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December 2018

Artwalk

December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summit Artspace, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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ARTWALK AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE AND NORTHSIDE FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH DOWNTOWN AKRON, 5-9 PM UPCOMING ARTWALK DATES: DECEMBER 1, 2018 January 5, 2019 February 2, 2019 March 2, 2019 April 6, 2019 May 4, 2019 June 1, 2019   SPECIAL kaleidoscope show ACTIVITIES AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET FOR ARTWALK Watch internationally-known award-winning artist Tom Baldwin create amazing bird carvings for one of three demos hosted by the 16th Annual Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show on Dec. 1, 2018 at Summit…

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Mini Shadow Box Demo for Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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The members of the Alliance of Visual Arts in the Akron area share their talents annually at demos that coincide with the organization's Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show. Come out and see Kimberly S. Porter re-imagine the ordinary with a shadow box! Kimberly Porter will follow with a demo of her creative Artplusoul Experience entitled “A New Thing” creating a mini-shadow box from pre-colored coloring book pages. Kimberly will be working from 7-9 p.m. You can learn more about her at…

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Woodcarving Demo for Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show

December 1 @ 5:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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The members of the Alliance of Visual Arts in the Akron area share their talents annually at demos that coincide with the organization's Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show. Come out and see Tom Baldwin, a master at woodcarving! Watch internationally-known award-winning artist Tom Baldwin create amazing bird carvings for one of three demos hosted by the 16th Annual Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show on Dec. 1, 2018 at Summit Artspace on East Market. Tom will be working from 5-7 p.m. His website is http://songofwood.com/. The…

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Beading Demo for Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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The members of the Alliance of Visual Arts in the Akron area share their talents annually at demos that coincide with the organization's Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show. Come out and see how Gail Marshall Taber turns bling into art for this beading demo! Watch award-winning artist Gail Marshall Taber create art with beads and bling for one of three demos hosted by the 16th Annual Kaleidoscope Holiday Art Show on Dec. 1, 2018 at Summit Artspace on East Market. Gail will be…

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November 2018

Shop Small Saturday Akron at Summit Artspace

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Summit Artspace on East Market art studios will be open for Shop Small Saturday Akron, Nov. 24, 10 am-5 pm. There will also be pop-up shops on our third floor. Great start to your holiday shopping! PARKING BEHIND THE SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET BUILDING HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE See the Summit Artspace event calendar for directions. Plan your visit by clicking here. Have questions? Here is our Frequently Asked Questions page. 

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October 2018

Artwalk

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summit Artspace, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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ARTWALK AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE AND NORTHSIDE FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH DOWNTOWN AKRON, 5-9 PM UPCOMING ARTWALK DATES: OCTOBER 6, 2018 NOVEMBER 3, 2018 DECEMBER 1, 2018 ARTWALK kicks off your fall calendar of events in downtown Akron! Artwalk is always the first Saturday of the month, 5-9 pm. Summit Artspace and its Artwalk partners are underwriting the trolley so you can travel in style and comfort! FREE TROLLEY TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM ARTWALK LOCATIONS! What you’ll find at the…

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High Arts Festival Final Day & Finale Celebration

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, elevates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category via a mobile…

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High Arts Festival

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, elevates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category via a mobile…

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High Arts Festival

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category…

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September 2018

High Arts Festival

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category…

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High Arts Festival

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category…

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High Arts Festival

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category…

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High Arts Festival

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category…

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High Arts Festival

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category via a mobile…

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High Arts Festival Workshop with Bao Mistura

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Image for international group Bao Mistura

International artist team Boa Mistura is in Akron for the High Arts Festival making their first of two art installations to beautify public space and inspire the Akron arts community with out- o0 -the-box thinking. The team will use their signature Anamorphosis technique to engage eyes and speak to pedestrians and drivers along South High Street as part of the High Arts Festival 2018. Creating a workshop for the High Arts Festival In this workshop at Summit Artspace for the High Arts Festival,…

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High Arts Festival

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category via a mobile…

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3rd Thursday in Akron

September 20 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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SUMMIT ARTSPACE loves when 3rd Thursday in Akron comes around 3rd Thursday in Akron is a monthly event highlighting arts, culture, cuisine and entertainment in downtown. Take the free trolley to Summit Artspace and more than 20 destinations from the Northside District to The University of Akron for art, music, events, shopping and dining the third Thursday of each month from 4-8 p.m. Please note that Summit Artspace's hours are 4-7 p.m. Visitors can hop and hop off the trolley…

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High Arts Festival Artist Panel Discussion

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Image of artists painting for Artist Panel discussion for 2018 High Arts Festival

Join us for a panel discussion about the Akron art community during the High Arts Festival. Light refreshments will be provided by Culinary Chameleon. Moderator Alison Caplan - Director of Education, Akron Art Museum Panelists April Couch - Totally Tangled Creations Ace Epps - The SAC Jaron LeGrair - Jaron M. LeGrair Studio Chris Miller - Communications & Community Investment Officer, Akron Community Foundation, and editor for The Akronist Anderson Turner - Director, School of Art Collection & Galleries, Kent State University Morgan Lasher -  Amp…

