Sponsored by the Downtown Akron Partnership’s Akron Art Prize and the Miller South Visual Art Booster Organization, the contest will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (with a rain date of Sept. 14). in downtown Akron along the Art Walk footprint and trolley route near the Akron Art Museum and Summit Artspace buildings.
Registration fees include artist grade chalk, one sidewalk square and eligibility to win a cash prize in each age group. Awards will be announced at 4 p.m. in the lobby of the Akron Art Museum.
Age groups include: K through 5th; 6th through 8th and 9th and 12th (all with a $10 registration fee). Adults pay a $25 registration fee.
The event’s judges include: Alison Caplan, Director of Education, Akron Art Museum; Susan Yingling, Art Teacher Emeritus, Miller South VPA School; Brenda Schneider, Senior Program Officer, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation.