Culture

Northeast Ohio is a regional center for the performing and visual arts, and is home to an incredibly diverse population with rich traditions and a colorful cultural heritage and history. The region boasts some of the most famous and prestigous performing, art, and historical institutions in the world including the Cleveland Orchestra, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the National Inventor's Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Northeast Ohio is also home to a number of colleges and universities famous for their contributions to art and culture, and Cleveland's theater district is the second largest performing arts center in the country. From independent film festivals to off-Broadway musical productions and everything else in-between, Northeast Ohio offers a little bit of everything!

Visual Arts

Performing Arts

Cultural Heritage and History


Visual Arts

Galleries and Museums
A'Bella Gallery
Akron Art Museum
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
Artists Archives of the Western Reserve
Bockrath Gallery
Bonfoey Gallery
Buzz Gallery
Canton Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland State University Art Gallery
Dead Horse Gallery
Fawick Art Gallery at Baldwin-Wallace College
Gallery One Art Shows
Great Lakes Science Center
Kent State Gallery of Art
Lakeland Community College Art Gallery
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
Reinberger Gallery at the Cleveland Institute of Art
Riley (Thomas R.) Galleries
The Sculpture Center
Spaces Gallery
Wasmer Gallery at Ursuline College

Art Institutes and Education
Butler Institute of American Art
Cleveland Institute of Art
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio

Associations and Organizations
Art House
cityartistsatwork
Cleveland Artists Foundation
Cleveland Public Art
Community Partnership for Arts and Culture
Fine Arts Association
Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County
Heights Arts Collaborative
MOVE Art/Audience
Northern Ohio Illustrator's Society
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio
Zygote Press


Performing Arts

Music
Akron Symphony
Apollo's Fire
Canton Symphony
CIM Orchestra

Cleveland Opera
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Cleveland Chamber Symphony (Cleveland State University)
Cleveland Women's Orchestra
Contemporary Youth Orchestra
Monday Musical Club
Music and Performing Arts
Music from Stan Hywet
Ohio Light Opera
Tuesday Musical Concert Series
Warren Philharmonic Orchestra
Youngstown Symphony

Theater
Actors' Summit
Bad Epitaph Theater Company
Cassidy Theatre
Charenton Theater Co.
Cleveland Signstage Theatre
Dobama Theatre
Huntington Playhouse
Karamu Performing Arts Theatre
Near West Theatre
The Players Guild Theatre
Porthouse Theatre
Something Dada

Dance
Ballet Theatre of Ohio
Dance Cleveland

Fairmount Center for the Arts
MorrisonDance
Northeast Ohio Dance Inc.
Ohio Ballet
Pointe of Departure
Verb Ballets: The Repertory Project
SAFMOD

Film
Case Western Reserve Film Society
Cleveland Cinemas

Venues
Akron: Lock3Live
Beck Center for the Arts
Blossom Music Center
Brecksville Theater on the Square
Cain Park
Carousel Dinner Theater
The Cleveland Play House
Cleveland Public Theatre
Huntington Playhouse
Packard Music Hall
Players Guild Theatre of Canton
Playhouse Square Center
Powers Auditorium
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Scene Pavilion
Severance Hall
Stambaugh Auditorium
Tower City Amphitheater
University Circle
Weathervane Community Playhouse

Festivals
Cleveland Film Society  - Cleveland International Film Festival
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival

Great Lakes Theater Festival
Oberlin Artist Recital Series
Ohio Independent Film Festival

Education
Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory of Music
Cleveland Institute of Music
Oberlin College Conservatory of Music
Youngstown College of Fine and Performing Arts

Associations and Organizations
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
Cleveland Composers Guild
Cleveland Music School Settlement
Fine Arts Association
Geauga Lyric Theatre Guild

Kent/Blossom Chamber Players
Cleveland State University Department of Music Concert Series
North Coast Men's Chorus
The Singers Club of Cleveland
Singing Angels
Warren Civic Music
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio


Heritage and History

Museums
Canton Classic Car Museum
The Children's Museum of Cleveland
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Cleveland Police Historical Society, Inc.
The Crawford Auto and Aviation Museum
Fairport Harbor Marine Museum and Lighthouse
HealthSpace Cleveland
Inland Seas Maritime Museum
International Women's Air and Space Museum
National Inventors Hall of Fame
Northern Ohio Railway Museum
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Stan Hywet Hall
Steamer William G. Mather Museum
USS Cod

Historical Places
Dunham Tavern Museum
Hale Farm & Village
James A. Garfield National History Site
McKinley Memorial

Historical Societies
Geauga County Historical Society
Lake County Historical Society
Mahoning Valley Historical Society
Medina County Historical Societies
Summit County Historical Society
Western Reserve Historical Society

Miscellaneous
The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History
Euclid Beach Park
Cleveland Skyscrapers
Ohio's Transit History
The Free Stamp
Lake Erie Lighthouses
NASA John H. Glenn Research Center