Upcoming Events

Events for November 8, 2018

After School Mind Unwind

November 8, 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

November 8, 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

November 8, 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

November 8, 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.

Art Talk: Tuliza Fleming

November 8, 2018, 6:30 pm

Join Dr. Tuliza Fleming is the Curator of American Art at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Art Talk: Tuliza Fleming

November 8, 2018, 6:30 pm

Art Talk: Tuliza Fleming

Dr. Tuliza Fleming is the Curator of American Art at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. She has been instrumental in building the museum's American art collection, has served as the lead curator for Visual Art and the American Experience and co-curated Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing: How the Apollo Theater Shaped American Entertainment.

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  (Video: Erin Patrick O'Connor, Ashleigh Joplin/Photo: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

(Video: Erin Patrick O'Connor, Ashleigh Joplin/Photo: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

Free Thursday

November 8, 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

November 8, 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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GroundWorks DanceTheater

November 8, 2018, 6:30 pm and 7:45 pm

GroundWorks DanceTheater’s 2018 Fall Series features the world premiere of a dynamic new project created in response to an important piece from the Museum’s permanent collection, the magnificent Dzesi II by internationally-renowned artist El Anatsui.

GroundWorks DanceTheater

November 8, 2018, 6:30 pm and 7:45 pm

GroundWorks DanceTheater

Performing at the Akron Art Museum

Two Performances each night
Thursday, November 8 at 6:30 pm and 7:45 pm

Free admission. Registration is required. Space is limited: only 25 spots per performance. Akron Art Museum members get early access to tickets, available at 8:00 am October 15, 2018. Nonmember tickets (if supplies last), available 8:00 am, October 22, 2018.

Not a member or need to renew your membership? Click here.

GroundWorks DanceTheater’s 2018 Fall Series features the world premiere of a dynamic new project created in partnership with the Akron Art Museum and funded by a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge award. GroundWorks Artistic Director David Shimotakahara was given permission to work in response to an important piece from the Museum’s permanent collection, the magnificent Dzesi II by internationally-renowned artist El Anatsui. Initially part of the Akron Museum’s 2012 exhibition, Gravity and Grace, Dzesi II has become one of the most popular works in its collection.

In addition to the performance of this exciting new work, each showing will also feature audience engagement with commentary by Artistic Director David Shimotakahara and Akron Art Museum Chief Curator Ellen Rudolph.

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