Showcasing Arts & Culture
Since its inception in 1968 as The New Gallery, later known as the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, and now the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, MOCA Cleveland has been reinventing the art experience.
As Clevelands forum for interpreting culture through contemporary visual art, we connect our visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our times. As a gathering place for experiencing contemporary art and culture, we push the boundaries of innovation, creativity and expression.
The PSC's Mission is to operate and sustain a financially viable performing arts and entertainment center that presents and produces works of excellence for the benefit of all citizens.
Support its on-stage product with exemplary education programs for people of all ages.
Support Playhouse Square Centers resident performing arts companies by maintaining superior facilities and by serving as a resource for marketing and administrative assistance.
Strengthen the economic development of the region by making the Playhouse Square district a superior location for the arts, learning, business and living.
Long considered one of America's great orchestras, The Cleveland Orchestra stands today among the world's most-revered symphonic ensembles. Whether in concerts at home in Severance Hall, at Blossom, on tour, in radio and television broadcasts, or in its critically-admired discography, The Cleveland Orchestra continues to set standards of performing excellence and imaginative programming that serve as models for audiences and performers alike.
The mission of The Cleveland Play House is to produce plays of the highest professional standards that provoke, stimulate, and entertain our diverse audiences and to conduct training and educational programs that enhance the quality of life for those we serve and help to insure the future of theatre.
Intimate theatres are ideally suited to creating that magical connection between performer and audience that nourishes the heart, mind and soul as no other form of entertainment can.
The permanent collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art demonstrates a broad range of human creativity spanning world cultures and history. The collection has grown significantly since the museum's founding in 1916 and continues to grow as the museum acquires new objects.
Holdings of Western art begin with ancient Near East, Egypt, Rome and Greece, and progress through medieval and Renaissance Europe, 18th- and 19th-century European and American art, Impressionism, and Modernism, concluding with works from our time. The museum's distinguished collection of Asian art includes works from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia. The museum also holds smaller collections of art of the ancient Americas and African Art.
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History aspires to instill a deeper understanding of and appreciation for nature in our audiences. The Museum will engage, educate and enrich people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds with recognition of their role in nature, and the need for conservation and preservation of natural diversity in a rapidly changing world.
The African American Museum, a vital component of the culture of Cleveland provides enriching, educational enlightenment for all people, from pre-schoolers to senior citizens. The African American Museum was founded for the preservation and dissemination of information regarding the contributions of individuals of African descent. Thus, located in the historical, Hough Community, the African American Museum is a place of learning and a place to experience African and African American culture in the heart of Cleveland.