Upcoming Events

April 2014

Free Thursday

April 24, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

April 24, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Night at the Museum: Akron Public Schools Student Art Show
4-7 pm

Akron Film+Pixel: Breadcrumb Trail
7 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Night at the Museum: Akron Public Schools Student Art Show

April 24, 2014, 4-7 pm

An evenings of fun as we celebrate Akron Public Schools' Art and Math program

FREE

Night at the Museum: Akron Public Schools Student Art Show

April 24, 2014, 4-7 pm

Join us for an evenings of fun as we celebrate Akron Public Schools' Art and Math program. This year, students worked to strengthen math skills and create fantastic works of art through the exciting Art and Math integration program. The program included field trips to the Akron Art Museum to explore the museum’s artworks through the eyes of mathematicians.

  • From 4-7 pm: Enjoy refreshments in the lobby while admiring fantastic artwork created by students in the Art and Math integration program.
  • From 4-7pm: Get messy with a family-friendly art project

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Akron Film+Pixel Film Screening: Breadcrumb Trail

April 24, 2014, 7 pm

Once a month Akron Film+Pixel programs a first-run, art house film.
Film: Breadcrumb Trail, a documentary about the band Slint

FREE

Akron Film+Pixel Film Screening: Breadcrumb Trail

April 24, 2014, 7 pm

Once a month Akron Film+Pixel programs a first-run, art house film.

Epochal post-rock pioneers Slint are the subjects of a new documentary, Breadcrumb Trail, by Lance Bangs. In 1991, the Louisville-based band made the now-classic Spiderland for Touch and Go and, just before its release, promptly disbanded. In the years since, the album has remained enormously influential, making its mark on math rock, post-hardcore and various other sub-genres.

Theatrical Teaser

Free

Family Day: Earth Day

April 26, 2014, 12-4 pm

Family Days are a blast for babes, teens, grown-ups, and everyone in between.

Free activities for families; gallery admission is free for children.

Family Day: Earth Day

April 26, 2014, 12-4 pm

Drop by and get your hands dirty with plantable art and recycled art activities using everyday objects, then feed your senses as you grow to the rhythm with our guest musicians from Tuesday Musical Association. Activities include: Soup can robots, birdseed pinecones, homemade paper pulp seed starters, crayon mobile, plastic bag bike handles, and contributions from local GOJO company to create up-cycled birdhouses from used soap and PURELL containers.

Appropriate for all ages. Free activities for families; gallery admission is free for children.

Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation and the R.C. Musson & Katherine M. Musson Charitable Foundation.

May 2014

Free Thursday

May 1, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

May 1, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Creative Playdate: Delicious Faces
11:15 am

Pop-Up Workshop with Robert Sabuda
6:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Creative Playdates: Delicious Faces

May 1, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play.

FREE

Creative Playdates: Delicious Faces

May 1, 2014, 11:15 am

Explore the human face while playing with your fruits and vegetables! Activities include: I-Spy faces in the collection followed by making healthy tortilla faces with personality-- No cookies, no marshmallows…just veggies and squeezable paint made from edible dips and sauces!

FREE. No registration required. Creative Playdates take place at 11:15 am on the first Thursday of each month.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Creative Playdates are made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

A Pop-Up Workshop with Robert Sabuda

May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm

Ever wonder how pop up books work? Learn from the world’s leading expert!

Thanks for your interest in this event, however, the workshop is full.

A Pop-Up Workshop with Robert Sabuda

May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm

Ever wonder how pop-up books work? Learn from the world’s leading expert! Join bestselling children's pop-up book artist and paper engineer Robert Sabuda as he leads children and their grownups on a pop-up making escapade. Sabuda will also be available to sign books.

Thanks for your interest in this event, however, the workshop is full.

Free Thursday

May 8, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

May 8, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Dr. Sketchy Anti-Art School: Hansel and GreteL
6-9 pm
$10 adults, $8 students

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School: Hansel and Gretel

May 8, 2014, 6-9 pm

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the world's premier alt.drawing movement.

$10 per session, $8 for students. Registration at DrSketchyAkron.com.

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School: Hansel and Gretel

May 8, 2014, 6-9 pm

Throw back a Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. brew and get sketching! Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the world's premier alt.drawing movement. Come to the Akron Art Museum for a special installment of this drink and draw event where artists of all backgrounds are invited to draw glamorous underground performers in an atmosphere of boozy conviviality. This year Dr. Sketchy Akron is meeting up in bars and brew halls across the city to create drawings based on the Grimm Brothers' Fairy Tales.

