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The High Arts Festival invites visual artists, musicians, filmmakers and literary artists to showcase their craft among their peers and public in downtown Akron venues. Come help inspire the imagination of the city!

Now Accepting Applications

Apply now for the 2018 High Arts Festival. Select the genre you would like to enter to access the applicaiton.
Deadline to apply is July 2, 2018.

2018 High Arts Festival

Public and juried votes determine $32,000 in cash prizes. First place public vote and first place juried vote in each discipline receives a prize of $3,000. Two runners up in each discipline receive $1,000.
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