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WELCOME to the Artists of Rubber City (AoRC) web site. We are a nonprofit contemporary art organization established in 1978, based in Akron, Ohio. Join us in our mission to support established and emerging area artists.

Here you will find information about our shows and other programs as well as news about our members.

Join Today!
There are several great reasons to join AoRC:
  • Network with other Ohio artists
  • Support local art and the BOX Gallery
  • Opportunities to exhibit your art at The BOX Gallery
  • Attend Artist Talks and Art Parties
  • Keep up to date with art happenings in the area.
  • Grant opportunities for individual artists
  • Actively participate in your art community
  • It is Affordable & easy to join!
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Now Showing at the BOX:



work by Karen Koch and Amber McElreath


by Ralph Hunt

(small box)

Opening Reception 

Friday, July 14 from 5-8 PM

Show dates

July 14 - August 19, 2017

Open Late

 Artwalk - August 5, 5-9 PM

Third Thursdays

July 20 & August 17

2:30 - 9 pm

BOX Gallery Hours:

Fri. and Sat. 12-5 pm

Fri. Openings 5-8 pm

Akron Artwalks 12-9 pm

(First Sat. of each month)

*Gallery hours valid during regular exhibitions only

Call for Exhibition Proposals:

BOX Gallery 2018

Download Application Here

Creative Opportunity Grant (COG) 

Applications now open!

Exclusive funding opportunity for

Artist of Rubber City Members

More Information Here


Upcoming events

25 Aug 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
15 Sep 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery
20 Oct 2017 5:00 PM • The BOX Gallery

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