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1800 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: (216) 861-0001
Fax: (216) 619-4779
1800 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH, US, 44115
- Phone: (216) 861-0001
- Fax: (216) 619-4779
Arts & Museums
See some of the best art that northeast Ohio has to offer at William Busta Gallery. Specializing in contemporary local artists, this gallery provides a unique opportunity to see what the region has to offer. Throughout the year, they choose individual artists to feature for a certain period of time, creating a focused experience for visitors. Although they only focus on one artist at a time, you can purchase works from many local artists here any time of year.
Moored along the Cleveland coast of Lake Erie, the USS Cod Submarine is a National Historic Landmark that served during World War II. The submarine was built by the Electric Boat Company in 1942 and was involved in the first submarine-to-submarine rescue in 1945 that saved the crew of a Dutch submarine. Open between the months of May and September, you can climb through the narrow hatches to enter the living quarters of the crew and even torpedo rooms on the 312-foot submarine.
When Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed coined the phrase “rock and roll,” he was laying the foundation for a cultural phenomenon and, incidentally, this museum. In 1986, three years after the creation of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Cleveland became the home of the dramatic glass and steel pyramid called the Rock Hall, designed by the architect I. M. Pei. With an impressive multimedia permanent collection and continually changing temporary exhibitions, visitors can enjoy listening to songs, watching films, and looking at rock memorabilia ranging from a Cub Scout shirt worn by Jim Morrison to Madonna's bustier.
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 operates seasonally. Check the website or call ahead before visiting the place.
SPACES gallery provides the resources and the audience to artists who want to make a statement or have dialogue via their art. While interacting directly with the artists, the gallery promotes excellence and provides room for experimentation, resulting in beautiful and exciting exhibitions, programs and publications. They also hold talks and workshops.
Transformer Station is Ohio City’s dedicated address for contemporary art. This venue is the brainchild of the Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Foundation. It occupies a 1924 landmark building and hosts an array of original exhibitions and events throughout the year. Open free of charge to the public, the facility is a great platform for emerging and established artists from across the globe to showcase their work.
BuckBuck is a versatile, multipurpose studio and gallery located in Ohio City. This vibrant space is a great platform for art collaboration and creative inspiration. It showcases an array of events, exhibitions and programs in art and design throughout the year that are a big draw among the community.
The house built for the filming of A Christmas Story is now open for people to visit and explore. Check out the leg lamp that has become so popular since the movie made its debut. A museum and a gift shop are located across the street. The gift shop has jewelry, mugs, souvenirs, leg lamps, t-shirts, and even Lifebuoy soap. The merchandise that you buy here can be delivered to your home as well.
1point618 is a vibrant art gallery in the heart of Gordon Square Arts District. This contemporary space showcases exquisite fine art work by emerging and established artists from around the world. Michael Benjamin, Rita Montlack, Joe Stavec are some of the top names previously featured here. A visit here, by appointment only, guarantees a thought-provoking and inspiring experience.
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.
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery is located in the 78th Street Studios complex. This space is a dedicated address for modern, historical and regional art. Throughout the year, it plays host to an array of exhibitions in myriad genres. This contemporary and minimalistic venue is a great platform for emerging and established talent. It also showcases photography, sculpture and tribal art.
Kids get the chance to learn, explore, and play at The Children's Museum of Cleveland. Toddlers will love the Big Red Barn, where they can play in tunnels, climb ramps, and watch barn animal puppets. Older kids will love Splish! Splash!, an exhibit about weather and the water cycle. Raincoats are available for kids here to prevent their clothes from getting wet. Family events are frequently held here, so check the website to see if there's anything special coming up soon.