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We look forward to welcoming you to our city – and hope that you take advantage of all of the vibrant resources Cleveland has to offer. From Cleveland’s world-class museums and theatre district,  award-winning restaurants and vibrant brewery scene – there is something for everyone. Below you will find a comprehensive list of local events and exhibitions happening during FRONT this summer.


 

Offical Cleveland Visitor’s Guide

“A vibrant arts and cultural community has long been one of Cleveland’s greatest assets”

—Cleveland Foundation

 

 


Local Listings of Galleries, Exhibitions and Events

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND AND UNIVERSITY CIRCLE EVENTS

 

 

1point618

6421 Detroit Ave, Gordon Square  Cleveland, OH 44102

Daily, 11 – 4   1point618gallery.com

 

  • The Origins of Badness / Splinters and Shifts

Dietrich Wegner & Santiago Cal

Jul 14 – Sep 30, Opening Reception: Jul 20: 7, Pre-Closing Reception: Sep 14: 7

 

 

 

78th Street Studios

1305 W. 80th St. Cleveland, OH 44102

78thstreetstudios.com/

 

  • Watch It Wednesdays  –  Monthly, first Wed: 5:30 – 8:30
  • Third Fridays  – Monthly, Jul 20, Aug 17 &  Sep 21: 5 – 9 

Art at the School House Gallery

2026 Murray Hill Rd.  Cleveland, OH 44106

Wed – Sun: 10 – 6  artattheschoolhouse.com

 

  • Bonnie Dolin: Cleveland Paintings  Jun 1 – Aug 3, Reception: Jun 1, 6 to 8.30 pm
  • Keith Berr Photographer   Sep 7 – Dec 1,  Reception: Sep 7: 6 – 8.30 

APIARY ROOM

1075 E. 74th St.  Cleveland, OH 44113

Open only for exhibitions.   apiaryroom.com

 

  • Kinetic – Reception: Jul 27, 6 – 9

ArtCraft Bldg.

4th Fl. Gallery #403  2530 Superior Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114

Daily, 5 – 9

 

  • Pop-Up at the ArtCraft

Presenting artists: Paulette Archer, Ruth Bercaw, Kim Bissett, John W. Carlson, Bonnie Dolin, James Douglas, Marilyn Farinacci, Wally Kaplan, Baila Litton, Gloria Plevin, Claire Raack, Katina Pastis Radwanski, Jesse Rhinehart, Rita Schuenemann, Andrzej Siwkiewicz, Ala Siwkiewicz. 

Aug 3, Aug 24, Sep 28: 5 – 9

 

 

 

The Bonfoey Gallery

1710 Euclid Ave.  Cleveland, OH 44115

Mon -Thu: 8:30 – 5:30,  Fri: 8:30 – 5, Sat: 9 – 3   bonfoey.com

 

  • Harmonic Duality: Paintings by Julian Stanczak and Wood Sculptures by Barbara  Stanczak,

Jun 23 – Jul 21,  Reception: Jun 23rd 4 – 7

  • Aspects

Andrea Joki, Amber Kempthorn, Deb Lawrence, Dana Oldfather, Frank Oriti, and Marc Ross,

Sep 7 – Oct 5, Reception: Sep 7: 5 – 8

 

 

 

CAN TRIENNIAL: 78th Street Studios

1300 West 78th St. Cleveland, OH 44102

Wed – Mon (closed Tue): 12 – 8  cantriennial.org/

 

  • Jul 6: Benefit Preview Party
  • Jul 7: Opening Night Party
  • Jul 14-15: Gallery Pavilion
  • Jul 20: Third Friday CAN Triennial Edition
  • Jul 20, 21, 22: Gallery Pavilion
  • Jul 27: Purchase + Exhibition Prize Announcement Party

Eileen Dorsey Studio

1305 West 80th Street. #105  Cleveland, OH 44102

Fridays 12-4,  Monthly, First Wed: 5 – 8, Third Fri: 5 – 9,  or by appointment   http://www.eileendorsey.com

 

