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Pattern ID Exhibition to Travel

For Release: September 2010

Akron, Ohio, September 13, 2010 — The Akron Art Museum is proud to announce the popular exhibition Pattern ID will be traveling to the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, MO. Pattern ID is scheduled to open at its new site on February 11, 2011 and run through May 8, 2011.

“The Kemper is a wonderful institution with an excellent exhibition program, and we are thrilled that audiences in the Kansas City area will have the opportunity to enjoy Pattern ID,” said Ellen Rudolph, curator of exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum. “All of the artists and private collectors who contributed to the show have very generously extended their loan of the art to allow for this new venue.”

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art’s permanent collection features modern and contemporary artists including Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollock, Robert Rauschenberg, Willem de Kooning and Red Grooms, as well as many others. The Kemper hosts approximately 8 to 12 exhibitions a year, and staff members at the Akron Art Museum are pleased that Pattern ID will be one of next year’s shows.

The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Akron Art Museum are both North American Reciprocal Museums.

For more information on Pattern ID, visit the Akron Art Museum’s website at: www.AkronArtMuseum.org/pastexhibitions.

For more information on the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, visit their website at: www.kemperart.org.


Museum Information
Address: One South High, Akron, OH 44308
Tel: 330.376.9185
Fax: 330.376.1180
Website: www.AkronArtMuseum.org
Gallery and Store Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm, Closed Monday and Tuesday as well as major holidays
Café Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Library Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 11 am – 4 pm
Admission: Adult general admission is $7, Student and Senior (65+) general admission is $5, Children (12 and under) are FREE, members are FREE. On the first Sunday of every month, individual admissions to the collection are FREE. Special exhibitions may require paid admission. No tours available on these days.


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