Discover local artists and artist organizations within your community while enjoying gallery talks, gallery sketching, plein air painting in the gardens, maker opportunities, live music, a cash bar, a food truck, and more. Food by the El Patron food truck and entertainment by DJ Vinnie G.
- Akron Black Artist Guild: Offering an interactive literary activity, bringing a captivating fusion of words and art.
- Akron Society of Artists: Live painting and drawing sessions with a model within the Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby and plein air painting on site, capturing the museum’s picturesque surroundings.
- Artists of Rubber City: A pop-up exhibition within AAM’s Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby, showcasing a dynamic array of works from local artists.
- Cuyahoga Valley Art Center: Engaging gallery talks and providing the community with limited sketchbooks for gallery sketching, encouraging creativity and exploration.
- Hudson Society of Artists: On-site plein air painting throughout the day, capturing the essence of Akron Art Museum’s landscape.
- Ohio Collage Society: Live collage-making demonstrations and interactive activities to introduce attendees to the fascinating world of collage art.
- Women’s Art League: An artist lecture and demonstration in the Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium, providing valuable insights into the creative process.
The event is free; registration is requested.