First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are

Ascherman-H-Cap-Davis-1Herbert Ascherman Jr. - Cap Davis



First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are, a collection of photographic portraits by Herbert Ascherman Jr. featuring emergency response personnel from the Greater Cleveland Area.
September 15 - November 5, 2016

Join us for an opening reception on Thursday, September 15 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

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Archives Speak Postcard

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) presents The Archives Speak.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) will be celebrating the book launch and signing of our landmark publication, The Archives Speak, with an exhibition opening on November 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The Archives Speak is the definitive information source guide for our 62 Archived Artists. The book contains the Archived Artists’ portraits, biographical information, career information, and examples of their artwork.

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  • Studio Tour with Archived Artist William Martin Jean

    William Martin Jean - Turnstile II

    As part of our 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, the Artists Archives is hosting private studio tours of Founder David E. Davis’ studio and a selection of the other early supporting artists. The series continues with an intimate look at William Martin Jean’s studio in the Tower Press Buil...

    October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Oral Histories Project Premiere

    AAWR Oral Histories Project premier

    As part of the 20th Anniversary Founder’s Exhibition, we will be premiering our Oral Histories Documentary Film Project which consists of short documentaries created by Akron independent film maker Ted Sikora and noted Cleveland photographer Chuck Mintz.  These histories, each running approximate...

    November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Studio Tour of Founding Artist David E. Davis’ Studio

    Details coming soon.

    December 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Get to Know the Archives!

    Annual Holiday party for members featuring a behind-the-scenes tour of the Artists Archive. More details coming soon.

    December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm