The museum collects John SokolJune 1, 2000 - September 17, 2000
Akron artist and writer John Sokol has received national recognition for his innovative painting, drawing and printmaking.
Lee KrasnerJune 10, 2000 - August 22, 2000
Lee Krasner is the first full-scale retrospective of the major American painter Lee Krasner (1908 - 1984) since her death. Krasner was the only female associated with the first generation of the New York School.
Drawings by Dr. SeussApril 22, 2000 - August 13, 2000
The works of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known to generations as the beloved Dr. Seuss, have entertained and educated children and their parents for over half a century.
The End is Here: New Museum Exhibition Looks at Art at the End of the MillenniumJune 19, 1999 - September 5, 1999
Showcasing the most widely recognized and significant American and European artists of our time, Art at the End of the Millennium: Contemporary Art from the Milwaukee Art Museum, on view at the Akron Art Museum June 19 through September 5, provides an extraordinary overview of recent developments in art.
Unusual among major American museums, the Milwaukee Art Museum possesses near encyclopedic holdings of contemporary art.
Explore and Discover XVIII: A Hundred Years of ArtJune 5, 1999 - August 24, 1999
The 18th annual Explore & Discover exhibition includes new activities that highlight modern art styles and materials, giving children a chance to experiment with techniques like printmaking, drawing, sculpture and design, and to learn about artists who have shaped the art world during the last hundred years.
The Art of Movement: Dance Photographs from the Carol Halsted CollectionApril 3, 1999 - July 3, 1999
Pavlova, Nijinsky, Baryshnikov, Nureyev, the divine Isadora and many more famous dancers and choreographers will be dancing at the Akron Art Museum for two months in a dazzling exhibition of around 40 dance photographs.