The Ananda Center for the Arts

The Ananda Center is a non-profit center for the arts providing a venue for local artists of all genres to teach, learn, collaborate, and celebrate the arts in Massillon.

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Why join

  • The Ananda Center is inclusive.
  • We celebrate the vast range of artistic talent that exists in the greater Massillon area.
  • We help to connect the public to local performing and visual art and the individuals creating it.
  • Members experience the pleasure of original art that is engaging, that comes with stories and people attached.

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Our vision

The Ananda Center strives to bring art experiences to Massillon and Stark County. We collaborate with area artists, community organizations and leaders to provide opportunities for the performing and visual arts to flourish in order to enrich the lives of our residents, nurture the creativity of our youth, support artist innovation and stimulate local commerce.

Get involved

Our belief in the arts and their importance to personal, social and economic growth accompanies our goal to engage our hometown community in them. We showcase local artists both performing and visual, as well as teach, learn and collaborate with what we know, and who we know. We have weekly classes and frequent workshops in many aspects of the arts. The Ananda Center also produces annual and other events that exemplify the local arts. If you are a local visual artist, or a performer we want to talk to, help showcase, and collaborate with you!

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If you are a supporter of the arts, enjoy live performances and the visual arts, we would appreciate your participation by volunteering to help with our events and or classes. Do your part to influence change and growth in Massillon.

Make a donation

We welcome your contributions to The Ananda Center. If you’re inclined, do so now:

Current events

String Guitar Festival

April 21-26
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Pay Membership Dues

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Purchase Ananda Center Merchandise

Show your love! Visit our Merchandise Shop and pick up some great Ananda Center gear. The proceeds to benefit The Ananda Center.

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Make a donation

We welcome any contributions to The Ananda Center. We are a non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible.

Inquire about donating

Or send your donation to:
The Ananda Center
PO Box 1265, Massillon Ohio, 44648

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Mailing Address

The Ananda Center for the Arts
P.O. Box 1265
Massillon, Ohio 44648

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Stacey Richardson