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15th Annual Kaleidoscope: AVA Holiday Show at Summit Artspace on East Marke...

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Summit Artspace

140 East Market Street

Akron, OH 44308

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The talented artists from the Akron area's noted art societies go head-to-head against each other for the coveted awards of the Kaleidoscope Show. The show runs Dec. 1 through Jan. 6 in the main gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market. The show is free and open to the public. See the hours below.

Kaleidoscope is an annual juried show put on by the Alliance for the Visual Arts, comprised of the Akron Society of Artists, Artists of Rubber City, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center and the Women's Art League.

Gallery visitors will be able to vote for their favorite piece to win the coveted Kaleidoscope Award, a working kaleidoscope designed and hand-blown by glass artist Bob Pozarski. The winner will be announced at the gallery during First Night Akron, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Summit Artspace on East Market will be open from 6-9 p.m. for the end-of-year event. Sue Mencini was the 2016 People’s Choice winner.

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DEC. 1, 2017 OPENING RECEPTION
This is your invitation to the free Opening Reception of the 15th Annual Kaleidoscope: AVA's Holiday Show on Friday, Dec. 1, 5-8 pm, at Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 E. Martket St., Akron. The show is in the main gallery at SAonEM. The event is open to the public.

DEC. 9, 2017 KID WORKSHOPS FREE
Join talented local artists for fun and free Saturday workshops at Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 E. Market St., Akron. You can find registration for the session below or on Eventbrite.

DEC. 16, 2017 ADULT WORKSHOPS FREE
Join talented local artists for fun and free Saturday workshops at Summit Artspace on East Market, 140 E. Market St., Akron. You can find registration for the session below or on Eventbrite.

DEC. 31, 2017 PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD at FIRST NIGHT AKRON
The Alliance for the Visual Arts will announce the winner of the coveted Kaleidoscope Award, a working kaleidoscope designed and hand-blown by glass artist Bob Pozarski. During the month of the show, gallery visitors will be able to vote for their favorite piece to win the award. The winner will be announced at the gallery during First Night Akron, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Summit Artspace on East Market will be open from 6-9 p.m. for the end-of-year event.

JAN. 4, 2018 ARTIST PANEL FREE
Come and hear the Kaleidoscope artsits talk about their art at a free and public panel presentation in the main gallery on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, 7 pm. This regularly featured program for Summit Artspace exhibitions is always enlightening! Save your seat here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/15th-annual-kaleidoscope-show-artist-panel-tickets-39521295258

The hours for the main gallery at Summit Artspace on East Market are: Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 7 pm and Saturdays, noon to 5 pm. Also open for 3rd THURSDAY in Downtown Akron, 5 to 9 pm; First Night Akron on Dec. 31 from 6 to 9 pm; and Artwalk, Jan. 6, 5 to 9 pm. The show is free and open to the public. Parking behind the building. Elevator available and wheelchair accessible. Visit our website at summitartspace.org.

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