PAUL BROWN & TIGERS TIMELINE
January 31, 2020 - December 31, 2031
*COMING SOON!* The Paul Brown/Massillon Tigers Football Timeline is getting a facelift! Updates to the contemporary history panel include the last three, record-breaking seasons.
3D Virtual Tour
May 16, 2022 - December 31, 2031
The Massillon Museum is pleased to share a 3D virtual tour of the building and galleries.
A WAY TO WIN: Paul Brown's Innovations
July 29, 2023 - January 7, 2024
Paul Brown is considered the father of modern football, his innovations creating successful teams on and off the field. From his high school teams through his professional coaching career, Brown put his players first. Brown's contributions to the game of football include classroom coaching techniques, revolutionary halftime entertainment, equipment inventions, support organizations, and innovative play creation.
April 14, 2023 - January 1, 2030
Curated by Walsh University student and Massillon Museum intern David Maxwell, Massillon Faithful showcases the community's passion for Massillon Tiger Football.
EVOLUTION of the Football Jersey
July 26, 2019 - January 12, 2020
At the new Evolution of the Football Jersey exhibition, guests will learn how jerseys and uniforms have changed with the implementation of rules and safety equipment and see artifacts including uniforms, helmets, and photographs.
PAUL BROWN: Lessons from the Bench
October 26, 2018 - July 7, 2019
An exhibition of photographs and artifacts representing the legendary coach, Paul Brown. It highlighted the philosophies of Paul Brown and how they extended off the field, yielding success on the field.
LOYAL TO THE LOT: Photographs by Stephen Tomasko
October 26, 2018 - April 30, 2019
Loyal to the Lot has been Stephen Tomasko’s ongoing project since 2012, set within the huge Cleveland Municipal Parking Lot, illustrating with visual stories the Cleveland Browns’ fans who gather there. The “Muni Lot” is home to a massive tailgating party before every Browns home game. For more than thirty years, Stephen Tomasko has made drawings, paintings, and uncompromising straight photographs of the American life and landscape.
125 YEARS of the Greatest Rivalry in High School Football
May 4, 2019 - January 12, 2020
The exhibition, which coincides with the 125th anniversary of the Massillon and Canton rivalry, includes 107 game programs from the Massillon/McKinley rivalry series, photographs of nearly all Massillon and Canton coaches since 1894, and artifacts and photographs depicting the rivalry game and the traditions surrounding it.
January 31, 2020 - January 10, 2021
An exhibit of photographs of the fields that Massillon's High School Tigers football team and pro teams (including the Tigers, Maroons, and more) practiced and played football. Fields include Sunnyside Field/Asylum Field, Jones/Pearl Street, Agathon/Central Steel Company, Shriver Field, and Tiger Stadium.
PAUL BROWN'S PRO TEAMS: History of the Browns and Bengals
January 31, 2020 - February 14, 2021
Artifacts, art, and photographs detailing the history of Paul Brown's Pro Teams.
MASSILLON'S PRO & SEMI-PRO TEAMS 1890-1926
February 6, 2021 - July 3, 2021
Massillon has a rich history of football, with over 60 semi-professional teams of all ages and weight classes that organized at the turn of the 20th century, and documented in Massillon's local paper, The Evening Independent.
PLAY LIKE A GIRL: Massillon Women's Tiger Teams from Gym Class to Title IX
March 6, 2021 - July 3, 2021
Play Like a Girl traces the history of women’s sports from the those early efforts through the 1972 passage of Title IX.
FLU & FOOTBALL
July 31, 2021 - January 9, 2022
"Flu and Football," examines the parallels of two pandemics—the Spanish Flu and COVID-19—more than 100 years apart.
TIGER LEGACY: The Story Continues
February 5, 2022 - July 10, 2022
See and experience the cultural journey that shows the nature of family, community, and sport through the art of narrative storytelling.
"CARRY ON!": A Century of Swing
July 30, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Explore the history of the nationally renowned performances of the Massillon Tiger Swing Band through photographs, documents, artifacts, and film.
TIGERS vs BULLDOGS: Origins of a Historic Rivalry
February 11, 2023 - July 2, 2023
Tigers vs. Bulldogs explores the history of the rivalry between the professional football teams of Massillon and Canton, their influence on the local high school mascots, and what fans and players would wear on the sidelines.