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

Art work and supplies in the art studio in Folk Hall, Myers School of Art at UA.

2021 Summer Programs

Make It At Myers was our free Summer Pre-College Program in June for rising Junior & Senior high school art + design students. Learn more so you can sign up next year!

Arts LIFT was a free summer art program for Akron Public Schools High School Students in June that was run by Elisa Gargarella. This summer the group worked on redesigning and planting a landscaped secret garden at The University of Akron.

Detail of work by Jamele Wright Sr.

Current Exhibition: Material Reckoning

The Emily Davis Gallery proudly presents Material Reckoning from October 14—December 15, 2021.

Join us for the artist talk on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm.

Follow the Emily Davis Gallery Facebook and Instagram for up-to-date content.

Myers School of Art at The University of Akron hosts Virtual Portfolio Day

PORTFOLIO DAY & OPEN HOUSE 2021-2022

Spring: Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 12–3 p.m.

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

Wisdom begins with wonder: Art transforms Bierce Library

Students were challenged with giving the two long walls inside the library’s cafe a makeover. The result — a piece titled, “I Wonder…”

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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 5:30 p.m.