Cyrk, Hubert Hilscher, (Warsaw, Poland, 1924 - 1999), 1970, Lithograph on paper, 39 in. x 26 5/8 in. (99.06 cm x 67.63 cm), Gift of Mr. F. Eugene Smith, 1974.6 h.

July 18, 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Facebook Family Day: Art-BQ

Ah, peak summer— barbecues, picnics, outdoor fun. Who says snacks need to be just for eating? Gather your leftovers, your favorites, whatever you got— and let’s have an Art-BQ! We even have a kit of supplies to help you get started.

Family Days are made possible by PNC with additional support from the Kathy Moses Salem Philanthropic Fund of the Akron Community Foundation, The R.C. Musson and Katharine M. Musson Charitable Foundation, and the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.

Cyrk
Hubert Hilscher
(Warsaw, Poland, 1924 – 1999)
1970
Lithograph on paper, 39 in. x 26 5/8 in. (99.06 cm x 67.63 cm)
Gift of Mr. F. Eugene Smith
1974.6 h

July 30, 2020, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Game Night: Trivia Night

Looking for a night with friends? We’ve got you covered! Join in on a virtual trivia night hosted by museum staff. Participants can play individually or team up to answer trivia questions about Akron, art, and more! Participants must have access to Zoom. It is recommended, though not necessary, to also have access to an additional computer or smartphone.

Free for members, $5 per household registration. For ease of use, we ask that each participating household register individually.

Virtual Game Night is made possible with support from Acme Fresh Market, the Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation and the Samuel Reese Willis Foundation.

Acme Fresh Market

Inverted Q
Claes Oldenburg
(Stockholm, Sweden, 1929 – )
1976
Painted cast concrete
72 in. x 70 in. x 63 in. (182.88 cm x 177.8 cm x 160.02 cm)
Gift of Mary S. and Louis S. Myers
1977.20

Jenny Holzer, All Fall

August 13, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Coffee with the Collection: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

Join us in celebrating the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment and work of women artists in the Akron Art Museum.

Ratified August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment granted American women the right to vote. Join Curator of Exhibitions Theresa Bembnister in celebrating the centennial of this historic event with a casual conversation focused on politically motivated work of women artists in the Akron Art Museum collection.

Free for members/$5 for non-members.

Coffee with the Collection is made possible with support from Acme Fresh Market, the Henry V. and Frances W. Christenson Foundation and the Samuel Reese Willis Foundation

Acme Fresh Market

All Fall Text: Selections from Trusims, (1977-79), Living, (1980-82) and Survival, (1983-85)
Jenny Holzer
(Gallipolis, Ohio, 1950 – )
2012
Array of five double-sided LED Signs with stainless steel housings: blue and green diodes on front, red and yellow diodes on back
103 1/2 x 95 x 103 1/2 in. (263 x 241 x 263 cm)
Museum Acquisition Fund
2018.14