Upcoming Events

Events for February 1, 2018

Gallery Talk by Emily Sullivan Smith

February 1, 2018, 6:30 pm

Connect with artists featured in Heavy Metal at these artist-led gallery talks. Discover how each artist works and what inspires them. 

Gallery Talk by Emily Sullivan Smith

February 1, 2018, 6:30 pm

Free and Open to All

Meet artist, Kent State University Alumnus, and Department of Art and Design at the University of Dayton assistant professor Emily Sullivan Smith, whose artwork Thousands and Thousands is on view at the Akron Art Museum in Heavy Metal. Smith will be talking about her work as well as other work in the museum that she finds inspiring.

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image:  Emily Sullivan Smith, Thousands and Thousands, 2015, Scales, lacquer, gold leafing, wire, tulle, Two 12 x 12 in. panels, courtesy of the aritst. Photography by Shane Wynn

Free Thursday

February 1, 2018, 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

February 1, 2018, 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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Creative Playdate

February 1, 2018, 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

February 1, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Playdough Love Monsters Inspired by the Art of Ed Emberley

Best for ages 12 months – 5 years and their grown-ups (siblings welcome)

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. Our playdates are structured to be child-led and come with our Live Creative Mess Guarantee: Please dress for experimentation with messy mediums and prepare to be inspired by your child’s creative collaborations and concoctions!

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

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

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