January 2012

In This Issue:

Art of Ale

Friday, March 9
6 - 9 pm

Illusion Factory Children's Theater Classes

Saturday, March 10
12:30 - 1:30 pm: Ages 5 -7

1:30 - 2:30 pm: Ages 8 & up

Kids Art Class: Awesome Art Cards


Saturday, March 10
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

FUZE! concert with the Sixth Floor Trio

Friday, March 16
doors open at 6 pm, performance at 6:30 pm

Educator Workshop

Thursday, March 22
3:30 - 6:30 pm

Members Only! Behind the Scenes Tour

Saturday, March 24
12 - 2 pm

Family Portrait Drop-In Day

Saturday, March 24
12 - 4 pm

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Past Issues


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Stranger in Paradise: The Works of Reverend Howard Finster Now on View

Through June 3

A self-proclaimed "Man of Visions," Reverend Howard Finster was one of America's most widely known and prolific self-taught artists, producing over 46,000 art objects before his death in 2001. Finster's charisma and religious fervor gave rise to a remarkably unconvential and fascinating artistic career. Stranger in Paradise allows us to explore Finster's visions and religious beliefs as well as the influence of history and popular culture on the artist's psyche.

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Ray Turner: Population

On view through May 27

Ray Turner: Population is an ongoing exhibition that features an ever-expanding series of portraits by California artist Ray Turner. Bringing Turner’s work to Ohio allows the Akron Art Museum to showcase a captivating mode of painting that is simultaneously familiar and new while also celebrating the people who make up our community.

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String of Hearts: Photographs by Bea Nettles

On view March 10 - July 8

It is said that the most personal artwork becomes universal. Often depicting the artist’s intimate family life, the photographs of Bea Nettles also speak to broader ideas of motherhood, teaching and what it means to be an artist.

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The Sixth Floor Trio
Friday, March 16

The Akron Art Museum and Tuesday Musical Association eagerly present another exciting series of cutting-edge performances by world-class, classically trained musicians testing new musical frontiers by fusing standard repertoire and works by contemporary composers. FUZE! returns for a fourth season to the intimate, up close setting of the museum’s Charles and Jane Lehner Auditorium.

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