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“The idea becomes the machine that makes the art”

– Sol LeWitt
Timi F.U.N.K.

August 13, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Downtown @ Dusk: Timi Funk

Get in the groove with Timi Funk! An Akron native, Funk is a songstress and frontwoman for many different music projects, including Infinite Soul and Get On Up. Her vocal range and her music’s Neo-Soul/Blues beats are sure to set the mood for a good evening.

Downtown@Dusk is made possible with support in celebration of Ann & Ronald C. Allan, Acme Fresh Market and Roderick Linton Belfance LLC, with additional support from Audio-Technica. Media sponsorship is provided by 91.3 The Summit and Western Reserve PBS.

 

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Jenny Holzer, All Fall

August 13, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Coffee with the Collection: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

Join us in celebrating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and work of women artists in the Akron Art Museum.

Ratified August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment granted American women the right to vote. Join Curator Annie Wischmeyer and Curator of Community Engagement Reggie Lynch in celebrating the centennial of this historic event with a casual conversation focused on politically motivated work of women artists in the Akron Art Museum collection.

Free for members/$5 for non-members.

Coffee with the Collection is made possible with support from Acme Fresh Market, the Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation and the Samuel Reese Willis Foundation

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All Fall Text: Selections from Trusims, (1977-79), Living, (1980-82) and Survival, (1983-85)
Jenny Holzer
(Gallipolis, Ohio, 1950 – )
2012
Array of five double-sided LED Signs with stainless steel housings: blue and green diodes on front, red and yellow diodes on back
103 1/2 x 95 x 103 1/2 in. (263 x 241 x 263 cm)
Museum Acquisition Fund
2018.14

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Sammy DeLeon

August 20, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Downtown @ Dusk: Sammy DeLeon

Sammy Deleon is one of Northeast Ohio’s most recognized bandleaders, and he has graced the D@D stage numerous times. With Deleon on the drums, he and sextet perform Latin Jazz sounds like you’ve never heard them before. Get ready to dance!

Downtown@Dusk is made possible with support in celebration of Ann & Ronald C. Allan, Acme Fresh Market and Roderick Linton Belfance LLC, with additional support from Audio-Technica. Media sponsorship is provided by 91.3 The Summit and Western Reserve PBS.

 

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Gene Davis - Sky Hook

August 20, 2020, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Mindful Moments: Art & Meditation

Join Kat Hoyer of Steer Your Life Consulting for a guided mediation session inspired by the collection and garden.

Free Event

This program is run in partnership with Downtown Akron Partnership and SYLC Consulting

Sky Hook
Gene Davis
(Washington, D.C., 1920 – 1985, Washington, D.C.)
1981
Acrylic and graphite on canvas
91 1/2 in. x 141 1/4 in. (232.41 cm x 358.78 cm)
Gift of Mary Jane and Shattuck Hartwell
1997.3

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Dog in Sunglasses, NYC

August 22, 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facebook Live Family Day: Dog Days of Summer

The dog days of summer are ready for a send-off. Let’s beat the heat and play! Bring your furry friend, or your lack-of-fur friend, and join us for creative making you’ll be sure to enjoy.

Family Days are made possible by PNC with additional support from the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of the Akron Community Foundation, The R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation, and the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Dog in Sunglasses, NYC
Ken Heyman
(New York, New York, 1930 – )
1984
Gelatin silver print
12 3/16 x 8 1/2 in. (31 x 21.6 cm)
Gift of Soraya Betterton
2012.55

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The Numbers Band

August 27, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Downtown @ Dusk: 15 60 75 Numbers Band

Join us virtually for The Numbers Band’s 50th Celebration and their 36th year playing D@D! The Numbers Band music is self-described as “cannot be categorized” and “is too original.” Originating from Kent in 1969, The Numbers band has been praised by almost every national music publication and several international publications since the beginning of their 50 years of live performances and recordings. Expect nothing short of excellent from this group.

Downtown@Dusk is made possible with support in celebration of Ann & Ronald C. Allan, Acme Fresh Market and Roderick Linton Belfance LLC, with additional support from Audio-Technica. Media sponsorship is provided by 91.3 The Summit and Western Reserve PBS.

 

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