Event Space

Completing the offerings for art-related activities on the second floor of Summit Artspace, the large Event area located behind the Business Center has 2, 980 square feet of multipurpose space available  for a wide variety of uses.  Individuals and organizations are welcome to rent the space at affordable rates for events including, but not limited to:

  • Rehearsals                                        • Art Installations
  • Small performances                            • Fine art exhibitions
  • Readers theater                                • Meetings / Lectures
  • Auditions                                         • Poetry readings
  • Film/video production                         • Improv comedy
  • Recitals                                            • Receptions
  • Film screenings                                  • Large workshops


Rental rates include use of upholstered stacking chairs.  All other equipment, including A/V, risers, special lighting or a stage, need to be brought in.  A freight elevator is conveniently located in the back of Summit Artspace near the loading dock for easy set-up.

Please note that out of consideration for office tenants, some uses of the space may be restricted during regular business hours.

To schedule a site visit or for information on booking the multipurpose space, contact Don Parsisson, at 330-376-8480 or via email don@akronareaarts.org.

** Please Note: Our facilities are not available for weddings or wedding receptions.


$175 for 3-hour period, to include any set-up or tear-down. This is a fixed rate. Additional time at $25 per half-hour.


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