Summit Artspace on Tusc
Summit Artspace is a non-profit community art center organization that provides studio, exhibit and programming spaces in Summit County and the surrounding area for local artists and arts organizations; and is a center for art education open to all residents. It is a joint project with the County of Summit. Summit Artspace is committed to promoting arts and cultural activities and to building public awareness of the value of arts and culture to the quality of life and the local economy. Summit Artspace buildings include the main location, Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 E. Market Street, Akron, and Summit Artspace on Tusc, 571 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton. Formerly the first site of the Akron Beacon Journal, the downtown Akron building houses galleries, artist studios, administrative offices and offices for several arts organizations as well as performance space, workshop areas and meeting rooms. The Akron center is owned by the County of Summit, which has been a significant and valued supporter of Summit Artspace as community space. The Barberton location provides gallery spaces, artist studios, workshop areas and meeting spaces. It is a project of the City of Barberton and Summit Artspace. Contact Summit Artspace at 330-376-8480. On the Web at www.summitartspace.org. Find us on Facebook, on Twitter @AkronAreaArts, Instagram and Snapchat.