The award-winning new John S. and James L. Knight Building designed by renowned Viennese architecture firm
COOP HIMMELB(L)AU adds 64,000 square feet to the existing museum. The expansion increases the museumís ability to originate and present traveling special exhibitions and display major, rarely seen works of art from its permanent holdings, as well as new acquisitions in photography and sculpture, special strengths and focus of the institutionís recent collecting. The expansion also features new public spaces such as an auditorium, a store and a cafe, allowing the Akron Art Museum to become a civic gathering place in the heart of downtown Akron.
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