Upcoming Events

Events for February 7, 2019

One Work, One Hour

February 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

Ever feel like you don’t get a chance to stop and look? Spend an hour carefully looking at and discussing Mickalene Thomas’ Girlfriends and Lovers.

One Work, One Hour

February 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

One Work, One Hour

Ever feel like you don’t get a chance to stop and look? Spend an hour carefully looking at and discussing Mickalene Thomas’ Girlfriends and Lovers. Studies show that looking at art can help you de-stress and improve your brain function. Everything from shapes and colors to art historical and pop culture references will be discussed

Free and open to the public.

Mickalene Thomas, Girlfriends and Lovers, 2008, acrylic, enamel and rhinestones on panel, 108 x 144 in., Collection of the Akron Art Museum, The Mary S. and Louis S. Myers Endowment Fund for Painting and Sculpture 2010.01

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga, and Meditation

February 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

Enhance your health and experience the current exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum. 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.

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga, and Meditation

February 7, 2019, 6:30 pm

Enhance your health and experience the current exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum. 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.

Photo by Shane Wynn Photography

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

Kids Creative Playdate: Crunch, Crumple, Fold, and Tear

February 7, 2019, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday. Imaginative potential is something we’re all born with and giving children permission to make meaningful messes is the foundation for big ideas. Make a date to celebrate your little scribbler's creative potential.

Kids Creative Playdate: Crunch, Crumple, Fold, and Tear

February 7, 2019, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Kids Creative Playdate: Crunch, Crumple, Fold, and Tear

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

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday. Imaginative potential is something we’re all born with and giving children permission to make meaningful messes is the foundation for big ideas. Make a date to celebrate your little scribbler ’s creative potential. This program is a sensory-rich, open-ended experience that involves testing out unconventional methods for making a single object of wonder or collaboration with friends. Art smocks provided.

Free for member s, $10/nonmember child. *Registration required.

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

Night at the Museum: Miller South School for Visual and Performing Arts

February 7, 2019, 7 pm

Nearly all artists start out by learning and developing skills in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY by attending one of the museum’s Student Art Shows.

Night at the Museum: Miller South School for Visual and Performing Arts

February 7, 2019, 7 pm

Night at the Museum: Miller South School for Visual and Performing Arts

Nearly all artists start out by learning and developing skills in a classroom. Get a preview of what tomorrow’s famous artists are doing TODAY by attending one of the museum’s Student Art Shows. Featuring schools and
organizations in the surrounding community, the events highlight the talent of Northeast Ohio’s youngest artists,
as well as their amazing teachers and mentors.

Dance Performance. Open to the public but seating is limited.

Night at the Museum events are made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation and Fifth Third Bank.

Photo by Shane Wynn

Free Thursdays

February 7, 2019, 11 am – 9 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

February 7, 2019, 11 am – 9 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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