THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON'S DRS. NICHOLAS AND DOROTHY CUMMINGS

Center for the History of Psychology

In Association with the Smithsonian Institution

About the Center

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The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology, located at The University of Akron in Akron, Ohio, collects, preserves, provides access to, and interprets the historical record of psychology and related human sciences. Read more.

The Center houses the Archives of the History of American Psychology, the National Museum of Psychology and the Institute for Human Science and Culture

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Announcements

New Exhibit: Lakota Wía

The Institute for Human Science and Culture at the Cummings Center is honored to host a new exhibit by artist Claire Heldman Oyate Wankan Wiá. Lakota Wiá features original art alongside unique handcrafted pieces of cultural and artistic significance made by and for the artist’s mother, Delma Heldman. The exhibit is on now in the Metzger Galleries.
 

New Exhibit: Cleveland on the Couch

Developed by the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center, Cleveland on the Couch explores the arrival and impact of psychoanalysis in the United States, with a focus on the local connections between the Freud family and the establishment of a psychoanalytic stronghold in Cleveland.
The new exhibit is now open at the National Museum of Psychology.
 
 

Location, hours and contact

73 South College Street, Akron, OH, 44325-4302

Museum and Institute Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sunday and Monday: Closed

Current health & safety precautions.

Archives: By appointment

Phone: 330-972-7284

Email: ahap@uakron.edu

Parking: Free parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the building. Visitors can also park in Lot 30 at the corner of College and Market streets. Metered parking is available along South College Street.


 

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