Firestone Park celebrates its 100 year anniversary with its annual Parade and Festival! This year we are re-energizing the classic event by inviting artists and performers to facilitate community art projects and to share theatre, music, and dance performance. The goal is to build community through collaborative art in a place that exemplifies Akron’s rubber history.
The Festival is Saturday June 25, 2016 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. We’re looking for (but not excluded to) large community art projects, acoustic music sets, and short performances including play readings, excerpts from larger performances, storytelling, improv and stand-up comedy, and dance. We’re open to all artists who want to celebrate Firestone Park’s past and present.
There will be an interest meeting for any artists, performers, or volunteers to learn more about the Festival on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Firestone Park Community Center.
If you are interested (no commitment yet!) please fill out this form by May 15th:
Questions? Email Katie Beck at email@example.com.
Summit Artspace is interested in the many ways in which BIPOC+ artists impact our communities through their art. One artist will be selected to receive a $1,000 stipend to support the creation of a solo exhibition in Summit Artspace’s Horizon Gallery. Click here to apply.