The more than 40 boxes created for the Out-of-the-Box Auction, sponsored by the Akron Area Arts Alliance, can be seen from noon to 9 p.m. Oct. 24 and 31, and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26. On Nov. 2, the exhibition will be open noon to 9 p.m. for the Downtown Artwalk.
Summit Artspace Gallery, at 140 E. Market St., is also showing the First Impressions: Celebrating the Process of Printmaking through Nov. 2. Admission and parking are free.
Arts Alive! Awards
The Arts Alive! Awards are Nov. 3 at the Summit Artspace. Nine individuals and organizations will be honored, including:
Lifetime Achievement -- Mitchell Kahan, Museum Director Emeritus, Akron Art Museum
Outstanding Artist in Music -- Kurt Reed, Director of Hudson/Fairlawn Schools of Music
Outstanding Visual Artist -- Dorothea Barlowe, Nature Artist
Rising Young Star/Leadership -- Jacqueline Tinnemeyer, ArtCetera Chair
Volunteer Award -- Joan Colbert, Summit Artspace Gallery Coordinator
Patron Award -- Gayle and David Noble, Dance Outreach/Performances, CVYB
Outreach Award -- Akron Symphony and GroundWorks Dance Theatre
Arts Educator Award -- Andrea Shearer, Dance Educator, KSU Dept. of Dance & Theatre
Collaboration Award -- Docs Who Rock, United Way of Summit County and The University of Akron
People interested in attending Arts Alive! can receive an invitation by calling 330-376-8480.
Reservations start at $100 ($45 tax deductible) with proceeds going to the Arts Alliance.