Amazing Architecture

This guide focuses on the design of the original building and its current look.

Arty Animals

This guide focuses on the various animals, people and objects that artists put in their work.

Awesome Action

This guide focuses on the variety of movement and energy artists portray in their work.

Time Travel

This guide focuses on artworks that will give you glimpses of the past and help you imagine the future.

Water Works

This guide focuses on paintings and sculptures featuring or inspired by water.

Family Backpacks

Explore art with a backpack full of hands-on activities. Stop by the Visitor Services desk to pick up your Akron Art Museum backpack.

Family Drop-ins

Between work, school, soccer practice and dance classes, families are busier than ever. Family Drop-In Days at the Akron Art Museum bring your family back together with exciting activities that allow you all to explore your creative side.


Children join the museum’s educators to explore artworks and ideas in the galleries and art-making in the classroom.

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Free Thursdays

Free gallery admission every Thursday. Visit our calendar for programming.

Art History 101

This isn't just another college lecture hall. Join us in the auditorium to learn the exciting history behind your favorite art and exhibitions.

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