Connect with Dot

Problem: You are at the museum with family or friends and you want to, you know, learn more about the art. But, you’d also like to actually spend time with your crew.

Problem solved: Connect with Dot, your new AAM digital tour guide. She’ll lead you through the galleries and give you fun opportunities to connect with your family and friends while you explore the art on display. It all happens through your smartphone. Just connect with Dot on Facebook Messenger and she’ll lead the way:

  1. Connect to the museum's WiFi at Akron Art Guest (password is onehighst)
  2. Click on the Messenger app on your phone
  3. Type AAM Dot into the search field
  4. Tap Dot's picture and the Get Started button and you are on your way

"She's smart, she's sassy, and she uses artworks at the Akron Art Museum to get you talking with your friends about art and life and the connections between the two." Read Cleveland Plain Dealer art & architecture critic Steven Litt's take on Dot.

"The Akron Art Museum has a new employee: she never eats, she never sleeps, and she’s ready to give tours to every single person who walks into the building." Listen to Kabir Bhatia's report about Dot on

Dot is made possible by generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. 

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Logo

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