  • Eileen Dorsey Studio Celebrates 9 Years

Aug 8 – Oct 10, Reception: Aug 8: 5 – 8

 

 

 

Eric Rippert Studio

78th Street Studios, 1305 W. 80th St., Suite #106 Cleveland, OH 44102

Daily, 10 – 6  ericrippert.com

 

  • New Work: Open Studio & Gallery

Eric Rippert, Jul 6 – Sep 30

 

 

 

Gallery+

78th Street Studios, 1305 West 80th St., Suite 109,  Cleveland, OH 44102

Third Fri: 5 – 9, or by appointment  gallery-plus.com

 

  • 2018 Q3 People’s Choice Artist Showdown

10 Cleveland Area Artists – The chosen artist will win a 3 month solo show.

Jul 13 – Jul 20, Reception: July 20, 2018

 

 

 

Generic.Gallery

3901 Lakeside Ave., Suite. 104 Cleveland, OH 44114

Sat, 6 – Midnight, Sun 1pm – 7  generic.gallery/

 

  • “Haunted Summer” with Ghost Town Gospel (SF)

Ghost Town Gospel (San Francisco)

  Sat, Jul 28

  • Marilyn Death Fest

TBA (international exhibition of artists)

  Aug 4 – Aug 5

  • ARTmospheres / ARTmosis

Tributes to Craig Leon, Harold Budd, Roger Eno and other legendary ambient composers.

Additional music DJ Textback & DJ Feima Maschine

Sep 15: ARTmospheres & Sep 16: ARTmosis

 

 

 

H Space

10237 Berea Rd., Unit H,  Cleveland, OH 44102

Open by appointment & reception  hspacegallery.wixsite.com/hspace

 

  • A Drawing Show at H Space

Karl Anderson, Marcus Braithwaite, Noelle Richard,  Reception: Aug 4: 6 – 9

 

 

 

Harris Stanton Gallery

1370 West 9th St. Cleveland OH 44113

Tue – Fri: 11 – 6, Sat: 11 – 4 HarrisStantonGallery.com

 

  • Transcendence: Silkscreens by Julian Stanczak and Stone Carvings by Barbara Stanczak

Jun 28 – Sep 22, Reception: Jun 28: 5:30 – 8:00. Barbara will discuss their work at 6:30

 

 

 

INCUYA Music Festival

The Malls, 1 Saint Clair Ave NE Downtown Cleveland, OH

https://incuya.com/

 

  • Performances by New Order, The Avett Brothers, SZA, AWOLNATION, The Revivalists, CAKE, K.Flay, Earl Sweatshirt, Yuna, Daniel Caesar, Booker T. Jones, and many more

Aug 25 – Aug 26, Reception: Aug 8

 

 

 

Ingenuity Cleveland at the Hamilton Collaborative

5401 Hamilton Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114

ingenuitycleveland.com

 

  • IngenuityFest 2018: FuturePast

Various local and national artists, Sep 28 – 30

 

 

 

Josaphat Arts Hall

1433 E. 33rd St. Cleveland, OH 44144

Fri. Sat. Sun: 12-6pm  www.ZSRcleveland.org

 

  • Zhen Shan Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance) International Art Exhibition

Zhang Kunlun, Chen Xiaoping, Wang Weixing, Li Yuan, Dong Xiqiang, Kathleen Gillis, and others.

Jul 21 – Aug 5, Public Preview: Jul. 15: 2 – 7, Reception: Jul. 20: 2 – 7

 

 

 

Loftworks

1667 E. 40th St.  Cleveland, OH 44013

Wed – Sun: 10 – 6  www.loftworksgallery.com

  • West Meets East

Herbert Ascherman (USA) & Dr. Unni Krishnan Pulikkal (India)

Aug 3 – Sep 1, Reception: Aug 3rd: 6

 

 

 

Maelstrom Collaborative Arts

5403 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102

Daily: 7 – 10  maelstromcollaborativearts.org

 

  • Bricolage

Uno Lady, Jes Mellen, Stephan Haluska, Poppy Lyttle, and more!

