***REOPENING July 23, 2020***
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
- AAM After Work: Cocktails with the Collection - Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
- Coffee with the Collection: Federally Funded Artists During the Great Depression - Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020 10 - 11 a.m.
- Virtual Art & Ale - Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 Meal delivery 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Virtual experience 6 - 7:30 p.m.
- Family Day: Mark-Making Bonanza - Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- AAM After Work: Virtual Game Night: Trivia - Thursday, Oct 22, 2020 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.