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 19, 2019

Free Thursday

September 19, 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 19, 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: Dread & Delight

September 19, 2019, 6:30 pm

Join a tour led by Curator of Exhibitions Theresa Bembnister to learn how centuries-old fairy tales provide a powerful platform for artists to reconsider contemporary concerns. 

Last Look Tour: Dread & Delight

September 19, 2019, 6:30 pm

Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World

When the clock strikes 5 pm on September 22, the artworks in Dread & Delight will turn into pumpkins! OK, that’s not really the case, but time is growing short to catch this exhibition of fairy-tale-themed art. Join a tour led by Curator of Exhibitions Theresa Bembnister to learn how these centuries-old tales provide a powerful platform for artists to reconsider contemporary concerns.

Free and open to the public

Registration required • Use the button or link below to register 

Image: L-R Kiki Smith, Daughter, 1999, 7 Ektacolor prints, 6 @ 22 ¾ x 34 in., 1 @ 34 x 22 ¾ in., Courtesy of the artist and Pace Gallery, New York, © Kiki Smith; Timothy Horn, Mother Load, 2008, Crystallized rock sugar, plywood and steel, 9 ½ x 5 x 6 ft., Courtesy of the artist, © Timothy Horn; Andrea Dezsö, Bluebeard, 2012, vinyl mural of book illustration, 127.5 x 165 in. Courtesy of the artist, © Andrea Dezsö; installation photograph by Mike Crupi Photography

Art Babes

September 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships.

Art Babes

September 19, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Art Babes

Best for ages 0 – 12 months and their grown-ups

It’s a pint-sized artdate for caregivers and their rollers, sitters, scooters and dribblers. Park the stroller and cozy up in our circle of babes for sensory play, face-to-face bouncy rhymes, and social games to inspire baby’s curiosity and build first relationships. Happy babbles and crying are welcome! After class, make time for coffee talk and play awhile in our baby-friendly space.

3rd Thursdays, September 19, October 17 and November 21

$5 for members, $12/nonmember child. Registration required.

Art Babes is made possible with support from the Robert O. & Anna Mae Orr Foundation.

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