Kids Studio Classes: Me, My "Selfie" and I

May 10, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Classes: Me, My "Selfie" and I

May 10, 2014, 1-3 pm

Express your inner feelings by experimenting with portrait styles as you create your one-of-a-kind self-portrait. Students strike a pose for instant portraits and learn metal working techniques featuring faces. Focal exhibition: Photographic Portraits: Invitation to Stare. Guest Artist/Instructor: Rachel Smith.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Free Thursdays

May 15, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays

May 15, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Story Time in the Galleries

May 15, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look.

FREE

Story Time in the Galleries

May 15, 2014, 11:15 am

Angel Face by Sarah Weeks
Every child is beloved and unique -- especially in his parent's eyes. Explore faces in the galleries then create your own expressionistic silly mask to take home.

FREE. No registration required. Story Time in the Galleries takes place at 11:15 am on the third Thursday of each month.

Story Time in the Galleries is made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Third Thursday Collection Conversations

May 15, 2014, 11:30 am

Hear from our docents about what makes our collection so special.

FREE

Third Thursday Collection Conversations

May 15, 2014, 11:30 am

Do you think you need to travel to New York to see great art? Think again. The Akron Art Museum’s collection is full of gems by well-known artists (do the names Andy Warhol, Chuck Close or Philip Guston ring any bells?), as well as fantastic work by regional and outsider artists.

Join the museum’s docents the third Thursday of every month to discover the stories behind these treasures as they lead a gallery talk focusing on interesting themes and ideas from the collection.. There is no need to RSVP, just come and enjoy!

Absolute Art Auction at Harris-Stanton Gallery

May 16, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30

For many years, the Harris-Stanton Gallery has organized this event as a fundraiser benefiting the museum. Please note: the dates have been changed since the publishing of the museum's magazine.

Absolute Art Auction at Harris-Stanton Gallery

May 16, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30

More than 75 works by international and regional fine artists and craftspeople represented by the Harris • Stanton Gallery will be available for bidding. Work will be on display at the gallery starting Friday, May 9. Silent bidding will continue for a week and culminate with a vodka tasting party on Friday, May 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Everyone is invited to enjoy the fun, festivities and bidding for a $10 admission charge that is fully donated to the museum.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

May 19, 2014, 6-8 pm

Connecting: Arts & Community

FREE. Registration encouraged.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

May 19, 2014, 6-8 pm

Connecting: Arts & Community

Join us in an exciting social experiment that engages thinkers and doers to move beyond pressing the 'Like' button by harnessing the collective power of collaboration.

The galleries will be open from 5-6 pm and refreshments will be served.

Community Conversations are made possible with support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Free Thursday

May 22, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

May 22, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Book Club: But is it art?
6 pm

Akron Film+Pixel Screening
7 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Book Club: But Is it Art?

May 22, 2014, 6 pm

Join us for a discussion of Cynthia Freeland’s But is it Art? A guided tour of the Tony Feher exhibition led by Director of Education Alison Caplan will follow.

FREE, registration encouraged.

Book Club: But Is it Art?

May 22, 2014, 6 pm

A survey of everything from aesthetic theory to digital imaging, and of everyone from Goya to Damien Hirst, is packed into seven fast-break chapters here. Freeland, a philosophy professor at the University of Houston, is familiar enough with the impenetrable artspeak and rhetoric surrounding such issues as identity politics, censorship and public funding not to be intimidated by them; her cut-to-the-chase approach to such critical minefields as the use of bodily fluids in art produces clear and often pungent analyses.


Join us for a discussion of Cynthia Freeland’s But is it Art? A guided tour of the Tony Feher exhibition led by Director of Education Alison Caplan will follow.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Akron Film+Pixel Film Screening

May 22, 2014, 7 pm

Once a month Akron Film+Pixel programs a first-run, art house film.
Film TBD

Akron Film+Pixel Film Screening

May 22, 2014, 7 pm

Once a month Akron Film+Pixel programs a first-run, art house film.
Film TBD

Family Day: Project Snapshot

May 24, 2014, 12-4 pm

Family Days are a blast for babes, teens, grown-ups, and everyone in between.

FREE activities for families

Family Day: Project Snapshot

May 24, 2014, 12-4 pm

Picture yourself in a painting as you explore familiar faces in the museum’s portrait collection, enjoy face painting on the Terrace and put yourself behind the camera lens as you take picture-perfect snapshots.

Appropriate for all ages. Free activities for families; gallery admission is free for children.

Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation and the R.C. Musson & Katherine M. Musson Charitable Foundation.

Free Thursday

May 29, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

May 29, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Film: Disfarmer, A Portrait of America
6:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Film: Disfarmer, A Portrait of America

May 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

Discover an American master portrait photographer, his influence on the modern Manhattan art world and the legacy he left behind in his hometown of Heber Springs, Arkansas.

FREE

Film: Disfarmer, A Portrait of America

May 29, 2014, 6:30 pm

Discover an American master portrait photographer, his influence on the modern Manhattan art world and the legacy he left behind in his hometown of Heber Springs, Arkansas.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

June 2014

Free Thursday

June 5, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

June 5, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Creative Playdate: Yoga and a Picnic Basket
11:15 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Creative Playdate: Yoga and a Picnic Basket

June 5, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play.

FREE

Creative Playdate: Yoga and a Picnic Basket

June 5, 2014, 11:15 am

Join Nirvana Yoga instructors in guided yoga exercises followed by a reflective studio arts activity. Bring your snack basket and meet a friend over a picnic lunch in the sun.

FREE. No registration required. Creative Playdates take place at 11:15 am on the first Thursday of each month.

Creative Playdates are made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

June 12, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

June 12, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Kids Studio Class: Incredible Shrinking Art
1-3 pm
$10 member child, $15 nonmember child

Art on the Rocks: Mojitos, Margaritas and Cupcakes with Kristen Cliffel
6:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Kids Studio Class: Incredible Shrinking Art

June 12, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Class: Incredible Shrinking Art

June 12, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings. Students will get creative with unique materials, outlandish techniques and imaginative ideas as they create projects that will raise the bar for your refrigerator art gallery.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Art on the Rocks: Mojitos, Margaritas and Cupcakes with Kristen Cliffel

June 12, 2014, 6:30 pm

Get to know some of our favorite artists over a drink.

Free, registration required.

Art on the Rocks: Mojitos, Margaritas and Cupcakes with Kristen Cliffel

June 12, 2014, 6:30 pm

We think artists provide the best barside conversation. Get to know some of our favorite artists over a drink as they discuss what goes into their artistic processes as well as their favorite cocktails.

Some foods just belong together—peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, cupcakes and mojitos. Cupcakes and mojitos may not seem like the most obvious pairing, but ceramicist Kristen Cliffel doesn’t see it that way. Join Cliffel for mojitos, margaritas and cupcakes as she discusses her artwork, including Dirty Dozen, which is on view in the exhibition Language in Art.

Free, registration required. For adults 21 and over.

Museum Closed

June 14, 2014

  The museum is closed on Saturday, June 14, 2014, and will reopen on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Museum Closed

June 14, 2014

The museum is closed on Saturday, June 14, 2014, and will reopen on Sunday, June 15, 2014. 

19th Annual Auction

June 14, 2014

Save the date for the 19th Annual Akron Auction to benefit the Akron Art Museum.

19th Annual Auction

June 14, 2014

ART • FOOD • WINE

Fine wine, great food, tempting auction lots and some of the most exciting people in Akron contribute to one of the most successful events in our community – the Akron Auction to benefit the Akron Art Museum.

Free Thursday

June 19, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

June 19, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Downtown@Dusk
6:30-8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Story Time in the Galleries

June 19, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look.

FREE

Story Time in the Galleries

June 19, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look. During Story Time in the Galleries grown-ups and children will see beautiful picture books, hear fantastic stories, sing silly songs and play wacky games—all while surrounded by amazing artwork.

FREE. No registration required. Story Time in the Galleries takes place at 11:15 am on the third Thursday of each month.

Story Time in the Galleries is made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Third Thursday Collection Conversations

June 19, 2014, 11:30 am

Hear from our docents about interesting themes and ideas from the collection.

FREE

Third Thursday Collection Conversations

June 19, 2014, 11:30 am

Do you think you need to travel to New York to see great art? Think again. The Akron Art Museum’s collection is full of gems by well-known artists (do the names Andy Warhol, Chuck Close or Philip Guston ring any bells?), as well as fantastic work by regional and outsider artists.

Join the museum’s docents the third Thursday of every month to discover the stories behind these treasures as they lead a gallery talk focusing on interesting themes and ideas from the collection. There is no need to RSVP, just come and enjoy!

Downtown@Dusk

June 19, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Anne E. DeChant at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

June 19, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

 Enjoy live American, pop and country music from Anne E. DeChant at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free. 

