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Below: Take a video tour of Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art!
Featuring nearly 70 works across both traditional and digital disciplines, Open World offers something surprising around every corner. Artistic Director Jeremiah Matthew Davis shows you around the exhibition that engages gamers, pop culture enthusiasts, art aficionados and casual fans of all ages alike.
Get a look at the entire gallery and delve into some of the individual works below, then grab your free tickets to see it yourself. The exhibition closes Feb. 21.
Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art is organized by the Akron Art Museum and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Ohio Arts Council, The Tom and Marilyn Merryweather Fund, and National Endowment for the Arts.
This exhibition is also made possible through the generous support of the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, Delaware Resource Group, Anonymous, CNS, Annie Bohanon, The Kanady Family, George Records and Glenna and Richard Tanenbaum.
Images: Artistic Director Jeremiah Matthew Davis stands in the Open World gallery. Installation view of Butt Johnson's The Ambassadors (2008) and Various Controllers, Maps and a Robotic Accessory (2007). Photo: Ann Sherman.