A Hole in the River Photography Exhibit, Phases and Squares Show at The Box Gallery, Sept. 5-Oct. 4; free reception on Sept. 5

The Box Gallery will feature “A Hole in the River,” a photographic series by Bradley Hart of in-camera multiple exposures, organized in sequences, contesting the perception of experience and the mere memory of it. The Small Box Gallery will be showing “Phases and Squares,” with work by Helen Wilson and Susan Mencini.  The Box Gallery is a project […]


What do Akron mayoral candidates say about the arts? Join us for Akron Mayoral Forum on Arts and Culture, Monday, Aug. 31, 5:30 pm at Summit Artspace

Please join the 2015 Akron mayoral candidates for a discussion on the community’s arts and culture sector. The Akron Mayoral Forum on Arts and Culture, hosted by ArtsNow and Summit Artspace, will take place from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Summit Artspace located at 140 E. Market Street in […]


2015 Akron Art Prize Exhibit Sept. 5-Oct. 3; Summit Artspace is again an exhibit location; see our list of artists

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 […]


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 […]


Check out the Summit Artspace Events Calendar by clicking here.

Click through here, to our Artist Studios and information on the downtown Akron Artwalk, the first Saturday of the month (except July). The Summit Artspace building with its galleries and studios is open from 5 pm to 10 pm.
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