Upcoming Events

July 2016

Art Babes: Tear It Up – Babies Explore Paper (A.M. Session)

July 28, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. 

Art Babes: Tear It Up – Babies Explore Paper (A.M. Session)

July 28, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

For 0-18 month olds and their grown-ups.

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound that will awaken your baby's curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.

Registration is required. Register online using the link below, or call 330.376.9186.

$10/member child. $15/non-member child. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Art Babes: Tear It Up – Babies Explore Paper (P.M. Session)

July 28, 2016, 1:00 – 1:45 pm

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries.  

Art Babes: Tear It Up – Babies Explore Paper (P.M. Session)

July 28, 2016, 1:00 – 1:45 pm

For 0-18 month olds and their grown-ups.

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound that will awaken your baby's curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.

Registration is required. Register online using the link below, or call 330.376.9186.

$10/member child. $15/non-member child. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.  

School of Rock Summer Camp (weekly in July)

July 28, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

We’ll get inspired by the Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia exhibition then put our musical and visual talents center stage to create rock and roll masterpieces.

School of Rock Summer Camp (weekly in July)

July 28, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Recommended for ages 7-12

Singers and drummers aren’t the only artists in the world of rock. There are album covers, posters, and t-shirts to be designed! We’ll get inspired by the Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia exhibition then put our musical and visual talents center stage to create rock and roll masterpieces. This month long music-inspired art camp will leave you feeling like a rock star.

Parents/adults are welcome but not required to stay. • Please dress in your ready-to-make-a-mess best!

$10/Member child • $15/non-member child. Registration is required. Use the link below to register online.

Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum to register for the discounted member ticket option.

Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation. 

Meditation in the Garden

July 28, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind. 

Meditation in the Garden

July 28, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind during this monthly, 40 minute meditation session with gentle stretches led by Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500 of Daily Downward Dog. If you have never meditated before, Maria will teach you the basics of this highly beneficial practice.

FREE, but registration is requested: Register online using the link below.

Upcoming Meditation In the Garden Dates:

August 25 • 12:00 pm

September 22 • 12:00 pm

Garden photo: Shane Wynn

Downtown@Dusk: Moustache Yourself

July 28, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

Downtown@Dusk: Moustache Yourself

July 28, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for French Gyspy Style Jazz with Moustache Yourself.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

August 2016

Creative Playdate: Whimsical Garden Creatures

August 4, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Follow your child's natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process.

Creative Playdate: Whimsical Garden Creatures

August 4, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For 0 – 5 year olds and their grown-ups.

Little ones learn best through intuitive, open-ended play that feeds their senses. Follow your child's natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process. Stretch your imagination, meet new friends and create a masterpiece to carry home!

FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration is required. Use the button below to register online or call 330.376.9186. Click here to become a member.

Creative Playdates are made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation. 

Downtown@Dusk: Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Orchestra

August 4, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.
 

Downtown@Dusk: Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Orchestra

August 4, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Latin Jazz with the Sammy DeLeon Latin Jazz Orchestra.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Kids Studio: Summer Vacation – Travel Treasures

August 11, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

School may out but summer classes at the Akron Art Museum are definitely in! Join our teaching artists to explore all kinds of new ideas, techniques and materials.

Kids Studio: Summer Vacation – Travel Treasures

August 11, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Recommended for ages 7-12.

School may out but summer classes at the Akron Art Museum are definitely in! Join our teaching artists to explore all kinds of new ideas, techniques and materials.

$10/member child, $15/non-member child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Registration is required. Use the button below to register online or call 330.376.9186. Click here to become a member.

Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Photo: Shane Wynn. 

Downtown@Dusk: Red Light Roxy

August 11, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts. 

Downtown@Dusk: Red Light Roxy

August 11, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Jazz, Jump Blues and Swing with Red Light Roxy.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Second Saturday Curator Gallery Talk

August 13, 2016, 1:30 pm

Get an insider's look at artworks in the museum's collection on the second Saturday of every month, with curator-led tours. Free with gallery admission. 

Second Saturday Curator Gallery Talk

August 13, 2016, 1:30 pm

A Closer Look at Myopia

Exercise your retinas with Associate Curator Theresa Bembnister, who will lead a close look at and discussion of Mark Mothersbaugh's visual art in Myopia. Glasses are optional.

Get an insider's look at artworks in the museum's collection on the second Saturday of every month, with curator-led tours. Free with gallery admission. 

Image: Mark Mothersbaugh, 1964-Monunment to the conquerors of space, 2012, inkjet on paper, 43 x 65.333 in., Courtesy of the artist.

Members Only: Bubbles & Blooms

August 13, 2016, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Spend a lovely Saturday morning in the museum’s new Bud & Susie Rogers Garden learning the fine art of floral design taught by Scott Robertson, co-owner and creative director of Stems Fleur.

Members Only: Bubbles & Blooms

August 13, 2016, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Spend a lovely Saturday morning in the museum’s new Bud & Susie Rogers Garden learning the fine art of floral design taught by Scott Robertson, co-owner and creative director of Stems Fleur. Scott will bring all of the blooms and the museum will provide the bubbles in the form of mimosas.

This one-of-a-kind hands-on project will conclude with each museum member taking home a stunning hand-tied floral arrangement in a glass vase.

No experience necessary. This program is for our members age 21 and older. All supplies and tools will be provided.

$75/member. Registration and payment are required in advance. Fees are non-refundable. To reserve your space, contact Development Officer Jeneé Garlando at jGarlando@akronartmuseum.org or 330.376.9186 x 222 by Friday, July 29, 2016. For more information about Stems Fleur visit www.stemsfleur.com.  

Exclusive Meet & Greet with Mark Mothersbaugh & Gerald Casale

August 13, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join DEVO cofounders Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh for an exclusive event at the Akron Art Museum.  

Exclusive Meet & Greet with Mark Mothersbaugh & Gerald Casale

August 13, 2016, 6:30 pm

Join DEVO cofounders Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh for an exclusive event at the Akron Art Museum. The evening will feature a dialogue between the two bandmates, as they screen and discuss DEVO music videos, followed by a wine reception and autograph signing.*

Museum Members $50, Non-Museum Members $65 | Click here to become a member.

The duo have forged influential careers in both the film and music industries. Mark Mothersbaugh has established a career scoring films like Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Lego Movie, as well as television programs such as Rugrats and Pee-wee’s Playhouse. Gerald Casale has created over 60 music videos, including 15 DEVO Music videos, and over 70 television commercials. Casale has also launched a career as a winemaker, creating “The 50 by 50” which will be featured during the reception.

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia related merchandise is available for purchase in the museum shop. Purchase tickets using the link below or call 330.376.9186 x210. *Autographs limited to 2 items per visitor.
 

Scoring Event: The Instructor

August 18, 2016, 9:00 pm

Join the Akron Art Museum and the Nightlight for an evening of local film and music featuring a classic Akron film with special effects and music scored by Akron musicians.  

Scoring Event: The Instructor

August 18, 2016, 9:00 pm

From the films of Wes Anderson to the theme song from Nickelodeon's Rugrats, Mark Mothersbaugh has composed music for some of our favorite films and television shows. Can local musicians carry the torch when faced with the campy, 1984 Akron-made Kung Fu classic, The Instructor?

Join the Akron Art Museum and the Nightlight for an evening of local film and music featuring a classic Akron film with special effects and music scored by Akron musicians. The screening will include a preview reel of the film with music composed by Mothersbaugh himself—made especially for this event. The screening will follow the museum's Downtown@Dusk concert with 15 60 75 The Numbers Band.

FREE

Art Tales: Messages in the Mailbox

August 18, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Engage your tiny book lover in an interactive storytelling experience where art and story become one through song, rhyme and imagery.

Art Tales: Messages in the Mailbox

August 18, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups.

Engage your tiny book lover in an interactive storytelling experience where art and story become one through song, rhyme and imagery. After the book ends, we'll keep the story going with related art activities in the lobby.

FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Registration is required. Use the button below to register online or call 330.376.9186. Click here to become a member.

Art Tales is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Downtown@Dusk: 15 60 75 The Numbers Band

August 18, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts. 

Downtown@Dusk: 15 60 75 The Numbers Band

August 18, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Classic Blues, Jazz and Rock with 15 60 75 The Numbers Band.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Last Look Party with We Are Not Men

August 20, 2016, 2:00 pm

Austin-based all women DEVO cover band We Are Not Men makes the pilgrimage to Akron to celebrate Myopia's final week!

Last Look Party with We Are Not Men

August 20, 2016, 2:00 pm

Austin-based all women DEVO cover band We Are Not Men makes the pilgrimage to Akron to celebrate Myopia's final week!

FREE • No registration required.

Tots Create: Beautiful Pieces and Parts – Garden Art from Junk

August 20, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Toddlers explore different mediums, textures, colors and shapes, while making a beautiful mess. 

Tots Create: Beautiful Pieces and Parts – Garden Art from Junk

August 20, 2016, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Recommended for 2s and 3s, and their grown-ups.

Little hands need to be creative, too! Toddlers explore different mediums, textures, colors and shapes, while making a beautiful mess. Dig in and discover a multisensory experience while fostering your tiny artist's independence and imagination!

$10/member child, $15/non-member child. Registration is required. Register online using the link below or call 330.376.9186. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Tots Create is made possible with support from the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.  

Kids Studio: Land Art – Take It Outside!

August 25, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

School may out but summer classes at the Akron Art Museum are definitely in! Join our teaching artists to explore all kinds of new ideas, techniques and materials. 

Kids Studio: Land Art – Take It Outside!

August 25, 2016, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Recommended for ages 7-12.

