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Student Membership Program Enters Second Year at the Museum

For Release: September 2010

Akron, Ohio, September 16, 2010 — The University of Akron and the Akron Art Museum are teaming up for the second year as a part of the University of Akron Student Membership Program supported by Associated Student Government, Zip Programming Network and the Career Center.

University of Akron students are eligible to purchase an Akron Art Museum Student Membership for $3. The membership is good throughout the school year until May 2011.

University of Akron student members will receive all individual general membership benefits offered by the Akron Art Museum including free admission into the galleries to enjoy world class exhibitions and special exhibition opening parties, discounted admission to special events, free parking in the museum member parking lot and a 10% discount in the Museum Store.

Students can purchase the student membership at the Akron Art Museum located only a short distance from campus, at the corner of South High and East Market Streets. For more information, call the museum’s Membership Department at 330.376.9186 x222 or e-mail

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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Dominic Caruso
Design, Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Phone: 330.376.9186 x229

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