Aug  23 – 25: 7 – midnight

 

 

 

Negative Space Gallery

2nd Floor Warehouse, 3820 Superior Ave  Cleveland, OH 44114

Thu – Sun: 12 – 6.  For complete event details, artists and performer information & tickets:  negativespacecleveland.com/

 

  • Monthly Sketch Night

 Live figure drawing, free:  Jul 19, Aug 16 &  Sep 20 7 – 10

  • Monthly Musician Showcase

 Jul 20, Aug 17 & Sep  21: 8 – 10:30

  • Monthly Featured Artist and Open Mic

 Jul 28, Aug 25: 7:30 – 10:30, Artist receptions: 6 – 7:30

 

 

 

Praxis Fiber Workshop

15301 Waterloo Rd.  Cleveland, OH 44110

Wed & Sun: 12 – 4   praxisfiberworkshop.org

 

  • Laura Yurko, Fellowship Exhibition,  Aug 3 Aug 29, Reception Aug 3: 6 – 9

Promenade Gallery in Trinity Cathedral

2230 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115

Mon – Fri 7:30 – 6, Sat – Sun 7 – 3  musicandartattrinity.org/promenade-gallery.html

 

  • The Light Shines Through, Artist Exhibition

Eileen Dorsey, May 5 – Aug 1

 

 

 

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1100 Rock & Roll Blvd Cleveland, OH 44114

Sun – Tue: 10 – 5:30, Wed – Sat 10 – 9  rockhall.com

 

  • Rock Hall Live! Inductee Wanda Jackson

Wanda Jackson, Bang!Bang, author Holly Gleason

Jul 21: 3 -10

  • Stay Tuned: Rock On TV exhibit

May 26: 10 – 5:30; Wed & Sat. until 9

 

 

 

Silver Scuro Studio and Gallery

5606 Fleet Ave.  Cleveland, OH 44105

Scheduled events, or by appointment   www.stevenmastroianni.com

 

  • Oscura Luce: photography and sculpture by K Austin

  Jul 7 – Jul 28,  Reception: Jul 7:  6 – 10 & Artist talk: Jul 14: 1 – 2

 

 

 

Society for Photographic Education

2530 Superior Ave. E, Suite #407  Cleveland, OH 44114 

Mon – Fri: 10 – 2, by appointment  spenational.org

 

  • Charles Mintz: Lustron Stories,  April 13 – August 17

University Hospitals Trudy Wiesenberger Gallery

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center,  11100 Euclid Ave.  Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Open daily.  uhhospitals.org/services/art-collection/art-program

 

  • University Hospitals Triennial Invitational

Augusto Bordelois, Marilyn Farinacci, George Fitzpatrick, Rose Haserodt, Michael Lombardy, Joseph Minek, Eric Rippert, Douglas Max Utter,  Jul 13 – Sep 17

 

 

 

Wooltex Gallery / Tower Press

1900 Superior Ave. E, Cleveland, OH 44113

Mon – Sat: 11 – 3 & Jul – Aug: Fri, 5 – 8, or by appointment.  TowerPressGroup.com

 

  • [ HOME ]  Tower Press Artists Annual Group Exhibition

Opening Reception: Jul 27: 5 – 9

Exhibition Invitational: Aug 31: 5 – 9

Closing Reception: Sep 28: 5 – 9

 

 

 

YARDS Projects

Worthington Yards, 725 Johnson Ct.  Cleveland, OH 44113

Mon, Wed, Fri: 10 – 3, or by appointment.  yardsproject.com

 

  • FRONT And Seen

Tim Callaghan, Hilary Gent, Darius Steward, ft. Sarah Paul videos

Jun 28 – Aug 31, Reception: Jun 28: 6 – 9

  • Art Bar

Artist Talk with Hilary Gent, Tim Callaghan, Sarah Paul and Darius Steward

Jul 19: 6 – 8

  • Summer in the YARD-Plein Air Party

Live Painting & Drawing with Hilary Gent, Darius Steward, Dawn Tekler, Eileen Dorsey, Sarah Curry &  David King

