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Events for May 18, 2017

Art Tales: Sharing and Cooperation

May 18, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Enter into the amazing paper-collaged worlds of renowned children's author/illustrator, Leo Lionni. 

Art Tales: Sharing and Cooperation

May 18, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups

Sharing and Cooperation: Leo Lionni's Torn Paper Tales

Enter into the amazing paper-collaged worlds of renowned children's author/illustrator, Leo Lionni.

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.  

Free Thursday

May 18, 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

May 18, 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.  

Art Museum Day 2017

May 18, 2017, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate Art Museum Day with museums across the USA! 

Art Museum Day 2017

May 18, 2017, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Join us at the Akron Art Museum on Thursday, May 18 as we celebrate Art Museum Day with museums across the USA!

As always, admission to the galleries is Free every Thursday for everyone from 11 am to 9 pm.

For Art Museum Day we’re ramping it up even more, with Recess in the Bud & Susie Rogers Garden, food and drink specials, Happy Hour, and Giant Games for you to play with!

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Games & activities in the Garden will include:
Giant Checkers, Chess, Scrabble, and Cornhole.

Plus, relaxation areas equipped with Adirondack chairs.

One-day-only discounted membership (in person and online) for you to become a new member* of the Akron Art Museum! On Thursday, May 18, 2017 ONLY, Take 25% off ANY membership level (New Members Only), except the Art Seeker ($25) level:

Art Enthusiast (individual) $37.50
Art House (family) $56.25
Art Advocate $112.50

Share your experience on social media using #ArtMuseumDayAkron for a chance to win this limited edition Mark Dean Veca print from the Akron Art Museum.

Mark Dean Veca, Oh Yeah, 2017, signed print, edition of 130, 12 x 12 in.

Mark Dean Veca, Oh Yeah, 2017. Signed and numbered by the artist in an edition of 130. Archival UltraChrome Print measures 12 x 12 in. Available in the Museum Shop $60

*Discount available to New Members only. Renewal memberships are not eligible.

J.M. Smucker Company

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

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