Downtown Akron Partnership
Downtown Akron Partnership is working with Boa Mistura, an artist collective from Spain, on a new public art installation for the National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM Middle School plaza in downtown Akron. Volunteers are needed to help paint the mural on the plaza.
All volunteers must sign a waiver before participating. Volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The download the waiver, click here.
For more information visit downtownakron.com.
Below are some important notes regarding the project.
- Where is the plaza?
- The plaza is located on the corner of University and Broadway in downtown Akron. For your GPS, you can use the school’s address: 199 S. Broadway St. Akron, OH 44308
- Where do I park?
- There are some street parking spaces nearby as well as a couple parking decks within a block or two. Feel free to use our website to located the most convenient parking. Meters and decks are free on Friday night and all day Saturday.
- What do I wear?
- Wear comfortable clothes that are OK to get a little messy. DO you already have a pair of shoes or pants covered in paint? Those are event better. Please also dress for the weather. You will be in the sun will painting, but you are welcome to take breaks in the shade as needed.
- We will provide bottled water for all volunteers. We also have kneeling pads and gloves to protect your knees from getting sore and your hands from getting paint covered.
- There will be clean port-a-johns and a handwashing station available on site.
STEM Plaza - 199 S. Broadway St.