Frequently Asked Questions

Comtemporary painting by Janet Vorraber

I’ve Never Been to the Ocean by Janet Vorraber

Is there a cost to visit?

Entrance to the building and all exhibitions is free.

Can I purchase art?

Studio artists sell original artwork and other items out of their own studios; you can see the listing of the artists here.

Most art displayed in the exhibitions is for sale and can be purchased. To purchase, please see a volunteer at the gallery desks or contact a Summit Artspace staff member.

What are your hours?Fridays: 12 – 7 pm
Saturdays: 11 am – 5 pm

Check our  Events and Exhibits Calendar for details.
Go to the Artist Listing page to contact an artist for their availability in their studio.
Head to Plan Your Visit for more information.

Where are you located?

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

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

If you would like to display your artwork in one of our galleries, see our current calls-for-art and enter into one of our juried exhibitions here. For information about a solo or small group show, please email

How do I support Summit Artspace?

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

Where do I park?

In Akron, free parking is available behind the building and across the street if there is overflow.

What is Akron Artwalk?

Akron Artwalks are temporarily suspended, but more details will be announced soon. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Artwalk is a free Akron event with galleries and art studios open at Summit Artspace on East Market and the Northside District. Summit Artspace organizes the event. For more information, click here.

What is Third Thursday?

Summit Artspace’s participation as a 3rd Thursday site is temporarily suspended, but more details will be announced soon. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

3rd Thursday is a monthly event highlighting arts, culture, cuisine and entertainment in downtown Akron. Local artists display their recent and prized creations. You can find more information from the Downtown Akron Partnership here. Please check Downtown Akron Partnership’s social media for times during the Pandemic.

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. To sign up please click here.

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: 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