Release Date: November 2,2022

Summit County Probate Court Hosting Two Concurrent Art Shows

Summit DD with Summit Artspace Show Highlights Art for All Abilities

November 2, 2022, News Release:  (Summit County, Ohio) – Summit County Probate Court is proud to share the sixth annual art show presenting Art for All Abilities with Summit DD and Summit Artspace in the Summit County Courthouse. The art show will highlight various artists with developmental disabilities from across our community from October 31 thru December 20, 2022.  Many of the works are for sale with proceeds going directly to the artists.

A special reception and meet and greet with the artists will be held on November 18, 2022, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the courthouse atrium.  Available artists will discuss their work and light refreshments will be served.

Art will be on display during regular courthouse hours 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday in the atrium near the Probate Court.  All are welcome.  

Summit DD is the community resource that connects 4,700 adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families to services and supports in Summit County. The agency’s mission is to connect people with disabilities to supports that empower each individual to reach their full potential, one person at a time.  More information is available at www.SummitDD.org

The exhibit will be shown with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Knight Arts Challenge with matching funds from other local foundations:  The Akron Community Foundation, The Richard S and Alita Rogers Family Foundation,  PEGS Foundation, Mary and Dr. George L. Demetros, Laura R. & Lucian Q. Moffitt Foundation, Charles E. & Mabel M. Ritchie Memorial Foundation, Lloyd L. & Louise K. Smith Foundation. 

For questions regarding this or other art in the courthouse, please contact Lisa Mansfield, Community Outreach Specialist for Summit County Probate Court at lmansfield@summitohioprobate.com.

For questions regarding Summit Artspace, please contact Natalie Patrick at natalie@summitartspace.org.