May E-Newsletter

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Sunday Sampler

Sunday, May 1,
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Members Only! Just Desserts

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M.C. Escher: Impossible Realities

On View through May 29, 2011

 M.C. Escher: Impossible Realities exhibition continues to break attendance records at the Akron Art Museum.

Impossible Realities provides the opportunity to survey the breadth of Escher’s career from the 1920s to the 1960s, showcasing 130 of the artist’s finest works. The show begins with his early book plates, then moves on to landscapes, tessellations and impossible worlds, concluding with his very last print, Snakes (1969).

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Sarah Kabot: Unfolding Space

On View through
June 11, 2011

Cleveland artist Sarah Kabot creates installations that toy with human perception. “[My work] encourages the viewer to question his or her own perceptions,” says Kabot. “The meaning, significance and even location of objects are not fixed. Potentially, everything could be different.”

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All Star Jazz: The Photographs of Herman Leonard

On View March 5 - July 10, 2011
  All Star Jazz presents some of Herman Leonard's finest photographs and offers an intimate view of countless jazz legends and the nocturnal world in which they thrived.

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16th Annual Wine Auction

Enjoy great food, great company, and of course great wine on Saturday, June 11, at  the 16th Annual Akron Wine Auction to benefit the Akron Art Museum.

Seating is limited. To reserve your place call 330.376.9186 x211.
This year's featured vintner is a boutique vineyard that produces around 6,000 cases of excellent wine per year.

Exciting auction items include a print from M.C. Escher, 12 bottles of 1990s California Red Wine,  6 bottles from Nickel & Nickel single vineyard Cabernet and use of a cabin in Aspen, Colorado for a week.

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Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern

On View June 18 --October 2, 2011

For internationally renowned quiltmaker Paula Nadelstern, the word kaleidoscope “promises surprise and magic, change and chance.” Nadelstern (born 1951) has spent over two decades capturing in cloth the excitement of the ever-changing relationships of color, pattern, light and texture of kaleidoscope images.

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