Release Date: April 13,2018

Treat mom to an art experience at the Akron Art Museum’s Mother’s Day Open House

Treat your mom to an unforgettable art experience at the Akron Art Museum this Mother’s Day. The museum will host a Mother’s Day Open House on Sunday, May 13 from 11:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. featuring a light brunch, mimosa bar, gallery and garden admission, member discounts in the museum shop, and a springtime, keepsake art activity.

Akron Art Museum Senior Event Manager Colleen Iacianci said, “The Akron Art Museum is a great place to celebrate Mother’s Day. There’s something about being in a beautiful space, surrounded by stunning art, that just makes it ideal for spending quality time with your family.”

Mother’s Day at the Akron Art Museum is an open house—come as you are—and attendees should feel free to arrive any time between 11:30 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. The menu for the afternoon includes assorted Danishes, bagels, muffins, quiche, fresh fruit kabobs, mini sandwiches, potato salad and an assortment of dessert delights. In addition to a mimosa bar, tea, coffee, and juice will be available.

“We’re looking forward to giving families the opportunity to have a meaningful experience together in the presence of the dazzling artwork that is currently on view,” said Marketing Manager Dominic Caruso. “This is a great event to experience the impressive ceramics, paintings and drawings of Jun Kaneko in Blurred Lines, along with the whimsical work of Ed Emberley in Ed Emberley: Better You Than Me, the paintings and wall drawings in Frameworks, the innovative photographic work of Jerry Birchfield and the masterpieces in the collection galleries.”

Families can create a keepsake artwork of their own to commemorate the day. The art museum will provide a springtime flower planter with an assortment of vibrant colors and decoration choices for participants to craft a unique design to take home with them.

Mother’s Day Open House at the Akron Art Museum is $35 for museum member adults; $50 for non-members; and free for children under 17 with an adult ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at www.AkronArtMuseum.org/eventregistration.