School may out but summer classes at the Akron Art Museum are definitely in! Join our teaching artists to explore all kinds of new ideas, techniques and materials.

$10/member child, $15/non-member child. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Registration is required. Use the button below to register online or call 330.376.9186. Click here to become a member.

Kids Studio is made possible with support from the Charles E. and Mabel M. Ritchie Foundation.

Photo: Shane Wynn. 

Art Babes: Wobble and Pop! Action Reaction Games For Baby (A.M. Session)

August 25, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound

Art Babes: Wobble and Pop! Action Reaction Games For Baby (A.M. Session)

August 25, 2016, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For 0-18 month olds and their grown-ups.

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound that will awaken your baby's curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.

Registration is required. Register online using the link below, or call 330.376.9186.

$10/member child. $15/non-member child. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.  

Art Babes: Wobble and Pop! Action Reaction Games For Baby (P.M. Session)

August 25, 2016, 1:00 – 1:45 pm

Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound. 

Art Babes: Wobble and Pop! Action Reaction Games For Baby (P.M. Session)

August 25, 2016, 1:00 – 1:45 pm

For 0-18 month olds and their grown-ups.

Join baby friends for tummy time play and a pint-sized stroll through the galleries. Explore sensory activities related to color, texture, light, and sound that will awaken your baby's curiosity and give you both a one-of-a-kind bonding experience.

Registration is required. Register online using the link below, or call 330.376.9186.

$10/member child. $15/non-member child. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.  

Meditation in the Garden

August 25, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind with 40 minutes of guided meditation. 

Meditation in the Garden

August 25, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind during this monthly, 40 minute meditation session with gentle stretches led by Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500 of Daily Downward Dog. If you have never meditated before, Maria will teach you the basics of this highly beneficial practice.

FREE, but registration is requested: Register online using the link below.

Upcoming Meditation In the Garden Dates:

September 22 • 12:00 pm

Garden photo: Shane Wynn 

Downtown@Dusk: Half Cleveland

August 25, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts. 

Downtown@Dusk: Half Cleveland

August 25, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Original Eclectic Geezer Hipster Rock with Half Cleveland.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Myopia-Related Programs at MOCA Cleveland

August 28, 2016

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia is a shared presentation of the Akron Art Museum and MOCA Cleveland. We encourage you to visit the exhibition in both venues and explore Myopia-related programs at each!

Myopia-Related Programs at MOCA Cleveland

August 28, 2016

See Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia in both the Akron and Cleveland Venues: Ask about the $15 Shared Ticket for Entry into BOTH Presentations of Myopia in Northeast Ohio.

The Akron Art Museum and MOCA Cleveland have created numerous programs for all ages related to the exhibition. Click here to explore Myopia Cleveland.

Booji Boy Photo: Shane Wynn.

September 2016

Downtown@Dusk: Angie Haze Project

September 1, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

Downtown@Dusk: Angie Haze Project

September 1, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Indie, Gypsy and Folk with Angie Haze Project.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Downtown@Dusk: JD Eicher

September 8, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts. 

Downtown@Dusk: JD Eicher

September 8, 2016, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Join us in the Garden for Indie Pop Rock with JD Eicher.

The sounds of summer—festive fireworks exploding in the sky, the sounds of the ice cream truck circulating the neighborhood and the infectious rhythm of your favorite local band emanating from the Akron Art Museum's Bud and Susie Rogers Garden.

This year, the Akron Art Museum and the City of Akron usher in the popular concert series Downtown@Dusk for its 32nd season, offering a showcase of some of the area's best local acts.

The City of Akron, Ohio Logo WKSU 89.7

Media sponsorship provided by WKSU 89.7 

Second Saturday Curator Gallery Talk

September 10, 2016, 2:00 pm

Get an insider's look at artworks in the museum's collection on the second Saturday of every month, with curator-led tours. Free with gallery admission.

Second Saturday Curator Gallery Talk

September 10, 2016, 2:00 pm

Viola Frey, The World and the Woman

Join Chief Curator Janice Driesbach, who will share insights into Viola Frey's role as a pioneering ceramic artist and how The World and the Woman exemplifies her accomplishments.

Get an insider's look at artworks in the museum's collection on the second Saturday of every month, with curator-led tours. Free with gallery admission.

Image: Viola Frey, The World and the Woman, 1992, glazed ceramic, 80 in. x 142 in. x 75 in. Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of Irving and Harriett Sands.

Meditation in the Garden

September 22, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind with 40 minutes of guided meditation. 

Meditation in the Garden

September 22, 2016, 12:00 pm

Visit the Bud and Susie Rogers Garden to find the calm within your daily grind during this monthly, 40 minute meditation session with gentle stretches led by Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500 of Daily Downward Dog. If you have never meditated before, Maria will teach you the basics of this highly beneficial practice.

FREE, but registration is requested: Register online using the link below.

Garden photo: Shane Wynn

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