Upcoming Events

When the building is open, the museum does its best to run programs. In the unfortunate instance something unforeseen occurs, the museum works hard to contact possible participants and/ or find an alternate date.

Events for September 5, 2019

Free Thursday

September 5, 2019, 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

September 5, 2019, 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!

Make a Visit to the Akron Art Museum the Best Part of Your Day, with #AAMEveryday.

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

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Last Look Tour – Mernet Larsen: The Ordinary, Reoriented

September 5, 2019, 10:30 am

Don't miss this intriguing last look at Mernet Larsen: The Ordinary, Reoriented.

Last Look Tour – Mernet Larsen: The Ordinary, Reoriented

September 5, 2019, 10:30 am

Join assistant curator Annie Wischmeyer for a last look at Mernet Larsen: The Ordinary, Reoriented. Explore the surprising art historical references and subtle humor in these off-kilter paintings as we say goodbye to this exhibition. 

Free and open to all. Registration is required.

Image: Mernet Larsen, Misstep, 2015, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 50 x 60 in., Courtesy of David Howe

Kids Creative Playdate

September 5, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This program encourages multi-age creative wanderings with sensory-rich, open-ended experimentation and self-expression. Art smocks provided.

Kids Creative Playdate

September 5, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Kids Creative Playdate

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

Art meets inventive play every first Thursday! Make a date to celebrate your little scribbler’s imaginative potential—where the only adult expectations are meaningful messes and big ideas. This program encourages multi-age creative wanderings with sensory-rich, open-ended experimentation and self-expression. Art smocks provided.

FREE for members, $10/nonmember child. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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