Collection Highlights

Visual Arts focused

Collection Highlights

Sample the treasures currently on view, including turn-of-the-twentieth century realism, American impressionism and electric array of late twentieth-century Pop art, surrealist and post-modern works.

Mod Squad: Exploring Modern Painting and Sculpture

Visual Arts focused

Mod Squad: Exploring Modern Painting and Sculpture

Modern art can be a puzzle. Let our docents help you put the pieces together! Explore works by artists who took painting and sculpture in new directions by using line, shape and color in new and exciting ways.

In Our Own Backyard: Exploring Ohio Art & Artists

Visual Arts and Social Studies

In Our Own Backyard: Exploring Ohio Art & Artists

Discover the multitude of Ohio artists represented in the Akron Art Museum’s collection and the richness and diversity they bring to the galleries. Docents will introduce your group to the inspired visions of Ohio artists and the ways they depicted the both the urban and rural sides of the Ohio landscape. Highlights include a visit to the gallery dedicated exclusively to the works of William Sommer, one of this region's most important historical artists.

Building & Highlights: An Introduction to the Akron Art Museum

Visual Arts focused

Building & Highlights: An Introduction to the Akron Art Museum

Explore daring architectural ideas and spaces as docents lead your group through the museum's new and renovated spaces in addition to introducing you to highlights from the collection.

Five Favorites Tour

Five Favorites Tour

On Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm, museum docents lead tours that are a fun, quick way to become acquainted with the collections and exhibitions on view!


Schedule a Tour

Tour Coordinator
Gina Thomas McGee
330.376.9186 x247
gThomas@AkronArtMuseum.org

Group Tour Fees

  • Groups of 15 or more receive the special rate of $6 per visitor.
  • To expedite check-in, we ask all groups to pay with a single transaction.
  • Reciprocal members of other arts institutions receive free admission into the collection, but pay regular fees for a docent or staff-led tour.

Available Tour Times

  • Tuesdays through Sundays from September until May
  • Wednesdays & Fridays from June until August
  • Start times from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tours last 45-60 minutes

More Information

  • Desginated bus pull-off
  • Dedicated group entrance
  • Fully hadicap accessible
  • Free admission for escort & driver
  • Free admission for non-profit social service agencies whose clients would be financially unable to visit
  • Also see our Student Tours page