Mission, Vision, & Values

Our Mission

We inspire people to engage in and celebrate the Shaker Heights story and its impact on the region... past, present and future.

Our Vision

We will be THE forum for the Shaker Heights story.

Our Values

Education & Learning

We believe that education about Shaker Heights’ past, present and future equips and inspires residents to be more knowledgeable and engaged citizens. We give residents more reasons to be proud that they chose to live in Shaker Heights and Cleveland.


We are forward thinking, demonstrating creativity and innovation in our programs, services, and exhibits.


We promote openness and accessibility in all that we do, creating the experience of community and collaboration.


We are stewards of Shaker Heights, celebrating our past and present while envisioning and anticipating our future.