The High Arts Festival is a 23-day festival for local artists of multidisciplinary art forms. We invite visual artists, musicians and filmmakers to showcase their craft among their peers and public in downtown Akron.

Applications Coming Soon

Applications for the 2018 High Arts Festival will open in April. Check back for more information.

2017 High Arts Festival Winners

All three grand prize winners and the juried prize winners will go on a two-day bus tour to Detroit to learn from, be inspired by and network with the local arts community.

2017 High Arts Festival Winners Details

Click here to see this year's winners.

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