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2015 Akron Art Prize Exhibit Sept. 5-Oct. 3; Summit Artspace is again an exhibit location

The Akron Art Prize Exhibit will be Sept. 5 – Oct. 3 at downtown galleries including Summit Artspace Gallery. The public will be able to vote on their five favorite pieces. The piece with the most votes by Oct. 3 receives the grand prize and five runners-up receive cash awards. An app for voting will be available for smartphones. We’re going to […]

Hattie's Creative Arts opens in Summit Artspace

Welcome, Hattie’s Creative Arts, to Summit Artspace; art for sale and open for August 1 Artwalk!

Hattie’s Creative Arts will join the Summit Artspace community starting August 1. The studio is a program of Hattie Larlham, a non-profit organization that provides services to support people with developmental disabilities. Hattie’s Creative Arts has been searching for additional space for three years and knew once the Summit Artspace studio was available it was a […]

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Our thanks to the Akron Community Foundation for 2015 grant support that sustains Summit Artspace

The Akron Community Foundation, a valued partner of Summit Artspace and its mission, announced nearly $3.6 million in local grants for arts and culture that include Summit Artspace and arts organizations housed in the center. “We appreciate the continued support of ACF, especially as we embark on a new strategic direction, focusing on developing Summit Artspace […]

THE WILD ONES at Summit Artspace Gallery Opening Reception: Friday, July 10, 5 pm

Bold New Works take Viewers on Wild Ride; THE WILD ONES runs July 10-Aug. 16; Reception July 10, 5 pm

Take a walk on the wild side and experience a world of vibrant imagination, where art celebrates individuality through the eyes of Akron’s most exciting contemporary artists. This stunning exhibition opens at Summit Artspace Gallery on Friday, July 10, 2015 from 5-8pm and on view through Aug. 16, 2015. THE WILD ONES brings together strong […]

Joanne M. Green, New Executive Director

Joanne Green chosen as Summit Artspace Director

Joanne M. Green, a well-known communications leader in Akron, will take over the executive director post of the Akron Area Arts Alliance and its community arts center, Summit Artspace, after mid-July of this year. A resident of Akron, Green is currently the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the Akron Symphony Orchestra. She has […]

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