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 14, 2019

Tell a Tale of Dread & Delight: A Storytelling Workshop

September 14, 2019, 1 - 2:00 PM

Take a page right out of the Dread and Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World exhibition during this storytelling workshop designed for anyone with a desire to tell a tale.

Tell a Tale of Dread & Delight: A Storytelling Workshop

September 14, 2019, 1 - 2:00 PM

Tell a Tale of Dread & Delight: A Storytelling Workshop

Recommended for families and kids (up to age 17)

Let your imagination take flight in an artfully concocted tale of dread and delight. Take a page right out of the Dread and Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World exhibition during this storytelling workshop designed for anyone with a desire to tell a tale. Guided by Teaching Artist, Kyle Jozsa, of Wandering Aesthetics, participants explore once familiar fairytales with a “reassembled” approach to creating their own unique story.

Complimentary admission for members and children (age 17 and under), $10/nonmember adult. *Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Photo by Chris Rutan

Soy Wax Resist with Praxis Fiber Workshop

September 14, 2019, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Try your hand at batik, a technique of wax-resist dyeing used by Akron Art Library collection artist Christi Birchfield in this all-day workshop.

Soy Wax Resist with Praxis Fiber Workshop

September 14, 2019, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Soy Wax Resist with Praxis Fiber Workshop

Try your hand at batik, a technique of wax-resist dyeing used by Akron Art Library collection artist Christi Birchfield. In this all-day workshop with Praxis we will explore the use of soy wax as a resist on fabric to create layered designs in easy to do steps. Participants will work with fabric dyes to establish a color palette and will make or use found objects for stamping into the fabric using soy wax. All materials provided with registration fee.

$15/members, $20/nonmembers.

Registration required. Only 10 spots available!

*** Please note this is an all-day workshop. Lunch on your own, light refreshments provided.

Image: Christi Birchfield, Tip of the Iceberg, 2018, batik on muslin, 20 x 16 in., Collection of the Akron Art Museum Art Library at the Akron-Summit County Public Library.

Be Inspired By Art, Yoga and Meditation

September 14, 2019, 11 am

Led by certified Akron yoga instructors, this enriching experience is not to be missed.

Be Inspired By Art, Yoga and Meditation

September 14, 2019, 11 am

Now on Saturday mornings!

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 Akron yoga instructors, this enriching experience is not to be missed. Bring a yoga mat and an open, creative mind.

Complimentary admission for members, $12/nonmember • Registration is required. Use the button or link below to register

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

Photo: Shane Wynn

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