“Transitions” to Open at Summit Artspace Gallery, Friday, October 17th, 5-8 pm

Transitions is set to open at Summit Artspace Gallery with an opening reception on Friday, October 17th from 5 pm until 8 pm. The exhibit features the work of ceramics artist Allison Elia and paints by Eli Donahue. The exhibit will run until November 15th.

There are two artist talks associated with this exhibit. The first, “The Evolution of the Akron Art Museum” will be given by Carol Murphy, Chief of External Affairs at the Akron Art Museum, will be held at Summit Artspace on Thursday, October 23rd at 7 pm. The second, “Coping with Change: Art as Therapy”, Zara Geiger, a registered art therapist, will explore the world of art as therapy. Both artists talks are free and no registration is required.

Summit Artspace Gallery hours are Thursday, 12 pm-9 pm, Friday and Saturday, 12 pm-5 pm. For more information call the Akron Area Arts Alliance at 330-376-8480.

Summit Artspace is a project of the Akron Area Arts Alliance in partnership with Summit County government.  It is located in the historic Akron Beacon building at 140 E. Market St., one block east of the Akron Art Museum.  The gallery receives support from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Akron Community Foundation, John A. McAlonan Fund, Ohio Arts Council, the Corbin Foundation, GAR Foundation and the SUMMA Foundation.




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