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Success at reopening! New shows coming up!

We’re so happy to be open again! Tickets are good to visit gallery show at Summit Artspace on East Market in Akron and Summit Artspace on Tusc in Barberton during public hours. Artists with studios in the buildings will each have their own reopening timelines and guidelines.

Summit Artspace will be following state directives so visitors will need to register for a timed, ticket at Eventbrite.  Links below. Tickets are free. Your ticket is for 1.5 hours but feel free to stay longer and see the amazing local artwork. Thursdays from 12 to 3 p.m. are reserved for vulnerable populations at Summit Artspace on East Market. If you have questions or are experiencing difficulty, call our office at 330-376-8480.

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Please choose a date and time and complete the registration. Tickets are free. If you have questions or are experiencing difficulty, call our office at 330-376-8480.

SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET
140 E. Market St., Akron
GALLERY HOURS: THURSDAYS,12-7 p.m. with 12-3 p.m. reserved for vulnerable populations;
FRIDAYS, 12-7 p.m.; SATURDAYS, 12-5 p.m.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE, TIMED TICKET. 

SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON TUSC
571 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton
GALLERY HOURS: FRIDAYS, 5-8 p.m.; SATURDAYS, 12-5 p.m.

CHECK FOR NEW SHOWS. 



Gallery shows at Summit Artspace locations
Aug. 21-Sept. 26, 2020

FEMICENTRIC: 2020 VISION

Femicentric: 2020 Vision Juried Art Exhibition
Aug. 21 – Sept 26, 2020 | Opens Aug. 21, noon
Summit Artspace on East Market

Set for the main gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market, FEMICENTRIC: 2020 VISION is juried by noted Akron area artist P.R. Miller. The show revolves around the themes of liberation, evolution, empowerment, entitlement and the progress of women.

Open to local artists of all genders, the show challenged them to create distinctive work that honors and embodies the impact and legacy of women who have shaped history, who are changing the present, and who will impact the future.  The art will be complimented by creatively written artist statements analyzing how their work fits the call for art using poetry, narrative or imaginative linguistics.

FEMICENTRIC opens on Friday, Aug. 21, 12 p.m., and runs until Saturday, Sept 26, 5 p.m. Artist awards will be announced by Miller on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m., and can be seen via video on the Summit Artspace YouTube Channel and social media or highlighted in the gallery. See the winners on our website after Aug. 21.

In addition, the show is open starting at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, and through Artwalk from 5-8 p.m. Artwalk is an art/retail event organized by Summit Artspace on East Market in downtown Akron on the first Saturday of the month.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE, TIMED TICKET.


She/Her/Hers Art Exhibit

She/Her/Hers Juried Art Exhibition
Aug. 21 – Sept. 26, 2020 | Opens Aug. 21, noon
Summit Artspace on East Market

She/Her/Hers is a juried art exhibition by artists who are women and those identifying as women in the THREE G Gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market. Juried by award-winning artist Linda Hutchinson of Kent, the exhibition commemorates the centennial of the 19th Amendment confirming women’s right to vote and the complex advancement women have made toward gender equality.

She/Her/Hers opens on Friday, Aug. 21, 12 p.m., and runs until Saturday, Sept 26, 5 p.m. Artist awards will be announced on Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m., and can be seen via video on the Summit Artspace YouTube Channel and social media or highlighted in the gallery. See the winners on our website after Aug. 21.

In addition, the show is open starting at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, and through Artwalk from 5-8 p.m. Artwalk is an art/retail event organized by Summit Artspace on East Market in downtown Akron on the first Saturday of the month.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE, TIMED TICKET.


Discarded and Rediscovered

FOUND OBJECTS FIND A HOME IN DISCARDED AND REDISCOVERED
July 18 – Sept. 5, 2020 | Opens July 18, 5 p.m.
Summit Artspace on Tusc

Gwen Waight

Juror Gwen Waight

See objects in their second lives as art in Discarded and Rediscovered at Summit Artspace on Tusc, 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton. The show juried by artist Gwen Waight of Peninsula. For this exhibition, artists are challenged to repurpose, reclaim, and rediscover discarded materials through the production of strong and compelling artwork.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE, TIMED TICKET.

Show image art: ABC aka: thank you i have my own by Gwen Waight, juror for Discarded and Rediscovered.


ARTWALK | Summit Artspace on East Market
Sept. 5, 2020 | 5 – 8 p.m.
Summit Artspace on Tusc

Artwalk is an art/retail event organized by Summit Artspace on East Market in downtown Akron on the first Saturday of the month, from 5-8 p.m.

What you’ll find at the Artwalk locations–

  • Summit Artspace on East Market: Galleries, artist studios, pop-ups and more
  • Zeber-Martell Studio and Gallery: See the exceptional functional and decorative ceramics by the artists, as well as a large selection of jewelry and much more to delight shoppers!
  • Northside Cellar: Check out what they have in the shop plus Art 4 Artwalk.
  • Bluff Blue Door Gallery: Visit the galleries in this unique setting.
  • Sweet Modern: Fine vintage mid-century furniture and decor
  • Akron Soul Train: (RE-OPENS IN SEPTEMBER 2020) Akron Soul Train is an artist residency village connecting and empowering the community and artists by granting fellowships that provide resources for all creative disciplines to foster a more vibrant downtown Akron.
  • Gallery C: A new location at East 66 Cuyahoga Falls Ave., open for Akron Artwalk

Head to our website for links to our Artwalk partners.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE, TIMED TICKET.



ARTIST STUDIOS WELCOME YOU BACK

With re-entry to Summit Artspace on East Market, you can also check out the artists studios . Artists have been back at their studios for several weeks and many of them have continued to create new works that you’ll be able see and purchase. They will be determining their own reopening schedules and guidelines for spending time in their spaces.

Below are the guidelines for visiting Summit Artspace on East Market.

Visitors must wear masks.

Guidelines for visiting Summit Artspace

FREE PARKING BEHIND BUILDING AT
SUMMIT ARTSPACE ON EAST MARKET.

HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS.
ELEVATOR AVAILABLE AT BOTH LOCATIONS.

See the Summit Artspace exhibit calendar for show details.
Plan your visit by clicking here.
Have questions? Here is our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Please Note: All exhibitions are subject to becoming virtual at our website, summitartspace.org, due to the global pandemic.