My Town: Akron Art Prize deadline approaching

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AKRON, Ohio — Thousands of dollars in cash prizes are up for grabs in this year’s Akron Art Prize.

The final deadline to enter is July 7 at 5 p.m.

The 3rd annual Akron Art Prize kicks off on Saturday, September 6, and will feature solo and collaborative artists specializing in two and three dimensional art.

Once registered, artists have until the last week of August to complete a project. Submitted works will be matched with venues in downtown Akron where the public can view and vote for their favorite entry.

Winners will be announced on October 4, at the Akron Art Museum.

Registration for the event is $25 per artist.

For more information about Akron Art Prize, click here.

For a list of other summer events, click here.

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