The sixth annual Art and Ale will return March 8 to the Akron Art Museum. The beer-tasting event, which will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Beatrice Knapp McDowell Grand Lobby, features Ohio breweries and regional food makers. For the first time this year, the galleries also will be open for the first hour.
The participating breweries are: Hoppin’ Frog, Indigo Imp, Main Street, Rockmill, Thirsty Dog, Lagerheads, Ohio and Elevator. Crafted Artisan Meadery and House of LaRose, a distributor that represents many craft brands, also will be there.
Food will be provided by Lucky Penny Farm Creamery, Nuevo, Pure Delight Cupcakery, Mayfield Road Creamery, Frankly Franks Kettle Corn and Old Carolina Barbecue. There also will be brewing experts available, homebrewing demonstrations and prizes, including a grand prize of brewing at Thirsty Dog.
Tickets are $50, $40 for museum members. All tickets purchased at the door are $50. Nonmembers who attend will automatically receive a one-year “green” museum membership. For more details, call 330-376-9185 or click here.