Upcoming Events

Events for April 5, 2018

Free Thursday

April 5, 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

April 5, 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

April 5, 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

April 5, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Coil Like a Snake – Yoga Poses with Clay

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.

Not a member? Join here!

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

Akron Art Library: Matting, Framing and Hanging Art

April 5, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

In this introductory workshop, led by Jon Haidet and Karen Starr of Hazel Tree Interiors, you will learn the basic principles of matting, framing and hanging works of art. 

Akron Art Library: Matting, Framing and Hanging Art

April 5, 2018, 6:00 – 7:00 pm

This program will be held at Hazel Tree Interiors (143 West Market Street • Akron, OH 44303)

With Jon Haidet and Karen Starr of Hazel Tree Interiors

Looking to curate and display a collection of your own? In this introductory workshop, led by Jon Haidet and Karen Starr of Hazel Tree Interiors, you will learn the basic principles of matting, framing and hanging works of art.

From selecting materials based on preservation needs, personal style and budget to hanging artworks and designing a gallery wall, Jon and Karen will share tips and tricks for displaying art in your home or business.

$5 for members/$10 for non-members. Registration is required. Register online using the button / link below. Space is limited. Only 20 spots available. 

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

This workshop is part of the Akron Art Library, an art lending program from the Akron Art Museum in partnership with the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
 

Night at the Museum

April 5, 2018, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Don't miss these one-night-only, exclusive art shows featuring the work of local students and community members. 

Night at the Museum

April 5, 2018, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Featured organization: ASCA Inc. Head Start

Free and Open to All

Don't miss these one-night-only, exclusive art shows featuring the work of local students and community members. Each exhibition will be on view all day Thursday, so stop by and admire the talents of your fellow citizens, including some of the area's youngest budding artists.

Photo: Shane Wynn

Night at the Museum is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annemae Orr Family Foundation. 

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