Monster Mania at the Museum - Halloween Event

Special Events

October 19-20
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $10/child & $5/adult

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• Photo Scavenger Hunt with Prizes
• Access to ACM’s 20+ Exhibits
• Trick or Treat Stations
• PBS Halloween Movie Shorts at 6:30
• Halloween Themed Crafts
• Akron Police Dept. K9 Unit
• “Scared Silly” performance by Wandering Aesthetics at 5:30
• Scary Good Boo-berry Smoothies
• Costume Contest
• Akron Fire Department Truck
• Music by KidJam! Radio

S.T.E.A.M. Team Saturdays


Every Saturday
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Cost: Free for museum members / $5 for non-members
Ages: 5 years and up

ACM is proud to present our collaboration with local educators, artists, and makers in providing these unique and exceptional programs. Take the challenge and explore our fun approach to S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning!

Join us each week for this series of S.T.E.A.M. workshops. 

1st Saturday of the Month - Maker Workshop
Ages: 7 years and up

2nd Saturday of the Month - Theatre Workshop with Wandering Aesthetics  
Ages 3 - 6 years 
Let’s Play Music and Movement! 
Exploring Theatre, Music, and Dance through play

3rd Saturday of the Month - smART Workshop with smARTStudios
Ages: all ages
Exploratory Art Experiences

4th Saturday of the Month - STEM Workshop For Early Learners 
Ages: 3 years – 6 years
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Monster Mystery Storytime


Every Wednesday
Cost: Free with museum admission

Join us for storytime with a Mystery Storyteller every Wednesday.  Storytime is held in our Curtain Call Theater.

A.R.T. Studio Sundays


Every Sunday
Cost: Free with museum admission

A.R.T. Sundays is a self-guided, open experience for you and your little one to discover the artist inside each and every one of you! 

Stop by the A.R.T. (Andrea Rose Teodosio) Studio to use your imagination, creativity, and brain power to explore the different mediums and methods of the arts. There is a fun theme for you to explore each Sunday. 

Mid-Week Mommy Mix & Mingle


First Wednesday of the Month
10:00 am -12:00 pm
Cost: Free with museum admission

Calling all Northeast Ohio area Mothers! We’ve got your breakfast covered. Once you drop your school-aged children off  at school, bring your babies and pre-schoolers to the museum to enjoy some awesome playtime while you meet other moms. Daddies, nannies and caregivers are welcome, too!
Pre-registering is recommended so we have breakfast for everyone.

Hands-On Holidays

Special Events

December 8
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $10/person

Holiday Characters including Elsa & Anna
Raffle Baskets      
Live DJ
Paint & Canvas Workshops  
Kids Dance Party    
Design a Cookie   
Fun Games
Interactive Play Sessions  
and more!

Receive a passport to fill out at each craft station!

Please consider bringing an item or two (with tags) to help Kylie’s Bags of Love for ALL patients in the hospital boy/girl socks, small stuffed animals, card games, play dough, small crafts, Lip Balm, nail polish, journals, pens, coloring books, etc.

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