be identified with the provided label completely filled out and securely attached to the back. No components that were not part of the work upon submission may be added to accepted artwork.


The exhibit labels and brochure will be reproduced exactly from the entry forms. Changes will not be allowed after submission. Labels for the back of artwork will be provided upon acceptance of artwork.


Artists are responsible for delivery of accepted work by 4:00 pm on days when the Museum is regularly open between November 1 and 4, 2018. Late work will be disqualified from the exhibit: artwork not received by 4:00 pm November 4, 2018 will be excluded regardless of circumstances. Packing materials must be clearly marked with the artist's name if they are to be returned after the exhibition.


Work must be picked up following the show between January 16 and 19, 2019. Artwork not picked up by January 19, 2019 will become the property of the Massillon Museum.


  • John Carlson - Artist - Cleveland
  • Meg Harris Stanton - Owner, Harris Stanton Gallery - Akron, Cleveland
  • Tariq Taray - Visual Ethnographer, Documentary Photographer - Columbus


  • Best in show       $300
  • Second place      $200
  • Third place          $100
  • People's choice   $100

NEW Workshops

Bring your digital photographs for assistance with online sbumission process (Free), or bring your physical artwork to be photographed and submitted ($5/artwork). RSVP required. Email or call 330.833.4061 to register. 

Stark County Artists Schedule

  • Submission deadline: July 22, 2018
  • E-mail notification to artists: August 24, 2018
  • Delivery of accepted artwork: November 1—4, 2018
  • Exhibition: November 10, 2018—January 13, 2019
  • Pick-up of exhibited artwork: January 16—19, 2019

Exhibition Opening

Saturday, November 10, 2018: 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Awards announced at 8:00 pm

Free, open to the public, no reservations required

Massillon Museum Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Email or call Heather Bullach at 330.833.4061.