Tag: musicians

2012 in Review

By: Bridgette Beard Klein, Communications Assistant 2012 has been an exhilarating year for the Akron Art Museum. We continued to launch our new visual look, celebrated 90 years in the community, exhibited monumental art and made major leadership changes. We really kicked off the year with our 90th anniversary celebration in February. The performance included abstract painter Al Bright in concert with the Jesse Dandy Band. In March, Ray Turner: Population opened featuring an ever-expanding series of portraits, including key Akronites from the University Park

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The Sixth Floor Trio at the Akron Art Museum

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLkMKcu0dvI&list=UUExlvD8C0lQ9XPyhe4vdL2A&index=6&feature=plpp_video]By Antoinette George, Communications Intern Come see The Sixth Floor Trio perform live at the Akron Art Museum Friday, March 16 at 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm as part of  Tuesday Musical Association and the museum’s popular FUZE! concert series. The Sixth Floor Trio is a chamber group dedicated to the creation and performance of music that furthers a dialogue between different musical communities and other artistic disciplines. Their vision places musical traditions from around the world on one continuum as part of the same great

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Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present

Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present October 23, 2010 – January 23, 2011 Karl and Bertl Arnstein Galleries For the first time as a major museum exhibition, the story of rock and roll is being told from the perspective of the men and women who not only chronicled the genre, but defined it comprehensively – the photographers. Acknowledging both their creative and collaborative role in the history of rock music, the exhibition features 163 works of photography and eight

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