11141 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106 +1 216 421 7000
The Cleveland Institute of Art began in an attic with just one student and one teacher. Today it has grown into a huge campus and teaches thousands of students art and design. Also the staff and professors are exceptionally qualified. The institute aims at contributing to the betterment of society through visual arts. Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts is part of the Art institute and houses the departments of painting, ceramics,photography and more. The Cinematheque and the Reinberger Galleries too are housed in the university and are a source for much needed recreation and fun. Plays and film screenings take place in the two auditoriums and many exhibits are showcased in the galleries. Check the website for event details and admission procedures.
PlayhouseSquare is one of the largest theater complexes in the country, the construction of which was completed in the 1920s. Although it was not the first one to open (the Ohio and State theaters being the first two), the Palace Theatre soon gaimed fame for various reasons. The electrical sign above the building was once the world's largest, and the lobby housed an expensive art collection, but it was the vaudeville shows that drew crowds. This theater has also played host to artists like Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Fanny Brice.
91 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44113 +1 216 241 6145
Designed by architects Charles Heard and Simeon Porter, the Old Stone Church was first established as The First Presbyterian Society in 1897. Disastrous fires forced the church to under go a restoration after which it retained its beautiful Romanesque appeal. Today as you enter here, a certain feeling of peace emanates. Also the stained glass windows that were installed over a period from 1885 to 1976 and the magnificent organ gets the attention of those attracted to architectural excellence. The church plays host and organizes many programs and lectures. Check the website or call ahead for further details.
325 Superior Avenue North East Cleveland, OH 44114 +1 216 623 2800
This expansive library can be dubbed as a center for learning and taking the love for books to another level. In its aim to expand the learning experience, The Cleveland Public Library has many branches under various names. The main building built as early as 1925 is located on 325 Superior Avenue North East and is divided into many departments. You will find books and more books relating to varied subjects and ideologies. Events, classes and programs are held at the historic library from time to time. Check the website for more details, regarding different branches and events.
305 Mather Way Old Erieside Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114 +1 216 574 6262
If you ever wondered how life was aboard a freighter was then head to this The Steamship William G. Mather Museum. This is former steamship that was used in World War II is now a well visited museum. Here people can check out the cargo holds,pilot house, engine room, guest quarters and more. The museum is operated and owned by the famous Great Lakes Science Center. Events like parties and more too take place with great ease here. The museum is operates seasonally. It is currently closed for the season and will reopen in May 2010. Check the website or call ahead before visiting the place.
601 Erieside Avenue East 9th Street Cleveland, OH 44114 +1 216 694 2000
If scientific wonders intrigue you, then a trip to the Great Lakes Science Center is definitely a must. The science center offers an array of activities right from fun sci-fi movies in their giant Omnimax Theater to interactive workshops for students and teachers in the classrooms and more than 400 scientific exhibits in different galleries to look at. After all these activities, if you are in a mood for more, sign up for one of their workshops or overnight camps. If your appetite is worked up after the brain-building experience, there are plenty of refreshment stalls and cafes to satisfy your hunger pangs. Do not forget to go to their shop and buy one of the toys, for they are a rich reminder of your tour to this science center.
2037 East 14th Street Cleveland, OH 44115 +1 216 771 4444
14th Street Theatre is one of the many theatres owned by the Playhouse Square Group. Considering the heritage of these theatres, the plays hosted at 14th Street Theatre too are the finest. So do book your tickets now for one of the many plays.
2067 East 14th Street Cleveland, OH 44115 +1 216 771 1664
Post the renovation, the brand new Hanna Theatre is all set to host popular theatre festivals and many more plays. It's a part of the Playhouse Square. The seating arrangement is very inviting from the stage of the orchestra, considering its new ambiance. There are interesting shows like 'The Comedy of Errors' and 'The Great Lake Theater Festival' hosted at the theater.
3159 West 11th Street Cleveland, OH 44109 +1 216 298 4919
Nine-year-old Ralphie captured millions of hearts with the innocence and undying spirit of possessing a BB gun. The house built for picturization of A Christmas Story is now open for people to visit and walk through the house. Check out the leg lamps that have been so popular since then. A museum and a gift shop are located across the street. The gift shop has jewelry, mugs, souvenirs, the leg lamps, t-shirts even the Lifebuoy soap are for sale. The merchandise that you buy here will be delivered at home if you ask for it.
1300 West 78th Street Cleveland, OH 44102 +1 216 470 1796
This gallery is located on the third floor of 78 Street Studio's building in the emerging Gordon Square Arts District. Local artists with contemporary ideas often showcase their work here, usually in the form of two-dimensional or three-dimensional pieces. See website for details about events and openings.
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