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  • Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

  • The Art & History of the Black Family

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    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    The Art & History of the Black Family

    Massillon Museum

    The Art & History of the Black Family
    In collaboration with the Kent Area (OH) Chapter of The Links, Inc. Museum visitors can enjoy "The Art and History of The Black Family: Through the Eyes of the 21st Century African American Child." through March 17 in the Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery.

  • Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric
    Contemporary Black artists complement the 2024 NEA Big Read: Chesley Antoinette, Woodrow Nash, Chepape Makgato, Gee’s Bend quilts, Francine Terry Guest curated by Dr. Tameka Ellington

  • Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat

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    6:00 PM EST

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat
    Join us on October 19 from 6 - 7:30 PM for the free opening of the next Keller Gallery Exhibit: Habitat. Created by Smithsonian Gardens, Habitat explores the stories and science of habitats, and the plants, animals, and humans that call them home. The exhibition examines the critical need for diverse habitats, how interconnected and fragile habitats are, and what we can do to protect them. It will be on view through March 30, 2024.

  • Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy

    Today

    6:30 PM EST

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

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About The Area

Akron/Canton has no shortage of things to do. Feed your inner sports fan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, or catch a Canton Charge game (The Cleveland Cavaliers D-...MORE

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  • Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Today

    9:00 AM EST

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

  • The Art & History of the Black Family

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    The Art & History of the Black Family

    Massillon Museum

    The Art & History of the Black Family
    In collaboration with the Kent Area (OH) Chapter of The Links, Inc. Museum visitors can enjoy "The Art and History of The Black Family: Through the Eyes of the 21st Century African American Child." through March 17 in the Fred F. Silk Community Room Gallery.

  • Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Today

    9:30 AM EST

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric

    Massillon Museum

    Home Again: The Embodiment of Africa through Art and Fabric
    Contemporary Black artists complement the 2024 NEA Big Read: Chesley Antoinette, Woodrow Nash, Chepape Makgato, Gee’s Bend quilts, Francine Terry Guest curated by Dr. Tameka Ellington

  • Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat

    Today

    6:00 PM EST

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat

    McKinley Presidential Library & Museum

    Keller Gallery Opening: Habitat
    Join us on October 19 from 6 - 7:30 PM for the free opening of the next Keller Gallery Exhibit: Habitat. Created by Smithsonian Gardens, Habitat explores the stories and science of habitats, and the plants, animals, and humans that call them home. The exhibition examines the critical need for diverse habitats, how interconnected and fragile habitats are, and what we can do to protect them. It will be on view through March 30, 2024.

  • Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy

    Today

    6:30 PM EST

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy

    First Ladies National Historic Site/National First Ladies Library

    Third Thursdays Night Out with Jackie Kennedy
    Of course, you know the pillbox hat and big sunglasses, but do you really know Jackie? Get to know the real Jackie O. through our newest exhibit: Beyond Camelot: The Life and Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The centerpiece of the exhibit highlights African-American dress designer Ann Lowe, who created Jackie’s wedding gown – one of the most recognizable wedding dresses of all time. The exhibition features an exquisite reproduction of the gown created by a couture wedding dress designer. 

Show more

About The Area

Akron/Canton has no shortage of things to do. Feed your inner sports fan at the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, or catch a Canton Charge game (The Cleveland Cavaliers D-League Team).

Get historical at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, or the First Ladies National Historic Site. Experience life in the 19th century with a trip to Historic Zoar Village, or learn about the history of the famous Hoover family at Fieldcrest Estate.

To relax and enjoy the scenery, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens at Stan Hywet Hall then head to the Tuscan inspired Gervasi Vineyard for dinner and wine sampling. Other Akron/Canton culinary delights include quality meats at Angry Barbeque, oven-fired pizza from The Twisted Olive, burgers at The RAIL, and fresh guacamole at Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar.

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