The Akron Art Museum, dedicated to enriching lives through modern art, showcases regional, national and international art created since 1850. The museum’s collection houses over 5,000 objects. Particular areas of strength include contemporary painting and sculpture and 20th century photography. Nearly a dozen special exhibitions each year present some of the most innovative contemporary artists in painting, sculpture, glass, photography, design and video.
In addition to its collection and special exhibitions, the museum offers many opportunities to discover new perspectives through dynamic programs that include films and videos, artist talks, workshops, tours and concerts. The Museum Store, open during regular gallery hours but not requiring admission charge, offers a unique assortment of contemporary artful accessories for your home and lifestyle.
Upcoming Events at Akron Art Museum
- Coffee with the Collection: Collection Highlights - Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
- Meet Me at the Museum: Unfamiliar Surroundings: Travel through Art - Friday, Dec 3, 2021 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Second Friday: The World’s Greatest Christmas Band - Friday, Dec 10, 2021 6 - 8 p.m.
- AAM After Work: Holiday Greetings from the Galleries - Thursday, Dec 16, 2021 6 - 8 p.m.
- Continuum: Historical Resonances in Contemporary Art - Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.