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About Art Prize

Akron Art Prize is an exciting arts experience that provides artists the opportunity to display their work in participating venues over the course of a month. It provides an entryway into the Downtown arts district and public eye through a competition with winners decided by populous vote.

How to Vote

Available for Apple and Android devices, the Akron Art Prize app is the fastest and easiest way to vote. Use it to curate your own list of artists and cast your votes within the Akron Art Prize footprint. Turn on your location settings, log in to the app, remember your voter pin id, and enjoy the artwork.

Download Voter & Artist FAQ

Have Questions?

Downtown Akron Partnership
330-374-7676
Akron Art Prize Coordinator
Courtney Cable ccable@downtownakron.com