Free Thursday

June 26, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

June 26, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Kids Studio Class: Nature Odyssey
1-3 pm

Downtown@Dusk
6:30-8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Kids Studio Classes: Nature Odyssey

June 26, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Classes: Nature Odyssey

June 26, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings. Students will get creative with unique materials, outlandish techniques and imaginative ideas as they create projects that will raise the bar for your refrigerator art gallery.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Downtown@Dusk

June 26, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

 Enjoy live  music from The Numbers Band at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

June 26, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from The Numbers Band at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

July 2014

Creative Playdate: Water and Music Play

July 3, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play.

FREE

Creative Playdate: Water and Music Play

July 3, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play. So, bring them to the museum to learn their hearts out as they make masterpieces, move their dancing feet and stretch their imaginations. Each experience will center on a theme ranging from the time of year to the artwork in the galleries.


FREE. No registration required. Creative Playdates take place at 11:15 am on the first Thursday of each month.


Creative Playdates are made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Downtown@Dusk

July 3, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from The Wanda Hunt Band at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

July 3, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from The Wanda Hunt Band at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Free Thursday

July 3, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

July 3, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Creative Playdate: Water and Music Play
11:15 am

Downtown@Dusk
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Closed for Independence Day

July 4, 2014

  The museum is closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, for Independence Day.

Closed for Independence Day

July 4, 2014

The museum is closed on Friday, July 4, 2014, for Independence Day. The museum will reopen on Saturday, July 5, 2014. 

Free Thursday

July 10, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

July 10, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Kids Studio Class: Mystical Mark Making
1-3 pm

Downtown@Dusk
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Kids Studio Class: Mystical Mark Making

July 10, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Class: Mystical Mark Making

July 10, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings. Students will get creative with unique materials, outlandish techniques and imaginative ideas as they create projects that will raise the bar for your refrigerator art gallery.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Downtown@Dusk

July 10, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from The Speedbumps at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

July 10, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from The Speedbumps at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

July 15, 2014, 6-8 pm

Art & Entrepreneurship

FREE. Registration encouraged.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

July 15, 2014, 6-8 pm

Art & Entrepreneurship

Join us in an exciting social experiment that engages thinkers and doers to move beyond pressing the 'Like' button by harnessing the collective power of collaboration.

The galleries will be open from 5-6 pm and refreshments will be served.

Community Conversations are made possible with support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Free Thursday

July 17, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Free Thursday

July 17, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Downtown@Dusk
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Story Time in the Galleries

July 17, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look.

FREE

Story Time in the Galleries

July 17, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look. During Story Time in the Galleries grown-ups and children will see beautiful picture books, hear fantastic stories, sing silly songs and play wacky games—all while surrounded by amazing artwork.

FREE. No registration required. Story Time in the Galleries takes place at 11:15 am on the third Thursday of each month.

Story Time in the Galleries is made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Downtown@Dusk

July 17, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Zach at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

July 17, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Zach at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Family Day: Sidewalk Beach Party

July 19, 2014, 12-4 pm

Family Days are a blast for babes, teens, grown-ups, and everyone in between.

FREE activities for families.

Family Day: Sidewalk Beach Party

July 19, 2014, 12-4 pm

From art making activities to interactive music, films, tours and performances, Family Days are a blast for babes, teens, grown-ups, and everyone in between.

Appropriate for all ages. Free activities for families; gallery admission is free for childern

Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation and the R.C. Musson & Katherine M. Musson Charitable Foundation.

Free Thursday

July 24, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

July 24, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Kids Studio Class: The Science of Art
1-3 pm

Downtown@Dusk
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Kids Studio Class: The Science of Art

July 24, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes  venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Class: The Science of Art

July 24, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings. Students will get creative with unique materials, outlandish techniques and imaginative ideas as they create projects that will raise the bar for your refrigerator art gallery.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Downtown@Dusk

July 24, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Horns and Things at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

July 24, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

 Enjoy live jazz from Horns and Things at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Downtown@Dusk

July 31, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from JD Eicher & The Goodnights at Downtown@Dusk. 

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

July 31, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from JD Eicher & The Goodnights at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Free Thursday

July 31, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursday

July 31, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE every Thursday.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

August 2014

Free Thursday

August 7, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

 Gallery admission is FREE all day

Free Thursday

August 7, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Creative Playdate: Firefly Tea Party
11:15 am

Downtown@Dusk
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Creative Playdate: Firefly Tea Party

August 7, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play.

