French Blue corpuscles congregate at the top of the frame bordered by orange red dots on an oyster color background

By Isin Sezer

About Summit Artspace Rental Spaces

Summit Artspace locations in Downtown Akron and Downtown Barberton offer rental spaces for art exhibits, studios, creative offices, meetings, classes and events for a variety of purposes. This includes, but not limited to:

  • Art studios with space for retail
  • Craft and fine art pop-up shows
  • Auditions, rehearsals and performances
  • Art installations or exhibits
  • Meetings, lectures, workshops and classes
  • Readers theater
  • Concerts and recitals
  • Poetry readings
  • Film/video production
  • Film screenings
  • Improvisational comedy
  • Receptions

An artists works in one of the creative rental spaces.

Artist Studios

Establish your studio and display your work to new and existing customers in our studio rental spaces. Building open regular hours to the public.

A view of the third floor event rental spaces looking toward The BOX Gallery. Just ready for your event!

Event Space Rental

Hold your private event or nonprofit fundraiser in an artistic atmosphere and unique setting in our  event rental spaces.

Art gallery rental spaces like this one can be rented by artists, photographers, art graduate students. This is the 2018 "24" photography exhibit by Shane Wynn of Akron.


Rent a gallery to show your artistic work in our gallery rental spaces. Special rates for student shows. Galleries available in different sizes and prices. Reserve your gallery space with the contact information below.

Summit Artspace rental spaces are great for workshops and classes where businesses and the community can find a unique location for creative sessions. A photo with young community members in animated conversation during a session.

Workshops, Educational Classes

A creative atmosphere in a unique setting that will inspire new ideas and facilitate learning in our rental spaces for classes.

Photo shows Ace Epps in his office space in the Creative Business Center at Summit Artspace on East Market

Creative Office Space

Office space available to arts or arts-related organizations in rentals spaces in our creative business center.

140 E Market St, Akron, OH 44308

Rental spaces are easily accessible for delivery and set up.  Free parking and Wi-Fi are available.

Third Floor Event Space

This photo shows the possibilities for a well-attended event in one of the Summit Artspace rental spaces. There are comfortable chairs in well-spaced rows set up for an audience in front of speakers in a unique, colorful and inspiring environment.

Second Floor Event Space

Roger Riddle of Akron dressed in a jacket and tie checks out the Out-of-the-Box Auction items at the 2018 Arts Alive Awards at Fundraiser at Summit Artpspace on East Market.