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
- A is for Art Museum - Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Live Creative Summer Studio - Tue, Aug 20, 2019 - Fri, Aug 23, 2019 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Coffee with a Curator – Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art - Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 10:30-11:30 a.m.
- Free Thursday - Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
- Book Club: Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein - Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 6:30 p.m.