Aug 5: 12 – 3

 

 

 

 


GREATER CLEVELAND AREA EVENTS

 

the artseen

5591 Liberty Ave. Vermilion, OH 44089

Fri & Sat: 12-6, Sun: 12-2

theartseengallery.com/

 

  • WATER SIGNS

Hilary d Gent, Sherry Bradshaw, Jennifer Whitten

May 25 – Sep 1, Reception: Jun 2: 6 – 9

 

 

 

DANCECleveland

13110 Shaker Square Suite 106  Cleveland, OH 44120

Daily: 10 – 5  DANCECleveland.org

 

  • ADF in CLE Summer Dance Festival

Presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Pam Tanowitz and Caleb Teicher and Company, Jul 24 – Aug 4,

Jul 28: 1 pm, free events on East 14th Street on National Day of Dance. Details at ADFinCLE.org

 

 

 

Dick Kleinman Fine Art Gallery

1920 Cranwood Parkway,  Warrensville Heights, OH

Daily, 9 – 5

 

  • Contemporary American Art

Morton Smith.  May – Sep 2018

Smithspaintings.com

 

 

 

Lissauer Gallery

16740 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44120

Wed -Fri: 11 – 5, Sun 2 – 5   shakerhistory.org/lissauer-gallery

 

  • Small Works over the Years: A Retrospective

Susan E. Squires, Jul 13 – Aug 31, Reception Jul 13, 6 – 8

 

 

 

Downtown, City of Lorain

4th Street and Broadway Ave.  Lorain, OH 44052

Friday, 4pm – 11pm; Saturday 4pm – 11pm  firefishfestival.com

  • Fourth Annual FireFish Festival

Over 200 artists transform Lorain’s abandoned buildings are transformed to art installations, Sep  21 & 22

 

 

 

The Temple Museum of Jewish Art, Religion and Culture, The Temple-Tifereth Israel

26000 Shaker Blvd.  Beachwood, OH 44122

by appointment only.  Ttti.org

 

  • Our Shared Garden: Immigration, the Environment and the Cleveland Cultural Gardens featuring Matusumi Hayashi’s Photo-collage, The Hebrew Cultural Garden 1988

Jul 13 – Dec 21, Receptions: Jul 13 & Sep 1

 

 

 

Snickerfritz Cultural Workshop for the Arts

13240 Euclid Ave. East Cleveland, OH, 44112

Mon – Thu: 10 – 5, Wed & Fri: until 8:45

eepmoa.com

 

  • 13th Annual Collard Green Cook-off and Arts Festival,  Sep 15: 1 – 6
     

     

     

the sunroom

2624 Wellington Rd. Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

instagram.com/thesunroom_cle

 

  • Ella Medicus. Reception Aug 25: 4 – 7
  • Jack Sherry.  Reception Sep 15: 4 – 7
  • Libby Chaney and Paul Waszink. Reception Sep 29: 4 – 7 

     

     

WOLFS

13010 Larchmere Blvd Cleveland, OH 44120

Wed – Sun: 11 – 5  wolfsgallery.com/

 

  • Cleveland: A Cultural Center

30 artists including: Julian Stanczak, Frank Wilcox, William Sommer, Carl Gaertner, Clara Deike, Ed Mieczkowski, and Abel Warshawsky.  

Jul 12 – Aug 31, Reception Jul 11: 6

 

 


GREATER AKRON AND KENT EVENTS

 

Akron Soul Train

Artist Residency Village  121 South Main St., Suite 500  Akron, OH 44308

akronsoultrain.org

  • Curated Storefront

1 S High St

Akron, OH 44308

AST Fellow Retrospective, Jenniffer Omaitz and Eva Kwong.

