Dorothy Shinn

A free public reception for the new exhibit Intersections: Artists Master Line and Space at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Organized by the museum, the new show explores connections between sculptures and works on paper by Mark Fox, Anne Lindberg, Nathalie Miebach, John Newman, Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard.

These artists, several of whom will be on hand to discuss their work, create innovative compositions using nontraditional materials and processes.

Future free events related to this exhibit include:

•?Gallery Tour with Isabel Farnsworth — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6

•?John Newman: Synapse Lecture — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Folk Hall, University of Akron, 150 E. Exchange St., Akron

•?Artists’ Dialogue — 6:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Akron Art Museum Auditorium, 1 S. High St. Anne Lindberg, Andrea Myers, John Newman and Kate Budd (moderator)

•?Nathalie Miebach: Synapse Lecture — 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Folk Hall, University of Akron, 150 E. Exchange St., Akron

•?Reading Under the Cloud Book Club, The Sculptor — 6 p.m. Nov. 10. Join the museum’s book club for a discussion of the New York Times best-selling graphic novel The Sculptor by Scott McCloud.

•?Film: Eva Hesse — 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Akron Art Museum Auditorium.

Two ticketed events are also associated with the exhibit. They are:

•?Tuesday Musical FUZE Concert, Weather Scores: Science, Data, Sculpture & Music — 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Akron Art Museum Auditorium, 1 S. High St. Tickets $25 at tuesdaymusical.org or 330-761-3460 or at the door.

•?Neos Dance Theatre Performance, Symbiosis — 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Akron Art Museum Auditorium and Galleries. Tickets: $25 general admission; $15 for students, seniors and Akron Art Museum members at www.neosdancetheatre.org or at the door.

The exhibit is supported in part by the Lehner Family Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council. Special thanks to Hilton Garden Inn in Akron.

Other events at the museum include:

•?Saturday — 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Yoga & Meditation in the Garden

•?Saturday — 10:30 a.m. to noon, Tots Create: Strings and Things

•?Saturday — 1 to 3 p.m., Kids Studio, Portal to Space: Weave a Window with a View

•?Wednesday — Member Event Pumpkin Glass Blowing

For more information call 330-376-9186 or go to https://akronartmuseum.org/calendar/.

Thursday

Opening — The Kent State School of Art Collection and Galleries’ Downtown Gallery opens the National Collage Society’s 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition with a 5 to 7 p.m. opening reception. Both the exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. On view through Oct. 29. For information, call 330-672-1369 or visit www.kent.edu/galleries/downtown-gallery.

Saturday

Art Take-In — The Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, 2131 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, is accepting works for its 33rd Annual Regional Juried Art Show between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The show opens to the public on Wednesday. For information call 330-928-8092 or go to cvartcenter.org.

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.