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 October 3, 2019

Free Thursday

October 3, 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

October 3, 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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On The Table: Equity and Social Inclusion in the Arts and Beyond

October 3, 2019, 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM

Gather at the museum for a cup of coffee at 8:30 AM and head into the galleries for a conversation with Akron Art Museum staff and community members stationed in front of breathtaking and impactful works like Mickalene Thomas' Girlfriends and Lovers and Malcah Zeldis' Amadou Diallo.

On The Table: Equity and Social Inclusion in the Arts and Beyond

October 3, 2019, 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM

The Akron Community Foundation has launched On the Table, a first-of-its-kind initiative that will bring together thousands of diverse residents from all walks of life to share a meal and discuss meaningful ideas to strengthen our community.

On Wednesday October 3 at 8:30 AM, the Akron Art Museum will host a conversation about equity and social inclusion in the arts and beyond inspired by works in the Akron Art Museum collection. Gather at the museum for a cup of coffee at 8:30 AM and head into the galleries for a conversation with Akron Art Museum staff and community members stationed in front of breathtaking and impactful works like Mickalene Thomas' Girlfriends and Lovers and Malcah Zeldis' Amadou Diallo.

Kid's Creative Playdate

October 3, 2019, 11 AM – 1 AM

This program combines play with loose parts with unconventional idea-making. Art smocks provided, mess-making guaranteed.

Kid's Creative Playdate

October 3, 2019, 11 AM – 1 AM

Kid's Creative Playdate - The Big Draw Festival 2019

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

Come dabble with us for a day of expressive drawing and play. Join the world’s biggest celebration of drawing and embrace happy accidents through self-discovery.

Complimentary admission for members, $12/nonmember child. Registration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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