Relief Podcast 1: Care

This weekly podcast brings listeners joy and comfort for these uncertain times.

The Akron Art Museum’s staff shares insights from their own lives combined with conversations about the collection and interviews with regional artists and musicians.

Join us every Tuesday.


This week the topic is Care. Seema and Gina share some of their thoughts about how care has changed in the context of Stay and Home.

Deep Dive with Brian Bress

Click to learn about Brian Bress’s 2019 solo show at the Akron Art Museum, “Brian Bress: Pictures Become You

Learn more about Bress and watch his digital works: Bress can be found on Instagram @brianbress

Hear from Bress about his process and background:

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Shop Talk with So Fun Studio

So Fun Studio is Erin Guido and John Paul Costello — a lively collaborative duo living in Ohio City. Together, they create joyful and light-hearted interactive public art and products. Some of which you may have seen around Cleveland and at the Akron Art Museum’s Please Touch! exhibit in 2017. Hear them talk about their love for Brian Bress, how creating is self-care, and their must-have desert island studio needs.
Instagram: @sofunstudio @egweeds @Jpcform

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Relief Podcast Music

Jordan King is a multi-instrumentalist based in Kent, Ohio. Through his music project, Swell Tides, he has worked with Akron Recording Company and Electric Company Records. His work has been featured in the Devil Strip, Cleveland Scene, Akron Recording Company’s Where the Hell is Akron, OH? Vol. 2. Find Swell Tides on Bandcamp and Spotify, and stay in tune with upcoming shows on Instagram @swelltides

Relief Podcast is made possible with support from the Ohio Arts Council.