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Remembering Connie as she planned it! A memorial and sale on Sunday, Sept. 25, 3-6 pm in her Summit Artspace studio; all welcome!

There will be less color and artistry on the third floor of Summit Artspace, the Greater Akron downtown community art center, with the passing of fiber artist and writer Connie Bloom on Aug. 29, 2016. Connie set up her quilt-making studio on the top floor of Summit Artspace in 2010. She fixed the lighting and […]

The Art of Nikki Bartel, A Magickal Passage; opening Friday, Sept. 23 with free reception at Nine Muses in Barberton

The Art of Nikki Bartel A Magickal Passage Nine Muses Art Gallery 584 W Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton Sept. 23 – Oct. 15 2016 Opening Reception, Friday, Sept. 23, 5-8 pm   Journey with Nikki through the Brambles and Thickets onward and into Dreamland. A “magickal” passage back into the realms of Creativity. Opening night is […]

Download our list of Akron Art Prize events and then start syncing your calendar! Affordable workshops!

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2D & 3D artists call to apply for ReWorks Upcycle Art Project, deadline is Sept. 30

Upcycle Art Project ABOUT THE PROJECT The Upcycle Art Project intends to challenge artists to take materials that are no longer in use and give them a second life and new function as a piece of art. In doing so, the finished product often becomes more practical, valuable and beautiful than what it previously was. […]

Summit Artspace has events for Akron Art Prize month; check out the activities and workshops!

Download the schedule of Summit Artspace activities by clicking here. AUG. 26-SEPT. 17 Post Akron Wartime Art Exhibit–Aug. 26-Sept. 17, Nine Muses Art Gallery, 584 W. Tuscarawas Ave, Barberton, 234-571-2721, ninemusesart.com, free. David A. Leas brings representations of the agro-industrial non-abstract through paint and the painting process.  Gallery hours are Monday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday & Wednesday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thursday, 7 […]

Call to Artists for FRESH Art 2017 Juried Exhibition; closes Dec. 1, 2016

FRESH Art 2017 Juried Exhibition  CALL TO ARTISTS NOW OPEN Deadline for Entry: December 1, 2016 Exhibition dates: January 13-February 18, 2017  Flex your creative muscles and take your art in new directions using a FRESH perspective in this 13th annual juried show. Accepted work will feature novel styles, original thinking, and demonstrate a high level […]

Summit Artspace to manage Art Center on Tusc & Nine Muses Gallery in Barberton

AKRON, OH— Summit Artspace took over the keys and administration of the Art Center on Tuscarawas (ACoT) and Nine Muses Art Gallery this week from Neighborhood Development Services, Inc., with a focus on advancing the art scene in downtown Barberton. The move combines the county’s largest community arts center and its three galleries with the two art […]