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Marbling Art Demo for High Arts Festival

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Logo for Sunshine on Silk for High Arts Festival demonstration

Free Water Marbling demonstration and workshop with Sunshine on Silk at Summit Artspace during the High Arts Festival is open for registration. Sushine on Silk is located in Studio 301. The High Arts Festival demo/workshop is free. WHAT IS WATER MARBLING? Water Marbling on paper began in Japan in the 10th Century. It was called Suminagashi, meaning “floating ink" and was traditionally done in black and gray tones. Artists blew on the water to create different patterns. In 15th Century…

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High Arts Festival

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for Visual Arts for the High Arts Festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 6, 2018 a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival High Arts Festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for favorites in each category via a mobile…

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High Arts Festival Opening

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Akron annual High Arts Festival logo with emblems showing music, film, literary arts and visual arts

Summit Artspace is the location for High Arts Festival OPening a 23-day visual art, music, film and literary art festival Friday, Sept. 14, is the High Arts Festival Opening at Summit Artspace on East Market. The festival, organized by the Akron Downtown Partnership, celebrates the excellence of the arts community through peer-to-peer assessment, connecting new audiences to local art and individual artists, and increasing the awareness of the vibrant artistic hub that exists in downtown Akron. The public will continue to vote for…

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November 2018

3rd Thursday in Akron

November 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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logo for 3rd Thursday in Akron

SUMMIT ARTSPACE loves when 3rd Thursday in Akron comes around! 3rd Thursday in Akron is a monthly event highlighting arts, culture, cuisine and entertainment in downtown. Take the free trolley to Summit Artspace and more than 20 destinations from the Northside District to The University of Akron for art, music, events, shopping and dining the third Thursday of each month from 4-8 p.m. Please note that Summit Artspace's hours are 4-7 p.m. Visitors can hop and hop off the trolley…

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Artist Panel for Against the Sky Landscape Exhibit

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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FREE ARTIST DISCUSSION PANEL FOR AGAINST THE SKY EXHIBIT Celebrating the landscape genre has been a tradition at Summit Artspace since the galleries opened.  The wonderfully divergent and creative way local artists see a landscape will be on display in the Against the Sky Juried Landscape Art Exhibition which runs until Nov. 17 at  Summit Artspace on East Market. Summit Artspace on East Market is located at 140 E. Market St., Akron. The artists and photographers who have works in Against the Sky will talk…

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Artwalk

November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summit Artspace, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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ARTWALK AT SUMMIT ARTSPACE AND NORTHSIDE FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH DOWNTOWN AKRON, 5-9 PM UPCOMING ARTWALK DATES: NOVEMBER 3, 2018 DECEMBER 1, 2018 ARTWALK kicks off your fall calendar of events in downtown Akron! Artwalk is always the first Saturday of the month, 5-9 pm. Summit Artspace and its Artwalk partners are underwriting the trolley so you can travel in style and comfort! FREE TROLLEY TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM ARTWALK LOCATIONS! What you’ll find at the Artwalk locations– Summit…

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Scott Thomas Furniture Sale

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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Don Drumm art adorning Scott Thomas furniture

If you missed it the first time around last year, here's your chance to browse and buy art that is furniture from the Scott Thomas Furniture Company in Summit Artspace's Transition Gallery on Nov. 2-3. The company has designed a line of furniture featuring art by Akron artist Don Drumm. The hours are: Friday, Nov. 2, 12- 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 3, 12- 9 p.m. during the November Artwalk. The sale is open to the public. Surface of Scott…

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October 2018

3rd Thursday in Akron

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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SUMMIT ARTSPACE loves when 3rd Thursday in Akron comes around! 3rd Thursday in Akron is a monthly event highlighting arts, culture, cuisine and entertainment in downtown. Take the free trolley to Summit Artspace and more than 20 destinations from the Northside District to The University of Akron for art, music, events, shopping and dining the third Thursday of each month from 4-8 p.m. Please note that Summit Artspace's hours are 4-7 p.m. Visitors can hop and hop off the trolley…

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November 2018

Don Drumm Inspired Furniture Sale

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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If you missed it the first time around last year, here's your chance to browse and buy Don Drumm inspired furniture from the Scott Thomas Furniture Company in Summit Artspace's Transition Gallery on Nov. 2-3. The company has designed a line of furniture featuring art by Akron artist Don Drumm. The hours are: Friday, Nov. 2, 12- 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 3, 12- 9 p.m. during the November Artwalk. The sale is open to the public. Rosemary Hamed, known…

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December 2018

Kaleidoscope Artist Panel

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44308 US
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The 16th Annual Kaleidoscope Juried Holiday Show is the most anticipated and final art competition of the year at Summit Artspace on East Market. HEAR THE ARTISTS TALK ABOUT THEIR WORK The Kaleidoscope artists will gather for a free panel discussion led by Juror, David Rankin, on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 7-8 p.m. in the main gallery surrounded by the artwork. The event is free. Reserve your seat here: https://bit.ly/2ROnGa1. See the winners here. Kaleidoscope is AN AREA HOLIDAY TRADITION…

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