Opening Reception: Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders
Logo for Clayton Bailey's World of Wonders above a large ceramic skull
Peer into the wild and wonderful mind of renowned ceramicist and prankster Clayton Bailey!
Horn dogs! Jaw harps! Mutant heads! Bigfoot’s skeleton! Join us at the Cummings Center’s Institute for Human Science and Culture for a wild evening in renowned ceramist and prankster Clayton Bailey’s World of Wonders.
An opening reception for the exhibit, brought to Akron by Curated Storefront and featuring Bailey’s one-of-a-kind Kaolithic curiosities, will be held at the Cummings Center on Friday, January 28th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Visitors will enjoy a free mockumentary screening followed by a guided tour of the exhibit hosted by “research assistants” of Bailey’s frequent collaborator/alter-ego Dr. Gladstone. Learn more about these wonderous curiosities from the world’s foremost Kaolithic experts!
Screenings of the 30-minute mockumentary will begin at 4:00pm, 5:00pm, and 6:00pm. After each screening, visitors will be invited into the gallery for a 30-minute tour. Light refreshments will be offered throughout the evening.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jan 28, 2022 at 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm (Fri)
73 S. College Street, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325
Free parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the building. This lot contains a dedicated accessible parking spot near the museum entrance.
Free parking is also available in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets, which contains several accessible parking spaces.
Metered parking is available along South College Street. Pavement from Lot 30 and metered parking may be uneven, and people with limited mobility should exercise caution.
A wheelchair accessible ramp is located on the northeast side of the building, near the main entrance. The museum is housed on the ground floor, and an interior elevator provides access to the Institute galleries, located on the fourth floor. A wheelchair is also kept on-site and is available for loan to those visiting the museum and archives. Select displays may not be fully wheelchair accessible. Assistance is available to access the content of these displays.
Standard strollers are welcome.
The museum includes a variety of audio, visual, and hands-on exhibits. We are currently working to develop alternative forms of access for select exhibits. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.View less