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Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia Brainstorming Session

Presented by Akron Art Museum at Akron Art Museum, Akron OH

Nov 12 2015
Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia Brainstorming Session

An exhibition of visual art and music by the DEVO co-founder and Akron native, is coming to the Akron Art Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland Memorial Day Weekend 2016.

The Akron Art Museum staff seeks your help developing ideas for events and activities surrounding this much anticipated exhibition. Please join us for a brainstorming session at the museum at 5:15pm on Thursday, Nov. 12. Learn more about the show, share your ideas, and then stick around for Slide Jam: Inside/Out, which begins at 6:30.

Please RSVP to Associate Curator Theresa Bembnister at or 330-376-9186 x217 by Nov. 10.

Myopia in Akron focuses strongly on Mothersbaugh’s daily visual art practice, including an installation of 30,000 postcard-sized drawings the artist has created and utilized for inspiration and exploration throughout his career. Examining Mothersbaugh’s interest in mutation and mirroring, this show will include installations of mirror-image photographs, a full-sized mirrored automobile, and twenty-five ceramic sculptures he refers to as Roly-Polies, among other sculptural works. The Akron exhibition also contains an aural dimension, including music stations which present recordings and original musical scores embellished with Mothersbaugh’s drawings.


Akron Art Museum

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


    • Wheelchair Access

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