THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON

Myers School of Art

Make Myers Yours Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, 20th anniversary.

Study alongside talented and committed faculty in one of the largest academic art facilities in the region. Myers School of Art provides you with experiential learning opportunities to help you grow and thrive both in and out of the classroom. Learn more about our fine facilities, faculty and opportunities.

MYERS AT WORK

Student recipients of the Venice Biennale Travel Scholarship in front of Folk Hall, Myers School of Art at UA.

Scholarships, Grants & Travel Opportunities

Thanks to the generocity of our donors, we offer numerous scholarships and grants to support talented and academically strong art students. Awards are used toward tuition, funding ambitious art projects, or assisting with the expenses of art-related travel.

Pictured Above: These students were selected to go on the 2022 Folk Charitable Foundation Venice Biennale International Travel and Study of Art Scholarship trip. They will visit Venice, Italy in late September to see one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world.

Synapse 15 on view in the Emily Davis Gallery

Current Exhibition: Synapse 15

The Emily Davis Gallery proudly presents Synapse 15: Intersections of Art and Science from July 18–September 30, 2022.

Join us for the exhibition reception on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm.

Follow the Emily Davis Gallery on Facebook and Instagram for more.

Myers School of Art Portfolio Day and Open House

PORTFOLIO DAY & OPEN HOUSE 2022–2023

Fall:
Saturday, November 5, 2022

Spring:
Saturday, March 4, 2023

Portfolio Day is an opportunity for high school seniors and juniors to have their portfolio reviewed for a scholarship. For more information and to register, please visit our portfolio day page.

NEWS

Myers School of Art news at The University of Akron

Drew Ippoliti appointed Fulbright Scholar Alumni Ambassador

Alumni Ambassadors represent the best of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program and were selected through a competitive process.

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Myers School of Art at news The University of Akron

Student's watercolor earns President's Holiday Art Scholarship

Katherine (Katie) Strobel's work was chosen from a juried student exhibition at the School that included 80 works of art.

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Myers School of Art news at The University of Akron

Synapse 15: Intersections of Art and Science

UA is celebrating 15 years of connecting art and science professionals and disciplines with recent artworks on display at the Emily Davis Gallery.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

CONNECT WITH US

Myers School of Art is housed in Folk Hall on UA's campus

CONTACT US

Main phone: 330-972-6030
Main email: ua.art@uakron.edu
Manager of Student Affairs, Melissa Olson
mso3@uakron.edu

LOCATION

Folk Hall — 150 E. Exchange St. Akron, OH 44325

BUILDING HOURS

Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.