Shaker Historical Society

Due to the current spike in COVID-19 cases in Cuyahoga County, the Shaker Historical Society is temporarily closed to the public through at least January 25. Learn more here.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

2022 Annual Meeting

January 30, 2022 | 3-5pm | ZOOM - REGISTER HERE

The Shaker Historical Society invites you to the 2022 Annual Meeting on January 30, 2022 from 3-5pm. This year our guest speaker is Ifeolu A.C. Claytor, Ohio Campaign Manager for All Voting is Local and Shaker Heights City Councilman. After a brief meeting of the members and annual report, Ifeolu will give a deep dive into his family history in the Shaker Heights Community and diversity in housing. He will use this personal family history to talk about courage and how we can take those bold lessons into the future.

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Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Student Art Showcase — January 28 - February 27, 2022

The Shaker Heights High School Art Department is a hub of artistic talent in our community, and we are proud to feature student work in our first Lissauer Gallery exhibition of the year. Visit the museum between January 28 and February 27 to celebrate student art, and join us on Sunday, February 27 from 2-4pm for a free public closing reception of the Student Art Showcase.

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The Wandering Years — February 4 - May 1, 2022

We are kicking off the Society’s year-long 75th anniversary celebration with the opening of The Wandering Years: The Early History of the Shaker Historical Society. Featuring archival materials, objects from our collection, and stories from early trustees, this exhibit will take you back in time to highlight the group of residents passionate about collecting and preserving local history through a community museum.

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