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Third Thursday Concert & Holiday mART

For Release: December 2009

Akron, Ohio, December 2, 2009 — Holiday mART returns for a second year on Thursday, December 17, from 5 – 9 pm, as part of December’s Third Thursday concert event.

The concert, featuring self-declared “world’s greatest Christmas band” Missile Toe, begins at 6:30 pm; Holiday mART will take place from 5 – 9 pm. A one-of-a-kind holiday shopping experience, Holiday mART will feature unique hand-crafted items including 2D photo art, hand felted ornaments and handbags, jewelry, contemporary quilts, hand painted silk scarves and accessories made by seven local artists. Once you’ve found the perfect gift, you can stop by the evening’s ARTLab to hand-craft your own holiday wrapping paper!

The featured microbrewery of the night is Brown Derby Roadhouse/Miss Jane’s Brew House. This event is FREE and features a cash bar.

Parking is free in the High Street municipal garage directly across the street from the entrance of the Akron Art Museum. All activities take place in the Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby.

For detailed information about each month’s Third Thursday, check out the calendar of events at or call 330.376.9186 x229.

Third Thursday concerts are made possible by Downtown Akron Partnership.

Museum Information
Address: One South High, Akron, OH 44308
Tel: 330.376.9185
Fax: 330.376.1180
Gallery and Store Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm, Closed Monday and Tuesday, as well as Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years Day.
Café Hours: Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 7:30 pm
Library Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, 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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Dominic Caruso
Design, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Phone: 330.376.9186 x229

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