Akron Art Museum Hosting Free Eclipse Party on Monday, April 8th

AKRON, OH – The Akron Art Museum is celebrating the total eclipse with a special free party, “The Sun, the Moon, and the Art.” This unique event promises a day filled with art, music, and activities to mark the extraordinary occurrence of a solar eclipse.  

The Akron Art Museum is proud to be a free downtown Akron location for viewing the eclipse. The festivities kick off at 11 AM on Monday, April 8th, and will continue until 5 PM.  

Attendees can immerse themselves in a curated collection of eclipse and solar-themed art, featuring works that capture the beauty and mystique of celestial phenomena. In addition to visual art, there will be a variety of engaging activities for participants to enjoy, creating a memorable experience tied to this once-in-a-lifetime event. Live DJs and exciting pop-ups will add to the vibrant atmosphere, ensuring a day filled with entertainment and artistic inspiration. 

To further enhance the eclipse celebration, attendees can indulge in specially crafted refreshments, including eclipse-themed cocktails and mocktails, available for purchase throughout the event. 

Members of the Akron Art Museum get access to exclusive benefits. Members can reserve their spot in a VIP viewing area for an unparalleled experience of the eclipse. Those interested in the perks of membership can visit the Museum’s membership page.  

The Museum is excited to celebrate the convergence of art and astronomy at The Sun, the Moon, and the Art – Eclipse Day at the AAM. Due to the increased number of expected attendees, please reserve your spot for the event on the Museum’s website 

For media inquiries, please email Matthew Hribar at mhribar@akronartmuseum.org.