Frequently Asked Questions

Comtemporary painting by Janet Vorraber

I’ve Never Been to the Ocean by Janet Vorraber

Is there a cost to see exhibits?

Entrance to the exhibits is free.

Can I purchase art?

Some artists operate their own studio shops full of  their original art at the Akron and  Barberton locations of Summit Atspace. You can see the listing of the artists at the two locations here.  Art on exhibit in the galleries is also sometimes on sale and can be purchased at the desks in the main galleries at both locations.

What are your hours?

Summit Artspace on East Market
Regular hours during exhibitions are:
Thursday & Friday 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Open the first Saturday of the month for Artwalk from 5-9 p.m.
Open for 3rd THURSDAY, 4-7 p.m.
Check our  Events Calendar or the Exhibits Calendar for specifics.
Go to the Artist Listing page to contact an artist for their availability in their studio.
Head to Plan Your Visit for more information.

Summit Artspace on Tusc
Regular hours during exhibitions are:
Friday 5-8 p.m.
Saturday 12-5 p.m.
Open for Barberton 4th Friday from 5-9 p.m.
Check our  Events Calendar or Exhibits Calendar for specifics.
Go to the Artist Listing page to contact an artist for availability in his/her studio.
Head to Plan Your Visit for more information.

Where are you located in downtown Akron?

Our Akron site is located at 140 E Market St, Akron, OH 44308. For a map, go to Plan Your Visit.

Where are you located in Barberton?

 571 W Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton, OH 44203. For a map, go to Plan Your Visit.

How do I enter my art in an exhibit?

Check the Call for Artists page for details and requirements.

How do I support Summit Artspace?

You can donate time, make a donation or sponsor an exhibit. Learn more here.

How do I show my art in one of your galleries?

If you would like to display your artwork in our of our galleries, staff will help arrange for space and time. For more information, click here.

Where do I park?

Akron: Parking is behind the building and across the street if there is overflow.

Barberton: There is free parking downtown near the building.

What is Artwalk?

The first Saturday of each month from 5 to 9 p.m., Artwalk is a free Akron event with galleries and art studios open at Summit Artspace on East Market and at Northside. A trolley provides free transportation. Summit Artspace organizes the event. For more information, click here.

What is 4th Friday?

Summit Artspace organizes an event in downtown Barberton every fourth Friday of the month, 5-9 p.m. The gallery and artist studios are open for 4th Friday. To participate, contact kamelia@summitartspace.org.

What is Third Thursday?

3rd Thursday is a monthly event highlighting arts, culture, cuisine and entertainment in downtown Akron. Local artists display their recent and prized creations. Summit Artspace is open from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. every 3rd Thursday. You can find more information from the Downtown Akron Partnership here.

How do I join the email newsletter list?

Summit Artspace publishes a regular email newsletter that provides information about new art exhibitions, artist events, calls for submitting artwork, happenings in the studios in our Akron and Barberton locations as well as ways to sign-up for programs. Please send the following information to us via this email address:  editor@summitartspace.orgCopy and paste this list into the email and then complete: EMAIL, FIRST NAME and LAST NAME.

How do I receive exhibition Postcards

Please send your full name and address including city, state and zip code to us via this email address: info@summitartspace.org. In the subject line, please write, “Add me to your mailing list.”

 

A collage of rose, blue, mauve, gray and black with found object and photos by Shirley Ende-Saxe

Not Salt/Smoke & Roses by Shirley Ende-Saxe