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.


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 visited Venice, Italy in September 2022 to see one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world.

Detail of work by Priscilla Moreno

Upcoming Exhibition: Umbra: A Breakup Story by Priscilla Moreno

The Emily Davis Gallery is pleased to present the work of Los Angeles-based artist Priscilla Moreno in conjunction with the Art Bomb Brigade and the Myers Residency Program.

Companion Exhibition: Spectrum: The Art of Eleanor Anderson, Joe Lanzilotta and Natalie Lanese, local artists from Northeast Ohio.

Join us for the exhibition reception on Thursday, March 16, 2023, 5:00–7:00 pm.

Priscilla Moreno Artist Talk: Thursday, March 16, 2023, 6:00 pm.

Closing Reception & Artist Panel Discussion: Thursday, April 13, 2023, 6:00 pm.

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Myers School of Art Portfolio Day and Open House


Saturday, March 4, 2023

Portfolio Day is an opportunity for prospective transfer students and 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.


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


Main phone: 330-972-6030
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Folk Hall — 150 E. Exchange St. Akron, OH 44325


Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.