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Families and children participating in hands-on activities during a previous the Trick or Treat event at the Akron Art Museum.

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...

The banner for the new exhibit uses a digitized design to give a visualization of what will be featured in the exhibit.

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

"Open World" explores the influence of video games on contemporary art.
By LeKesha Parkman, Special Editions Editor 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...

UA, Akron Art Museum Partnership Offers Free Admissions for Students, Faculty, Staff

In hopes of making art more accessible to the campus community, valid Zip Card holders will receive free general admission.
By Megan Parker, Editor-in-Chief August 22, 2019

Starting on Aug. 29 through the 2019-20 academic year, general admission to the Akron Art Museum will be free for The University of Akron students, faculty and staff with a valid Zip Card. The partnership...

The artists work features full-room installation pieces created from recycled and reclaimed materials.

Turning trash into recycled beauty

Artist Julie Schenkelberg lectures at Akron Art Museum, exhibition planned for Emily Davis Gallery in Folk Hall.
By Eric Trimble, Writer February 3, 2016

“My pieces are completely organized chaos,” said sculptor Julie Schenkelberg while referring to her artwork. Schenkelberg visited the Akron Art Museum on Jan. 31 to showcase her art and to talk...

Alexis Rockman overlooks Lake Superior.

Artwork depicts contamination

By Donald Jeffries, Writer October 12, 2015

Contemporary artist Alexis Rockman visited the Akron Art Museum on Thursday, Oct. 8, to give a lecture and present his recent artwork, which showcases the effects human beings have on the earth. In...

Bordner Mural by William Sommer, displayed at Boss Park as part of the trolley tour.

Calling all ‘art nerds’

By Zaina Salem, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2015

All “art nerds” are invited to attend a trolley tour of the Inside|Out installations on The University of Akron’s campus and parts of University Park. “Art Nerd Trolley Tour” is a free tour...

Visitors could take a piece of art in exchange for promising to reduce their footprint on the environment.

Beneke’s spectacular “Specter” at Akron Art Museum

By Grant Morgan, Managing Editor September 14, 2015

A crowd gathered at the Akron Art Museum on Sunday, Sept. 13 for UA printmaking professor Charles Beneke’s art talk, during which he explained his work “Specter” and the inspiration behind it. “I...

UA photographers framed at Folk Hall

October 9, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Long Imagine walking into a spacious gallery filled with impressive and creative photographs from all over the world. These photographs can't be found at the Akron Art Museum; rather,...

Akron Film+Pixel Night radiates new talent

September 18, 2012

Written by: Alexandra Long This past Thursday, Sept. 13, the Akron Art Museum held Akron Film+Pixel Night, where numerous directors showed their hard work on the big screen for the community to enjoy. Four...

The Big Big Mess: Akron reading series departs

April 19, 2012

Written by: Maggie Duff When the typical Akronite embarks on a quest for culture in the city, he or she generally visits EJ Thomas Hall, the Akron Art Museum, local galleries or maybe even a jazz club...

Akron Art Museum provides membership to all UA students

February 6, 2012

By: Kayleigh Bracht The Akron Art Museum and The University of Akron have formed a partnership which now provides membership benefits to all students, faculty and staff of the university with a valid...

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