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Seen at the Museum Feb/Mar 2016

Art Babes: Cardboard Crawl

Thursday, February 25. One Art Babe decided to get a closer look at Erik Neff's painting Quarry in the NEO Geo exhibition.

Art Babes: Cardboard Crawl

February 25, 2016

TeachTalk 2016

February 25, 2016. Greg Milo, teacher at Archbishop Hoban High School and David Giffels banter before performing an original song written by Milo for TeachTalk 2016: the Secret Life of Teachers.

TeachTalk 2016

February 25, 2016. Anne Alexander, Art Therapist at Akron Public Schools presents a demonstration of Fencing during TeachTalk 2016: The Secret Lives of Teachers.

School Tour

March 3, 2016. Hudson Montessori students pause to discuss Frank Stella's artwork, Diepholz in the gallery.

The Akron Art Museum provides quality educational programs and exciting learning opportunities. Visits give students access to original works of art and address concepts and skills outlined in Ohio’s Common Core State Standards.

Student tours are free for public and private schools as well as other educational groups when scheduled three weeks in advance. The museum can also help cover transportation and substitute teacher costs for schools facing funding challenges. Find out more about School Tours.

Wedding

A recent wedding ceremony held at the Akron Art Museum. 

Located in the heart of downtown Akron, the museum offers a unique setting for weddings, receptions, cocktail parties, seated dinners, corporate meetings, client cultivation and entertainment, media presentations, holiday gatherings, Bar/Bat Mitzvah parties, birthday and anniversary celebrations and more. Find out more online, or email Events@AkronArtMuseum.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Snack Tour

February 25, 2016. A recent school tour of the Snack exhibition during which the students gravitated around Jinsoo Song's sculpture, No Second Serving II. You have to see it in person to understand their fascination.

Snack Tour

February 25, 2016. During the same school tour of Snack, Elsbeth, one of our wonderful docents, engaged the students in a lively discussion about the current price of gumballs (some said $0.25, others claimed as much as $0.50, depending on where you look). 

(Charles Bell's Pleasant Tasting, Gumball #16, 1985 lists them for just 1 penny.)

WKSU

March 3, 2016. WKSU 89.7's Amanda Rabinowitz snapped this shot of the microphone and the Lehner Auditorium at the Akron Art Museum during the preparation for WKSU's Community Conversations.

Depthless Without You

March 8, 2016. Visitor Kenzie P. posted this stunning black and white image of her child exploring Natalie Lanese's installation in NEO Geo, Depthless Without You to Instagram, which the museum immediately re-posted.