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Meet Theresa Bembnister, New Associate Curator at the Akron Art Museum

Winter in Northeast Ohio is filled with anticipation. As I walk and drive around Akron, with the sidewalks, roads, tree branches and buildings covered with snow, slush and ice, I can’t help but look forward to spring and the changes that come with it. What will the melting snow reveal? How will the city look and feel when the grass is green, the trees have leaves, and more and more residents venture outside?

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Kusama Chair on World Tour; Sculpture by Donald Lipski on View in June

By Bridgette Beard, Communications Assistant If you have been in the museum in the last couple weeks you might have missed something  in our Sandra L. and Dennis B. Haslinger Family Foundation Gallery. Where there was once two iconic chairs by Yayoi Kusama, there now is only one…for the time being. Akron Art Museum’s white Arm Chair has left the Akron Art Museum to become part of a world tour retrospective of Yayoi Kusama organized by the Tate Modern in London, England. ABOUT YAYOI KUSAMA

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