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.

Creative Playdate: Garden Tea Party

May 4, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Follow your child’s natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process. 

Creative Playdate: Garden Tea Party

May 4, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For ages 0-5 and their grown-ups

Garden Tea Party: Sip Tea, Plant a Seed

It's tea time in the garden! Dress up for a spot of tea and paint some curious cookies with friends.

Little ones learn best through intuitive, open-ended play that feeds their senses. Follow your child’s natural instinct to wiggle, squeal and make a mess while exploring the creative process. Stretch your imagination, meet new friends and create a masterpiece to carry home!

Free for members. $10/non-member child. Click the button / link below to register online, or call 330.376.9186.

Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum to register for the FREE member ticket option.

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

Yoga in the Galleries

May 11, 2017, 6:30 pm

Combine breath, flow and art in a beginner-friendly series taught by a certified Nirvana Yoga instructor. 

Yoga in the Galleries

May 11, 2017, 6:30 pm

The transformational power of yoga for individuals, relationships and communities comes alive in the Akron Art Museum galleries. Combine breath, flow and art in a beginner-friendly series taught by a certified Nirvana Yoga instructor. Bring your own mat. No water bottles allowed in the galleries.

$10 for non-members and free for members. Registration is required. Register online using the link below or call 330.376.9186.

Not a member? An individual membership is just $50 and pays for itself in a handful of visits. 

Mother's Day Tea

May 14, 2017, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Give Mom the most unique Mother's Day experience in Akron by joining us at the Akron Art Museum's Mother's Day Tea.  

Mother's Day Tea

May 14, 2017, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Give Mom the most unique Mother's Day experience in Akron by joining us at the Akron Art Museum's Mother's Day Tea. At this open house celebration, Mom will enjoy mimosas, lunch, and full access to our galleries and Bud and Susie Rogers Garden. She'll also get to take home an original artwork that you and she can create together!

Tickets include:

  • Welcome mimosa or sparkling juice
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Gallery admission
  • Shop coupon (15% off total purchase for non-member Moms; 20% off total purchase for member Moms, valid only on Mother's Day 2017)
  • A Make and take keepsake art activity for Mom and her guest

Our Menu:

  • Assorted Tea Sandwiches
  • Fresh Fruit Display
  • Miniature Pastries
  • Regular and Decaf Coffee
  • Hot and Iced Tea
  • Mimosas
  • Sparkling Juice

Member Adult $25; Non-member Adult $35; Student (under 18) $15; Children under 12 Free with Adult Ticket. Click the button or link below to purchase tickets. 

Become a member and support the Akron Art Museum and receive member benefits like free access to the galleries, free and / or reduced prices for museum programs and invitations to exclusive events.

Image: Paul Stankard, First Bouquet (detail), 1978, Glass, 2 in. x 3 in. x 3 in., Collection of the Akron Art Museum. Gift of Annie and Mike Belkin. On view in the Paul Stankard Glass Collection, Myers Industries Balcony, Akron Art Museum. View more artwork by Paul Stankard in the Akron Art Museum Collection.

Art Tales: Sharing and Cooperation

May 18, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Enter into the amazing paper-collaged worlds of renowned children's author/illustrator, Leo Lionni. 

Art Tales: Sharing and Cooperation

May 18, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups

Sharing and Cooperation: Leo Lionni's Torn Paper Tales

Enter into the amazing paper-collaged worlds of renowned children's author/illustrator, Leo Lionni.

Engage your tiny book lover in an interactive storytelling experience where art and story become one through song, rhyme and imagery. After the book ends, we’ll keep the story going with related art activities in the lobby.

FREE for members. $10/non-member child. Click the button / link below to register online. Or, call 330.376.9186.

Help support programs for children and families. Click here to become a member of the Akron Art Museum.

Photo: Shane Wynn

Art Tales is made possible with support from the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.  

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