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Island of Misfit Toys
In celebration of a decade of misfit toys at the Akron Art Museum, the museum asked local school children and professional artists to transform Munny, blank vinyl toys, into works of art.
“It’s hard to decide what’s the most intriguing part of this exhibit. Is it the professional artists’ work that shows both their serious side and their approach to a fun, yet challenging new object? Or is it the local children’s reaction to the Munny doll?”—Anderson Turner, Akron Beacon Journal A boat that can’t stay afloat and a train with square wheels are just some of the misfit toys featured in the 1964 Christmas classic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer that serves as the inspiration for the Akron Art Museum’s annual Island of Misfit Toys Family Drop In. The event, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary this December, invites families to create original works of art out of old, broken toys. In celebration of a decade of misfit toys at the Akron Art Museum, the museum asked local school children and professional artists to transform Munny, blank vinyl toys, into works of art. Artists of all ages have decorated Munny using pens, pencils, markers, paint, femo,View more
Admission: Adult $7 • Senior (65+) $5 • Student (with valid ID) $5 • Adult w/ tour (15 minimum) $6 • Child (17 & under) Free • Blue Star Families Free • Free for Members • FREE EVERY THURSDAY
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Closed most major holidays.
1 South High, Akron, OH 44308
Members park free in the deck adjacent to the library
Park across from museum entrance on High Street
Fully handicap accessible
Standard strollers welcome in most areas