Upcoming Events

Events for October 11, 2018

After School Mind Unwind

October 11, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to decompress and unwind after school.

After School Mind Unwind

October 11, 2018, 4:00 – 6:00 pm

After School Mind Unwind

Best for ages 5-12 and their grown-ups

Our open studio is the perfect place for caregivers and kids to decompress and unwind. We’re tech-free with a quality-time-together guarantee! Join an artist educator and learn how to encourage lifelong positive habits of the mind including creative journaling, deconstructive doodling and expressive story-sharing. Young visionaries meet up every 2nd Free Thursday.

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

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

After School Mind Unwind is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Art, Yoga and Meditation

October 11, 2018, 6:30 - 7:45 pm

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.

Art, Yoga and Meditation

October 11, 2018, 6:30 - 7:45 pm

Art, Yoga and Meditation

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 to members, $10/nonmember. Registration required. Register online using the link / button below.

Yoga in the Galleries is made possible with support from The Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation and the Samuel Reese Willis Foundation.

Synapse Lecture: Peter Galison

October 11, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join Peter Galison, Pellegrino University Professor of the History of Science and Physics at Harvard University, author, and filmmaker for a lecture on his work combining science and the arts. 

Synapse Lecture: Peter Galison

October 11, 2018, 6:30 pm

Synapse Lecture: Peter Galison

The Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium

Peter Galison is the Pellegrino University Professor of the History of Science and Physics at Harvard University. His achievements include a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (1997); a Pfizer Award for Image and Logic (1998), the Max Planck and Humboldt Stiftung Prize (1999) and the Abraham Pais Award in the History of Physics (2018). He is an author and filmmaker. His films include Secrecy (2008) and Containment (2015). Galison has collaborated with artist William Kentridge on a multi-screen installation, The Refusal of Time (2012) and an associated chamber opera, Refuse the Hour.

Free and open to all.

View the Trailer to Containment

Containment Trailer 1 from Robb Moss & Peter Galison on Vimeo.

See Containment at the University of Akron's Myers School of Art on Friday, September, 28 at 6 pm. Click here for more information.

Funded by the Knight Foundation, the Synapse series explores enlightened collaborations between art and science. This initiative at The University of Akron probes the ideas, images and mutual interests connecting art and science professionals and disciplines.

Night at the Museum: Student Art Shows - Firestone High School

October 11, 2018, 4 – 7 pm

Nearly all artists start by putting pen, paintbrush or pencil to paper in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY at one of the museum’s Student Art Shows.

Night at the Museum: Student Art Shows - Firestone High School

October 11, 2018, 4 – 7 pm

Night at the Museum: Student Art Shows

Featuring the students of Firestone High School

Nearly all artists start by putting pen, paintbrush or pencil to paper in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY at one of the museum’s Student Art Shows. Featuring schools and organizations from the community, these events highlight the talent of Northeast Ohio’s youngest artists, as well as their amazing teachers and mentors.

Free and open to the public.

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

Free Thursday

October 11, 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 11, 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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