Upcoming Events

Events for the Week of January 15 - 21

Family Days: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

January 16, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Celebrate Dr. King’s vision by recharging your imagination! 

Family Days: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

January 16, 2017, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy inspires transformation through creativity. Celebrate Dr. King’s vision by recharging your imagination with hands-on art activities, games and storytelling as well as live music and tours of the museum’s contemporary collection.

MLK Jr. Day admission and activities are free. Registration is requested.

Photo: Shane Wynn.

Family Days are made possible with support from the Dominion Foundation and the R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation. 

Wiggle, Giggle, Jiggle Jello Prints

January 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Create your own no-fail gelatin monoprints with local artist Claire Marks. 

Wiggle, Giggle, Jiggle Jello Prints

January 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Art making doesn’t have to be serious! Wiggle, giggle and jiggle your way through printing with jello. Create your own no-fail gelatin monoprints with local artist Claire Marks.

Members $15; Non-members $20. Register online using the button / link below.

Become a member to get discounted registration for this and other Akron Art Museum programs, and support art in your community. 

Art Tales: Seriously Silly Stuff(ed) Sleepover

January 19, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Bring a favorite stuffed animal to our story time and celebrate the silly tales of children’s author/illustrator, Mo Willems. 

Art Tales: Seriously Silly Stuff(ed) Sleepover

January 19, 2017, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

For all ages and their grown-ups

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.

Come piggies and elephants, pigeons and ducklings, bunnies and kids! You’re ALL invited!

Thursday, January 19, 11 am: Bring a favorite stuffed animal to our story time and celebrate the silly tales of children’s author/illustrator, Mo Willems.

After a tour of the museum, your critter will be ready for a nap. Create a stuffy-sized sleeping bag for your pal to spend the night in our lobby (did we mention the stuffies get to play with cameras at night?).

Friday, January 20, 11am: Reunite with your plush pals and join us for a slideshow of their sleepover adventures in the art museum! 

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.

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

Moving Connections

January 20, 2017, 11:30 am

Moving Connections is a movement workshop designed for the senior community to encourage creativity, engage social interaction and deepen an appreciation of the arts through the joy of movement. 

Moving Connections

January 20, 2017, 11:30 am

Verb Ballets and the Akron Art Museum are proud to announce the return of Moving Connections

Fridays beginning January 13 through March 10, 2017 • 11:30 am

Moving Connections, a wellness program of Verb Ballets, is a movement workshop designed for the senior community to encourage creativity, engage social interaction and deepen an appreciation of the arts through the joy of movement. Moving Connections is led by professionally trained dancers and movement experts to help seniors develop flexibility, increase breath, exercise concentration that connects mind to body and increase cognitive function. The program is designed for all ability levels and can be done while seated.

Moving Connections will be offered for 9 sessions, once a week on Fridays, beginning on January 13 through, March 10, 2017.

There is no cost to participate but registration is requried. Use the button / link below to register online.

For more information about sessions contact Desmond Davis, Verb Ballets Education and Outreach Coordinator, at ddavis@verbballets.org or call 216-397-3757
 

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