Opening Reception: Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders

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  • Friday, Jan 28, 2022 4 - 7 p.m.

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Horn dogs! Jaw harps! Mutant heads! Bigfoot’s skeleton! Join us at the Cummings Center’s Institute for Human Science and Culture for a wild evening in renowned ceramist and prankster Clayton Bailey’s World of Wonders.

An opening reception for the exhibit, brought to Akron by Curated Storefront and featuring Bailey’s one-of-a-kind Kaolithic curiosities, will be held at the Cummings Center on Friday, January 28th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Visitors will enjoy a free mockumentary screening followed by a guided tour of the exhibit hosted by research assistants of Bailey’s frequent collaborator/alter-ego Dr. Gladstone. Learn more about these wonderous curiosities from the world’s foremost Kaolithic experts!

Screenings of the 30-minute mockumentary will begin at 4:00pm, 5:00pm, and 6:00pm. After each screening, visitors will be invited into the gallery for a 30-minute tour. Light refreshments will be offered throughout the evening.

Visitors are asked to RSVP for a timed ticket to this event via Eventbrite.