Member Events

Members of the Akron Art Museum enjoy invitations to exclusive member events such as wine tastings, behind-the-scenes tours and art getaways. For more information about membership, click here. For information on pricing for upcoming Members Only! events please call the membership department at 330.376.9186 x225.

Connect with Dot

Meet Dot, your new AAM tour guide. She’ll lead you through the museum and give you a chance to connect with your family and friends while you explore the galleries. 

Connect with Dot

So, you're at the museum and you want to learn more about the art…

Connect with Dot, your new AAM digital tour guide.

Whether you're here solo or with friends or family, Dot will lead you through the galleries and give you fun opportunities to explore the art on display while you connect with friends or family, or learn something new about yourself. 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 WKSU.org


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

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Logo

Coffee with a Curator

September 7, 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Grab a cup of coffee and chat about the upcoming exhibition Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art with Curator of Exhibitions Theresa Bembnister. 

Coffee with a Curator

September 7, 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Grab a cup of coffee and chat about the upcoming exhibition Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art with Curator of Exhibitions Theresa Bembnister. This casual conversation will focus on the behind-the-scenes work required to organize Open World, which examines the widespread influence of video games on artists across generations.

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

Image: Joan Pamboukes, Firelight from Grand Theft Auto, San Andreas, 2006, archival pigment print, 30 x 40 in., Courtesy of the artist

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, $10/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

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga and Meditation

October 12, 2019, 11 am

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

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga and Meditation

October 12, 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, $10/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

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga and Meditation

November 9, 2019, 11:00 am

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

Be Inspired by Art, Yoga and Meditation

November 9, 2019, 11:00 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, $10/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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