Upcoming Events

Events for May 3, 2018

Free Thursday

May 3, 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

May 3, 2018, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Connect to your creative life. 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

May 3, 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

May 3, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Picture Pie Picnic, Ed Emberley-Style

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.

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Photo: Shane Wynn

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

VR Ceramics Experience with New Territory VR Arcade

May 3, 2018, 6:30 pm

Curious about how technology is impacting art? Stop by the museum for a demonstration of virtual art making. 

VR Ceramics Experience with New Territory VR Arcade

May 3, 2018, 6:30 pm

Have you always wanted to work with clay but worry about the mess? Curious about how technology is impacting art? Stop by the museum for a demonstration of virtual art making. See an artist create a virtual artwork and get a chance to experiment with modeling a virtual sculpture yourself.

Free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online using the link / button below.

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