FREE

Creative Playdate: Firefly Tea Party

August 7, 2014, 11:15 am

Little ones learn best through play. So, bring them to the museum to learn their hearts out as they make masterpieces, move their dancing feet and stretch their imaginations. Each experience will center on a theme ranging from the time of year to the artwork in the galleries.


FREE. No registration required. Creative Playdates take place at 11:15 am on the first Thursday of each month.


Creative Playdates are made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Downtown@Dusk

August 7, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Blu Monsoon at Downtown@Dusk.

FREE

Downtown@Dusk

August 7, 2014, 6:30-8:30 pm

Enjoy live music from Blu Monsoon at Downtown@Dusk. This year, the goal is to keep it cool by moving the concerts into the shade of the Northeast Ohio Golf Charities Terrace. Grab an icy cold beer and delicious food from the museum's iQcafe. It's even Free Thursday so you can take a stroll around the galleries for free.

Kids Studio Class: Pixilated Paintings

August 14, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings.

Registration required. $10 member child, $15 nonmember child.

Kids Studio Class: Pixilated Paintings

August 14, 2014, 1-3 pm

Studio classes at the museum venture far beyond your standard classroom offerings. Students will get creative with unique materials, outlandish techniques and imaginative ideas as they create projects that will raise the bar for your refrigerator art gallery.

All classes take place from 1-3 pm. Cost per class is $10/member child, $15/nonmember child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay.

Kids Studio Classes are made possible with support from the Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Free Thursday

August 14, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

August 14, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Pixilated Paintings
1-3 pm

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

August 21, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

August 21, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Story Time in the Galleries

August 21, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look.

FREE

Story Time in the Galleries

August 21, 2014, 11:15 am

Start with a book, and then take a look. During Story Time in the Galleries grown-ups and children will see beautiful picture books, hear fantastic stories, sing silly songs and play wacky games—all while surrounded by amazing artwork.

FREE. No registration required. Story Time in the Galleries takes place at 11:15 am on the third Thursday of each month.

Story Time in the Galleries is made possible from the Robert & Annamae Orr Foundation.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

August 28, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.
 

Free Thursday

August 28, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

September 2014

Free Thursday

September 4, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

September 4, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

September 9, 2014, 6-8 pm

Uniquely Akron

FREE. Registration encouraged.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

September 9, 2014, 6-8 pm

Uniquely Akron

Join us in an exciting social experiment that engages thinkers and doers to move beyond pressing the 'Like' button by harnessing the collective power of collaboration.

The galleries will be open from 5-6 pm and refreshments will be served.

Community Conversations are made possible with support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Free Thursday

September 11, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

September 11, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

September 18, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

September 18, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

September 25, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

September 25, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

October 2014

Free Thursday

October 2, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

October 2, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

October 9, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

October 9, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

October 16, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

October 16, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

October 23, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

October 23, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

October 30, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

October 30, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

November 2014

Free Thursday

November 6, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

November 6, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

November 11, 2014, 6-8 pm

Public Place | Public Space

FREE. Registration encouraged.

Community Conversations: Shifting the Cultural Landscape

November 11, 2014, 6-8 pm

Public Place | Public Space

Join us in an exciting social experiment that engages thinkers and doers to move beyond pressing the 'Like' button by harnessing the collective power of collaboration.

The galleries will be open from 5-6 pm and refreshments will be served.

Community Conversations are made possible with support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Free Thursday

November 13, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

November 13, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

November 20, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

November 20, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Closed for Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014, 11:30 am - 9 pm

  The museum is closed on Thursday, November 25, 2014, for Thanksgiving.

Closed for Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014, 11:30 am - 9 pm

 The museum is closed on Thursday, November 25, 2014, for Thanksgiving. The museum will reopen on Friday, November 26, 2014. 

December 2014

Free Thursday

December 4, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

December 4, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

December 11, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

December 11, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Free Thursday

December 18, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Free Thursday

December 18, 2014, 11 am - 9 pm

Gallery admission is FREE all day.

Story Time in the Galleries
11:15 am

Third Thursday Collection Conversations
11:30 am

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company, with additional support provided by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.

Museum Closed

December 24, 2014

  The museum is closed December 24-25, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014.

Museum Closed

December 24, 2014

  The museum is closed December 24-25, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014.

Museum Closed

December 25, 2014

  The museum is closed December 24-25, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014.

Museum Closed

December 25, 2014

 The museum is closed December 24-25, 2014, and will reopen on Friday, December 26, 2014. 

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