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Category: Museum Games

ARTstrology: Aquarius

January 20-February 18 You can move mountains, great Aquarius. Your sign’s rooting in the celestial water bearer symbolizes power and strength- like a statue. But beware, fearsome water bearer, make sure to rest amidst all those feats of strength! ARTstrology is made possible with support the Henry V. and Frances W.  Christenson Foundation

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Art-making Advice from the Oracle

Do you need a bit of inspiration for your art-making pursuits? Well, our in house oracle has you covered. Ask for advice on where you should go with your creativity. Advice on Art from the Oracle Advice from Ms. V. A. Oracle Ask me what you want to know and click on the A A

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Life Advice from the Art Oracle

We’re hoping for a great 2021, especially given how challenging 2020 was. We have an ace we can call on to give us advice for the best future. We call her the Venerable Art Oracle; Ms. V.A. Oracle if you’re being formal about it. Use the interactive to get any advice you need.  Advice on Life from the Art Sage Advice from the Art Sage Ask me what you want to know and click on the A A

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ARTstrology: Capricorn

December 22-January 19 Working hard, or hardly working? You, tough Capricorn, fall in the first category. Capricorns don’t see problems, they see solutions. You have a tendency to be hyper focused on your goals, but don’t let that focus narrow your view. Take a step back and make sure you can see the forest for the trees. Capricornio 22 diciembre – 19 enero ¿Trabajando duro o apenas trabajando? Tú, fuerte Capricornio, caes in la primera categoría. Los capricornianos no ven problemas, ven soluciones. Tienes una

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Downloadable Chess Set

Grids and squares are instrumental elements of many of our works of art. Inspired by the ways artists mix colors, we made this simple downloadable mini-chess set. Enjoy a colorful holiday. Download the printable

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Make Your Own Museum Game

As a holiday gift, we’re passing on a free tile-laying game for 2 to 5 players. Players pull 15 tiles from a bowl of tiles. The first person to be rid of all their tiles, wins. Download and print the game on hard stock. On their turn, each player adds a tile: Marble floors connect to marble floors. Wood floors connect to wood floors. Floors cannot go through walls. If you can’t make a move, you need to pull a tile.

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Akron Art Museum at Home

Drawing Game–Art Dice

Drawing can feel scary. This game helps you loosen up your style or just have fun. How do you play? Print out the three dice. Fold and glue them together. Grab some colored pencils or markers. Find a few sheets of paper. Roll the dice. DRAW. If you’re with a friend, guess what they drew. OR Challenge them to draw something Download the Art Dice. MuseumGames are made possible by PNC with additional support from Acme Fresh Market, the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of

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ARTstrology: Sagittarius

November 22 – December 21 Oh the places you’ll go! Whether it’s through books, movies, or art you love to chase novel experiences. No matter where you are, your sights are always set on a distant horizon. But travel safely Sags! Your sign tends to be impatient, so don’t forget to take a breath before setting out on your next adventure. Sagitario 22 noviembre – 21 diciembre ¡Oh los lugares a los que irás! Ya sea a través de libros, películas o arte, te encanta

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GameFest Akron Trivia

Try your hand at trivia about games and art. Board Game Trivia Video Game Trivia Art and Games Trivia GameFest Akron is made possible by PNC with additional support from Acme Fresh Market, the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of the Akron Community Foundation, The R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation, the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation, the Henry V. and Frances W.  Christenson Foundation, and the Samuel Reese Willis Foundation.

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Doodlebug: An Interactive Game

Following along on a tour through the Akron Art Museum with Doodlebug, the art loving bug. During your visit, you’ll get the chance to meet four different paintings from the museum’s collection and ask them questions about themselves and their makers. This game was created by staff member Tyler Stallsmith, with illustrations by staff member Maria Uhase. It was included as part of GameFest Akron 2020 to offer visitors an interactive and playful way to engage with the collection. Next time you visit the museum,

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