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New show at Rubber City Shakespeare opening May 27 until June 12

Women Beware Women tells the story of Bianca, a woman who escapes from her rich home to elope with the poor Leantio. Fearful and insecure, Leantio requires that his mother lock Bianca up while he is away. While locked up, the Duke of Florence spots Bianca in a window and attempts to woo her with […]

Summer Art Camp for kids 6-12 starting June 9, 2016

Interested in discovering the world of art? Are you 6-12? Come to the Summit Artspace’s Summer Camp on Thursdays to immerse yourself in a full day exploration of the arts! Each week will be something different, learn a new skill and meet new friends. Each session begins at 9 AM and goes until 3 PM.  Check […]

Hear the Akron Sound loud and clear at Summit Artspace, May 19-June 4

From the mid-70s through the 80s, Akron was churning out great music that the movement became known as the “Akron Sound”. Memorabilia that has been gathered so far will be displayed in a pop-up museum at Summit Artspace, May 19-June 4. Items will include a harmonica collection and rubber pants fashioned for Rod Firestone out of […]

FUSION gives free reign to science-inspired art; artist reception Friday, May 13, 5 pm

FUSION FINDS THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN ART AND SCIENCE New Exhibit at Summit Artspace Opens May 13 with Artist Reception Summit Artspace’s new show FUSION gives artists free reign to interpret the physical, science-based world through the creative lens of the human imagination. FUSION opens Friday, May 13, with a free artist reception, 5-8 p.m.  in […]

The BOX Gallery opens with two new solo shows, May 13-June 18; free reception on Friday, May 13, 5-8 pm

  The BOX Gallery in downtown Akron is hosting two solo shows from May 13 – Jun. 18, 2016:  Art Within: Excavated Books by David Gieske and Spirits, Souls and Ghosts by Jon Keppel. Meet the artists at the opening reception on Fri., May 13 from 5-8 pm at the BOX Gallery. Art Within features […]

Blimpin’ art for the Saturday, June 11, 2016 Summit Artspace Wine & Canvas Night, 6:30-9 pm

Wine & Canvas painting for adults. Create your own painting based on a theme–this month it is blimps!–for the evening with local artist Jennifer Davis of smART Studio in Akron. Paintings will be on a 16 x 20 canvas. All supplies are provided. All you need to do is bring a snack, some drinks and come […]

Print with passion at Rubber City Prints

Rubber City Prints, on the first floor of Summit Artspace, will be open for Walk-in Printmaking during the Saturday, April 2nd Artwalk, 5-9 pm. The shop will also be open for public print sales and tours during Summit Artspace Gallery hours: Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 7 pm Saturdays from noon to 5pm. Date Night Printmaking is back […]

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