Share the Past, Create the Future: Selections from the Akron Art Museum Collection

Over the course of a century, the Akron Art Museum’s collection has grown to more than 7,000 objects, many of which are rarely seen. To commemorate the fantastic progress the institution has made over the past 100 years, we’ve placed many of these works of art on display in our collection galleries, alongside longtime favorites. The spaces are fully reinstalled […]

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New Exhibitions at the Akron Art Museum

The Akron Art Museum has an exciting lineup of exhibitions for the spring and summer. Beginning April 9, Reflections on Perception opens in the Judith Bear Isroff and Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell galleries. In this exhibition, viewers can explore how artists employ reflection to enhance and complicate their compositions. The works in Reflections on Perceptions show how mirrored surfaces […]

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Afterimages and More is More, at Akron Art Museum

Afterimages: Geometric Abstraction and Perception features large-scale abstract paintings, sculptures, prints, and interactive artwork from the 1960s and ‘70s. Through glittering patterns and radiant colors, these works create experiences that are both visual and mental. The works in the show do not illustrate complicated ideas or messages because the art is all about visual sensation. Several artists in the show […]

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So Style: Jordan Wong at the Akron Art Museum

In September, the Akron Art Museum’s galleries will open an expansion of The 10,000 Things, an exhibition of murals and freestanding works by Jordan Wong. The first phase—four original pieces of Wong’s art—have stood in the museum’s Bud and Susie Rogers Garden since May. These outdoor works introduced Rubber City to Wong’s distinctive style—colorful, slyly referential, bursting with the enthusiasm of […]

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Experience More at the Akron Art Museum

  This fall, the Akron Art Museum’s exhibitions will allow viewers to experience art in new and unique ways. Continuum: Historical Resonances in Contemporary Art encourages viewers to enjoy the past along with the present as pairs of art are displayed together. Afterimages: Geometric Abstraction and Perception creates visual and mental experiences through glittering patterns, radiant colors, and stimulating effects. […]

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Welcoming You from Afar

The Akron Art Museum’s galleries may be closed, but many of the experiences that our patrons value are still available at any time. The AAM team has been hard at work developing engaging and exciting virtual connections to our collection. Each week on social media we share in-depth collection content on Mondays and Thursdays, studio experiences on Wednesdays, stories on […]

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