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Downtown@Dusk Returns for the 28th Season

This year, the Akron Art Museum’s popular summer concert series, Downtown@Dusk, returns for its 28th season, offering a showcase of great music with a lineup of eight great bands. Offering everything from Alternative Rock to Zydeco, there’s a mix of … Continue reading

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Akron Art Museum To Be Open July 4, 2012

Because of the excitement surrounding the national premiere of Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui, the Akron Art Museum will be open on Independence Day. Visitors to Downtown Akron can visit the museum galleries or shop the museum … Continue reading

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National Tour Premieres at the Akron Art Museum

Since the Akron Art Museum’s expansion and reopening in 2007, Dzesi II, the dazzling large-scale metallic tapestry made by El Anatsui from aluminum liquor bottle caps and copper wire, has become one of the most iconic works in the museum’s … Continue reading

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Videogames go indie and get interesting

“There are victories, defeats, tears and smiles. Indie Game: The Movie is a must-see doc for anybody that fancies themselves a gamer or for anyone who gets sucked into a good underdog story.” -Ain’t It Cool News Indie Game: The … Continue reading

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Oddities, Hard Edge paintings, Civil War, and more!

The Odditorium Saturday, May 19th – 7:00–10:00pm – FREE! This collection of rare, bizarre, and fascinating artifacts presented in a theatrical manner will defy your expectations! Musical performance by The Bizarros on the front lawn (8:00 and 9:00pm) Also opening … Continue reading

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17th Annual Akron Wine Auction

The Akron Art Museum’s 17th Annual Akron Wine Auction, presented by Lexus, will celebrate the museum’s 90th anniversary with a rousing Roaring Twenties theme. The fundraiser will be held at the museum in the Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby on … Continue reading

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Spark! Family Film Fest

The Akron Art Museum and Akron Film invite parents to bring their young film connoisseurs to the museum on Saturday, May 19, from 12 – 3 pm to enjoy an afternoon of engaging, high-quality family films in the Charles and … Continue reading

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Andria Derstine Selected to Lead the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Following a nationwide search, Andria Derstine has been named the John G.W. Cowles Director of the Allen Memorial Art Museum (AMAM) at Oberlin College. She will begin her tenure on June 15, 2012. “The museum is one of Oberlin College’s … Continue reading

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CIA Biomedical Art Exhibition Reception

For the first time ever, join us for a special Spring Show exhibition of Biomedical Art student works in medical and scientific illustration that include traditional and digital illustration, instructional design, and editorial illustration. Established on the traditional field of … Continue reading

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Akron Art Museum Organizes and Premieres National Tour Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui

In June 2012, visitors to the Akron Art Museum will enjoy the unprecedented opportunity to marvel at an acclaimed body of artwork by an international artist at the height of his career and most of which has never before been … Continue reading

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