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Video Game Artist Visiting ‘Open World’ Exhibit at Akron Art Museum

Video Game Artist Visiting ‘Open World’ Exhibit at Akron Art Museum

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2019

Video game artists Angela Washko will speak at the Akron Art Museum on Nov. 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. to cover an interdisciplinary approach to feminism by combining installation art, video performance and game-making The museum’s current exhibit Open World: Video Games and Contemporary Art includes s...

Akron Art Museum Invites Community Members to Explore the Moon Through New Exhibit

Akron Art Museum Invites Community Members to Explore the Moon Through New Exhibit

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2019

From Nov. 9 through March 15, 2020, the Akron Art Museum will display its newest exhibition “The Distance of the Moon.” According to a press release from the museum, the exhibit will feature images of the moon taken by NASA, contemporary artworks and historic prints.  Annie Wischmeyer, the ...

Crown Point Ecology Center to Display Art Exhibit by UA Senior

Crown Point Ecology Center to Display Art Exhibit by UA Senior

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 29, 2019

An exhibition titled “Family Heirloom” by a student from The University of Akron will be displayed at Crown Point Ecology Center, located at 3220 Ira Road, from Nov. 15 through Nov. 19. Senior Kristina Wolin, a painting and drawing major with a minor in photography, said Crown Point reminds he...

Akron Art Museum Hosting Annual Trick or Treat for Families

Akron Art Museum Hosting Annual Trick or Treat for Families

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 22, 2019

One of the next Family Days at the Akron Art Museum will include its annual Trick or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m at the museum’s 1 South High St. location. Those who attend will be able to collect trinkets in the galleries as well as participate in art making and sensory ...

‘Open World’ Exhibit Debuting in Akron Art Museum This Month

‘Open World’ Exhibit Debuting in Akron Art Museum This Month

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

October 8, 2019

According to a 2018 Entertainment Software Association survey, more than 166 million Americans play video games, with the revenue generated by the industry in 2018 around $134.9 billion. Because of the popularity of video games, the Akron Art Museum’s new exhibit “Open World” will recognize...

Summit Artspace Opens First Juried Exhibit in Barberton Location

Summit Artspace Opens First Juried Exhibit in Barberton Location

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

October 1, 2019

Summit Artspace on Tusc opened their first juried art exhibit, “PORTALS,” during the annual Mum Festival in Barberton on Sept. 28, featuring 39 pieces from 24 local artist photographers. Similar to how a portal is a way in, out or between things, the photographs comprising the exhibit are considered...

Monthly ‘Akron Artwalk’ Event Shows Off Local Art, Culture

Monthly ‘Akron Artwalk’ Event Shows Off Local Art, Culture

By Jessica Ricks, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2019

In an effort to support local artists and show Akron residents the greater artistic community, Summit Artspace hosts a free tour of multiple artistic locations on the first Saturday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m. “Galleries are open and admission is free,” the artwalk website said. “The galleries w...

Emily Davis Gallery Debuts Latest Exhibit ‘Stranger Beings: Hieronymus Objects & Other Curiosities’

Emily Davis Gallery Debuts Latest Exhibit ‘Stranger Beings: Hieronymus Objects & Other Curiosities’

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

September 26, 2019

In the making for over a year, the newest exhibit in the Emily Davis Gallery, “Stranger Beings: Hieronymus Objects & Other Curiosities,” opened on Sept. 23 and is now available to the public until Nov. 22. Arnold Tunstall, Director of University Galleries, planned this new exhibit with a gal...

Literary, Visual Artists Encouraged to Submit Works for Poe’s Garden Exhibit

Literary, Visual Artists Encouraged to Submit Works for Poe’s Garden Exhibit

By Fabiana Mosquera, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

September 16, 2019

Summit Artspace will be celebrating the unique artistic impact of the works of Edgar Allan Poe next month, as the center is displaying works reflecting Poe’s fascination for the unknown and surreal through their new exhibit, Poe’s Garden. Visual and literary artists from Summit, Portage, Cuyah...

Summit Artspace Unites with Local Artists in Its Newest Exhibit

Summit Artspace Unites with Local Artists in Its Newest Exhibit

By LeKesha Parkman, Arts & Entertainment Contributor

September 10, 2019

Summit Artspace, a non-profit community art center organization, is introducing an exhibit celebrating the beauty found in everyday life that will be open to the public from Sept. 13 through Oct. 5 located at 140 East Market St. The exhibit “Function and Form: Artful Approaches to Everyday Living...

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

Emily Davis Gallery Now Featuring Works from UA Faculty, Staff

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2019

On Aug. 29 from 5 to 8 p.m., the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art and the Emily Davis Gallery at The University of Akron will be hosting a reception for this years Faculty Exhibition. Located in UA’s Folk Hall at 150 E Exchange St, this exhibition is free for the public to attend and features crea...

