Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Canton Symphony Orchestra to present In Remembrance: Civil War

The Canton Symphony Orchestra, in Canton OH, will present it commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, November 6, in UmstattdĀ  Hall in the Canton Cultural Center.

Associate Conductor Matthew Browns will be conducting for an exciting collaboration with Westwater Arts Photochoregraphy.

James Westwarter’s Symphonic Photochoregraphy is an innovative form that connect audiences to live classical music via choregraphed photo essays.

Chris Craft, Special Projects Coordinator at the Massillon Museum, will serve as narrator for the Lincoln Portrait.

If you are looking for something to do on a Sunday evening, this should be a great evening of entertainment.

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A Nation Divided, The Heartland Responds

A civil war soldier on a horse

One of the many images that were enlarged for the exhibit. Image courtesy of Western Reserve Historical Society and Canton Art Museum.

Looking to spend a few quality hours back in the 1860’s?

The Canton Museum of Art, is hosting as part of their 150th anniversary of the American Civil War an exhibit “A Nation Divided, The Heartland Responds” through Oct. 30.

I visited the exhibition last Saturday afternoon and was very overwhelmed by the quality of the exhibit. I spent over three hours touring the exhibit. The exhibit is made up of photo enlargement, uniforms, costumes, weapons and other Civil War memorabilia.

The museum reproduced 52 images and enlarged them. It also includes illustration from Winslow Homer, an artist for Harper’s Weekly. I highly recommend stopping in a viewing this fine exhibit.

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