Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2021

The special exhibition Making Your Mark celebrates the power of surface and craftsmanship in authentic works of art. While these aspects of art are better appreciated in real life, the digital does allow viewers to get closer than you can in the galleries.

Omid…


Posted on Friday, December 18, 2020

We’ve been so busy making content this year, and we’ve shared so much. So we’re finishing this series strong by sharing our most popular resources.

Research Mysteries from Quarantine: Part 1 shows how a collection mystery was solved. …


Posted on Friday, December 11, 2020

Music is a regular part of the Akron Art Museum’s program calendar, with Downtown at Dusk and the Family Concert in the summer and Midwinter Blues and Other Tunes in February. This year, we’ve had to enjoy music in new digital ways. …


Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020

This fall, the Museum commissioned ten writers to be inspired by the Museum’s collection for a piece of microfiction. These writings were then used as the source for a series of postcards used in the Akron Art Mail installation. Some of these writers were…


Posted on Friday, November 27, 2020

Making art is a chance to express yourself, relax, and expand your horizons. We have many resources to help you explore a new medium, hone your skills, or learn from a master.

  1. Many families are finding themselves as art teachers with kids learning from…

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2020

Food can be one of the great pleasures of life. Artists have celebrated food and drink, sometimes documenting works and sometimes using food as a metaphor. …


Posted on Friday, November 6, 2020

Akron Art Mail featured artists postcards

Artists live and work in every community. Local galleries and art schools are great ways to find the best of your regional art scenes. …


Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020

Many of us might feel a little out of sorts when faced with trying to understand modern and contemporary art. A little bit of knowledge can go a long way. Knowing about the artist’s motivation or the quality of the technique might make you…


Posted on Friday, October 23, 2020

This week, we’ll share some ideas for why exploring art in real life is good for the body and soul:

  1. Museums are some of the safest social spaces to explore with your family during the pandemic. They are spaces you experience in motion, so…

Posted on Sunday, October 18, 2020

Poor Scorpio. You can be hard to read — like Robert Stivers’ unfocused photo — making you the most misunderstood sign. You’ve definitely got that scorpion stinger, but underneath it all you crave closeness with others. You’re always thinking about your next move, but…

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