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Trick-or-Treat on South High Street

For Release: October 2010

Akron, OH, October 8, 2010 — Ghosts, goblins and galleries, oh my! Fall means it’s once again time for the Akron Art Museum’s annual Trick-or-Treat on South High Street event, Thursday, October 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Bring the kids down and enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum galleries and FREE hands-on art making activities. A themed costume contest is also part of the evening, and kids are encouraged to take inspiration from art featured in the museum’s collection:

Rock Star!: Inspired by Andy Warhol’s Elvis and Robert Stanley’s ‘Monster Mash’ (Beach Boys) • Go crazy and rock it out with a costume that channels your inner musician.

Fancy Pants: Inspired by William Merritt Chase’s Girl in White • The girl in this painting dressed in her fanciest outfit, and you should, too! Dress up in the swankiest suit, gown or jewels you can find.

Pop Culture Products: Inspired by Andy Warhol’s Brillo Box • Andy Warhol used objects from everyday life like soup cans and cleaning products to inspire his work. Take a page from his book and come dressed as a tube of toothpaste, a bag of potato chips or even your favorite bubble gum. The options are endless!

This event is free for members and non-members, however registration is encouraged. Special BOGO admission offer for accompanying adults. Register online at For more information call 330.376.9186 x247.

Family Drop-In Day support is made possible by a gift from Dominion Foundation.

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 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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Phone: 330.376.9186 x229

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