Art & Craft Show Returns to Medina for Summer Event

Art & Craft Show Returns to Medina for Summer Event

By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief

August 13, 2019

On Aug. 17, Avant-Garde Art & Craft Shows will be hosting their 2019 Medina Summer show at the Medina Community Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the event, vendors will have 100 percent handmade items including rustic home decor, various styles of jewelry, artisanal bath and...

Stan Hywet to Open for 2019 Season on April 2

Stan Hywet to Open for 2019 Season on April 2

By Sala Wier, Copy Editor

April 1, 2019

“Lasting Impressions” aims to celebrate Gertrude Seiberling's passion for painting through having her paintings on display in the Manor House of Stan Hywet during the 2019 season starting on April 2.   Gertrude Seiberling (1866-1946) was married to F.A. Seiberling (1859-1855), who would later beco...

Heart to HeART: Celebrating Family, Art

Heart to HeART: Celebrating Family, Art

By Amanda Piekarz, Arts & Entertainment Editor

February 12, 2019

The Akron Center for Art, Music and Performance is hosting Heart to HeART: a Family Friendly Valentine’s Day Show on Feb. 14, at 6 p.m. The event will take place on the second floor of The Akron Center for Art, Music and Performance, located at 118 W. Market Street in Akron. Tickets are $5 per p...

Nelly’s Echo Performs to Inspire Positivity, Originality in Audience

Nelly’s Echo Performs to Inspire Positivity, Originality in Audience

By Megan Parker, Copy Editor

February 11, 2019

As part of Rethinking Race and the 7:17 events on campus, vocalist and guitarist Nelly’s Echo performed in the Jean Hower Taber Student Union Starbucks on Feb. 5. The 7:17 Coffee House series is run by the Residence Hall Program Board, where the first 100 people to attend are given a voucher for ...

Holiday Gifts on Sale at Myers School of Art

Holiday Gifts on Sale at Myers School of Art

By Jake Herron, Online Editor

November 28, 2018

In time for the holiday season, the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron is once again featuring its annual Holiday Shop. An affordable alternative to looking for a store-bought gift, shoppers will be able to purchase genuine, handcrafted gifts for friends, loved ones or even themselves while s...

Stories Through Imagery: How Artist Elise Radzialowski Aspires to Inspire

Stories Through Imagery: How Artist Elise Radzialowski Aspires to Inspire

By Jake Herron, Online Editor

October 3, 2018

Artist Elise Radzialowski takes inspiration from Grimm’s fairy tales in her works. The award-winning illustrator majoring in Painting and Drawing from The University of Akron reclaims fairytale imagery to tell stories of modern persons in sequential paintings, according to her biography. “...

Downtown Akron Partnership Hosts ‘3rd Thursday’: Celebration of Arts, Culture

Downtown Akron Partnership Hosts ‘3rd Thursday’: Celebration of Arts, Culture

By Amanda Piekarz, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 18, 2018

The Downtown Akron Partnership is hosting “3rd Thursday” to celebrate local art, culture and entertainment locations in downtown Akron. This event takes place on the third Thursday of each month in order to “introduce visitors to independent destinations, events and activities that establish Down...

Local Artists Display Work at Akron Artwalk

Local Artists Display Work at Akron Artwalk

By Amanda Piekarz, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 5, 2018

In association with Zeber-Martell Gallery & Clay Studio and the Northside Market, the Akron Artwalk gave local artists the opportunity to display their work in the Summit ArtSpace from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Artwalk aimed to showcase many different forms of art and specialties, including ...

Myers School of Art Celebrates Alumni Artists

Myers School of Art Celebrates Alumni Artists

By Julian Curet, News Contributor

November 1, 2017

Two alumni from The University of Akron Myers School of Art are showing their work at the Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall from Oct. 26 to Nov. 22. Mike Gable’s exhibit, “special interest," is displayed on the gallery’s upper level. The lower level houses Joe Bertram’s exhibit, “BASSACABEZA...

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science, Art

Matt Kenyon Exhibit Stands on the Corner of Science, Art

By Julian Curet, News Contributor

October 10, 2017

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, students, faculty, and members of the general public gathered inside Folk Hall at The University of Akron to hear a lecture by artist Matt Kenyon on many of his creations. Afterwards, attendees moved to the Emily Davis Gallery to view Kenyon’s exhibit. “Heatsink”, is on the upper...

Free Thursdays at the Akron Art Museum

Free Thursdays at the Akron Art Museum

By Ashley Negulici, Reporter

September 21, 2017

The Akron Art Museum has free admission on Thursdays for individuals to come and enjoy the galleries at no cost from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. “Free Thursdays is a good way for us to give back to the community,” Dominic Caruso, the marketing manager at the Akron Art Museum said. The museum has ...

Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit to Open to the Public

By Julian Curet, News Contributor

September 18, 2017

The Myers School of Art Faculty Exhibit is currently open to the public at Folk Hall until Wednesday, Sept. 20. The exhibit, which opened on Aug. 24 in the Emily Davis Gallery, features art from 26 full and part-time faculty members. The pieces represent the different areas of the school including p...