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Akron Area Arts and Culture

Akron, in Northeast Ohio, offers a wealth of cultural activities and events. Learn more about theater, music, and art in the Akron and Summit County area.

Don Drumm Studios and Art Gallery
Don Drumm Studios & Gallery has art for every taste and style. The Main Gallery consists of wall-to-wall pieces of one-of-a-kind artwork, sculptures, jewelry, and glass pieces. Many of Don Drumm’s artwork is on display, as well as that of more than 500 other artists.

Akron Art Museum
The Akron Art Museum, founded in

Lock 3 Park
Lock 3 Park is Downtown Akron Ohio’s hub for entertainment. This outdoor amphitheatre hosts live musical entertainment, festivals, and special events year-round.

Carousel Dinner Theater
The Carousel Dinner Theatre, in Akron Ohio, is the largest professional dinner theatre in America. The 51,000-square foot theater is accommodate over 1000 guests. Once you walk in from the free outside parking lot, you will feel as though you are walking through the doors to a glamorous Las Vegas style showroom.

John S. Knight Center
Home to concerts; home improvement, garden, and art shows; and lavish galas, the J.S. Knight Center is "the" place to host an event in the Akron area. Conveniently located between Cleveland, Columbus, and Pittsburgh, in downtown Akron, The John S. Knight Center serves Akron, regional, and national clients for events of every kind and size. Founded in 1994, the center was named in honor of the founder of the "Akron Beacon Journal" and Knight Publishing Company.

E. J. Thomas Hall - Akron
E.J. Thomas Hall is located on the campus of The University of Akron. This performance hall is the largest of three in Akron, and home of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Tuesday Musical Club and the Children's Concert Society. Each year, more than 400,000 guests enjoy world-class performances including Broadway musicals, ballets, comedies,...

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