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BEAT THE HEAT: Free admission to the Akron Art Museum during heat wave

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Posted at 11:51 AM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 11:51:42-04

AKRON, Ohio — Beat the heat this weekend with free admission to the Akron Art Museum starting on Friday through Sunday.

There will be no charge for Summit County residents who bring in a valid I.D.

"Our spaces are not only air-conditioned, but will offer people a mental respite from the stress of this weather," said Seema Rao, senior experience officer of the Akron Art Museum.

The museum showcases art created since 1850 inside a state-of-the-art facility. Over 5,000 works of art, with a strong focus on contemporary painting, sculpture and photography are on display.