Fall Arts & Entertainment Preview: Museums


Nov. 23-Mar. 16, Akron Art Museum, akronartmuseum.org

Artists use various forms of media — from wood to metal to printing presses — to replicate multiple copies of an image in these prints drawn from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This distinctive art form allows artists such as David Hockney, whose lithograph Views of Hotel Well III (pictured) is one of more than 80 prints in the exhibit, the ability to express their vision over and over.

Traitor: Spies, Lies and Justice Denied — The Dreyfus Affair

Oct. 8-early January, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, maltzmuseum.org

Alfred Dreyfus' tragic story demonstrates how the media made outrageous accusations to promote anti-Semitism. Relive his trial through newspaper clippings and caricatures that were posted throughout France in 1894. In addition, read the personal diary he kept while wrongfully imprisoned on Devil's Island.

Nature's Mating Games: Beyond the Birds & the Bees

Oct. 26-Apr. 27, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, cmnh.org

Witness the art of seduction in the animal kingdom, from courtship to the physical act of reproduction. Curated from the Natural History Museum of London, this take on animal attraction makes its North American debut and leaves little to the imagination with museum specimens, photographs and short films baring it all.

While You're There


Take in Ernest Thompson's love story of an aging couple and their troubled relationship with their daughter during On Golden Pond at Coach House Theatre, running Nov. 21-Dec. 15.

732 W. Exchange St., Akron, 330-434-7741, coachhousetheatre.org

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