Upcoming Events

Events for October 4, 2018

Free Thursday

October 4, 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

October 4, 2018, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Free Thursday

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.

Become a New Member of the Akron Art Museum on Thursday (in-person or online) for 25% off the regular price. Join today!

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

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VIBE Collective Potluck: On the Table

October 4, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Join the VIBE Collective to talk about Equity and Social Inclusion in the Akron arts scene, our experiences, and our hopes for the future of art in Akron as a part of Akron Community Foundation's On the Table Greater Akron initiative. There will be muffins and pizza, but bring a dish or snack to share if you're able!

VIBE Collective Potluck: On the Table

October 4, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

VIBE Collective Potluck: On the Table

VIBE Collective is a network of Northeast Ohio artists in the intersection of art, culture, and education, who are seeking to create spaces for community transformation and healing. Join us as some in our network gather to talk about Equity and Social Inclusion in the Akron arts scene, our experiences, and our hopes for the future of art in Akron as a part of Akron Community Foundation's On the Table Greater Akron initiative.

There will be muffins and pizza, but bring a dish or snack to share if you're able!

Parking for this event can be validated at the art museum. This On the Table conversation is OPEN to the public!

Kids Creative Playdate - The Big Draw Festival 2018

October 4, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Putting pencil to paper builds confidence. Join the world’s biggest celebration of drawing and embrace happy accidents through self-discovery. You can play with line at any age! 

Kids Creative Playdate - The Big Draw Festival 2018

October 4, 2018, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Kids Creative Playdate - The Big Draw Festival 2018

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

Putting pencil to paper builds confidence. Join the world’s biggest celebration of drawing and embrace happy accidents through self-discovery. You can play with line at any age!

Art meets play every first Thursday! Make plans to bring your kids age 1-5 and let them create meaningful messes and indulge in inventive play. Celebrate your child’s creative side, with a little imagination; everyday materials have infinite potential. Kids can create their own objects of wonder or work together with friends. This program provides kids with a sensory-rich, open-ended experience. Art smocks provided.

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

Not a member? Join here!

Photo: Shane Wynn

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

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