Reception July 19: 5 – 6:30 & Artist Talk, Aug 30: 6:30 – 7:30

  • Fellow Retrospective Exhibition

Michelle Droll, Gabe Gott, Eva Kwong, Jenniffer Omaitz, John Sokol, Stephen Tomasko, Danny Volk

May 21 – Sep 30

 

 

 

Art x Love

157 King James Way, Akron, OH 44308

ARTxLOVE.com

 

  • @PLAY

 Rebranding the City: A Humanizing Tour of Akron

   500+ Residents of Akron from 24 Neighborhoods

  Jul 14 – Sep 30:  Doors, 5. Performance, 6:30

  • VS.

  Aug 11 – Sep 30: 5 – 8.  An exhibition dedicated to the forces that  challenge us, force change, and inspire growth.

  • FELT

 September 11. 3 Interactive performances: 8 -10am, 12 – 2pm & 5 – 7pm

 

 

 

The BOX Gallery

140 East Market St. 3rd Floor of Summit Artspace,  Akron, OH 44308

Thu – Sat, 12 – 5 artistsofrubbercity.org/boxgallery

  • The Conceit of Memory

Zachariah Szabo and Brittany Campbell, Jul 13 – Aug 18, Reception: Jul 13, 5 – 8

 

 

 

Canton Museum of Art

1001 Market Ave. N  Canton, OH 44702

Tue -Thu: 10 – 8; Fri & Sat: 10 – 5; Sun: 1- 5  cantonart.org/

 

  • Darius Steward: Our Separated Selves, Aug 16 – Oct 28
     

     

The Curated Storefront

Various Locations Downtown Akron, Ohio

159 South Main Street Akron, OH 44308

  • A series of ongoing exhibitions that will activate unused storefronts with multimedia art installations in downtown Akron, Ohio along Main, Market and Exchange Streets. For artist details & specific storefront locations, visit: curatedstorefront.org/storefronts/
     

     

EarthaVision Gallery, Workshop and Studio

20 Maiden Lane.  Akron, OH 44308

Mon – Fri: 12:30-5:30, Sat 12 – 4   earthavision.com

 

  • Sons of Mothers

Lolo and Eartha L. Goodwin. Sep 1 – October 18, Reception Sep 7: 6 to 10pm

 

 

 

Emily Davis Gallery, Myers School of Art

150 E. Exchange St. Akron OH 44308

Mon – Fri: 10 – 5  uakron.edu/art/galleries/edg

  • A House is not a Home

Amy Casey, Kristen Cliffel, Ron Copeland, Vanessa German, Ryder Henry, Ed Panar. Jul 16 – Sep 28

 

 

 

Group Ten Gallery

201 Erie St.  Kent, OH 44240

Mon – Thu: 9 – 3, Fri: 9 – 5, Sat: 12 – 5  grouptengallery.com

 

  • Terra Fabula ‘Earthy Tales’

Joan Colbert, Katina Pastis Radwanski, John Sokol. Jun 27 & 28:  4 – 12

 

 

 

Hieronymus

105 E Market St. Akron, OH 44308

Wed – Sat:: 12 – 5   hieronymusobjects.com

 

  • Pish Posh Pop Up,  Jul 14 – Sep 30
     

     

     

High Street Gallery

20 N. High Street Akron, OH 44308

Tue – Thu: 4 – 12, Fri & Sat: 4 – 2am  akronuncorked.com

 

  • Universal Love

LOLO,  Jul 6 – Jul 31, Reception: Jul 13, 9pm – 2am

 

 

 

Jilly’s Music Room

111 N Main St.  Akron, OH 44308

Wed – Thur 4:30 -12, Fri & Sat 4:30- 1:30AM  jillysmusicroom.com

 

  • Live Original Music

performed by regional artists nightly, Jul 14 – Sep 30

 

 

 

National Museum of Psychology

73 S. College St.  Akron, OH 44325-4302

Mon – Wed, Fri & Sat: 10 – 4 & Thu until 8.  uakron.edu/chp/museum/visit.dot

 

 

 

Uncommon ART

178 1/2 N. Main St.  Hudson, OH 44236

Tue – Sat  hudsonarthop.com/

 

  • Living Art,  Reception: Aug 10: 5:30 – 8:30

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