How do exhibits come together? Find out how artist Jerry Birchfield and Akron Art Museum Assistant Curator Liz Carney collaborated on his exhibit Asleep in the Dust, and his sources of inspiration and creative process and more in a 11:30 a.m. Saturday discussion and dialogue. It’s free for members, included with gallery admission for nonmembers.

Sunday is the last day you can see Jun Kaneko: Blurred Lines. John S. Knight Executive Director and CEO Mark Masuoka leads a “Last Look” tour at 2 p.m. Saturday.

The exhibition includes large-scale ceramic sculptures, drawings, paintings and his 65-foot-long painting Mirage. Blurred Lines also represents the first Akron Art Museum exhibition curated by Masuoka, who drew on a nearly 35-year relationship with the artist to create the exhibition.

It’s for members only, and registration is required at https://bit.ly/2sj2I8U. Space is limited.

FRIDAY

Opening — Home to Sargasso Sea: A long journey of loving collaboration, Paintings and Poetry by Jessica Damen & Maj Ragain opens with a 5-8 p.m. reception at the KSU Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent, during the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Kent. Gallery talk at 7 p.m. On view through July 14. haturner@kent.edu; 330-672-1369; galleries.kent.edu.

SATURDAY

Art BBQ — The Akron Art Museum hosts Family Day: Backyard Art-BQ from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with free museum admission and activities for families. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome. Bring a picnic blanket and some wet naps. Staff will be cooking in the garden kitchen and the Jammin’ Jumpers jump rope team will perform at noon. Registration encouraged at akronartmuseum.org (due to limited supplies) but drop-ins welcome.

Open House — The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, 2131 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, holds a noon-8 p.m. open house to celebrate the opening of Front Street and the center’s 80 years in the city. Demonstrations of bird carving, watercolor, alcohol inks and art journaling are planned. For a schedule, go to https://bit.ly/2J02oSP.

Flea at the Farm — An upscale flea market, featuring handmade, repurposed and vintage items from artists, crafts people and collectors, is held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. the first Saturday of the month from June to September at Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula. Dates are June 2, June 30 (to coincide with Boston Mills Art Fest), July 7, August 4, and Sept. 1. (330) 657-2330; peninsulaflea@gmail.com.

Dorothy Shinn writes about art and architecture for the Akron Beacon Journal. Send information to her at the Akron Beacon Journal, P.O. Box 640, Akron, OH 44309-0640 or dtgshinn@att.net.