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Museums in Akron, OH

Find museums in Akron, OH. Listings include Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Dr Bob's Home, Akron Children's Museum, Summit County Historical Society, Cummings Center for the History of Psychology and Cascade Locks Park Association. Click on each in the list below the map for more information.

  • 01/25/23
    Dress of the day: Evening dress of violet silk chiffon covered in sequins worn over a pink silk slip, Halston, 1981, KSUM 2000.60.1.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/24/23
    Garment of the day: Quilted petticoat of olive green silk, American, ca. 1840, KSUM 1983.1.89. Just as the weather is getting colder, this quilted petticoat seems like just the thing to keep warm.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/23/23
    Accessories of the day: Pair of colorful pumps with rhinestone buckle, Dolce & Gabbana, 2001, KSUM 2002.16.10 ab.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/20/23
    Dress of the day: Cream wool dress with crocheted lace, American, ca. 1887, KSUM 1995.17.4 ab. This beautiful little dress is currently on view in our Fashion Timeline!
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/19/23
    Garment of the day: Ivory wool embroidered vest from the village of Smilevo in Macedonia, KSUM 1995.17.134.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/18/23
    Textile of the day: Appliqu├ęd quilt of plain cotton in a floral pattern on white ground, American, ca. 1860, KSUM 1989.57.2.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/17/23
    Accessories of the day: Pair of canvas sneakers with cartoon-like print, label: "Peter Max by Randy," early 1970s, KSUM 2001.1.30 ab.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/16/23
    Today we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by paying tribute to fashion designer Patrick Kelly. Born in Vicksburg, MS, he found professional success in Paris. He was fascinated by black memo...
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/13/23
    Here is a stunning dress that would have been the height of fashion right before World War I! Dress of the day: Asymmetrical evening dress of silver net lace over white satin with drape of purple patt...
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/12/23
    Textile of the day: Detail of embroidery on blue silk bedcover, Chinese, 19th century, KSUM 1983.1.1100.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/11/23
    Dress of the day: Evening dress of black silk with large abstracted flowers, Michael Vollbracht, 1980s, KSUM 2009.3.1 ab.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/11/23
    Even the earliest humans knew that fire could be extinguished with water. Obviously, you can carry more water with a vessel than you can in your hands. These early vessels would have likely been made ...
    > Cascade Locks Park Association
  • 01/10/23
    Accessories of the day: Pair of burgundy and dark grey leather spectator platform pumps, 1970s, KSUM 1997.26.2 ab.
    > Kent State University Museum
  • 01/06/23
    Dress of the day: Dress of wool printed in plaid pattern, probably American, late 1840s, KSUM 1983.1.74.
    > Kent State University Museum