Vital Arts Grand Opening Vital Arts Gallery is a new art gallery in downtown Canton, located at 324 Cleveland Ave. NW The gallery is hosting a grand opening event October 30th and 31st from 7pm to 11pm.

Gallery owner and manager Neil Weakland, who took over the Avenue Arts Gallery after it closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, has a passion for city of Canton and the effect that the arts have had on it's growth. The gallery provides a space for new artists seeking to gain more exposure. The gallery’s mission is to bring people together from all walks of life to enjoy new art and artists. The gallery also features an independent cinema and will soon include a small local market and facilities and tools for local artists.

In accordance with COVID safety guidelines, the number of people allowed in the gallery at one time will be limited to 10 at a time (not including the cinema). Masks are required while in the building. The event is free to attend.

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