Akron Art Museum

Local nameAkron Art Museum
LocationAkron, United States

The Akron Art Museum is an art museum in Akron, Ohio, United States.

The museum first opened on February 1, 1922, as the Akron Art Institute. It was located in two borrowed rooms in the basement of the public library. The Institute offered classes in arts appreciation which were organized by Edwin Coupland Shaw and his wife Jennifer Bond Shaw. Its first permanent home was the Akron Public Library, a Carnegie library building, from 1948 to 1981. It has grown considerably since 1922. The new museum was open to the public on July 17, 2007, and hosts visiting shows from national and international collections.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akron_Art_Museum

Official website http://akronartmuseum.org/

Email mail@AkronArtMuseum.org

Phone +1 330 376 9185

Address One South High, Akron, OH 44308, USA

Coordinates 41°5'3.251" N -81°30'54.944" E

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