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Events for November 9, 2017

Artist Talk: Jenniffer Omaitz

November 9, 2017, 6:30 pm

Join Akron Soul Train fellow Jenniffer Omaitz at the Akron Art Museum for an artist talk. 

Artist Talk: Jenniffer Omaitz

November 9, 2017, 6:30 pm

Free and Open to All

Join Akron Soul Train fellow Jenniffer Omaitz at the Akron Art Museum for an artist talk. This is an exciting opportunity to gain some insights into Jenniffer's artistic practice!

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Jenniffer’s work explores states of change between order and chaos present in urban environment, as it is in a constant state of transformation. Her paintings are a meditation on movement, permutation, and gesture; boundary coordinates operating between space and color. These ideas are present in two two ongoing series; Solid Movement, which investigates gesture and its ability to encapsulate time and psyche, and Folding Gesture, which explores changes in spatial order that appears fragmented. Her installation work is site specific using painted painting and drawing in combination with found objects while responding to the site’s architecture. Her installation work often encompass three-dimensional landscapes frozen in the midst of a chaotic event.

Jenniffer Omaitz is a local painter and installation artist who lives in Kent, OH. She received her MFA in Painting from Kent State University and her BFA in Painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Solo exhibitions of her work have been held at The Sculpture Center, Cleveland; Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver; and Kent State University, Hinterland, Denver, and the 1point618 Gallery, Cleveland. Omaitz is currently a Senior Lecturer at The University of Akron’s Myers School of Art. Jenniffer will be an Akron Soul Train fellow from October 1-30, 2017.

Free Thursday

November 9, 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

November 9, 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.

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Art Moves

November 9, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Journey through the galleries and discover the inspiration behind great art as we bring it to life through storytelling, dance, dramatic play and learning to interpret what we see.  

Art Moves

November 9, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Best for ages 3+ and their grown-ups (siblings welcome)

We’re taking a journey and our suitcase is packed with poetry, color scarves, magic paintbrushes and razzmatazz. Journey through the galleries and discover the inspiration behind great art as we bring it to life through storytelling, dance, dramatic play and learning to interpret what we see. Then tie on your apron in the studio for a closer look at how art is made and experiment with a creative process or two.

Requested attire: Colorful socks!

Free for members. $10/non-member child.
Registration required. Register online using the link / button below, or call 330.376.9186.

Art Moves is made possible with support from the Robert O. & AnnaMae Orr Family Foundation. 

Art, Yoga and Meditation

November 9, 2017, 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Enhance your health, wellness and experience the current exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum.  

Art, Yoga and Meditation

November 9, 2017, 6:30 – 7:45 pm

Enhance your health, wellness and experience the current exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum. Yoga in the galleries begins in September. Each month an all-levels yoga class will be presented in conjunction with a specific exhibition, providing an opportunity to stretch and strengthen your body and your mind.

Led by certified and local Akron Yoga Instructors, this enriching experience is not to be missed. Bring a yoga mat and an open, creative mind.

Free for Members, $10 non-members. Registration is required. Use the link / button below to register online.

Upcoming Art, Yoga and Meditation Sessions

November 9 • Alchemy 

Photo courtesy of @kcjenk42

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