The Palette: August 2016 August 4th, 2016 Our picks for art events happening in August Exclusive Meet and Greet with Mark Mothersbaugh and Gerald Casale August 13 at the Akron Art Museum, 6:30 pm DEVO co-founders Gerald Casale and Mark Mothersbaugh will screen and discuss DEVO music videos. Afterward, Casale and Mothersbaugh will mingle at a wine reception and autograph signing. The cost is $50 for museum members, $65 for non-members.Get tickets at akronartmuseum.org. The Wet Whistle and Canvas Experience: On Stage at the Akron Civic Theatre August 13 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 6:00pm If you enjoy wine, painting, spoken word, and music, then be sure to attend The Wet Whistle and Canvas Experience with Andre Williams. Wet your whistle with wine as you paint a sunset beachscape, listen to the sound of local musician Kofi Boakye, spoken word with local wordsmiths and live painting with Andre Evans. Tickets are $35.00 for the full experience or $10 for spoken word and music only. Cash Bar. photo courtesy of Stan Hywet Shakespeare: Macbeth Every weekend in August at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, 7:30 – 10 pm Enjoy Shakespeare under the stars in the Lagoon area of Stan Hywet. Macbeth will play every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night throughout August. Tickets are $15 to $33 and can be purchased at ohioshakespearefestival.com. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Now through August 14 at Weathervane Playhouse, various times The candy man can, and you can too. Check out this timeless sugary classic before time runs out. Tickets are $18 for adults and $14 for children under age 18. They can be purchased at weathervaneplayhouse.com. Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia Akron Art Museum This is the last month to catch DEVO co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh’s exhibit at the Akron Art Museum. His collection includes music, sculpture, postcard drawings, paintings and so much more. The Maker Sessions: Crafty Your Creative Business August 24 at the Bit Factory, 6 – 9 pm The creative geniuses behind Crafty Mart are hosting a series of entrepreneurial workshops for local makers. Experts will share their knowledge, resources and advice on various topics for developing and promoting a small business. Tickets are $20 for one session and can be purchased at craftymart.org. artApalooza August 20 at Boettler Park in Green, 10 am – 5 pm artApalooza is a juried fine art and craft show celebrating 12 years. Along with art, there will be food, entertainment and children’s art activities. Admission is free. (Featured image courtesy of Akron Art Museum) Tell your friends:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.