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Events for March 16, 2017

Art Tales: Surreal Seuss-Style Stories

March 16, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with some seriously silly stories! 

Art Tales: Surreal Seuss-Style Stories

March 16, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups

Surreal Seuss-Style Stories

What creative adventures would Dr. Seuss's characters have at the art museum? Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with some seriously silly stories!

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. Click the button / link below to register online. Or, call 330.376.9186.

Help support programs for children and families. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Photo: Shane Wynn

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

Attention Art Teachers: NAEA Wrap Party

March 16, 2017, 4:30 pm

Learn, share and chat with your fellow teachers about all things art education at our NAEA Wrap Party.

Attention Art Teachers: NAEA Wrap Party

March 16, 2017, 4:30 pm

Did you learn so much at NAEA that your brain might explode? Did you have to stay behind and miss the conference this year? Now is your chance to learn, share and chat with your fellow teachers about all things art education.

The National Art Education Association Convention will take place in New York City March 2 – 4, 2017. It will be chock full of sessions that address subjects from curriculum to classroom management to creativity. Whether or not you have the chance to attend, we invite you to share in the experience with a wrap party at the Akron Art Museum. We'll hear about the attendees' favorite sessions, grab some presentation handouts and pass along new ideas. The museum will provide tasty after-school snacks.

FREE. Professional development paperwork will be provided for each attendee to submit to his/her local LPDC.

MusicAlive! by Apollo's Fire

March 16, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Join us for "An Irish-Appalachian Journey" at the launch of the new MusicAlive! Series by Apollo's Fire! 

MusicAlive! by Apollo's Fire

March 16, 2017, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

"An Irish-Appalachian Journey"

FREE • Children 8 and up are welcome with a parent or guardian. Feel free to come and go, but we bet you'll want to watch the whole show!

The award-winning folk troupe of Apollo's Fire explores the Irish roots of Appalachian folk music in this lively and haunting performance. The show follows the journeys of the Irish immigrants who built new lives in the hills of Appalachia—bringing their music with them. Enjoy food and drink from the Cafe as you watch this 90-minute show, and meet the musicians afterwards.

Join us for the launch of the new "MusicAlive!" Series by Apollo's Fire!

Free, casual concerts of baroque and folk music, sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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Free Thursday

March 16, 2017, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Spend Thursdays at the Akron Art Museum—admission to the galleries is free all day and all evening, from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm. 

Free Thursday

March 16, 2017, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Spend Thursdays at the Akron Art Museum—admission to the galleries is free all day and all evening, from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm.

Free Thursdays are generously supported by The J.M. Smucker Company.  

Decoden Cell Phone Cases

March 16, 2017, 6:30 pm

Decoden is the art of embedding small trinkets into whipped clay, creating a decadent and whimsical item that looks almost like a freshly frosted cake. 

Decoden Cell Phone Cases

March 16, 2017, 6:30 pm

What is decoden? Decoden is the art of embedding small trinkets into whipped clay, creating a decadent and whimsical item that looks almost like a freshly frosted cake. The trend of decoden crafting began in Japan and quickly traveled to the US, attracting artists and crafters alike. In this class, participants will create a decoden cell phone case inspired by Turn the Page artist Scott Hove.

$15 for members and $20 for non-members. Registration required. Register online using the button / link below.

Become a member to get discounted registration for this and other Akron Art Museum programs, and support art in your community

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