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As a recipient of a Knight Arts Challenge grant, Akron Art Prize is being expanded into The High Arts Festival, a 23-day festival celebrating local artists of multidisciplinary art forms.

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

Important Deadlines
Application Opens: Week of May 22, 2017
Application Closes: July 17, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.
Acceptance Notification: July 17, 2017
(for applications submitted before July 10 at 11:59 p.m.),
July 21, 2017 (for applications submitted after July 10)
Opening Night: September 15, 2017
Closing Night: October 7, 2017

Downtown Akron Partnership Logo
The Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation Logo
Knight Foundation Logo
Burton D Morgan Foundation